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Bloods member in Howard receives 16-year sentence

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 ...

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Ex-corrections officer pleads guilty in conspiracy

A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into the facility for members of the Black Guerilla Family gang. Thirty-one-year-old – Jennifer Owens of Randallstown entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in ...

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Accused prison contraband leader pleads not guilty

The U.S. Attorney’s office says the alleged leader of a jailhouse contraband ring has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in the case. Marcia Murphy, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s office, says Tavon White appeared at arraignment Monday and ...

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15 officers among those indicted in alleged jail drug ring

The state’s correctional department will be conducting an internal investigation and reviewing its policies after 15 officers were arrested in connection with an allegedly widespread drug ring run by a prison gang, Gary D. Maynard, secretary of the department, said Tuesday.

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Fight against MS-13 points out weakness in Md. gang laws

WASHINGTON — Although a new tool in the federal government’s fight against the violent gang MS-13 may help curb the growing problem in Maryland, local officials say state laws aren’t so effective. In October, MS-13, a gang with a strong ...

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22 charged in racketeering indictment in Md.

Twenty-two members of the Dead Man Incorporated prison gang are facing a federal racketeering indictment that alleges that they were involved in drug trafficking, smuggling contraband into prison and four killings. The indictment was unsealed Wednesday after the arrests of ...

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