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Maryland man sentenced to 15 years in prison for distribution of fentanyl, cocaine, marijuana shipped by mail from California

BALTIMORE, MD—A Maryland man has been sentenced to prison after dealing drugs that were shipped via U.S. Mail. U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher has sentenced Dwight Antonio Pitts, 47, of Hanover, to 15 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for his participation in a drug distribution conspiracy involving large amounts of fentanyl, cocaine, and …


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Keith Smith sentenced to life in prison plus three years for fatal stabbing of his wife that he blamed on panhandler

BALTIMORE, MD—Keith Smith has been sentenced by a Baltimore City judge to life in prison plus three years for the fatal stabbing of his wife, Jacquelyn Smith. Assistant State’s Attorney Shaundria Hanna prosecuted this case. “Keith Smith will now justly serve a life sentence in prison for violently stabbing his wife to death and then creating an elaborate cover-up plan …


Fatal, wrong way crash on I-95 leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

ROSEDALE, MD—An early morning, wrong way crash on Interstate 95 has left one man dead and two others injured. The Maryland State Police report that Jose Carlos Oviedo Herrera, 22, of Baltimore. died in the crash.  Herrera was operating a silver Volkswagen and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 36-year-old Bel Air man, who was driving a Ford F-150. …

Gang leader, associate plead guilty to drug distribution, sex trafficking throughout Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced that gang leader David Tico Brown, 45, and his close associate Michael Anthony Copeland, 42, pleaded guilty to multiple offenses for their role in the “Brown Drug Trafficking Organization.” The gang engaged in the distribution of numerous controlled dangerous substances, including cocaine, fentanyl, methamphetamine and marijuana in Anne Arundel County, …

Homicide detectives investigating suspicious death in Carney

UPDATE: A suspect has been charged in connection with this case. Original story below… ——— CARNEY, MD—Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death in the Carney area. At just after noon on Thursday, August 19, officers with the Baltimore County Police Department responded to the 9200-block of Hines Road (21234) to check on the welfare of a resident. Upon gaining …