Crime, Politics

Governor Hogan announces new work group to address hate crimes against Asian Americans [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced the formation of a statewide work group charged with developing strategies, recommendations, and actions to address the rise in violence and discrimination targeting the Asian American community. He has named former U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur to chair the workgroup and spearhead this effort. “This workgroup, one of …


Crime, Politics

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 …


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 …

New York man arrested after cyberstalking, ‘swatting’ Baltimore County woman

BALTIMORE, MD—A New York man has been arrested after cyberstalking a Baltimore County woman and threatening to decapitate her. A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging Desmond Babloo Singh, 19, of New York, New York, on the federal charges of cyberstalking, causing intentional damage to a protected computer, aggravated identity theft, e-mailing a hoax bomb threat, and murder for …

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office seizes 2 domain names tied to COVID-19 phishing schemes

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland has seized two domain names that were connected to COVID-19 phishing schemes. “Mordernatx.com” and “regeneronmedicals.com,” purported to be the websites of actual biotechnology companies developing treatments for the COVID-19 virus, instead appear to have been used to collect the personal information of individuals visiting the sites, in order to use …

Frankford Family Pharmacy owner pleads guilty to federal charge of murder for hire

BALTIMORE, MD—A local pharmacy operator on Thursday pleaded guilty to a federal charge of murder for hire. David Robinson, age 51, of Baltimore, owned and operated the Frankford Family Pharmacy, located at 5244 Sinclair Lane (21206).  On October 10, 2018, Robinson pleaded guilty to a federal drug conspiracy involving the distribution of oxycodone and alprazolam outside the scope of professional …

Rosedale mail thief pleads guilty to identity theft, fraud charges

ROSEDALE, MD—A man who stole mail from the Rosedale Post Office has pleaded guilty to identity theft charges. Nicholas Milano White, 29, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty this week to the federal charges of conspiracy to steal mail, emergency benefits fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. …

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 …