March 11, 2011
Felicia "Snoop" Pearson has spent much of the past two decades drawn to the gritty glamour of life on the streets, and nearly as much time and energy struggling to break free. Critics will see the arrest of the 30-year-old Baltimore actress on Thursday on drug charges as evidence that she's a career criminal — an image that only was heightened by her portrayal of a cold-blooded assassin on HBO's "The Wire. " But Pearson's friends, and there are many, are profoundly saddened by her latest run-in with police.
February 3, 1998
A Glen Burnie man was stopped for not wearing his seat belt while leaving Freetown Village Friday, then was arrested on drug charges after police searched his car.Joseph E. Neuman, 32, of the 7700 block of West Drive was charged with possession of crack cocaine. Police also seized his car, a 1995 Nissan.Police stopped the car just after 9 p.m. The driver gave police permission to search his car, and an officer found a small rock of crack cocaine worth about $20, police said.Pub Date: 2/03/98
June 24, 2004
Five people were arrested in Brooklyn Park this week on charges of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, Anne Arundel County police said. Arrested Tuesday, police said, were Ashley King, 18, and Dustin Rhodes, 23, both of Sixth Street in Baltimore. Crack cocaine worth $1,300 was found in the car they were riding in, police said. Police said narcotics officers had been conducting surveillance of the suspects as they traveled between Baltimore and Anne Arundel County. Separately, three men were arrested yesterday morning after county police pulled them over for a traffic violation.
March 28, 1996
A man accused of distributing crack cocaine in Westminster is being held on $50,000 bond at the Carroll County Detention Center after he was arrested at his O'Donnell Heights home in Southeast Baltimore by Westminster police Tuesday night.Westminster police said they obtained an arrest warrant for Robert Lamont Bryant, 19, of the 1200 block of Gregor Way after linking him to a Westminster woman with whom he recently lived.On March 20, Westminster officers raided the woman's residence on West Green Street in Westminster and reported finding a safe containing crack and powder cocaine, two handguns, a sawed-off shotgun and paraphernalia used to weigh and package narcotics.
November 3, 1994
An Annapolis drug squad seized at least $7,000 worth of suspected crack cocaine from the top of a bedroom dresser in a predawn raid yesterday at the Admiral Farragut Apartments in Eastport, city police said.Police barged into the apartment at 200A Boxwood Road at 5:30 a.m. and seized 7 grams of suspected crack cocaine in large "rocks" wrapped in plastic bags; suspected marijuana worth $100; and $4,128, police said. Officers also removed an unloaded handgun, ammunition and a cellular telephone.