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Baltimore police detective faces trial on charges he planted BB gun, lied on warrants

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

A former Baltimore police sergeant admitted to on-the-job misconduct and crime stretching back decades Tuesday as he testified in federal court against an ex-colleague on trial for conspiracy and falsifying records. This week’s trial against the defendant, Detective Robert Hankard, ...

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In rare move, Md. appeals court overturns guilty plea

Roy Lee Tolbert continued to argue that his 1999 Alford plea to an unexplained drug conspiracy was not knowing and voluntary, despite a Prince George’s County judge telling him last year that “probably everyone in the United States of America over the age of 10” knows what a conspiracy is.

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