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July 31, 1995
A Jessup woman was charged with having $14,000 in cocaine and marijuana at her home Thursday, Howard County police said.Clarice Deanna Harver, 31, of the 8000 block of U.S. 1 was released on $5,000 bond late Thursday, a District Court commissioner said.Ms. Harver is charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana, possession of cocaine and marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a sawed-off shotgun.Police said detectives serving a search and seizure warrant at Ms. Harver's house at 9:15 p.m. Thursday found 99.2 grams of cocaine, with a $10,000 street value, and 1.6 pounds of marijuana, with a $4,000 street value.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | November 5, 2013
Anne Arundel County police said they seized 158 marijuana plants from a grow house in Pasadena after a Monday morning raid. Augustus Lewis Stone, 40, who lives at the home in the 2400 block of 230th Street, faces several drug-related charges. Police said they seized more than 11 ounces of loose marijuana in addition to the marijuana plants and said it all had a street value of about $127,000. Stone was released from jail on bond and did not have an attorney listed in court records.
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By Matthew Dolan | May 12, 2007
A Baltimore man caught with 350 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle received a 15-year sentence in federal court yesterday. U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Chester Griffiths, 44, on a single count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Police arrested him June 15, 2006, with the drugs at a truck stop in Howard County. The marijuana has a street value of about $400,000, prosecutors said.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2012
A 35-year-old Crofton man is charged with drug possession and distribution and handgun offenses. Michael A. Shepherd was arrested Thursday evening at his home in the 1600 block of Airy Hill Court. After a series of surveillance operations that stemmed from community complaints about illegal drug activities, detectives obtained a search warrant and arrived at the home about 9:30 p.m. Officers recovered two handguns, one of which was stolen, and several rounds of ammunition.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | April 5, 2000
Howard County police have charged a Columbia man with drug distribution after searching his apartment last week and finding large amounts of marijuana and hallucinogenic drugs and $9,695 in cash, authorities said. Christopher Paul Burk, 24, of the 5700 block of Stevens Forest Road was arrested Friday, police said, after narcotics officers from Howard and Prince George's counties searched his apartment. Sgt. John Superson, Howard police spokesman, would not comment on what led detectives to the apartment, except to say the raid was the result of a joint investigation between the two departments.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 17, 2000
Two Frederick County men were arrested in Ellicott City late Tuesday and charged with attempting to distribute Ecstasy pills in a parking lot, Howard County police said. Jeffrey Allen Stevens, 27, of Rocky Ridge and Joel T. Wharton, 24, of Frederick were taken into custody during an undercover police operation in the 10500 block of Baltimore National Pike, said Sgt. John Superson, a police spokesman. The two were charged with possession of about 100 Ecstasy pills and a quarter-ounce of marijuana.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 20, 2000
Two Westminster residents were arrested Tuesday on drug and handgun charges, police said. Richard William Wiseman, 21, and Jennifer Lynn Morelock, 19, of the 300 block of Pleasanton Road were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm in conjunction with drug trafficking. Wiseman was being held yesterday at the Carroll County Detention Center in lieu of $15,000 bail. Morelock posted $10,000 bail and was released yesterday.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2012
A 35-year-old Crofton man is charged with drug possession and distribution and handgun offenses. Michael A. Shepherd was arrested Thursday evening at his home in the 1600 block of Airy Hill Court. After a series of surveillance operations that stemmed from community complaints about illegal drug activities, detectives obtained a search warrant and arrived at the home about 9:30 p.m. Officers recovered two handguns, one of which was stolen, and several rounds of ammunition.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | November 5, 2013
Anne Arundel County police said they seized 158 marijuana plants from a grow house in Pasadena after a Monday morning raid. Augustus Lewis Stone, 40, who lives at the home in the 2400 block of 230th Street, faces several drug-related charges. Police said they seized more than 11 ounces of loose marijuana in addition to the marijuana plants and said it all had a street value of about $127,000. Stone was released from jail on bond and did not have an attorney listed in court records.
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By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | December 17, 1998
Three men and a woman were charged yesterday in the drug-related shooting of two people in a Sullivan Avenue apartment in Westminster, authorities said.Four people entered the apartment in the first block of Sullivan Ave. about 1: 15 a.m., police said. Two had guns drawn and fired three shots, striking a man and a 17-year-old, police said.The victims had not been identified last night.A man who was shot in the back and neck was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was listed in serious condition last night, police said.
