BALTIMORE (AP) — A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to a racketeering conspiracy for smuggling drugs into the facility.
Kimberly Dennis, 26, of Baltimore entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Baltimore. She faces a maximum of 20 years in prison at sentencing in January. Her lawyer did not immediately return a message left seeking comment.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Shot In South Baltimore Thursday Afternoon, Police Say
According to her plea, Dennis, who worked at the detention center for seven years, smuggled marijuana, tobacco and prescription pills into the facility.READ MORE: LifeBridge Health Administers Its First J&J COVID Vaccines Thursday
Prosecutors say inmates who were members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang would sell the contraband to other inmates.
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