Monthly Archives: May 1991

Neighborhood watches children slip out of control–and into drugs

By S.M. Khalid Baltimore Sun, May 27,1991 ProQuest document link <; Full text: SEE HARD COPY FOR MAP In the row house-lined streets of the East Baltimore community of Oliver, seven children between the ages of 10 and 14 have been arrested by police in the past month on charges ranging from armed robbery to […]

Children easy prey for drug dealers, police fear

By S.M.Khalid Baltimore Sun, May 12, 1991 ProQuest document link <; Full text: The arrest this past week of a 10-year-old on drug charges in East Baltimore is a sign of what the police fear may be a dangerous new twist in the city’s drug trade: As more and more young children become involved, more […]

Boy on swing arrested in East Baltimore drug bust

By S. M. Khalid The Baltimore Sun, May 9, 1991 ProQuest document link <; Full text: A 10-year-old boy who said two 15-year-old dealers forced him to hold drugs was arrested yesterday afternoon at an East Baltimore playground — less than a week after an 11-year-old boy was arrested in the same district for allegedly […]

Eleven-year-old drug suspect no stranger to streets

By S. M. Khalid, Baltimore Sun, May 5, 1991 The mother of an 11-year-old boy accused of cocaine dealing said she had suspicions about his activities weeks before he was arrested Thursday in East Baltimore with five vials of cocaine and $160 stuffed in his sweat pants. “I had a feeling he was involved for […]

What to Do with 150,000 Surplus Soldiers? (Baltimore Sun)

By S.M. Khalid On one of the last battlefields of the Cold War, peace in our lifetime. Although it may be a bit premature to break out the champagne and celebrate the end of Africa’s second-longest civil war, there is reason for genuine optimism that peace may finally be at hand following Wednesday’s agreement in […]