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Federal suit alleges prison failed to protect inmate from cellmate attack

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The daughter of a Hagerstown man who was killed by his cellmate just days before his conviction was overturned has filed suit against the state, alleging prison officials did not sufficiently protect her father. Roger Lee Largent died Feb. 17, 2017, ...

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Case against lawyer accused of smuggling Suboxone put on inactive docket

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A Baltimore attorney accused of smuggling Suboxone to a client in prison had his case placed on the inactive docket by prosecutors Tuesday. Steven Thurman Mitchell, 55, was charged in Washington County Circuit Court last year with possession of a controlled ...

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Judge preserves claims against prison officials in 2013 inmate beating

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A federal lawsuit against prison officials by a man who was assaulted by correctional officers in 2013 can proceed, a federal judge has ruled. Kevin Younger was assaulted by several officers at the Maryland Reception, Diagnostics & Classification Center (MRDCC) ...

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Baltimore attorney charged with smuggling Suboxone into prison

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A Baltimore attorney was charged with misdemeanor drug offenses after prison officials said he smuggled Suboxone to a client. Steven Thurman Mitchell, 54, was charged Friday in Washington County District Court with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of ...

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Man sues Md. prison over alleged lack of hepatitis treatment

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A man filed a federal lawsuit last week alleging medical providers at a Maryland prison failed to properly document and treat his hepatitis C, leading to long-term health complications. Robert Williams contracted the hepatitis C virus (HCV) while incarcerated at ...

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