BALTIMORE (WJZ)—The FBI has arrested another Baltimore corrections officer linked to the jail smuggling scandal– but they had to wait until he returned from Afghanistan.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Derrick Jones, 41, was arrested in Waco, Texas.READ MORE: Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Woman At Knife Point In East Baltimore
According to WJZ’s media partner, The Baltimore Sun, Jones was charged last month after he’d already deployed with the Maryland National Guard.READ MORE: Maryland's EquiFest Showcases Adoptable Horses, Some Retired From Racing
He’s accused of smuggling phones and other contraband into the jail for the Black Guerrilla Family gang members, who were serving time at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
Jones is now in the custody of U.S. Marshals, who will bring him back to Baltimore to face trial.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Fall
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