Black Guerrilla Family

Two BGF leaders plead guilty, including a former 'Safe Streets' worker who used office for gang meetings, prosecutors say

Two BGF leaders plead guilty, including a former 'Safe Streets' worker who used office for gang meetings, prosecutors say

A former Baltimore Safe Streets employee who also was a member of the Black Guerrilla Family gang has pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges, authorities announced Tuesday.

Ricky “Dorsey” Evans, 38, of Baltimore, served as a BGF gang leader while working for the city-funded program that hires ex-felons to mediate disputes, the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office said. Prosecutors said Evans worked out of the Safe Streets office in the 2300 block of Monument St., where he also held BGF meetings and used it to store and distribute drugs as well as firearms used in crimes.

Evans and co-defendant, Shawn “Bucky” Thomas, also 38, admitted to serving as high-ranking members of...

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