| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:20 AM
A Vietnamese national living in California was sentenced recently to six years in federal prison for mail fraud in connection with his role in a credit card skimming scheme that prosecutors say involved an unidentified employee of a Maryland business....
| Dec 14, 2012
A Havre de Grace man, who pleaded guilty to stealing tons of aluminum from Aberdeen Proving Ground when he was employed at the installation, was sentenced to a year of home detention by a federal judge Wednesday.
In U.S. District Court in Baltimore,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Federal prosecutors in Maryland hauled in almost $25 million owed to the U.S. government and victims of federal crimes in the most recent fiscal year, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
The office said it collected $11 million in criminal cases, mostly as...
| Nov 22, 2012
It was no secret that Cherrie Gammon, a dancer at Baltimore's Club Pussycat, was sleeping with a city police officer, according to trial testimony. But when a drug boss on The Block was arrested, Gammon worried that the relationship and her alleged side...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore helped lead an operation that this week seized and shut down nearly 700 U.S.-based websites linked to the sale of counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs as part of an international effort to upend the global online drug trade.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:33 PM
A 25-year-old Gambrills man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for possession of child pornography, including images depicting "sadistic and violent conduct" toward children, according to prosecutors.
Robert Jay Hudson II, who pleaded...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:27 PM
A Landover business owner pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to failing to account for and pay employment taxes, leading to a more than $2.2 million tax loss, federal authorities said.
Alphonso Tillman, 44, of Fort Washington, had been president...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:47 PM
A Middle River woman was sentenced last week to six months in jail for defrauding the federal government through the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Lynn Carol Williams, 56, sentenced May 6 by U.S. District Judge Richard D....
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Maryland corrections officials are taking advantage of new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
In a program being used at...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center were preparing for a middle-of-the-night search of jail cells, aimed at rooting out drugs, cellphones, weapons and any other contraband inmates had stashed away. But the officers weren't the only...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:15 PM
As critics of Martin O'Malley sensed a new political vulnerability, the governor insisted Tuesday that last week's indictment of inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center was "a positive achievement" in Maryland's fight...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:32 AM
With the state corrections system already under scrutiny, the Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a $40,000 settlement with a former inmate of the Baltimore jail who claimed he was assaulted by gang members for not assisting with a drug...