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  • Judge: 'Reasonable suspicion' of crime doesn't arise simply from being parked in a bad neighborhood, talking to someone

    Judge: 'Reasonable suspicion' of crime doesn't arise simply from being parked in a bad neighborhood, talking to someone
    Moryne Louden's mugshot is all over the internet because the Baltimore Police Department on Oct. 16, 2013, tweeted it with the caption that he "was arrested by #BPDSWD in the 3200 Block of W. Baltimore St. for a handgun violation." The case against him ended up in federal court, where he was charged for being a felon in possession of a firearm—charges that are now imperiled, because today Maryland U.S. District judge James Bredar ruled that virtually all of the evidence against him "must be suppressed as fruit of the poisonous tree."
  • Pot decriminalization brings sharp drop in arrests in Baltimore City

    Pot decriminalization brings sharp drop in arrests in Baltimore City
    On Oct. 1, the Maryland law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana went into effect. In Baltimore City, law enforcers immediately started making far fewer arrests: nearly a fifth fewer arrests overall in October and November, compared to...

    With more officers and accusations of hostility, are the police department and protesters entering a new stage?

    With more officers and accusations of hostility, are the police department and protesters entering a new stage?
    Though the Army-Navy game was taking place at M&T Bank Stadium, the real tactical battle was between the Baltimore Police Department and the People's Power Assembly-led Day of Anger protesters.  Moments after the protest started at McKeldin Fountain...

    Wandering Eye: BGF threatens NYPD?, 'revolt' at The New Republic, and more

    An alleged anonymous 911 call made to Baltimore Police Department on Nov. 25 prompted a flare-up of New York Police Department (NYPD) security concerns over the weekend, which quickly subsided after the threat was deemed not credible. NYPD's police...

    Two arrested and charged for rape at Johns Hopkins fraternity party

    Two arrested and charged for rape at Johns Hopkins fraternity party
    The Baltimore Police Department announced this morning that they had arrested and charged two men with the rape and sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity party. Chaz Haggins, 20, and Ethan Turner, 19, have both been...