Tag Archives: drug possession


Drug rehabilitation might help a person facing possession charges

Recently, we discussed recidivism and how this is an important consideration in the criminal justice system. There is one area in which…

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Will Maryland be the next state to legalize recreation marijuana?

Legislation is inching its way forward through the Maryland General Assembly that could make Maryland the next state to allow recreational use…

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Maryland joins states aiming to limit or end the cash bail system

Does the cash bail system punish the poor, particularly those accused of minor drug crimes and similar offenses, instead of guaranteeing them…

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Odor of marijuana still justifies warrantless vehicle search

Users of marijuana in Maryland be warned: Although the state has decriminalized the possession of small amounts of the drug, the odor…

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Do you know your rights when arrested on pot charges?

If the police are arresting you in a marijuana bust, there are some important things to realize regarding your rights. Our Constution,…

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Littering out car window leads to 5 arrests

Sometimes, it’s the simplest things that can lead to an arrest. For five individuals in Brooklyn Park, Maryland, trash thrown out a…

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Heroin laws in Maryland provide harsh penalties

Heroin addiction is a serious problem in this country. In fact, the problem has become so widespread that the term “heroin epidemic”…

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Know the cocaine laws in Maryland

All illegal drugs can lead to serious penalties in Maryland. Cocaine isn’t an exception to that. In fact, cocaine charges come with…

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Mass criminalization doesn’t solve any problems

There are some people who think that anyone who is found in possession of drugs should be sent to prison without a…

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All drug charges require investigation as part of the defense

As an adult, you probably think that you should be able to do what you want to do as long as you…

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Traffic stop for speeding leads to drug possession charges

When police make a traffic stop, they are constantly looking for signs that a crime may be occurring. For the Easton Police…

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Car stop leads to 2 arrests, seizure of cocaine, cash

On Feb. 3, the Anne Arundel County Police conducted a car stop near Stream Valley Drive on Linden Grove Place in Odenton,…

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Explore defense options for all drug-related charges

We recently discussed the penalties for drug trafficking in Maryland. That isn’t the only drug charge that a person might face in…

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Cocaine mailed to man leads to jail sentence

A 42-year-old man from Annapolis, Maryland, received a package in the mail from a friend in Guatemala. He was anticipating the package…

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Vehicle search leads to 3 arrests for drugs, weapon

Recently, Glen Burnie police arrested three individuals after responding to a call about suspicious activity. Upon arriving at a parking lot on…

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Strong odor of pot leads to multiple weapons and drug charges

Anne Arundel County police made a traffic stop recently that led to the seizure of drugs, cash, weapons and the vehicle. The…

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Are Maryland prisons seeing fewer inmates in intake?

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently completed an analysis for the Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council. The analysis was on the number of inmates…

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2 from Glen Burnie arrested for heroin

A young man and woman where arrested in Glen Burnie after the police conducted a raid on their home and found heroin.…

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Should pot possession be excluded as a probation, parole violation?

For the last few weeks, our blog has been closely following the actions of the General Assembly. In particular, we’ve been playing…

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Will this be the year that Maryland legalizes pot?

The state of Maryland has drastically altered its position toward marijuana over the past year, adopting a stance toward the drug that…

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