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  • First kilo-quantity drug dealer pleads guilty in Mondawmin Mall sting case

    First kilo-quantity drug dealer pleads guilty in Mondawmin Mall sting case
    Last Aug. 11, nine men were arrested in Baltimore after a major supplier of drugs was busted, turned informant, and placed calls to his customers to arrange for transactions they thought would involve kilograms of cocaine and heroin, but instead ended with a string of busts that day, seven of them in the parking lot of Mondawmin Mall. One of the two arrested elsewhere—Vincent Ronald "Cuzo" Cooper, whose arrest went down at the Haddon Hill Apartments in Northwest, where he allegedly worked as a maintenance man—today became the first of the defendants to plead guilty.
  • Whistleblower cop Joseph Crystal recalls his battles with Baltimore's blue wall of silence

    Whistleblower cop Joseph Crystal recalls his battles with Baltimore's blue wall of silence
    Faced with a potentially life-changing dilemma, Joseph Crystal asked his parents what to do. “Both my parents were NYPD police,” Crystal says by phone from a law office in New York City. Both told him to report wrongdoing by fellow police...

    Shadow Economics 101: Labor-management relations in a West Baltimore drug crew

    Shadow Economics 101: Labor-management relations in a West Baltimore drug crew
    Drug dealing isn't always the quick-buck, easy-street business it is sometimes thought to be. It's often hard, demanding work, and, as court records in a recent drug-trafficking takedown in Baltimore show, sometimes involves unruly, hard-to-manage workers...

    Dope Service: Postal worker special-delivered weed packages to Baltimore dealers, cops say

    Dope Service: Postal worker special-delivered weed packages to Baltimore dealers, cops say
    Usually, mail sent to undeliverable addresses are returned to the senders or end up in the so-called "dead letter office" of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Atlanta. But in Baltimore, USPS letter carrier Antoinette McDaniels accepted $100 every time she...

    The Black Guerrilla Family's Maryland chapter is all about 'ben'

    The Black Guerrilla Family's Maryland chapter is all about 'ben'
    Back in 2011, two years before Tavon White and 43 others were indicted in Maryland for running a Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) gang conspiracy in Baltimore's jails, someone going by the moniker "fire water air" posted a comment on the forum of...