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Eastern Shore Police Beat: What gives about crime in the sleepy little town of Federalsburg?

Eastern Shore Police Beat: What gives about crime in the sleepy little town of Federalsburg? Cops gang up on crime and round up suspects, guns and drugs

(FEDERALSBURG, MD) – Maryland State Police spokesman Greg Shipley reports that crime in the small town of Federalsburg was dealt a blow, at least for a few days. Anything that cuts down on the drug dealing that apparently has fueled two murders in recent months would be a relief to those who wonder what has happened to small-town life in the region.

That Delaware Heroin Has a Deadly Reaction for Preston Man; Brother Charged with Manslaughter in Trade of Oxy for Smack

PRESTON, MD. – Caroline County Sheriff’s Deputies made an arrest of a man responsible for a heroin overdose death, that of the suspect’s brother.

On September 3, 2014 Deputies from the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, Patrol Division, responded to a residence in the 7000 block of Ganeys Wharf Road, Preston, Maryland, for a cardiac arrest, which resulted in the death of Eric Pattison Matzeit (31 years old).

Eastern Shore Police Beat: Heroin Kingpins Lined Up for Big House Blues – Now with photos!

Drummond had been charged with Drug Kingpin charges as well as five other counts on June 23rd and locked up in jail on June 24th and released on July 21st, when the Queen Anne’s County States Attorney dropped all the charges. The police and prosecutors filed new charges against Drummond just in time for him to be arrested again on July 25th.

Drummond must have a hard time running his drug kingpin business allegedly selling heroin to the brain-dead druggies of Maryland when he spends so much time behind bars.

In a Caroline County Circuit Court trial held on March 25, 2014, Drummond faced charges of drug possession and attempting to elude police by beating feet in an incident which took place on Oct. 25, 2014. In a plea deal arranged by his attorney Stephanie A. Shipley of Easton and the Caroline County States Attorney, Drummond was found guilty on July 10, 2014. He was sentenced to 90 days in the slammer with no time suspended. Drug possession charges placed on Oct. 26, 2013 by Officer John Labelle resulted in a trial on Jan. 31, 2014. Drummond was found guilty and sentenced to three years and one day.

State Police report bagging four running heroin ring on Eastern Shore

(DENTON, MD) – A cooperative cross-jurisdictional and multi-state drug investigation has led to at least four arrests with more expected as police dismantle a drug trafficking organization they believe was responsible for the distribution of heroin and a variety of other drugs throughout the Upper Shore region.

The first suspect is identified as Byron S. Drummond, 27, of Denton, Md. He is charged with being a drug kingpin, possession of a large amount of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin), possession with intent to distribute narcotics, and two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance not marijuana. Following his arrest, Drummond was ordered held without bail in the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center.