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  • Dead Man Inc. leader gets life sentence in Texas court

    The self-professed leader of the Maryland-based prison gang Dead Man Inc. was sentenced to life in prison Monday after threatening to withdraw his guilty plea, according to federal prosecutors.  The plea agreement will spare James Sweeney, 35, a...
  • Alleged Towson Town Center shooter appears at trial

    Alleged Towson Town Center shooter appears at trial
    The murder trial began Tuesday for a man accused in a retaliatory gang shooting outside Towson Town Center at the height of the holiday shopping season in 2011. Tyrone Chester Brown Jr. allegedly shot 19-year-old Rodney Pridget, as part of his initiation...
  • Alleged gang member accused of avenging associate's death

    Alleged gang member accused of avenging associate's death
    After Black Guerrilla Family leader Naim King was killed on Halloween 2007, prosecutors say, fellow gang member David Hunter swore to avenge his death. He waited more than three years, prosecutors say. Finally, they say, in June 2011, he found Henry D....
  • Leader of Dead Man Inc. gang renounces group at sentencing

    Leader of Dead Man Inc. gang renounces group at sentencing
    As a federal judge handed down a sentence that will virtually ensure Perry Roark spends the rest of his life behind bars, the founder of Maryland's largest home-grown prison gang renounced his association with the group. Roark, a hulking man known as...
  • Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says

    Legal protections for Baltimore corrections officers go too far, FBI says
    Corruption allegations at the Baltimore City Detention Center have focused attention on the extensive "bill of rights" that protects state corrections officers who face disciplinary proceedings. Union leaders hailed the measure when it passed the...
  • Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF

    Maryland lawmakers call for answers on alleged jail corruption involving BGF
    Maryland lawmakers called Wednesday for a sweeping inquiry into the state prison system, amid allegations that a gang effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center, orchestrating crimes from behind bars and impregnating female correctional...
  • Who is running the city's jail?

    Who is running the city's jail?
    Baltimoreans are discovering that the inmates have been running the Baltimore City Detention Center, namely the BGF or Black Guerrilla Family ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). Tavon "Bulldog" White, a leader in the BGF gang was quoted as...
  • Inmates running the jail

    The federal racketeering and drug charges unveiled this week against 25 inmates and guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center raise serious questions about the state's management of the facility. Investigators detailed a pattern of corruption and...
  • Who was in charge at the city detention center?

    Who was in charge at the city detention center?
    I have lots of questions about the Black Guerrilla Family case, starting with this: Was the warden of the Baltimore City Detention Center asked to approve maternity leave for any of the female correctional officers allegedly impregnated by inmate Tavon...
  • Report warned of jail officer's alleged gang ties in 2006

    Report warned of jail officer's alleged gang ties in 2006
    One of the corrections officers accused this week of helping Black Guerrilla Family members smuggle drugs into a Baltimore jail was flagged seven years ago for alleged gang ties. A state investigator raised concerns in 2006 that Antonia Allison might...
  • BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings

    BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings
    Allegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system. The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...
  • Top jail officials to be polygraphed following gang indictment

    Top jail officials to be polygraphed following gang indictment
    State corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard ordered polygraph tests Friday of top administrators and "integrity reviews" of every employee at the Baltimore City Detention Center in an effort to root out corruption at the jail. Maynard has moved his...