BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa appeared in court Monday for nine minutes to face a federal judge for the charges against him for failing to file his taxes for three years.

The judge went over terms related to De Sousa’s release, including that he must surrender any guns by Wednesday night. He’s no longer allowed to carry.

The judge also told De Sousa he must turn is his passport by June 7. He cannot travel outside the U.S. and cannot change addresses.

The former commissioner is charged with failing to file his taxes between 2013 and 2015. He was charged on May 10 and resigned five days later.

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De Sousa, a 30-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, moved into the role following the firing of former commissioner Kevin Davis in January.

De Sousa resigned 76 days after taking the job.

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The search for a new Baltimore Police commissioner is underway and Pugh has said the search will be nationwide.

Gary Tuggle has been appointed as acting commissioner, but Pugh says a national search has begun to find the new police commissioner.

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Kimberly Eiten


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