Maryland man pleads guilty to laundering $1.8 million for drug trafficking organization

BALTIMORE, MD—A 46-year-old Glen Burnie man has pleaded guilty to laundering $1.8 million for a drug trafficking organization, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Maryland District. Gerrod Davis was involved in a conspiracy to commit money laundering involving drug proceeds, according to a news release. As part of the drug ring, Davis handled bulk cash payments while his […]

Baltimore man pleads guilty to 3 armed robberies

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to committing three armed commercial robberies that took place in January of 2020, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Maryland District. Gary Leon Holloway Jr., 46, has pleaded guilty to committing an armed robbery and using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Holloway and his co-conspirators planned […]

Former Maryland claims adjuster sentenced for felony theft scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week announced that Laurelle Monet Manley-Williams, 34, of Glen Burnie, has been sentenced on one count of theft scheme, at least $25,000 but less than $100,000. The Honorable Charles Carey Deeley, Jr., a visiting judge in the Howard County Circuit Court, sentenced Manley-Williams to three years of incarceration, with all but 60 […]

Baltimore County man arrested following road rage shooting on I-695

GWYNN OAK, MD—Maryland State Police have arrested a Baltimore County man following a road rage shooting on I-695 on Tuesday. The suspect is identified as Keith Felton, 24, of Gwynn Oak. Felton is charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and other firearm-related charges. Felton was arrested and transported for processing, before being taken to the Anne Arundel County […]

Two people charged with manslaughter in fatal I-695 crash that killed six workers

UPDATE: Lisa Adrienne Lea has been taken into police custody. Original story below… TOWSON, MD—Two people have been charged for their involvement in a crash on I-695 that killed six construction workers in March. On June 5, 2023, a grand jury in Baltimore County returned criminal indictments charging Lisa Adrienne Lea and Melachi Duane Darnell Brown with six counts of […]

Governor Moore announces $2.7 million in financial support for six small, minority, and veteran-owned Maryland businesses

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore and the Maryland Department of Commerce this week announced that six small, minority, and veteran-owned businesses have been approved for a total of nearly $2.7 million in financial assistance to support business growth in Maryland. The funding comes in the forms of loans and lines of credit through two state programs—the Military Personnel and Veteran-owned Small […]

Maryland Flag lowered to half-staff to honor six highway workers killed in I-695 crash

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has ordered the Maryland Flag to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately.  It will remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, March 24, 2023. The flag is being lowered in honor of the six Maryland highway construction workers who were killed in Wednesday’s tragic accident on I-695. Rolando Ruiz, 46, of Laurel; Carlos Orlando Villatoro Escobar, 43, […]

Police identify six construction workers killed in fatal I-695 crash in Baltimore County

WOODLAWN, MD—Maryland State Police have identified the six highway workers that were killed in Wednesday afternoon’s fatal pedestrian crash on I-695 in Baltimore County. Emergency medical personnel from the Baltimore County Fire Department pronounced six contractual highway workers dead on the scene. The victims are identified as: Rolando Ruiz, 46, of Laurel Carlos Orlando Villatoro Escobar, 43, of Frederick Jose […]