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  • Stuff drug dealers think they know

    Stuff drug dealers think they know
    On May 21, 2014, veteran globe-trotting drug-dealer-turned-informant Fred Douglas Brooks III was on the phone with his friend and customer in Baltimore, Sean Wilson, also an old hand in the game going all the way back to his days in Linwood "Rudy" Williams' prolific organization that came crashing down in a 1990 indictment. They didn't know their conversation was being intercepted by law enforcers, so they spoke freely about the game, ranging from drug debts owed and pending shipments of kilograms to how Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman cornered the Latin American narcotics trade on behalf of his Sinaloa cartel. In the midst of it, they talked about Wilson's cousin, Andre Hunt.
  • UPDATED Dope Service Redux: Another postal worker accused of delivering weed, this time in Columbia

    UPDATED Dope Service Redux: Another postal worker accused of delivering weed, this time in Columbia
    Yesterday, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Hilary Gainey was charged in Maryland U.S. District Court with bribery and participating in a pot-dealing conspiracy—the same conspiracy in which another letter carrier, Antoinette McDaniels, was charged...

    A Dog In the Fight: Baltimore's enforcement of animal-cruelty laws is getting some bite

    A Dog In the Fight: Baltimore's enforcement of animal-cruelty laws is getting some bite
    Last March, the door of a vacant house at 6203 York Road in Baltimore was forced open by police to reveal a scene of prolonged horror. The broad contours of what happened were pieced together by authorities after someone reported that a live animal was...

    Five of eight Black Guerrilla Family defendants convicted in Baltimore federal court

    Five of eight Black Guerrilla Family defendants convicted in Baltimore federal court
    The Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office just issued a press release on the jury verdict in the racketeering trial against the eight remaining defendants in the 44-defendant Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang case involving Baltimore correctional...

    Johann Hari's 'Chasing the Scream' details the disastrous history, and possible end, of the war on drugs

    Johann Hari's 'Chasing the Scream' details the disastrous history, and possible end, of the war on drugs
    Early last year, when people started talking seriously again about the decriminalization of marijuana, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that she should not be “waving the Schmoke flag of legalization.” She was referring to former mayor...