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By Sara Neufeld | sara.neufeld@baltsun.com | February 10, 2009
T he day Andrés Alonso dreaded came the Friday before Thanksgiving. For his first year and a half as Baltimore schools chief, the system was showing unprecedented progress. Four decades of enrollment decline ended. Test scores were their best since the state started keeping track. The graduation rate? Up. Suspensions? Down. Alonso's excitement grew with each new piece of good news, and yet he was anxious. "It can turn on a dime," he would say. And then, there was a murder.
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By Matthew Dolan | May 12, 2007
A Baltimore man caught with 350 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle received a 15-year sentence in federal court yesterday. U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Chester Griffiths, 44, on a single count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Police arrested him June 15, 2006, with the drugs at a truck stop in Howard County. The marijuana has a street value of about $400,000, prosecutors said.
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By Richard Irwin | March 8, 2001
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Southeastern District Drug arrests: Police raided a house Tuesday in the 100 block of S. Broadway and arrested one man and a woman and seized 15 ounces of cocaine with a street value of $43,400, a 1988 Toyota truck and more than $5,500. They arrested a second man on an undisclosed street. Those arrested are suspected of supplying cocaine to drug dealers and addicts in Fells Point, Washington Hill, Butchers Hill, Canton and Highlandtown.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 17, 2000
Two Frederick County men were arrested in Ellicott City late Tuesday and charged with attempting to distribute Ecstasy pills in a parking lot, Howard County police said. Jeffrey Allen Stevens, 27, of Rocky Ridge and Joel T. Wharton, 24, of Frederick were taken into custody during an undercover police operation in the 10500 block of Baltimore National Pike, said Sgt. John Superson, a police spokesman. The two were charged with possession of about 100 Ecstasy pills and a quarter-ounce of marijuana.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 20, 2000
Two Westminster residents were arrested Tuesday on drug and handgun charges, police said. Richard William Wiseman, 21, and Jennifer Lynn Morelock, 19, of the 300 block of Pleasanton Road were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm in conjunction with drug trafficking. Wiseman was being held yesterday at the Carroll County Detention Center in lieu of $15,000 bail. Morelock posted $10,000 bail and was released yesterday.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | July 14, 2000
Howard County police arrested two Ellicott City men Wednesday night on charges of attempting to purchase several hundred Ecstasy pills. Police said Charles Chan Kim, 18, of Pine Orchard Lane, and In Chul Kim, 19, of Cragsmoor Road were arrested about 9 p.m. in the 10000 block of the Baltimore National Parkway after they tried to buy the pills from an undercover officer. The pills the men are accused of attempting to purchase would have had a street value of about $5,200, police said. The drug involved was MDMA, or methylenedioxymethamphetamine, a variety of the hallucinogenic drug known as Ecstasy.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | July 14, 2000
Howard County police arrested two Ellicott City men Wednesday night on charges of attempting to purchase several hundred Ecstasy pills. Police said Charles Chan Kim, 18, of Pine Orchard Lane, and In Chul Kim, 19, of Cragsmoor Road were arrested about 9 p.m. in the 10000 block of the Baltimore National Parkway after they tried to buy the pills from an undercover officer. The pills the men are accused of attempting to purchase would have had a street value of about $5,200, police said. The drug involved was MDMA, or methylenedioxymethamphetamine, a variety of the hallucinogenic drug known as Ecstasy.
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Staff Writer | July 17, 1992
In The Sun and The Evening Sun yesterday, the amount of heroin allegedly distributed by a ring headed by Nigerians was misstated. According to investigators, it distributed about 4 kilograms of heroin a month, with a street value of $4 million.* The Sun regrets the error.Federal and local investigators said yesterday they cracked a $4 million-a-month international heroin-smuggling operation with the arrests of 20 suspects in Baltimore, four Maryland counties and New York.Officials said the operation was run by Nigerians, who smuggled heroin into the United States from Thailand through Lagos, Nigeria, to the Baltimore area.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | May 17, 2000
Two pet owners were in jail last night after drugs were found in a backyard doghouse occupied by three pit bulls. "You couldn't ask for a better way to protect the drugs," said Detective William Denford of the Central District drug enforcement unit. About 1: 30 p.m. yesterday, after Denford purchased $175 worth of suspected cocaine from a man in the 1800 block of N. Rosedale St., officers arrested the seller. At the suspect's home in the 3000 block of Presstman St., where a second man was arrested, police reported seizing $10,000 and drug packaging materials.
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