Patricia McDaniel, a correctional dietary officer at the Maryland Correctional Insititute Jessup, pleaded guilty to racketeering along with two other people for their roles in a scheme to smuggle drugs into the prison in Howard County.
A federal lawsuit alleging that Bank of America and Safeguard Properties did not properly maintain properties they owned in minority neighborhoods has been allowed to continue after a judge denied a motion to dismiss the case Thursday.
William Soyke, a Baltimore County physician’s assistant, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute several prescription drugs as he admitted he helped prescribe several opioids, including fentanyl, not for legitimate medical purposes and engaged in sexual contact with some of his female clients.
Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby signed onto an amicus brief supporting the implementation of safe injection sites for drug users, along with 63 other local, state and federal criminal justice leaders.
As federal prosecutors were winding down their cases against one of Baltimore’s most notorious drug gangs, the Black Guerilla Family, one name stood out among the nearly two dozen members sentenced to prison for firearms, racketeering and drug crimes.