A member of the Bloods street gang who operated in Howard County was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for racketeering and using a gun during a crime. Kenneth Ragan-Armstrong, 23, of Savage and Laurel, had pleaded guilty ...Read More »
A federal grand jury has indicted 18 alleged members of the Bloods gang in Howard County on racketeering charges. Two of those gang members and three others are facing drug charges. The indictment was unsealed Wednesday after the arrests of ...Read More »
General Assembly leaders will hold a joint briefing in June to discuss problems at Maryland's correctional facilities, the latest fallout from a sordid jail scandal revolving around drugs, sex and money in Baltimore.
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A legal settlement stemming from the allegedly guard-aided 2007 beating of a prison inmate being transferred from Baltimore to Hagerstown shows evidence of longstanding corruption in Maryland’s correctional institutions, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday.
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A Maryland offshoot of the California-based Bloods gang operated from a prison cell with the help of a 27-year-old woman who handled day-to-day business on the outside, according to a federal racketeering indictment of 35 people unsealed Thursday. The indictment ...Read More »