Ex-Corrections Officer Sentenced In Contraband PlotA former corrections officer has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.
Alleged BGF Leader Takes The Stand AgainThe notorious trial against eight defendants, including five correctional officers accused of letting the Black Guerilla Family take over the Baltimore City jail continues Tuesday.
3 Prison Workers Indicted For Smuggling Phones & ContrabandIt's happened again. Three prison workers are indicted on charges of smuggling cell phones and contraband inside Baltimore City jails.
Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Remaining 8 Charged In Baltimore Jail ScandalJury 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.
Senate Advances Bill To Help Stop Jail ContrabandBoth chambers of the Maryland legislature have approved bills that would raise the penalties for inmates and correctional officers caught smuggling in contraband.
BGF Member Sentenced To More Than 12 Years In PrisonA 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.
3rd Correctional Officer Sentenced In Contraband Smuggling Prison ScandalAnother correctional officer has been sentenced for smuggling contraband to members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang inside the Baltimore City Detention Center.
Lawmakers Consider Bills On Cell Phones In Prison Maryland lawmakers pushed for several measures to help cut down on contraband and fight corruption in correctional facilities on Tuesday, but some lawmakers questioned whether stiffer penalties for bringing in and receiving contraband cell phones went too far.
Investigators: More Than Half Of Corrections Officers At Jail Helped Inmates Smuggle In ContrabandFederal 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.
7th Correctional Officer Enters Guilty Plea For Aiding Prison Gang In Smuggling ScandalAnother corrections officer enters a guilty plea Wednesday for her involvement in the sophisticated contraband smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center that drew national attention to Maryland.
Fighting Corruption: Md. Lawmakers Propose Changes After Baltimore Jail TourState lawmakers investigating corruption in the prison system walk through the Baltimore City Detention Center.
Tobacco & Alcohol Contraband Violations Have Increased In Md.Millions of tax dollars are going up in smoke. The Maryland comptroller’s office is cracking down on cigarette smuggling.