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November 9, 1992
County police have charged 10 people with narcotics violations after a raid at a Pasadena condominium.Officers served a search warrant at 9 p.m. Thursday at a condominium in the 3500 block of Kingsley Court. They seized $500 in marijuana, $500 cash and $200 in PCP, police said.Police charged George Joseph Bryan, 20, of the 3500 block of Kingsley Court, with distributing and manufacturing marijuana; Gary Jason Rankin, 19, of the same address, with possession of marijuana; Brian Louis Mattes, 19, of the same address, with manufacturing marijuana; Christiane Rene Anderson, 19, of the 700 block Fifth Avenue in Baltimore, with possession of marijuana; Gary Paul Beaudet, 20, of the 8000 block of Hadfield Court in Pasadena, with possession and manufacturing marijuana; Daniel Eugene Cavanaugh, 19, of the 7900 block of Tam O'Shanter Glen in Glen Burnie, with possession of marijuana; and John Daniel Abend, 18, of the 7800 block of Elizabeth Road in Pasadena, with possession of marijuana.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | February 28, 1999
Four Finksburg residents -- a father, mother, son and the son's girlfriend -- were arrested on marijuana charges Thursday after a state police drug unit raided their home and ended a nearly two-year investigation, authorities said.According to court documents, Thomas Charles Crawford, 51, Brenda Asinett Crawford, 47, Shaun Michael Crawford, 20, and Angela Hope Fringer, 22, were charged with possession with intent to manufacture and distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of parapher- nalia and maintaining a common nuisance.
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NEWS
August 1, 1993
Howard County drug detectives arrested a 40-year-old Harper's Choice man and a 16-year-old girl, and confiscated marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia in a raid late Thursday.Murray Knight Graves of the 5800 block of Harpers Farm Road was charged with manufacturing marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.Mr. Graves was being held at the Howard County Detention Center on $10,000 bail Friday afternoon.
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | August 5, 1998
Two men have pleaded guilty to drug charges that stemmed from a New Year's Eve raid on an Ellicott City home that yielded $250,000 worth of drugs, firearms and explosives.Sean M. DeBolt, 27, and Donald M. Mitchell, 36, admitted Monday in Howard County Circuit Court that they grew marijuana. The drugs found by police in the duplex in December included 96 marijuana plants, 30 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of LSD."They were manufacturing it there, processing it there, importing it there and selling it there," said Lt. Timothy Branning, commander of the Howard County Police Department's vice and narcotics division.
NEWS
July 24, 1998
A New Windsor couple was arrested Wednesday after state police raided their back yard and seized 63 suspected marijuana plants, from 1 to 3 feet tall.George E. Sinnott, 50, and Cynthia D. Sinnott, 45, of the 1500 block of Old New Windsor Road were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance, state police said.The Sinnotts were released on their own recognizance, court records show.FiresTaneytown: Firefighters transferred an engine at 9: 08 a.m. Wednesday to the Littlestown, Pa., station.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | April 2, 1996
Five Carroll County residents, including a man who was charged with cocaine offenses, were arrested in two drug raids in Westminster over the weekend, authorities said yesterday.Thomas Brown, 46, was arrested about 12: 30 a.m. Saturday when Westminster police detectives, assisted by Carroll County sheriff's deputies, raided an East Main Street apartment.Police said the resident returned home as they were searching the apartment, then fled and was captured. Seized in the raid, police said, were a half-ounce of nearly pure cocaine, a cutting powder used to make crack cocaine, two scales, a police scanner, a telephone pager, $200 and a switch-blade knife.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | December 9, 1996
Because he wanted a change of clothes, an 18-year-old man was arrested and charged yesterday with multiple marijuana counts, county police said.Officer Robert Creech went to a home in the 4700 block of Flanders Lane in Harwood about 12: 15 p.m. to serve a warrant charging a man with assault. After Creech arrived, the man asked permission to change into clean clothes because the ones he was wearing were greasy.When Creech accompanied the man into his bedroom, he detected a strong odor of marijuana just as the man closed a closet door, Creech reported.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | August 15, 1997
State police arrested a Lothian man yesterday and seized more than $220,000 worth of marijuana that was growing on his property in a highly publicized raid with the governor and lieutenant governor watching from a circling helicopter.Troopers found 113 marijuana plants growing in two patches of land along a tree line several yards from the house of Wayne Antosh in the 500 block of Barksdale Farm Road, police said.The house in rural southern Anne Arundel County, surrounded by fields of soybean and corn, is three miles from Lothian Elementary and Southern Middle schools.
NEWS
December 19, 1993
FREDERICK -- A Frederick man was arrested yesterday and charged with a variety of drug offenses after police say they found 10 pounds of marijuana in his rented home.Terrence P. Dermott, of the 3500 block of Cemetery Lane, was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, and maintaining a common nuisance. Police said the man gave them two dates of birth, indicating he is either 37 or 43.Jerry F. Barnes, chief narcotics prosecutor for the Frederick County State's Attorney's office, said the investigation began Friday when officers from the Brunswick Police Department found a suitcase discarded along a roadside.
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | May 7, 1996
A 19-year-old Laurel man admitted in court yesterday he grew marijuana in a friend's basement. He said he was tired of paying for it.James Wagner of the 7600 block of North Arbury Way received an 18-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty in Howard County Circuit Court to manufacturing marijuana.He could have been sentenced to up to five years in prison, fined $5,000, or both, said Assistant State's Attorney Mary Murphy.Wagner made a statement to police that he and his friends "got tired of spending money to buy pot, so they grew it," Murphy said.
