WEIRD NEWS: 5-Year-Old Takes Methadone, Students Hire Prostitutes
Patch compiled some of the strangest headlines to hit Maryland sites this week.
Police: 5-Year-Old Takes Methadone, Father Charged
An investigation revealed suspected cocaine, marijuana, heroin and a loaded gun inside of a Severn home.
Vehicle Runs Over Man's Toe After Attempted Robbery
After a Glen Burnie man ran from a suspect who allegedly tried to rob him, he told police that a vehicle ran over his toe on Thursday night.
Two Broadneck Residents Chronicle Annapolis' Ghosts
"You will never look at the Historic District of Annapolis in the same way," reads the tagline for the book.
Three Charged in Attempted Stun Gun Puppy Robbery
Three people have been charged in an Aug. 30 Baltimore County incident in which a stun gun was used as a weapon in an attempt to steal a puppy belonging to an acquaintance, according to police.
DeMatha Community 'Saddened and Hurt' by Prostitution Scandal
DeMatha Catholic High School's principal, Dr. Dan McMahon, in Hyattsville, confirmed reports that five of its student-athletes on the football team hired three prostitutes and snuck them into the team hotel.
Man Strips To Boxers, Forces 2 School Lockdowns
Edgewood High School and Edgewood Middle School were locked down recently after a suspicious man was running around the campus.
Animal Cruelty Charges Dropped Against Columbia Woman
A judge dropped animal cruelty charges against a woman on trial for being responsible for the 40 dead animals found in January in a Columbia townhome.
Man Admits to Stabbing Sex Worker After Learning He Wasn't a Woman
A 20-year-old Hyattsville man is charged with attempted murder after admitting stabbing the victim after paying for sex.