BALTIMORE (WJZ) — An inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang was granted permission to be moved from the Maryland Prison System to federal custody.

It was decided Friday in federal court.

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Tavon White’s lawyer has said the conditions of his confinement at a state prison in Cumberland made it hard for him to prepare a defense.

He said it was nearly impossible to share documents with his client when they were communicating through glass.

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White was one of 25 people indicted in a contraband smuggling conspiracy at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

The indictment states White impregnated multiple corrections officers.

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The exact federal prison facility will not be released.