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  • Another 262 months for Jose Morales

    Federal district judge Roger Titus sentenced Jose J. Morales to an additional 262 months behind bars today for trying to smuggle heroin into federal prison while attempting to keep an outside-the-walls pot ring running. The sentence is to run...
  • “Wagba” emerges from the shadows of the Baltimore- West Africa heroin trade

    A man named George Frimpong Ebo-Amissah appeared in Baltimore's federal court in on Tuesday. His nickname is Wagba, which may be familiar to CP readers who saw the May 2012 cover feature entitled "Straight Outta Accra." The story opens with a Wagba who is...
  • More details coming in Long murder case

    Federal prosecutors plan to tell a more complete (and truer) story than the state did about the 2008 murder of Robert Long, according to a motion filed in the capital murder case against Jose J. Morales. In a nine-page document titled "Intrinsic Act...
  • Pet Peeve

    Pet Peeve
    Last June, long before activists began a campaign to protest conditions and policies at the animal shelter run by Baltimore County Animal Services (BCAS) in Baldwin, Md., cat-rescuer Denise Arnot says she learned what can happen to those who lodge...
  • Dope Burn: Brian Swope Jr. cops to heroin-addled arson of Pizza City

    [caption id="attachment_19150" align="alignleft" width="335"] Photo by Noah Scialom[/caption] Now we know: a heroin binge made him do it. In July, after Brian Keith Swope, Jr., was charged in Maryland federal court with torching the Pizza City (pictured,...
  • What the Snot Boogies of the Baltimore drug game say when they think no one is listening

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is helping Baltimore police gather evidence against alleged members of a what court documents describe as a "violent street-gang known to investigators as the Ridgewood Avenue Crew," which takes its name from...
  • Alleged BGF drug supplier gets 19 years in prison for Eastern Shore drug conspiracy

    Today, Austin Roberts III learned his fate: 19 years in federal prison. That's what he'd expected, according to his plea agreement, entered in May. Though not charged in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's 2009/2010 racketeering case against the...
  • Dan McIntosh’s fugitive co-defendants in massive pot conspiracy picked up in British Columbia

    Baltimore Crime today linked to an article posted this morning by The Province, an online news site in British Columbia, reporting that Matt Nicka (pictured) and Gretchen Peterson, longtime fugitives from a pot-conspiracy indictment in Maryland federal...
  • The Sun's Credulous Take on Stanley Rochkind

    The Baltimore Sun's Justin George, Ian Duncan and Carrie Wells took a look at the Wall Hunter project this weekend (City Paper has a comprehensive story on the project in the works) and allowed a couple of whoppers to go unchallenged. First it quoted a...
  • Meth-extorting Outlaws Motorcycle Club warlock goes on the lam in Baltimore

    The "warlock," or enforcer, of the Philadelphia chapter of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, a 43-year-old Baltimore man named Michael James "Maniac" Privett of Baltimore, is on the lam from the law, according to court documents filed in federal court in...
  • Summer of the Gun: 3900 S. Hanover St.

    Police were called to the 3900 block of S. Hanover Street after a reported gunfight in the street. One man was shot in the neck. His condition was unknown. Residents in the Brooklyn neighborhood were not used to this kind of violence. At a crime scene...
  • Summer of the Gun: Violent Weekend

    After a lull in shootings in recent days, 13 people in Baltimore city were shot from Friday night to early Monday morning, including a seven-year-old boy. Two men were shot a few feet over the Baltimore City line on Edmonson Avenue in the early hours of...