Former Guard Admit Smuggling Contraband into Maryland PrisonA former Maryland prison guard is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County.
Guilty Pleas Expected In Md. Prison Smuggling SchemeCourt records show four defendants in a large racketeering case at Maryland's largest prison have agreed to plead guilty.
Cracking Down on Racketeering, Drug Conspiracies At Md. Prisons80 people have been charged for a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institute in Westover in one of the biggest prison smuggling rings busted on the eastern shore.
Inmate Commits Suicide After Being ConvictedCorrections officials say a 27-year-old inmate at the Eastern Correctional Institution has hanged himself a day after being convicted on charges that could have resulted in a 60-year sentence.
Md. Moves Inmates From Low-Lying AreasState corrections officials say 188 inmates housed at the Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit at Quantico have been moved because of evacuation of some low-lying areas.