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Rod J. Rosenstein

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  • Morales guilty in federal murder-for-hire case

    Morales guilty in federal murder-for-hire case
    A federal jury in Greenbelt convicted a Baltimore contractor on Wednesday of ordering the killing of a witness against him in a series of theft cases, rendering a swift verdict after a man wrongfully convicted of the death was cleared. Prosecutors said...
  • U.S. judge says government view on marijuana raises 'equal justice' issue

    U.S. judge says government view on marijuana raises 'equal justice' issue
    A federal judge in Maryland handed down lighter prison sentences Monday to defendants in a huge marijuana distribution case, saying that such offenses are "not regarded with the same seriousness" as they were just a few decades ago. U.S. District Judge...
  • After murder exoneration, freed man wonders how case went wrong

    After murder exoneration, freed man wonders how case went wrong
    Demetrius Smith knew a man had been murdered in his neighborhood. But that's all he knew — until two police trucks pulled up on a warm summer morning and whisked him to the homicide division at police headquarters. Detectives had rounded up two...
  • Former Fort Meade youth worker charged with child sex abuse

    Former Fort Meade youth worker charged with child sex abuse
    A former employee of the Fort Meade Youth Center was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing two boys there in 2010 and 2011, federal authorities said. Anthony Dennis Williams II allegedly communicated with the boys through social media and text messages,...
  • Authorities seek public help on alleged Fort Meade child sex abuse suspect

    Authorities seek public help on alleged Fort Meade child sex abuse suspect
    Federal authorities are asking anyone with information about the former Fort Meade Youth Center worker who was accused this week of sexually abusing two boys to contact them. Anthony Dennis Williams II made an initial appearance at U.S. District Court...
  • Silk Road employee pleads guilty in Maryland

    Silk Road employee pleads guilty in Maryland
    An administrator with wide-ranging access to the supposedly secret transactions on the Silk Road online market pleaded guilty to a drug charge Thursday in Baltimore after he was caught in a federal sting in January. Curtis Clark Green, 47, was unmasked...
  • 7 years prison for ex-soldier accused of trying to join terror group

    7 years prison for ex-soldier accused of trying to join terror group
    A former Army intelligence specialist pleaded guilty Monday to destroying his computer in an attempt to cover his tracks before flying to Africa in a bid to join the Somali militant group al-Shabaab. Craig Benedict Baxam, 26, of Laurel was sentenced in a...
  • Two grocery store operators charged in food stamp fraud case

    Two grocery store operators charged in food stamp fraud case
    Federal authorities charged two Baltimore grocery store operators Friday with exchanging food stamp benefits for cash, continuing a campaign against a practice prosecutors say hurts honest retailers. Abdulmalik Abdulla, 37, and Ahmed Mohssen, 53, who...
  • Port Deposit man gets 12 years for possessing child porn

    A 31-year-old Port Deposit man was sentenced last week to 12 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Michael Dean Ragan Jr.'s prison term will be followed by 35 years of supervised release and he will be required to register as a sex...
  • Maryland food stamp fraud alleged against Baltimore stores

    Maryland food stamp fraud alleged against Baltimore stores
    A federal grand jury indicted 10 Baltimore business owners or operators on charges of stealing nearly $7 million from food assistance programs by agreeing to debit cash for beneficiaries without selling food — then keeping a cut of the proceeds....
  • 26 charged in Cherry Hill gang indictments

    26 charged in Cherry Hill gang indictments
    Over the course of three days in Cherry Hill in January 2011, a former standout high school basketball player was fatally shot and a youth football coach was murdered in front of his family. Those shootings and at least three others in the South...
  • Police and feds launch deadly heroin cocktail investigation

    Police and feds launch deadly heroin cocktail investigation
    Law enforcement agencies across Maryland have launched a joint investigation to find the source of a deadly variant of heroin that has claimed dozens of lives in recent months and sent outreach workers scrambling to warn addicts. Authorities say the...