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Middle River bail bondsman who assisted former BPD sergeant with robberies, selling drugs sentenced to prison

A Middle River man will be spending half a decade in prison. A judge on Friday sentenced Donald Stepp, 51, of Middle River, to five years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, heroin, and other controlled dangerous substances. Stepp obtained the drugs from former Baltimore Police Department Sergeant Wayne …


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Middle River bail bondsman pleads guilty to selling drugs stolen by police officers

A bail bondsman from Middle River has pleaded guilty to selling drugs that were stolen from citizens by officers with the Baltimore Police Department. Donald Stepp, 51, pleaded guilty on Friday to possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, heroin, and other controlled dangerous substances. According to his plea agreement, Stepp operated Double D Bail Bonds and was an associate …