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Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case
Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case

With his National Guard company up for a deployment to Afghanistan in 2013, 23-year veteran Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, he went to the war zone. He wanted to ensure the company had enough seasoned veterans and "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors. But while he was overseas, federal authorities were finishing an investigation into widespread corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center, where Jones was a K-9 officer, and he would be charged with smuggling drugs and cell phones for inmates. His deployment ended with him being flown back to face charges. On Friday, Jones, 41, was sentenced to 20 months in federal...

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