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NEWS
November 17, 1996
County police with a search-and-seizure warrant barged into a Pasadena home early yesterday and arrested a 21-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman on charges of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, authorities reported.Police said 19 small plastic bags of crack cocaine packed in a larger plastic bag were found between the mattresses on which the suspects had been lying.The 62 grams of cocaine were estimated to have a street value of $6,200. Police also reported seizing $1,311.
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NEWS
October 10, 1995
County police arrested a Severn man Friday on drug charges after police found 35 bags of crack cocaine and a package of PCP-laced marijuana in a car parked on a Meade High School parking lot.Police said they found a man sleeping in his car in the school parking lot about midnight after a home football game, asked to search the car and found the drugs.Police arrested James Columbis Brown, 34, of the 1700 block of Meade Village Road in Severn and charged him with three counts each of possession of crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine on school property.
NEWS
By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF | February 29, 1996
County police seized crack cocaine and more than $2,200 Monday from a man they found sleeping in an idling car on the parking lot of a Glen Burnie convenience store.Walter E. Markwordt, 57, of the 300 block of Folocroft St. was charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. He was released Tuesday on his own recognizance.Police were called to a 7-Eleven store in the 700 block of Greenway Ave. shortly after 10:30 p.m. to check on a man who was sleeping in a 1991 Ford Escort that was idling on the parking lot.When Officer Dwayne K. Johnson asked the man if he was all right, the man said he was waiting for a friend and had dozed off.Officer Johnson asked the man's permission to search the car and found two black plastic containers on the floor behind the driver's seat.
NEWS
August 10, 1995
County police arrested two Glen Burnie men yesterday morning on drugs charges after they stopped a speeding car and found more than $4,000 worth of crack cocaine, officials said.Northern District Officer William T. Bertram was operating a radar gun at Belle Grove Road and Thomas Avenue about 2:25 a.m., when a 1991 Ford truck sped by. He stopped the truck and saw the passenger try to hide bags under his left leg. He searched both men and found three bags of cocaine and a pipe on the passenger and three more bags of cocaine and $581 on the driver, police said.
NEWS
August 10, 1994
Two men were being held in the Anne Arundel County jail after Annapolis police charged them with possession with intent to distribute drugs valued at more than $3,000.Cpl. James Doran said the men were arrested around 4 p.m. Monday on Glenwood Street near Taylor Avenue, after an informant told police that men in a red Isuzu were carrying drugs.Police saw the Isuzu parked on Clay Street about 3 p.m. and watched as the men drove away. The officers stopped the car on Glenwood Street for speeding.
NEWS
By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,SUN STAFF | January 12, 1997
County police arrested two men and a woman, all from Pasadena, and seized more than 20 grams of crack cocaine worth about $2,400 during a raid on a house in the 600 block of 213th St. on Thursday.Vincent R. Andoe, 42, and Karl E. Stull, 25, both of the 213th Street address, and Tracey Jo George, 24, of the 7800 block of Tick Neck Road were arrested during the raid and charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
NEWS
By Staff report | January 24, 1993
In an effort to shut down Annapolis crack houses, city police charged 10 alleged street-level dealers and users in a series of raids Friday night.Shortly after 8 p.m., police raided what they called two known drug hangouts in low-income apartment complexes off Carver Street in the city's Oak Lawn section.In one apartment, police reported finding drug paraphernalia and nine people smoking crack cocaine. Neighbors had complained about drug activity and loud fights in the apartment, police said.
NEWS
By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | October 12, 1996
State police making a traffic stop along a notorious Eastern Shore drug trafficking corridor found more than 11 pounds of crack cocaine hidden in a secret compartment of a van -- the nation's third-largest highway seizure of crack, authorities said.About 10: 30 p.m. Thursday, a trooper stopped two vehicles -- a 1992 Ford Aerostar van and a 1986 Honda Civic -- for speeding on the U.S. 13 bypass near Salisbury, state police said.Based on evidence he noticed during the traffic stop, the trooper searched both vehicles and found 11.6 pounds of crack cocaine in the van, hidden in a false floor.
NEWS
By Cox News Service | November 23, 1990
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Michael Brown Jr. sits in a small swing, his hands clenched and legs rigid as he stares into the distance. He cries for no reason and ignores the world around him.Curiosity -- and crack -- robbed the 15-month-old toddler of a normal life.Almost five weeks ago, Michael ate pieces of crack cocaine that police say were left on a table in his mother's Pompano Beach apartment. The boy suffered violent seizures, which caused severe brain damage, and he lapsed into a coma.
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