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  • Guilty Plea for Theft and Lying in DEA Cop Case

    Veteran Baltimore Police Department detective Mark Lunsford pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore yesterday, admitting that he stole funds intended for paying informants, stole a diamond watch and other items from suspects in his investigations, and lied in sworn documents. Lunsford was assigned to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force. Under his plea agreement, he must resign from his police job.
  • Defendants say new evidence destroys credibility of government's star witness

    Two cocaine conspirators convicted in February, after a riveting federal trial that showed how Mexican cartel drugs reach Baltimore street corners (“Corner Cartel,” Feature, Feb. 23), say newly shared government evidence contradicts...

    Corner Cartel

    Ronald Eugene Brown was a natural target for Baltimore narcotics investigators. The 6-foot-6-inch, 240-pound man, nicknamed “Truck,” had already served many years in prison for 1990s drug-dealing and robbery convictions, and his rehabilitation...

    Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

     
    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job.

    Marines in Mexico detain 35 Veracruz police officers

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's marines on Monday said they detained 35 Veracruz state police officers who were allegedly working for the Zetas drug cartel. In a short statement, authorities said the police officers were detained Saturday in two groups, 16 at the...