Organized Crime

Three Maryland men indicted on charges of trafficking fentanyl provided by Mexican cartel

Three Maryland men indicted on charges of trafficking fentanyl provided by Mexican cartel

Three Maryland men have been indicted in connection with an alleged conspiracy to distribute the powerful opioid fentanyl provided by a Mexican cartel, the U.S. attorney’s office said Thursday.

Nevone McCrimmon, 47, of Edgewood; William Elijah, 51, of Baltimore; and Terrance Mobley, 50, of Baltimore are charged with an alleged conspiracy to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl.

Law enforcement officials allege the men were high-ranking members of a Baltimore-based drug trafficking organization that imports and distributes heroin, opioids and other drugs, the U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release.

Starting in fall 2017, officials said, the men regularly...

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