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  • Matt Nicka, accused head of Sonar-tied pot conspiracy in Maryland, in U.S. custody

    Matt Nicka, accused head of Sonar-tied pot conspiracy in Maryland, in U.S. custody
    Nearly four years after a 2010 federal indictment named Matt Nicka as the leader of a decade-long, cross-country pot conspiracy based in Baltimore, he and his co-defendant wife, Gretchen Peterson, whose lives as fugitives ended when Canadian authorities...
  • Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy

    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy
    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy, the prestigious firm in which he'd been a partner since 2007, when he left what was then known as Schulman, Treem, Kaminkow, Gilden & Ravenell PA. The website...
  • The Detective and the Rapper

    The Detective and the Rapper
    On Oct. 19, 2012 Kevron Evans, who raps under the name Young Moose, was arrested by Detective Daniel Hersl on the 1900 block of North Collington Avenue and charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics. On May 30, 2014, Evans entered...
  • Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office contends that prosecutors properly handled faked drug-dog certification

    Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office contends that prosecutors properly handled faked drug-dog certification
    The attorney for Indiana real-estate investor Samantha Banks, whose $122,640 in cash was seized by authorities at Baltimore-Washington International Airport last year, in July argued that federal prosecutors knowingly passed off in litigation a faked...
  • Wandering Eye: Nawrozki's investigative legacy, Ed Schrader on Bowie, and bank hackers

    Wandering Eye: Nawrozki's investigative legacy, Ed Schrader on Bowie, and bank hackers
     Baltimore journalist Joe Nawrozki’s recent death has prompted a notable tribute by fellow scribe and regular CP contributor Rafael Alvarez in the Baltimore Brew, recalling how Nawrozki’s coverage of the local crime scene for the Baltimore...
  • Bad Seeds

    Bad Seeds
    After Baltimore police officer Vincent Cosom apparently sucker-punched Kollin Truss at Greenmount and North avenues in June, it took about three months before a video of the incident hit the internet, prompting the matter to go viral in a maelstrom of...
  • High Times

    High Times
    Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot or less will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the Maryland General Assembly, which Gov. Martin O’Malley...
  • Ghosts of Black Guerrilla Family scandals past appear in new cases

    Ghosts of Black Guerrilla Family scandals past appear in new cases
    As the few remaining defendants in the Tavon White-led Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang conspiracy case involving Maryland correctional officers (CO) prepare for trial, two reminders emerged recently of how long gang-corrupted COs have been gaming...
  • Costello Goes To City Hall

    Costello Goes To City Hall
    Eric Costello was appointed to replace William Cole as the 11th District City Councilman on Sept. 23, after a four-hour public hearing and no deliberation by the committee empaneled to consider 14 candidates. Upon his nomination, Costello told The Sun...
  • Maryland medical-marijuana commissioner under fire in lawsuit

    Maryland medical-marijuana commissioner under fire in lawsuit
    Col. Harry "Buddy" Robshaw III, the police chief in Cheverly, sits on the Natalie M. Laprade Medical Marijuana Commission, which is charged with crafting the regulatory regime that intends to provide an avenue for lawful production and distribution of...
  • "K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act

    "K" Line charged in Maryland for violating Sherman Antitrust Act
    “K” Line, the trade name for the Japanese transportation giant Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., the world’s 16th largest container transportation and shipping company, was charged criminally this morning in Maryland federal court for...
  • Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme

    Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida sentenced to three years probation for theft scheme
    Longtime Charles Village community activist Sharon Guida was sentenced to three years probation today in circuit court, after she and several supporters said her activism itself led to her theft of over $50,000 from a local bank.   "I'm going to make...