Drug Arrests

Announcing a “new progressive direction” on handling arrests and prosecutions, Mosby said the city would no longer spend limited resources on “low-level crimes” including drug possession and prostitution.

Annie Dookhan, a former drug lab chemist in Boston, admitted to tampering with evidence in what appeared to be a bid to impress her superiors.

Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, the New York Times reports. The president, who has long discussed the effort to correct the tough and unfair sentencing that disproportionately affects minority men, […]

Looks like leaders for the District of Columbia think it’s high time to stop jailing small-time users of marijuana. According to The Washington Post: Ten of 13 members of the D.C. Council and Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) have endorsed a plan to make small-time marijuana possession a civil rather than a criminal offense. That means recreational cannabis users wouldn’t […]

Today Mediatakeout.com has reported that rapper T.I. has agreed to a 6 month plea deal for the September 2nd arrest in which he and his wife Tiny were found with possession of controlled substances.

A rapper who boasted on Twitter about beating a murder rap is a violent drug kingpin who flooded Brooklyn’s Gowanus Houses with crack and heroin, the feds said Wednesday.

When sheriff’s deputies allegedly discovered a bags of marijuana and cocaine between a man’s buttocks, they say he gave a quick explanation.