Black Guerrilla Family
The man who gunned down a shopper outside Towson Town Center days before Christmas will spend the rest of his life behind bars. The shooting is linked to the dangerous gang the Black Guerrilla Family, which is at the center of a prison corruption scandal.
Governor Martin O’Malley is under fire for his response to the jail corruption scandal. He praised his administration’s handling of the problem as more top leaders pushed for action and answers.
Governor Martin O’Malley said he knew for months about the federal investigation into a gang’s criminal empire at the Baltimore City Detention Center and praised federal prosecutors. But now, correctional officers are slamming the state for a lack of staffing at the facility.
Twenty-five people, including 13 correctional officers have been charged in a federal sting. Two of those suspects—an inmate and a correctional officer whom he impregnated—had initial court appearances Monday afternoon.
Big changes at the Baltimore City Detention Center, just days after the Feds discover sex, drugs and a lucrative business thriving inside the jail walls run by a notorious gang.
We are learning more about the ongoing investigation into how jail guards became part of the biggest smuggling scheme in Baltimore City history. An inmate is the alleged ringleader of it all and got four women pregnant while he was behind bars.
Jailhouse Soap Opera: 13 Female Guards Indicted For Smuggling Drugs & Phones; 4 Impregnated By Same Inmate
It was a brazen scheme to smuggle drugs and cell phones into Baltimore jails. More than two dozen people face federal charges, including corrections officers—some of whom got pregnant by the same inmate.
In the past three days, two people have been shot on or near Greenmount Avenue in Baltimore. It’s part of a string of violence there…but is gang warfare driving it?