Crime, Police/Fire

Former BPD Gun Trace Task Force member from Nottingham sentenced to 14 months in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A former Baltimore Police Department officer who was part of the Gun Trace Task Force was sentenced to prison on Tuesday. A U.S. District Judge sentenced Victor Rivera, 48, of Nottingham, to 14 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer in connection with a scheme …


Crime, Police/Fire

White Marsh bank robber pleads guilty to robbing 9 banks over 4 months

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to robbing nine banks over four months, including financial institutions located on Campbell Boulevard and Honeygo Boulevard in White Marsh. Fletcher M. Dorsett, Jr. has pleaded guilty to bank robbery charges in connection with nine bank robberies and attempted robberies committed while on escape status from a halfway house and after his …


Parkville woman sentenced to federal prison for role in corruption scheme at Jessup Correctional Institution

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville woman has been sentenced to federal prison for her role in a prison corruption scheme. U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang on Monday sentenced Trinesse Butts, 37, of Parkville, to a year and a day in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a racketeering conspiracy at the Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI). The conspiracy …

Man who robbed White Marsh bank, Middle River liquor store sentenced to 21 years in prison

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A man who robbed a White Marsh bank and a Middle River liquor store will be going to prison. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell on Thursday sentenced Anthony Eugene Wiggins, age 40, of Baltimore, to 21 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for a string of robberies, and for violating his supervised release …

Florida man pleads guilty in Maryland for scamming elderly victims of more than $939,000

BALTIMORE, MD—A Florida man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal mail fraud conspiracy charge, in connection with a scheme in which he defrauded more than 28 elderly victims of more than $939,000. The guilty plea filed by David Green, 25, of Miami Gardens, FL, was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur and …

Governor Hogan announces added safety measures ahead of 2020 election

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday updated Marylanders on the security of the 2020 election and encouraged residents and county officials to report any efforts to intimidate or misinform voters. Governor Hogan was joined by U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur, FBI Baltimore Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone, Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow W. Jones III, Special Agent …

Seven Courts man sentenced to more than 33 years in prison on child pornography charges

CARNEY, MD—U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on Friday sentenced Thomas Michael Mannion, Jr., 46, of Carney/Nottingham, to 400 months in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for two counts of production of child pornography. Mannion previously admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct with two minor victims. Judge Gallagher also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Mannion …

U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI warn Marylanders about election misinformation

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office on Tuesday issued a warning to educate voters about the dangers of misinformation about the time, place, and manner of voting in Maryland. The Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section …