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  • 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...
  • Federal Judge Rules City, BPD to Remain as Defendants in Tshamba Lawsuit

    In what A. Dwight Pettit, the lawyer for the family of a U.S. Marine veteran shot dead last year by off-duty Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba, calls "a very significant victory," a federal judge yesterday ruled that Baltimore City, the Baltimore...
  • BPD Officer Charged in Heroin Ring

    A Baltimore City Police officer was arrested on federal heroin trafficking charges today, and a seven-count indictment was unsealed in Federal District Court. Daniel G. Redd, 41, was arrested at the Northwest Police District by fellow city officers....
  • British Cocaine Conspirator Gets Four Years

    Sarfraz Patel, a British national who allegedly remortgaged his home to raise money for an unlikely drug deal arranged by undercover police in Baltimore, was sentenced to 48 months in prison on June 22 after a 45-minute bench conference before Federal...
  • Feds Accuse Sonar's Daniel McIntosh of Participating in Massive Pot Conspiracy

    Daniel McIntosh, the principal owner of downtown Baltimore's Sonar nightclub, has been accused in a federal indictment of participating in a cross-country marijuana conspiracy involving more than 1,000 kilograms of the drug and $30 million in proceeds...