NEWS
July 24, 1998
A New Windsor couple was arrested Wednesday after state police raided their back yard and seized 63 suspected marijuana plants, from 1 to 3 feet tall.George E. Sinnott, 50, and Cynthia D. Sinnott, 45, of the 1500 block of Old New Windsor Road were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance, state police said.The Sinnotts were released on their own recognizance, court records show.FiresTaneytown: Firefighters transferred an engine at 9: 08 a.m. Wednesday to the Littlestown, Pa., station.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | January 1, 1998
Dealing what they say is a severe blow to the local drug trade, Howard County police seized $250,000 in illegal drugs as well as firearms and what might be explosive devices from a home in Ellicott City yesterday.Police said they charged two men living in the house with several counts of possession and manufacturing of drugs. The drug seizure was one of the biggest in recent memory, they said."This is a sizable coup," said Lt. Timothy Branning, commander of the department's vice and narcotics division.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | August 15, 1997
State police arrested a Lothian man yesterday and seized more than $220,000 worth of marijuana that was growing on his property in a highly publicized raid with the governor and lieutenant governor watching from a circling helicopter.Troopers found 113 marijuana plants growing in two patches of land along a tree line several yards from the house of Wayne Antosh in the 500 block of Barksdale Farm Road, police said.The house in rural southern Anne Arundel County, surrounded by fields of soybean and corn, is three miles from Lothian Elementary and Southern Middle schools.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | August 15, 1997
State police arrested a Lothian man yesterday and seized more than $220,000 worth of marijuana that was growing on his property in a highly publicized raid with the governor and lieutenant governor watching from a circling helicopter.Troopers found 113 marijuana plants growing in two patches of land along a tree line several yards from the house of Wayne Antosh in the 500 block of Barksdale Farm Road, police said.The house in rural southern Anne Arundel County, surrounded by fields of soybean and corn, is three miles from Lothian Elementary and Southern Middle schools.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | December 9, 1996
Because he wanted a change of clothes, an 18-year-old man was arrested and charged yesterday with multiple marijuana counts, county police said.Officer Robert Creech went to a home in the 4700 block of Flanders Lane in Harwood about 12: 15 p.m. to serve a warrant charging a man with assault. After Creech arrived, the man asked permission to change into clean clothes because the ones he was wearing were greasy.When Creech accompanied the man into his bedroom, he detected a strong odor of marijuana just as the man closed a closet door, Creech reported.
NEWS
By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | May 7, 1996
A 19-year-old Laurel man admitted in court yesterday he grew marijuana in a friend's basement. He said he was tired of paying for it.James Wagner of the 7600 block of North Arbury Way received an 18-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty in Howard County Circuit Court to manufacturing marijuana.He could have been sentenced to up to five years in prison, fined $5,000, or both, said Assistant State's Attorney Mary Murphy.Wagner made a statement to police that he and his friends "got tired of spending money to buy pot, so they grew it," Murphy said.
NEWS
November 20, 1992
Six are charged after drug raid on Holly RoadSix people were charged with narcotics violations after county police raided a home on Holly Road yesterday morning and seized $10,000 worth of marijuana.Investigators said they had received a tip that marijuana was being grown in a home in the 7900 block of Holly Road.At 12:30 a.m., officers arrested Sherry Lynn Weygant, 34; Keith Starr Weygant, 39; Karl Miller Weygant, 32; and Andrew Allen Bailey, 41; all residents of the home. They were charged with manufacturing marijuana and possession of marijuana.
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | August 5, 1998
Two men have pleaded guilty to drug charges that stemmed from a New Year's Eve raid on an Ellicott City home that yielded $250,000 worth of drugs, firearms and explosives.Sean M. DeBolt, 27, and Donald M. Mitchell, 36, admitted Monday in Howard County Circuit Court that they grew marijuana. The drugs found by police in the duplex in December included 96 marijuana plants, 30 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of LSD."They were manufacturing it there, processing it there, importing it there and selling it there," said Lt. Timothy Branning, commander of the Howard County Police Department's vice and narcotics division.
NEWS
By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | April 2, 1996
Five Carroll County residents, including a man who was charged with cocaine offenses, were arrested in two drug raids in Westminster over the weekend, authorities said yesterday.Thomas Brown, 46, was arrested about 12: 30 a.m. Saturday when Westminster police detectives, assisted by Carroll County sheriff's deputies, raided an East Main Street apartment.Police said the resident returned home as they were searching the apartment, then fled and was captured. Seized in the raid, police said, were a half-ounce of nearly pure cocaine, a cutting powder used to make crack cocaine, two scales, a police scanner, a telephone pager, $200 and a switch-blade knife.
NEWS
January 4, 1995
A bandit knocked the clerk at a Glen Burnie gas station to the floor Monday night, then kicked him in the ribs before making off with two cartons of cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash, county police said yesterday.The robber walked into the Texaco station in the 7700 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. shortly after 10 p.m., put on a stocking mask, then went behind the counter and pulled a knife on the clerk, John Lane, 28.The suspect punched Mr. Lane in the face, knocking him to the ground, then kicked Mr. Lane in the ribs, filched the cigarettes and money and ran from the store, police said.
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