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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | October 5, 2003
Howard County police say they have broken up a "loose-knit" ring of eight men accused of selling crack cocaine in the Long Reach village of Columbia after undercover officers infiltrated the group during a 10-month investigation. The men - all residents of Long Reach - were arrested last week on multiple drug possession and distribution charges after police served search-and-seizure warrants that yielded illegal drugs, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia, police said. Police also seized one vehicle.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | October 5, 2003
Howard County police say they have broken up a "loose-knit" ring of eight men accused of selling crack cocaine in the Long Reach village of Columbia after undercover officers infiltrated the group during a 10-month investigation. The men - all residents of Long Reach - were arrested last week on multiple drug possession and distribution charges after police served search-and-seizure warrants that yielded illegal drugs, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia, police said. Police also seized one vehicle.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 23, 1996
Police raided a house in Pimlico yesterday and seized $40,000 worth of suspected crack cocaine, four guns and cash and arrested an adult and a 15-year-old boy.Officers of the Northwestern District drug enforcement unit, acting on a search-and-seizure warrant, raided the house in the 4800 block of Beaufort Ave. about 5: 15 p.m., police said. They seized more than 500 bags containing suspected crack cocaine, 2 ounces of suspected pure crack cocaine, a TEC-9 assault pistol, a sawed-off shotgun and two .32-caliber revolvers.
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By Richard Irwin | August 23, 2000
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Western District Robbery: A female motorist was stopped in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road about 7 a.m. yesterday when two other women exited a burgundy van and demanded money. The woman got out of her car and was fleeing on foot when one of the women struck her with a bottle and robbed her of $30. The assailant and accomplice drove off in the van, which had tags HWK 526. Drug arrest: Police were working undercover in the 1100 block of N. Carey St. about 11 a.m. Monday when they noticed several men and women who appeared to be involved in a drug purchase.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 30, 2000
A 22-year-old Pasadena man was arrested Thursday while cooking suspected crack cocaine in a coffeepot, police said. The Anne Arundel County narcotics squad reportedly seized a small amount of suspected marijuana, a .32-caliber handgun, $165 in cash and crack cocaine during the raid of a Brooklyn Park apartment in the 5100 block of Brookwood Road. Officers seized nearly 316 grams of suspected crack cocaine, worth about $31,000, said Sgt. Joseph Jordan, a Police Department spokesman. "It's a pretty significant seizure," he said.
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By Richard Irwin | August 23, 2000
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Baltimore City Western District Robbery: A female motorist was stopped in the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road about 7 a.m. yesterday when two other women exited a burgundy van and demanded money. The woman got out of her car and was fleeing on foot when one of the women struck her with a bottle and robbed her of $30. The assailant and accomplice drove off in the van, which had tags HWK 526. Drug arrest: Police were working undercover in the 1100 block of N. Carey St. about 11 a.m. Monday when they noticed several men and women who appeared to be involved in a drug purchase.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writer | June 1, 1995
Police raided a Northwest Baltimore apartment yesterday, seized two weapons and $18,000 worth of suspected crack cocaine and arrested five people.The raid in the 2900 block of Reisterstown Road was conducted after an investigation of more than two months during which informants and undercover officers bought drugs at the third-floor apartment, said Sgt. Roderick Pullen of the Criminal Investigations Bureau's Drug Enforcement Section.Informants told police that cocaine was cooked inside the apartment to make crack cocaine.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | July 16, 1997
County police arrested a Severn man Monday on drug charges in the Orchards at Severn community after an officer stopped the car he was riding in for speeding and found what police said was crack cocaine.Kevin T. Henson, 18, of the 1700 block of Circle Road was charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.The driver, Richard S. Dorsey, 44, of the 1400 block of Log Inn Road, Annapolis, was charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license.Officer Thomas Kohlmann was on Pioneer Drive near Indian Drive about 11 p.m. when a car sped past him, police said.
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September 1, 1994
County police arrested an 18-year-old Glen Burnie man and a 16-year-old youth Monday night after an undercover narcotics detective bought suspected crack cocaine from them, officials said yesterday.Rahman Sharif Allen of the 100 block of N. Warwickshire Lane was charged with possession of crack cocaine and distribution of crack cocaine, police said. The 16-year-old, also of Glen Burnie, was charged as a juvenile and released to his parents, police said.Police said the detective arranged to meet a man at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Heritage Hills Drive and Smithy Drive to buy $50 worth of crack.
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June 15, 1994
A man and woman from Severna Park were charged with narcotics violations Monday morning, authorities said.Kelroy Williamson, 26, of the 800 block of Annapolis Road and Carolyn Linda Coates, 36, of the 100 block of Dennis Road were charged with possession of cocaine and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.Police gave this account of the arrests:About 2:30 a.m., officers saw a woman park her car in the 7800 block of Shirley Murphy Court and walk to an apartment in the block. A few minutes later a man came out and got into the car.When they approached to question him, he ran into one of the apartment buildings.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 30, 2000
A 22-year-old Pasadena man was arrested Thursday while cooking suspected crack cocaine in a coffeepot, police said. The Anne Arundel County narcotics squad reportedly seized a small amount of suspected marijuana, a .32-caliber handgun, $165 in cash and crack cocaine during the raid of a Brooklyn Park apartment in the 5100 block of Brookwood Road. Officers seized nearly 316 grams of suspected crack cocaine, worth about $31,000, said Sgt. Joseph Jordan, a Police Department spokesman. "It's a pretty significant seizure," he said.
