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Baltimore City Detention Center

BGF: Baltimore Corruption Case Goes To Trial

Sex, cell phones and corruption inside the city jail. Two inmates, five correctional officers and a state employee all went on trial on charges of conspiracy, money laundering and drug distribution.

11/19/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Remaining 8 Charged In Baltimore Jail Scandal

Jury selection began Monday in the racketeering case that rocked the Baltimore City jail. Last year, FBI investigators uncovered a drug smuggling operation that included not only members of the Black Guerilla Family gang but also correctional officers. Now the last eight of the defendants are heading to trial.

11/17/2014

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BGF Defendants Will Only Learn Witnesses 1 Week Ahead Of Trial

A move to protect witnesses testifying against alleged members of the Black Guerrilla Family. A city judge has granted an unusual protection order.

09/18/2014

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Sentencing Continues In BGF Prison Scandal

Seven new guilty pleas in the drugs, sex and smuggling case that rocked the Baltimore City Detention Center.

09/12/2014

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BGF Leader Sentenced To 10 Years In Baltimore Jail Racketeering

Sentencing for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang continues at the federal courthouse.

07/24/2014

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Bills Will Strengthen Prison Guard Investigations

The governor has signed a series of bills aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the Black Guerrilla Family case at the Baltimore Jail.

04/15/2014

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BGF Member Sentenced To More Than 12 Years In Prison

A BGF member has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for his part in a racketeering conspiracy that rocked the Baltimore Detention Center.

02/24/2014

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2 More Sentenced To Jail Time In BGF Detention Center Scandal

More people have been sentenced to jail time in connection with the Black Guerrilla Family prison scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

01/14/2014

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1st Baltimore Correctional Officer Sentenced In BGF Prison Scandal

A Baltimore City correctional officer accused of being part of a drug smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center has been sentenced to three and half years in prison. She is the first guard to be sentenced since the federal investigation blew the cover of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.

01/08/2014

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FBI Arrests National Guardsman Linked To Contraband Smuggling At Baltimore Jail

The FBI has arrested another Baltimore corrections officer linked to the jail smuggling scandal– but they had to wait until he returned from Afghanistan.

12/05/2013

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Investigators: More Than Half Of Corrections Officers At Jail Helped Inmates Smuggle In Contraband

Federal investigators believe more than half of the corrections officers at the Baltimore City jail helped inmates smuggle in contraband. A new set of officers has just been indicted.

11/22/2013

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14 More Correctional Officers Indicted In Connection With BGF Case

Federal authorities have charged 19 people — 14 of them corrections officers– in connection with the Black Guerrilla Family case at the Baltimore City Detention Center. The new indictment, unsealed Thursday, alleges that the officers aided Black Guerrilla Family members in smuggling prescription pills, marijuana and cell phones inside the jail walls.

11/21/2013

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