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  • Guilty Plea for Theft and Lying in DEA Cop Case

    Veteran Baltimore Police Department detective Mark Lunsford pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore yesterday, admitting that he stole funds intended for paying informants, stole a diamond watch and other items from suspects in his...
  • Ex-State Delegate Admits to Crimes for Which He Was Not Charged

    Former state Del. William Madonna pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on June 4 to structuring cash transactions to avoid bank reporting requirements, which are triggered whenever the amounts involved are $10,000 or more. But in the statement of facts...
  • DEA Raids in Prison-Gang Case Nab Another Suspect: James Bullock

    [caption id="attachment_4928" align="alignleft" width="233" caption="James Bullock"][/caption] On Monday, April 12, when U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents were staging raids in connection with the latest federal indictment of members of...
  • BGF Raids Turn Up Evidence of Prison Gang’s Drug-Dealing, But Also Its Ideology

    The Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang's alleged drug-dealing and violence, as described in court documents released as more than a dozen accused members were arrested on Apr. 12, are typical of Baltimore's crime scene. What's less prosaic about the...
  • Steven “J.R.” Blackwell Jr. Arrested in New York on Maryland Heroin Charges

    Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office spokeswoman Marcia Murphy just confirmed, via e-mail, what City Paper had heard recently: that Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. had been nabbed by the feds. He "has been arrested for conspiracy to distribute and possession...
  • Mysterious “Corrupt-istan”

    The New York Times' Dexter Filkins weighed in on Sept. 4 with a strange Week in Review piece on Afghan corruption. It reads rather like setting out the equation 2+2=? and carrying on as if it's Fermat's Last Theorem. To explain why the United States...
  • WikiLeaks and BoA

    Yesterday Bank of America's stock plunged after a Forbes interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange republished allegations that Assange will release a huge cache of upper-level documents from a very large bank. Assange would not tell Forbes which...
  • Man Indicted for Murdering Federal Witness Kareem Kelly Guest

    Antonio "Mack" Hall, a 30-year-old Baltimorean, was indicted Dec. 2 by a federal grand jury for murdering a federal witness, Kareem Kelly Guest, in Westport in 2009, according to a press release issued today by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland....
  • Operation Broken Trust?

      U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced a giant sweep of scammers today during a noon press conference at the Department of Justice. More than 500 people have been charged in various Ponzi schemes, mortgage frauds, securities frauds, and the...
  • Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office Announces Schenning's Return as First Assistant

    Stephen M. Schenning, a white-collar prosecutor with a long history at the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office, has been named First Assistant U.S. Attorney, the top career position there. Schenning had previously served in that position from 1997 to 2001,...
  • Feds Raid Drug Lawyer's Office

    Federal law enforcement officers searched lawyer Stanley H. Needleman's offices this morning, the Sun's Justin Fenton reports. Calls to Needleman's home and office were not returned immediately. Needleman is a prominent local defense attorney who...
  • Needleman Search Nets More Than $600,000

    Investigators with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigations Division seized more than $600,000 from attorney Stanley Needleman's office and home in searches conducted last week, two people familiar with...