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Baltimore correctional officers face U.S. smuggling charges

“Corrupt correctional officers endanger the lives of their co-workers and of the detainees entrusted to their care and supervision,” said U.S. Attorney for Maryland Robert K. Hur said in announcing the indictments. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Three correctional officers are among nine people facing federal charges of conspiring to smuggle narcotics, cellphones and tobacco into the Chesapeake Detention Facility in Baltimore, Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur said Wednesday. The alleged scheme, which also included four ...

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Joint hearing planned on state correctional facilities

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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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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Feds raid five Cecil liquor stores

As part of a years-long investigation into suspected liquor smuggling between Cecil County and New York retailers, federal investigators have raided five shops where people are suspected of illegally acting as middlemen for hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of alcoholic beverages since 2009.

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