January 18, 2010
A man and a teenager were arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with multiple drug violations after police stopped a 1994 Lexus that the man was driving with a fraudulent temporary tag in the 1600 block of E. Monument St. When the driver fled the vehicle, he was chased by Sgt. Dennis W. Workley and arrested near the scene. The teen, who attempted to flee with raw heroin valued at $2,000, was arrested by an off-duty city police officer working security at nearby Johns Hopkins Hospital, Workley said.
September 5, 2014
Federal authorities are searching for a 34-year-old man wanted for allegedly smuggling heroin from Malaysia inside a children's stroller — and twice eluding police. Adedeji Abiodun Ajala, of Windsor Mill, is charged with conspiracies related to importing, possessing and distributing a controlled substance. Authorities had been searching for Ajala after monitoring a package mailed from Malaysia in late July to Baltimore. Inside the package, authorities found heroin sewn into the fabric of a stroller, according to court records.
October 13, 2011
A Maryland state trooper on Wednesday evening made quick use of what he learned at a three-day training class on spotting illegal activity, as he stopped to help a couple of stranded motorists on Interstate 95 near Elkton and ended up arresting the two Florida men after finding a load of marijuana. The trooper, whose name was not available, was coming back from the class when he stopped at about 7:30 p.m. to help two men who were changing a flat tire on a pickup truck on the exit ramp from northbound I-95 to Route 279 near Elkton.
January 3, 2013
Two brothers were arrested Sunday night on the parking lot of the McDonald's on Route 40 in Aberdeen and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. Brenden Anthony Johnson, 20, and his brother, Kyle Johnson, 18, both of Belcamp, were arrested just before 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 30 and charged with five separate drug offenses. Each was charged with possession of marijuana, marijuana possession with intent to distribute, marijuana packing possession/distribution and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.
April 12, 2014
Ravens reserve wide receiver Deonte Thompson's felony and misdemeanor drug charges have been dismissed by Florida prosecutors, according to his lawyer and court records. Thompson was arrested in February in Gainesville, Fla., and charged with felony possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. The case against Thompson was dropped due to insufficient evidence against him, according to Alachua County court records. Alvon Summerall, a co-defendant and the driver of the car that was stopped with Thompson a passenger, has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license, according to court records.
June 14, 2012
At least seven people were arrested at the annual Starscape Festival at Fort Armistead Park last week on drug charges, Anne Arundel police announced Thursday. The June 9-10 event, in Baltimore near the Arundel line, consisted of an outdoor music festival and laser light show and attracted thousands of young revelers and dancers. The following seven people were arrested in the vicinity of the park by Anne Arundel police or Maryland Transportation Authority Police, who were working together on drug enforcement: Two men, James Donald Ruffin, 26, of Sandy Spring, Ga., and Jacob Asa Windeagle Ridgeway, 20, of Silver Spring, were each arrested and charged with possession, possession with intent to distribute and distributing LSD, police said.