Crime, Politics

Joint task force launched to combat Baltimore crime

BALTIMORE, MD – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, along with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, on Wednesday announced the Baltimore Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Strike Force, a new initiative designed to combat violent crime in Baltimore. The mission of the Baltimore OCDETF Strike Force is to disrupt and dismantle the most …


Crime

Parkville woman pleads guilty to federal drug distribution charges at Maryland Correctional Institute Jessup

PARKVILLE, MD – Patricia McDaniel, Correctional Dietary Officer, 26, of Baltimore; Tyirisha Johnson, 23, of Baltimore, each pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal racketeering charge related to the Maryland Correctional Institute Jessup (MCIJ), and India Parker, 33, of Parkville, pleaded guilty to a drug distribution conspiracy, for participating in a scheme to smuggle contraband, including narcotics, unauthorized flash drives, …