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Cumberland Home Invader Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

December 23, 2009

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Danny Jones, age 25, of Petersburg, Virginia, today to 20 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit an armed commercial robbery and committing such a robbery; conspiracy to possess and possession of firearms in furtherance of a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Former Accountant of Dundalk Law Firm Sentenced to More Than 11 Years in Prison For Stealing Over $1 Million and Arson

December 7, 2009

U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced George Michael Perez, age 34, of Dundalk, Maryland, today to 135 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for wire fraud and arson in connection with a scheme to defraud the law firm where he was employed, and for failure to appear at a federal hearing, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Wanted: Remy David Heath

November 23, 2009

Remy David Heath is a member of the Latin Kings and wanted for violation of federal RICO Laws. Caution: He has previous offenses and is considered armed and dangerous. More »

Nineteen Alleged Latin Kings Members Indicted On Federal Racketeering Charge

November 19, 2009

A federal grand jury in Greenbelt, Md., has indicted 19 alleged members of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (Latin Kings) for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise, announced Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer and U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

States Attorney Announces Indictment For Arson

November 5, 2009

The States Attorney for Prince George’s County, Glenn F. Ivey, announced at a press conference today that indictments against two individuals have been returned from a Grand Jury. The indictments stem from an arson fire that occurred at a vacant house in 2008. More »

TTP Bloods Leader Pleads Guilty To Racketeering Activities

November 4, 2009

Jerrod Fenwick, age 28, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to conduct and participate in the activities of a racketeering enterprise known as the Tree Top Piru Bloods (TTP Bloods), announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy. More »

Accessory After The Fact Sentenced To 63 Months In Prison In The Killing Of A Witness

November 3, 2009

U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Chester Stone, age 44, of Frederick, Maryland, today to 63 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for being an accessory after the fact to witness tampering by homicide, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Four In Cumberland Indicted On Drug Conspiracy Charges

October 28, 2009

A federal grand jury has indicted Benjamin Lee, age 24; Andrew Delawder, age 26; Angel Page, age 21, and Darlene Lee, age 56, all of Cumberland, Maryland, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine, marijuana and cocaine from at least October 2008 to September 21, 2009, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Landover Career Criminal Sentenced To Over 16 Years In Prison

August 18, 2009

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced Gerome Alexander Young, age 30, of Landover, Maryland, today to 195 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Two Men Indicted For Possessing And Selling Stolen Guns

July 20, 2009

A federal grand jury indicted Marcus Dermanellian Hunter, age 23, of Washington, D.C. and Jason Thomas Scott, age 26, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, today for possession of stolen firearms and possession of firearms with obliterated serial numbers, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Second Defendant Sentenced To Life In Prison In The Murder Of Witness Carl Lackl

July 20, 2009

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Frank Keith Goodman, age 23, of Baltimore today to two consecutive life sentences plus 55 years in prison for conspiracy to use telephones in the commission of a murder-for-hire; use of a firearm in a murder; conspiracy to murder a witness; and murder of a witness in connection with the murder of Carl Stanley Lackl on July 2, 2007, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Caroll County Man Sentenced To A Year In Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearms While Under A Restraining Order

July 9, 2009

Chief U.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg sentenced Antoin Jerrold Newman, age 38, of New Windsor, Maryland, today to a year and a day in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possession of a firearm by a person subject to a court order restraining him from threatening an intimate partner, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Palmer Park Felon Exiled to Over 27 Years in Prison for Possessing a Gun

June 23, 2009

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced Ray A. Blanchard, age 38, of Palmer Park, Maryland today to 327 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for being felon in possession of a gun, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Judge Imposes 4 Consecutive Life Sentences Without Parole for Baltimore Man Who Ordered Murder of Witness

May 28, 2009

A twelve-person federal jury voted today to impose a sentence of life in prison without parole on Patrick Albert Byers, Jr., age 24, of Baltimore and U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett then sentenced Byers to four consecutive life sentences for arranging the murder of Carl Stanley Lackl on July 2, 2007, in order to prevent Mr. Lackl from testifying against Byers in a Baltimore City trial, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

42 Defendants, Including Alleged PDL Bloods Gang Members and Associates, Indicted on Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracy Charges

May 28, 2009

A federal grand jury has indicted 23 alleged members of the Pasadena Denver Lanes Bloods gang (PDL Bloods) on federal racketeering charges and charged 11 additional defendants in the same indictment with conspiracy to distribute drugs. More »

Girlfriend of TTP Bloods Leader Sentenced for Racketeering Conspiracy

May 15, 2009

U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Sherry Brockington, age 24, of Baltimore, today to 57 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to conduct and participate in the activities of a racketeering enterprise known as the Tree Top Piru Bloods (TTP Bloods), announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy. More »

Serial Arsonist Sentenced to Over 8 Years for Setting Nine Fires in Six Months at Springhill Lake Apartments

April 2, 2009

U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. sentenced Jeremiah Christopher Jones, age 26, of Greenbelt, Maryland, today to 97 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release on nine counts of arson at the Springhill Lake apartment complex, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. Judge Williams set a restitution hearing for June 29, 2009. The government is seeking $2.4 million in restitution. More »

TTP Bloods Gang Leader Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy

March 27, 2009

U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Kevin Gary, age 27, of Baltimore, today to 30 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conducting and participating in the activities of a racketeering enterprise known as the Tree Top Piru Bloods (TTP Bloods), announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy. More »

Baltimore Felon Exiled to 15 Years in Prison for Illegal Possession of a Gun

February 20, 2009

U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Robert Simmons, age 26, of Baltimore, today to 15 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for illegal possession of a gun by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. More »

Two More Plead Guilty in TTP Bloods Case

February 4, 2009

Antonio Smith, age 26, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty today to three counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and Tracey Whiting, age 24, also of Baltimore pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy to conduct and participate in the activities of a racketeering enterprise known as the Tree Top Piru Bloods (TTP Bloods), announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy. More »