The state prison agency says it’s taking steps to staunch a spike in cell phone smuggling at the medium-security Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Another person has been sentenced Thursday in the contraband smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
The FBI has arrested another Baltimore corrections officer linked to the jail smuggling scandal– but they had to wait until he returned from Afghanistan.
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.
Contraband bust. Two people were caught red-handed trying to smuggle drugs and a cell phone into the Baltimore City Detention Center–this as the corrections system continues to crack down.
Sex and smuggling behind bars. This week, WJZ investigates the long-term corruption inside the Baltimore City Detention Center. The man at the top tells WJZ he has made major changes to clean up the jail.
Another 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.
An accused leader of a major East Coast cigarette-smuggling ring is facing more charges: plotting from a New York City jail to get witnesses killed.
A 48-year-old Maryland man who tried to help his nephew sneak across the Canadian border into New York has been convicted of smuggling an illegal alien across the U.S. border.
An Arizona couple has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison each for leading a $3 million marijuana smuggling plot.
A man who was convicted of smuggling cocaine from a Caribbean island hidden in the soles of flip-flops has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.
Just days after a major raid on a cigarette smuggling ring along the East Coast, WJZ has learned two brothers arrested are from Ocean City.