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More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption
More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption

Prosecutors announced new indictments Monday of Baltimore jail staff, the same day a top corrections official testified in the federal corruption trial of eight inmates and corrections officers about the difficulty containing misconduct in the system. Those charged in the new indictments include a correctional officer and a contractual food service employee at the Baltimore City Detention Center who are accused of trying to deliver tobacco and other contraband to detainees. A 46-year-old volunteer yoga instructor also is accused of smuggling more than a half-dozen cellphones into the nearby state-run facility for federal detainees. A number of civilians have been charged in recent...

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