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June 15, 1994
A 24-year-old Annapolis man was being held in the county jail yesterday, charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder.Annapolis police arrested Leroy Junior Milton of the first block of Carver St. in connection with assaults on Daniel Lopez, 18, and Garrison Johnson 19, both of the 1800 block of Bowman Drive. Both men were cut and stabbed with a knife.The victims told police that they had approached Mr. Milton shortly after midnight yesterday to question him about a burglary at their home.
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NEWS
September 30, 1991
County police narcotics detectives hit pay dirt early Saturday morning when they confiscated 89 grams of cocaine along with nine grams ofmarijuana in a Hanover hotel room.They charged the man who rented the room, Joseph Dubnam III of the 7800 block Clark Station Road, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana.After going to Dubnam's house twice Friday night, investigatorsreceived a tip at about 11:30 p.m. that Dubnam was making noise androaming the halls of a hotel near the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
NEWS
March 11, 1993
Some of the charges of corrupt or mismanaged narcotics enforcement in Baltimore rest on evidence that can be proved or disproved by a competent investigator armed with subpoena powers and access to the secret portion of the grand jury report that made the accusations. Were search warrants or evidence suppressed because they were directed against well-connected people? Was a federal grant to fight the crack cocaine epidemic misused for routine overtime pay? Were black officers transferred from the central drug squad when this largess became available?
NEWS
July 26, 1994
A Glen Burnie man was hit in the face and robbed yesterday morning at a gas station on Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard near Eighth Avenue, police said.Marvin Siakler, 24, of Oakwood Road told police he went to the station around 1:30 a.m. As he tried to open the door to his gas tank, he felt a hand reach into his pocket and take his money. When he turned around, he was hit in the face.Mr. Siakler said he saw two men enter a dark-green Mustang driven by another man and they fled in the car, police said.
NEWS
By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Staff Writer | November 18, 1993
A county police officer was acquited yesterday on charges of having sex with a confidential informant, but a police hearing board found him guilty of conduct unbecoming a member of the department.The three-member board also found Sgt. Bret K. Ballam, 35, guilty of having alcohol in a department car. Sergeant Ballam, who attended the hearing with his fiancee and several supporters, would not comment on the decision.The board is scheduled to recommend a punishment to Police Chief Robert Russell today.
NEWS
By John Rivera | September 19, 1991
An anonymous phone tip to a police drug hot line yesterday led city narcotics detectives to a Northeast Baltimore hotel, where they seized 2 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of $1 million and arrested three New York residents.The police received a call to the 685-DRUG number at 8:30 a.m. yesterday reporting that three people were selling drugs out of a hotel room, said Capt. Michael J. Andrew, commander of the Criminal Investigation Division narcotics unit.An hour later, narcotics detectives knocked at the hotel room door and were admitted, even though they did not have a search warrant.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | October 6, 1992
Because of erroneous information from police, an article in The Sun yesterday incorrectly reported that a drug raid took place at an auto repair shop at Malvern and Holabird avenues in Southeast Baltimore. In fact, the raid occurred at Anvil Auto, in the 6300 block of Holabird Ave.The Sun regrets the errors.A city firefighter was one of three men arrested yesterday after police seized $250,000 in cocaine as part of an investigation into a ring that shipped drugs into Baltimore from New York City.
NEWS
June 21, 1994
Two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed an Exxon station in the first block of Defense Highway of an undisclosed amount of cash Saturday morning, county police said.The men drove to the station in a maroon Dodge at 1:45 a.m., police said. They robbed the attendant and then fled in the vehicle, police said.The attendant gave police a description of one of the men. The man was described a black male, 6 feet tall and weighing about 210 pounds. He had braided hair, a silver tooth and a stocking on his head.
NEWS
By TIM BAKER | July 26, 1993
When Circuit Judge Kenneth Lavon Johnson swore in the new Baltimore City grand jury last year, he gave it a startling charge. He told it to investigate the integrity of narcotics law enforcement in the city.The judge said he had seen thousands of low-level narcotics offenders in his courtroom. ''But not a single case involving a drug dealer at the wholesale drug-dealing level.'' Businessmen, bankers, accountants and lawyers reaped vast profits from the drug trade, but, he said, were never investigated or prosecuted.
NEWS
March 19, 1995
HARFORD COUNTY* Armed robbery: Aberdeen -- Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Wesley Anthony Bond, 28, of no fixed address in Aberdeen. Investigators believe he robbed a NationsBank branch at Beards Hill Plaza in the 900 block of Beards Hill Road about 2 p.m. Monday. He is also wanted in the robbery of the NationsBank branch at West Bel Air Avenue and Rogers Street on Wednesday.* Arrest: Aberdeen -- Narcotics detectives arrested Michael Sawyer, 23, of the 100 block of Hanover St. on drug distribution charges after raiding his apartment Wednesday.
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