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Indictment alleges Jessup prison guard moonlighted as Crips gang chief

Indictment alleges Jessup prison guard moonlighted as Crips gang chief

Antoine Fordham led a busy double life, prosecutors say, as a sergeant in a state prison by day and officer in the ruthless Crips street gang after work.

On the Baltimore streets, he managed Crips drug dealers and directed the gangsters to protect their turf by gunning down rivals, prosecutors say. They say Fordham, 31, ran his chapter of the Crips inside prison too, presiding over a sophisticated operation to smuggle in drugs and cellphones.

“He was basically running operations for the 8-Trey Crips in the northeast section of Baltimore after work, then going into work and providing direction to many of the inmates,” said Don Hibbert, who runs the Baltimore office of the...

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