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Department head moves office to Baltimore Detention Center

ANNAPOLIS — The head of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has moved his office to the Baltimore Detention Center to closely review security after 25 people were indicted in a smuggling ring involving correctional officers. Rick ...

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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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Autopsy says Frederick Co. man with Down syndrome had ‘anger issues’

An autopsy report on a man with Down syndrome who died in custody says he had “anger issues.” The report says 26-year-old Robert Ethan Saylor of New Market also had a heart condition that made him susceptible to sudden cardiac ...

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Defendant in drug case retrial rips up indictment

WASHINGTON — A D.C. nightclub owner being retried on a drug conspiracy charge dramatically tore up a copy of his indictment at the beginning of his new trial Monday. Antoine Jones, who is representing himself, told jurors that the indictment ...

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Court: State can re-indict, but incompetence for trial presumed permanent

Maryland prosecutors can re-indict involuntarily committed defendants who remain incompetent to stand trial, despite a state law requiring charges be dismissed after five years of incompetency, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday.

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Feds: Substance-abuse counselor took bribes to falsify urine-test results

A former substance-abuse counselor took bribes from drug-treatment program participants who wanted to dodge their urine tests, according to a federal grand jury indictment. Lauren Jeannette Diggs, 50, of Rockville, was also accused of selling false discharge certificates, witness tampering ...

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Alleged Perry Hall shooter indicted on 29 counts

A 15-year-old high school sophomore was indicted Tuesday on 29 counts related to the shooting of a classmate at Perry Hall High School, and the charging document alleges that the teen intended to kill eight other people. A Baltimore County ...

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