Crime

Former BPD detective from Joppa found guilty in corruption case

UPDATE: Hersl has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Original story below… —— Jurors on Monday evening found former Baltimore Police Department detectives Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor guilty on on racketeering charges in connection with the BPD’s Gun Trace Task Force. The jury got the case on Thursday and deliberated for a day and a half before returning …


Crime

Essex man convicted for receiving and possessing child pornography

An Essex man will have to register as a sex offender after being convicted for receiving and possessing child pornography. On Wednesday, a federal jury convicted Carl Javan Ross, 30, of Essex. The verdict was reached after 30 minutes of deliberation. According to the evidence presented at his three-day trial, on July 2, 2015, an undercover Baltimore County detective was …