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Trials set for 3 accused in prison drone smuggling case

CUMBERLAND — Trial dates have been set for three men accused of trying to use a small, remote-controlled aircraft to smuggle drugs, tobacco and pornography into a maximum-security state prison in western Maryland. Twenty-five-year-old Thaddeus Shortz of Knoxville and 43-year-old ...

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Report: Md.’s prison population down 5 percent in decade

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s prison admissions fell 19 percent over the last decade, driven by a 43 percent drop in admissions in Baltimore, according to a data analysis presented to a state panel on Wednesday. The analysis by The Pew Charitable ...

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A new weapon in Maryland’s fight against heroin

After almost 20 years dealing with convicts, Major Craig Rowe could see the trend. “The majority of our crimes in Washington County are either directly related to or a byproduct of addiction, [whether] crime directly related to the heroin or ...

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