The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy has been charged with giving a repossession towing company privileged information from a crime database.
Prosecutors say the 16th and final Baltimore police officer involved in a towing extortion scheme has been sentenced. Kelvin Quade Manrich of Middle River was sentenced Friday to three years and five months in prison.
Prosecutors say a Baltimore city police officer has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.
Authorities say two people are dead after a car collided with a tow truck in Silver Spring.
The owners of a Baltimore County auto repair shop have entered guilty pleas in a towing scheme that involved dozens of Baltimore city police officers.
A federal grand jury has indicted 10 Baltimore police officers accused of taking kickbacks for diverting drivers at accident scenes to an unauthorized towing company and repair shop.
There’s tough new scrutiny for the city-authorized towing companies in the wake of last week’s arrests of 17 city police officers accused of taking kickbacks from a towing company that was not authorized to do business with the city.
The towing scandal involving Baltimore City police officers continues to spread.