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.
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s deputies have charged three people, including an inmate, with trying to smuggle prescription medication into the county detention center.
Federal authorities said Thursday they have taken down an international drug trafficking ring based in Ghana that used couriers flying through Dulles International Airport to smuggle large amounts of heroin up and down the East Coast.