Crime, Police/Fire

AG Frosh: Rosedale man among 15 indicted on drug distribution, sex trafficking

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictments of 15 members of a gang, including a Rosedale man, on multiple charges including participation in a gang, possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl, cocaine, and MDMA, distribution of controlled dangerous substances, and CDS possession and conspiracy in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City. The leaders …


Crime, Police/Fire

Former Baltimore police officer from Nottingham pleads guilty to lying to federal agents

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A former Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer. Victor Rivera, 48, of Nottingham, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to making the false statements in connection with a scheme to sell three kilograms of cocaine seized during a Baltimore Police Department investigation. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney …


Towson man sentenced to 12 years for distributing drugs from Parkville apartment

PARKVILLE, MD—U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III, on Tuesday sentenced Deandre Laquan Jones, a/k/a “Cuz,” 27, of Towson, to 12 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute drugs near a school, and to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. …

Former Baltimore police officer from Nottingham facing federal charges for allegedly lying to feds regarding illegal sale of drugs seized during investigation

UPDATE: Rivera has pleaded guilty to the charges. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Federal criminal documents were filed on Wednesday charging former Baltimore Police Officer Victor Rivera, 48, of Nottingham, with making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer in connection with a scheme to sell three kilograms of cocaine seized during a Baltimore Police Department investigation. Former Baltimore …

Man who dealt drugs from Parkville apartment sentenced to prison

PARKVILLE, MD—A man who dealt drugs from a Parkville apartment will be going to prison. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on Thursday sentenced Tyrell Daronte Curry, A.K.A. “Mike,” 28, of Baltimore, to 51 months in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances. The sentence …

Parkville apartment near elementary school used to distribute fentanyl, heroin, crack cocaine

PARKVILLE, MD—Deandre Laquan Jones, A.K.A. “Cuz,” 27, of Towson, pleaded guilty on Thursday to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute drugs near a school, and to being a felon in possession of firearms. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge …

MDTA Police make significant drug bust on I-95

BALTIMORE, MD—On Thursday afternoon, MDTA Police arrested a New York man during a traffic stop along Interstate 95 in Baltimore County. The 42-year-old man faces multiple charges including CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute. An MDTA Police Officer stopped a 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan on southbound I-95 for speeding. During a subsequent probable cause search of the vehicle, officers located …

Man indicted after dealing drugs from Parkville apartment

UPDATE: Tyrell Daront Curry has been sentenced to prisonTyrell Daront Curry has been sentenced to prison. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD – A federal grand jury has indicted Deandre Laquan Jones, a/k/a “Cuz,” 26, of Towson, and Tyrell Daront Curry, a/k/a “Mike,” 28, of Baltimore, on the federal charges of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute …