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Gang Activity

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  • Court of Special Appeals upholds conviction of Bloods gang member in murder

    Maryland's second highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a gang member who shot a man six times in February 2009 on orders from a Bloods leader. The suspect had contested the state's introduction of gang testimony, arguing it prejudiced the...
  • Prison gang leader Roark pleads guilty, agrees to life term

    Perry Roark, the co-founder and "supreme commander" of notorious prison gang Dead Man Inc., pleaded guilty to federal racketeering and related murder and drug charges this week, accepting a life sentence as part of the deal. Some of the charges would...
  • Sheriff discusses drugs, traffic issues at town hall

    The biggest crime problems in Harford County are all related to drugs. That's the message Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane delivered Saturday morning at a town hall meeting for the Abingdon community. The biggest crime problems in Harford County are...
  • What Baltimore can teach Rockville about fighting crime

    What Baltimore can teach Rockville about fighting crime
    As Maryland largest and wealthiest subdivision (and often ranked among the richest in the country), Montgomery County is not usually in the business of seeking advice from its neighbors. That's not mere elitism but much collective expertise at work &#...
  • Hung jury in 2010 Edgewood shooting trial

    An Edgewood man and suspected "high ranking" gang member went to trial last week in connection with a 2010 shooting near the Courts of Harford Square neighborhood, but he may be tried again after the jury could not agree on a verdict. James Cooper...
  • Harford school board considers updated gang policy, passes graduation schedule

    The Harford County Board of Education is considering broadening its policy regarding gangs in schools and their activities. These updates, presented by the board's lawyer, Patrick Spicer, during Monday night's business meeting, include an expanded...
  • Columbia man allegedly tied to Howard County gang indicted

    The crimes appear ordinary on Howard County's November police log — two break-ins on U.S. 1, another at a Columbia home where a television and video games were taken, and a man held up at gunpoint in the village of Kings Contrivance. But the...
  • School board approves gang activities policy, coordinator promotion

    A new gang policy was approved for Harford County Public Schools Friday night, but not before the school board vice president said the policy could have "unintended consequences." The policy update — of the gang-related activities portion as well...
  • An unlikely pass master

    On a football field in the middle of a French-speaking city on the other side of the continent, the greatest passer in the history of professional football blew big puffs of air from bloated cheeks. "To think that a skinny little Mexican kid from La...
  • Thirty-five charged with Maryland crime spree

    Federal authorities announced Thursday a racketeering indictment charging 35 alleged Bloods gang members with murder, kidnapping and other crimes from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore — a move they said had "dismantled" the gang. Authorities...
  • Illegal immigrants: Asset or liability?

    Dan Rodricks used the example of an illegal immigrant who became a doctor and saved a woman's life to illustrate the wonderful asset illegal immigrants can be ("'Illegals' and the next economy," May 15). In the interest of fair and balanced commentary, I...
  • Honduran man wanted on murder charges detained in Randallstown

    An MS-13 gang member wanted in Honduras in the killing of a man with a machete was arrested Monday at his home in Randallstown, federal authorities announced. Oscar Orlando Amador Centeno, 29, had previously been deported in January 2010 for illegally...