46-Year-Old Melissa Heyer Sentenced To Federal Prison For Submitting False Claims To U.S.U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III sentenced Melissa Heyer, age 46, of Gaithersburg, Maryland to a year and a day in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Leader Of Aryan Brotherhood Convicted On Murder, Gang Charges In Prison KillingJoseph Leissler, a leader of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood gang in the Maryland Correctional Institute in Jessup, was convicted on murder and gang charges stemming from the killing of John O’Sullivan, a member of a rival gang.
Former Maryland Correctional Officer Sentenced For Smuggling SchemeA former correctional officer was sentenced to prison for helping smuggle drugs and other items into a prison in Maryland in exchange for payments.
Ex-Maryland Del. Cheryl Glenn Gets 2 Years In Prison In Bribery CaseA former state lawmaker who helped create Maryland's medical marijuana industry was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison for taking bribes for legislative favors, including votes to benefit a medical marijuana company.
7 Inmates Have Died Due To Coronavirus; 507 Cases Tied To State-Run Correctional SystemMore than 500 confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been tied to the state-run correctional system, officials said Monday.
6 Maryland Inmates Have Died Due To Coronavirus; 396 Cases Tied To State-Run Correctional SystemSix inmates at state-run correctional facilities have now died due to the coronavirus, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Cases: Correctional Officer Tests Positive For COVID-19 At Metropolitan Intake CenterA correctional officer at the Metropolitan Intake Center in Baltimore tested positive for COVID-19.
Exonorees Lobby In Favor Of Bill To Compensate Wrongly ImprisonedIt would provide $78,916 for each year a wrongly convicted person spent in prison.
Maryland Lawmakers Urge Compensating Wrongly IncarceratedNearly 50 Maryland lawmakers are calling on a powerful state spending panel to compensate five men who were wrongly convicted of crimes and spent a combined 120 years in prison, as attorneys for the men seek as much as $12 million in combined compensation.
3 Plead Guilty To Scheme To Smuggle Contraband Into PrisonThe U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland says three people have pleaded guilty in connection with a scheme to smuggle contraband into a state prison.
Another Drug Smuggling Arrest At Maryland Correctional FacilityFor the second time in as many days Maryland correctional officers have stopped a person from smuggling the narcotic suboxone into a prison.
Attorney Arrested For Smuggling Drugs Into PrisonA Baltimore attorney has been arrested and charged with smuggling drugs into the Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown.
Maryland Settles Federal Lawsuit By Blind Inmates For $1.4MThe state of Maryland has settled for $1.4 million a federal lawsuit filed by blind current and former inmates alleging discrimination.
Idaho Prisoners Hacked Tablets, Gave Themselves $225,000 In CreditHundreds of Idaho inmates exploited a vulnerability in their personal tablets and gave themselves thousands of dollars in credits used to download music and games and use email, officials said Friday.
Maryland Curbs Inmate Access To Books, Citing Drug SmugglingMaryland is limiting the access prison inmates have to books, saying it's necessary to keep drugs from entering state prisons.