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By Kurt Streeter and Kurt Streeter,SUN STAFF | December 6, 1999
A bail hearing was set for today for a man who is accused of shooting two people during a robbery at a suspected crack house Saturday in Westminster, state police said.A 17-year-old male was pistol-whipped by the robber, and a man suffered cuts when he jumped from a window to escape, said Maj. Greg Shipley, state police spokesman.According to Shipley, about 7: 30 p.m. Saturday, a man armed with a handgun stormed into a house in the 3900 block of Salem Bottom Road, ordered the occupants to lie on the floor and robbed them.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | July 16, 1997
County police arrested a Severn man Monday on drug charges in the Orchards at Severn community after an officer stopped the car he was riding in for speeding and found what police said was crack cocaine.Kevin T. Henson, 18, of the 1700 block of Circle Road was charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.The driver, Richard S. Dorsey, 44, of the 1400 block of Log Inn Road, Annapolis, was charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license.Officer Thomas Kohlmann was on Pioneer Drive near Indian Drive about 11 p.m. when a car sped past him, police said.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 23, 1996
Police raided a house in Pimlico yesterday and seized $40,000 worth of suspected crack cocaine, four guns and cash and arrested an adult and a 15-year-old boy.Officers of the Northwestern District drug enforcement unit, acting on a search-and-seizure warrant, raided the house in the 4800 block of Beaufort Ave. about 5: 15 p.m., police said. They seized more than 500 bags containing suspected crack cocaine, 2 ounces of suspected pure crack cocaine, a TEC-9 assault pistol, a sawed-off shotgun and two .32-caliber revolvers.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | November 16, 1995
A candy man in Westport was selling the usual things from the converted truck and bus -- milk, bread and candy -- when police became interested in his expanded inventory.The additional items amounted to a sizable business in crack cocaine, police say.After a half-year investigation, Baltimore police and federal agents said they made nine arrests and seized a bus turned into a convenience store and a candy truck during a series of raids that broke up a drug ring distributing a pound of cocaine a day in Westport.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,Sun Staff Writer | June 1, 1995
Police raided a Northwest Baltimore apartment yesterday, seized two weapons and $18,000 worth of suspected crack cocaine and arrested five people.The raid in the 2900 block of Reisterstown Road was conducted after an investigation of more than two months during which informants and undercover officers bought drugs at the third-floor apartment, said Sgt. Roderick Pullen of the Criminal Investigations Bureau's Drug Enforcement Section.Informants told police that cocaine was cooked inside the apartment to make crack cocaine.
NEWS
June 10, 1994
A 52-year-old Mount Airy woman was knocked to the ground and robbed early yesterday by a man who snatched her purse on the north parking lot of the Westinghouse building at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, police said.Williemae Jackson, who lives on Old National Pike, told police she had just arrived at work shortly before 3 a.m. when she saw a taxi parked on the Westinghouse lot. As she locked her car and prepared to enter the building, the man who had been sitting in the cab walked toward her, police said.
NEWS
November 11, 1994
Annapolis police arrested a Bowie man Wednesday on charges of possession of crack cocaine, the third crack cocaine arrest this week in the city and the second in the same block, authorities said yesterday.Xavier S. Hawkins, 31, of the 8700 block of Maple Road was arrested shortly after 7 p.m. in the first block of Carver Street, police said. Police said they recovered $450 worth of a substance that tested positive as crack cocaine.Officers said they first saw Mr. Hawkins sitting on a wall.
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By Gregory P. Kane and Gregory P. Kane,Sun Staff Writer | May 7, 1995
A Baltimore man was arrested Wednesday night after two undercover officers bought suspected crack cocaine from him in the 8600 block of Pioneer Drive, county police said.The officers were driving along Pioneer Drive when a man flagged them down about 9:40 p.m. The man offered to sell them crack cocaine, police said.The officers negotiated a price and bought a small amount, police said. When they identified themselves and told the man he was under arrest, he tried to run but was caught and subdued after a brief struggle, police said.
NEWS
November 11, 1994
Annapolis police arrested a Bowie man Wednesday on charges of possession of crack cocaine, the third crack cocaine arrest this week in the city and the second in the same block, authorities said yesterday.Xavier S. Hawkins, 31, of the 8700 block of Maple Road was arrested shortly after 7 p.m. in the first block of Carver Street, police said. Police said they recovered $450 worth of a substance that tested positive as crack cocaine.Officers said they first saw Mr. Hawkins sitting on a wall.
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