Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan announces new initiatives to address violent crime

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, at a Thursday press conference at his office in Baltimore City, announced a series of new initiatives and expanded legislation to get violent offenders off the streets and address the violent crime crisis facing Baltimore City: Funding for 25 new prosecutors and support staff for the Attorney General to prosecute violent crimes. $21 million in additional …


Crime, Politics

Joint task force launched to combat Baltimore crime

BALTIMORE, MD – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, along with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, on Wednesday announced the Baltimore Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Strike Force, a new initiative designed to combat violent crime in Baltimore. The mission of the Baltimore OCDETF Strike Force is to disrupt and dismantle the most …


Members of carjacking ring sentenced to prison

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Wednesday that members of a serial carjacking ring would be going to prison. Daquan Johnson, 19; Dalante Graham, 19; Tyheim Gray, 20; and Travon Williamston, 18, were sentenced for a string of carjacking offenses. Between September and December of 2017, these four defendants were responsible for at least 26 …