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  • Maryland correctional officer helped cover up inmate beating, Feds say

    Ryan Lohr, a correctional officer at Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown, was charged Jan. 18 in Maryland U.S. District Court with a single count of conspiracy to obstruct justice and destroy evidence, according to court documents. Lohr,...
  • Jose Morales Charged in Murder

    A Federal grand jury has indicted Jose J. Morales for using a cell phone to arrange the murder-for-hire of Robert Long, a former employee and accomplice. Morales, a drug-dealer, firebug and pseudo-contractor who specialized in stealing heavy...
  • Simon: Why Won’t the State’s Attorney Admit What He’s Done?

    Baltimore States Attorney Gregg Bernstein has yet to explain why his agency promulgated new rules more than a year ago that have resulted in far fewer homicide cases being prosecuted by his office than under his predecessor. When we left him in August, ...
  • Jose Morales pleads guilty to new drug charges

    Jose J. Morales, the collapse contractor, thief, arsonist and drug dealer whose curiously consequence-less criminal career was featured in City Paper in 2008, and who later turned in his lawyer, Stanley Needleman, on tax charges, pleaded guilty to new...
  • More links in the drone kill chain

    The U.S. Justice Department has apparently given a dubious legal OK for senior Obama Administration officials--not just the President himself--to order the killing of any U.S. citizen abroad if he is thought to be a "senior operational leader of al-...
  • Third Man Charged in Federal Inmate-Beating Probe in Maryland

    The FBI's ongoing civil-rights investigation into an inmate's 2008 beatings at the hands of staff at Maryland's Roxbury Correctional Institution (RCI) in Hagerstown ("Rogues or Regulars," Mobtown Beat, Feb. 20) has resulted in charges against a third man,...
  • Stripper-Murder Drug Trial Starts As Prosecutors Reveal Victim Had Been Dating a Cop

    Two days prior to the Nov. 7 start of the federal racketeering trial of the alleged drug conspiracy accused of murdering a Club Pussy Cat stripper ("Laid Bare," Mobtown Beat, Oct. 3), co-defendant Donta Baker pleaded guilty, leaving only Tyrone Johniken...
  • President of Har Sinai Congregation charged for laundering drug-dealer’s loan repayments

    "Bull____." That's how 61-year-old Stewart Dennis Sachs "repeatedly described" federal regulatory requirements for money-lenders during depositions in a 1990s lawsuit he brought against Regal Savings Bank, where he'd previously served as president,...
  • Guilty Verdict in Stripper-Murder Drug Trial

    Tyrone Johniken, the only defendant to go to trial in a four-member racketeering drug-conspiracy case involving the 2010 murder of Club Pussy Cat dancer Cherrie Gammon ("Laid Bare," Mobtown Beat, Oct. 3), was found guilty of all charges by a federal trial...
  • Why Gun Permit Records Maybe Should Be Public

    Last week Rep. Pat McDonough proposed doing for Maryland what something like 30 other states have already done: make secret the state's list of who is permitted to carry a concealed handgun. I was vacationing in my home state of Connecticut at the time,...
  • Outlaws Motorcycle Club meth probe nabs two more men

    When news broke in February that two Maryland men, including the president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club (OMC), had been indicted in a methamphetamine conspiracy after the FBI had infiltrated the club, one knowledgeable...
  • Baltimore police officer charged in federal gun, drug, and identity-fraud case

    The Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office distributed a criminal complaint today, filed in federal court against Ashley Roane, described in the court document as "an active duty uniformed Baltimore Police Officer assigned to patrol the Southwest District."...