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Ex-Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force detective gets 10 years in prison after offering 'powerful testimony'

Ex-Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force detective gets 10 years in prison after offering 'powerful testimony'

Former Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force Detective Momodu Gondo, who stole money as an officer while aiding members of a drug crew on the side, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Tuesday, a substantial credit for his cooperation with the government.

Gondo, 36, of Owings Mills, was the only officer in the case to be charged as part of two separate criminal conspiracies, and as a result faced the steepest possible sentence — 60 years.

But Gondo also offered “powerful testimony” against both groups and at three trials,...

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