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‘Look-in’ search of suspect’s underwear unconstitutional, Md. court says (access required)

A Frederick County police officer violated a woman’s constitutional rights by looking down her underwear during a highway-side search for hidden drugs after a traffic stop allegedly revealed cocaine in her car, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in overturning her ...

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High court finds ‘constructive possession,’ reinstates drug, gun convictions (access required)

A sharply divided Maryland high court has reinstated drug- and gun-possession convictions of Hyattsville roommates, saying a jury validly concluded they had “constructive possession” of the contraband in the one-bedroom apartment’s common areas, including the kitchen, bathroom and a hallway closet.

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Man arrested while allegedly carrying coke in prosthetic leg

Dover police say a Delaware man has been arrested after officers discovered a stash of cocaine in his prosthetic leg. Police say officers stopped 39-year-old Marlow Holmes as he was driving near McKee Road in Dover just after 2:30 p.m. ...

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Convicted double-murderer questions FBI’s forensic evidence in ’81 slayings (access required)

An internal Justice Department report on flaws in forensic-evidence gathering by the FBI might provide the final chance for a convicted Maryland double-murderer who has served 30 years of a double-life sentence to argue for his innocence. John Norman Huffington’s ...

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Jury selection starts in Hagerstown addict’s murder trial

HAGERSTOWN — Jury selection has begun in Hagerstown for the first-degree murder trial of a schizophrenic drug addict charged with killing his 22-year-old neighbor. Darrol Sands’ lawyer said at the start of the proceeding Tuesday that his client pleads not ...

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