Glen Kyle Wells supplied only a small fraction of the heroin sold by a Northeast Baltimore drug crew. But he contributed a powerful friend to protect the drug dealers: city police Detective Momodu Gondo.
A boyhood friend of Gondo, Wells, 32, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for his role in the million-dollar heroin ring.
“He brought his relationship with a police officer, former police officer Gondo, into this conspiracy,” U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake told the court, “then others in the conspiracy took advantage of it.”
The drug crew sold heroin with impunity under Gondo’s protection. The detective has admitted in court to running...