Crime, Politics

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby indicted on charges of perjury, falsifying mortgage application

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury on Thursday returned an indictment charging Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, 41, on federal charges of perjury and making false mortgage applications, relating to the purchases of two vacation homes in Florida. The defendant will have an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, but the hearing has not yet been scheduled. …


Crime, Police/Fire

Two suspects arrested, charged in connection with shooting of Baltimore police officer

UPDATE: Officer Holley has been taken off of life support. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Baltimore Police Officer Keona Holley. The Baltimore Police Department announced the arrest of Elliot Knox, 31, and Travon Shaw, 32, for the ambush-style shooting that occurred on December 16, 2021, in the 4400-block of …


Governor Hogan announces additional steps to address violent crime in Baltimore area [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday made a series of announcements to address violent crime in the Baltimore area, one week after the city surpassed 300 homicides for the seventh year in a row. “People are being shot nearly every single day in Baltimore City, and we all have an obligation to do something about it right now,” said Governor …

Cedonia Avenue shooter sentenced to life plus 28 years for 2018 murder

BALTIMORE, MD—On Wednesday, Dayon Cooper was handed a life sentence for the first-degree murder of Cameron Anderson in the 5400-block of Cedonia Avenue (21206). The deadly shooting occurred in 2018. Cooper was also given 28 years, to be served concurrently with the life sentence, for handgun and reckless endangerment charges. Assistant State’s Attorneys Bethany Durand and Alyssa Ragland prosecuted the …

11 suspects indicted, Baltimore County man wanted in connection with ’39 Babies’ gang

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictment of 11 defendants for multiple charges including participation in a criminal gang, first-degree murder, assault, and firearm-related counts. The investigation was led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Baltimore Police Department (BPD), and the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. The investigation into the criminal …

U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur to leave Department of Justice

BALTIMORE, MD—United States Attorney Robert K. Hur on Wednesday announced that he would be resigning his position as the chief federal law enforcement officer for the District of Maryland. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland is one of the country’s largest and busiest, serving a population of more than six million. Hur will return to private law …

Man convicted on DWI charges after going 109 MPH on I-95

BALTIMORE, MD – After only ten minutes of deliberation, a Baltimore City jury found defendant, Jose Luis Navarro Guevara, guilty of driving while intoxicated (DWI), speeding, and negligent driving in reference to a traffic stop that occurred in January 2019. Assistant State’s Attorney from the Misdemeanor Jury Division, Matthew Matera, successfully prosecuted this case. On January 11, at just after …

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 …