Crime

Former BPD detective from Joppa sentenced to 18 years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD – A U.S. District Judge on Friday sentenced former Detective Daniel Thomas Hersl, 48, of Joppa, to 18 years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for racketeering conspiracy and racketeering offenses, including overtime fraud, and robbery. A federal jury had previously convicted Hersl on February 12, 2018. According to evidence presented at the three-week trial, during 2015 …


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Former police sergeant from Middle River sentenced to 25 years for racketeering, robberies, overtime fraud, planting evidence

Baltimore, MD – On Thursday, U.S. District Judge sentenced Sergeant Wayne Earl Jenkins, 37, of Middle River, to 25 years in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for one count of racketeering conspiracy, one count of racketeering, two counts of robbery, one count of destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in a federal investigation, and four counts …


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 …

Indicted Baltimore City Police Officers from Joppa, Middle River charged with additional robberies

UPDATE: Hersl and Taylor have been found guilty – click here for details. Original story below… —— A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging three previously indicted Baltimore City Police Officers with additional robberies. The superseding indictment charges the defendants with racketeering conspiracy, robbery, extortion, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. …