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.
The General Assembly is looking at ways to eliminate gang activity in the Baltimore City Detention Center.
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.
There’s more information on how a dangerous gang took control of the Baltimore City jail with sex and smuggling behind bars. Now, Maryland’s top prison official is speaking out about the widespread corruption and the aggressive moves he’s making.
Baltimore City Police continue to hunt down gang members to get them off the street. Perhaps the most dangerous gang, the Black Guerrilla Family was so powerful, its leader was literally calling the shots from behind bars.
A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into the facility for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
The man accused of running a sophisticated drug dealing operation behind bars as an inmate at the Baltimore City Detention Center pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges Tuesday.
Sex, drugs, phones and cash. A major problem inside a Baltimore City jail leads to federal indictments against correctional officers. Now lawmakers meet to grill prison leaders about how to fix the issue.
Cracking down on prison gangs. State officials expedite emergency plans to stop criminals from organizing crime behind bars.
An inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang was granted permission to be moved from the Maryland Prison System to federal custody.
A lawyer for an inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang in Maryland is asking that his client be moved out of state.
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.