A former prison guard, two inmates and a so-called “facilitator” are the latest defendants to plead guilty to a federal racketeering conspiracy at a Maryland prison.Read More »
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 ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — Trial dates have been set for three men accused of trying to use a small, remote-controlled aircraft to smuggle drugs, tobacco and pornography into a maximum-security state prison in western Maryland. Twenty-five-year-old Thaddeus Shortz of Knoxville and 43-year-old ...Read More »
Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with corrupt guards — several of whom they impregnated — who helped them as they ran operations of the Black Guerilla Family, according to court papers in a case alleging widespread corruption at the state-run facility.Read More »
A member of the Black Guerilla Family gang that operated inside the Baltimore City Detention Center was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Jamar Anderson, 24, of ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »