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  • Maryland federal court finally unveils fact that Kenneth Ravenell was terminated as attorney for accused drug-trafficker Richard Byrd

    Maryland federal court finally unveils fact that Kenneth Ravenell was terminated as attorney for accused drug-trafficker Richard Byrd
    Thanks to self-represented litigator William Bond's intervention, those following the well-shrouded circumstances of prominent Baltimore lawyer Kenneth Ravenell's representation of accused narco-mogul Richard Byrd now know this: Ravenell was "terminated"...
  • Matt Nicka, accused head of Sonar-tied pot conspiracy in Maryland, in U.S. custody

    Matt Nicka, accused head of Sonar-tied pot conspiracy in Maryland, in U.S. custody
    Nearly four years after a 2010 federal indictment named Matt Nicka as the leader of a decade-long, cross-country pot conspiracy based in Baltimore, he and his co-defendant wife, Gretchen Peterson, whose lives as fugitives ended when Canadian authorities...
  • The Detective and the Rapper

    The Detective and the Rapper
    On Oct. 19, 2012 Kevron Evans, who raps under the name Young Moose, was arrested by Detective Daniel Hersl on the 1900 block of North Collington Avenue and charged with possession with intent to distribute narcotics. On May 30, 2014, Evans entered...
  • Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy

    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy
    Baltimore attorney Kenneth Ravenell appears to have separated from Murphy, Falcon, & Murphy, the prestigious firm in which he'd been a partner since 2007, when he left what was then known as Schulman, Treem, Kaminkow, Gilden & Ravenell PA. The website...
  • Bad Seeds

    Bad Seeds
    After Baltimore police officer Vincent Cosom apparently sucker-punched Kollin Truss at Greenmount and North avenues in June, it took about three months before a video of the incident hit the internet, prompting the matter to go viral in a maelstrom of...
  • Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office contends that prosecutors properly handled faked drug-dog certification

    Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office contends that prosecutors properly handled faked drug-dog certification
    The attorney for Indiana real-estate investor Samantha Banks, whose $122,640 in cash was seized by authorities at Baltimore-Washington International Airport last year, in July argued that federal prosecutors knowingly passed off in litigation a faked...
  • Wandering Eye: Nawrozki's investigative legacy, Ed Schrader on Bowie, and bank hackers

    Wandering Eye: Nawrozki's investigative legacy, Ed Schrader on Bowie, and bank hackers
    ┬áBaltimore journalist Joe Nawrozki’s recent death has prompted a notable tribute┬áby fellow scribe and regular CP contributor Rafael Alvarez in the Baltimore Brew, recalling how Nawrozki’s coverage of the local crime scene for the Baltimore...
  • High Times

    High Times
    Come Oct. 1, people in Maryland caught with less than 10 grams of pot or less will no longer face criminal penalties, thanks to the April 7 passage of a marijuana-decriminalization bill in the Maryland General Assembly, which Gov. Martin O’Malley...
  • Ghosts of Black Guerrilla Family scandals past appear in new cases

    Ghosts of Black Guerrilla Family scandals past appear in new cases
    As the few remaining defendants in the Tavon White-led Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison-gang conspiracy case involving Maryland correctional officers (CO) prepare for trial, two reminders emerged recently of how long gang-corrupted COs have been gaming...
  • Costello Goes To City Hall

    Costello Goes To City Hall
    Eric Costello was appointed to replace William Cole as the 11th District City Councilman on Sept. 23, after a four-hour public hearing and no deliberation by the committee empaneled to consider 14 candidates. Upon his nomination, Costello told The Sun...
  • Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

    Bates | Image by Booking photo Editor's Note: An updated version of this story appears in Mobtown Beat, Nov. 25, 2009 Marlow Bates' stint in prison, where he's been detained since his April arrest for aiding an alleged drug-dealing conspiracy by the...
  • Law-enforcement tactics questioned in Baltimore BGF case involving armed-robbery sting

    Last April, when Greyling Chase and Rodney Ellis were charged for the attempted armed robbery of a drug dealer in a sting operation set up by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the charging documents made clear the men both "are high-...