Crime

Nigerian national sentenced to over four years in prison for conspiring with Middle River man to commit identity theft, mail fraud

BALTIMORE, MD—A Nigerian national has been sentenced to prison for his part in a Maryland identity theft and mail fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake has sentenced Samson A. Oguntuyi, 29, of Atlanta, Georgia, to 54 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and mail fraud, bank fraud, …


Crime, Police/Fire

Harford County letter carrier sentenced to six years in prison for bank, mail fraud conspiracy

UPDATE: Johnson B. Ogunlana’s co-conspirator has been sentenced to over four year in prison. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A Maryland mail carrier has been sentenced to six years in prison after committing identity theft and stealing over $565,000 in checks. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Johnson B. Ogunlana, 25, of Middle River, to six years in federal …


Attorney General Frosh joins coalition filing complaint against U.S. Postal Service

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general in submitting a formal complaint asking the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to order the U.S. Postal Service to request an advisory opinion on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s 10-year plan to transform the Postal Service. The attorneys general submitted the complaint to the PRC, an independent …

Governor Hogan announces expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for Marylanders 65 and older

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. The state will make 50,000 doses available next week to hospitals, county health departments, and federally qualified health centers to launch clinics focused on elderly populations. “A return to a sense of normalcy has been made possible by …

Rosedale mail thief pleads guilty to identity theft, fraud charges

UPDATE: Dominic Jerry Robinson has also pleaded guilty to federal charges. Original story below… —— 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 …

AG Frosh joins lawsuit over proposed changes to U.S. Postal Service

UPDATE: The head of the U.S. Postal Service said on Tuesday he would pause operational changes at the agency until after the November election. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced that Maryland is joining a multistate coalition in filing a federal lawsuit challenging operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service. The proposed Postal …

Councilman Marks speaks out regarding Carney, Perry Hall postal service delays

PERRY HALL, MD—Many residents in the Carney and Perry Hall area are frustrated after experiencing lengthy delays in receiving their mail. Residents have posted in several online forums and groups stating that their mail has been delayed, with some individuals not receiving mail at all for several days. On Wednesday, Councilman David Marks urged residents to contact federal officials. “To …

Councilman Marks: No positive COVID-19 tests reported among employees at Nottingham post office

UPDATE 2: When NottinghamMD.com inquired about an online rumor claiming that an employee at this post office had been quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure, we received the following response from USPS: Consistent with the nondisclosure provisions of the Rehabilitation Act and Privacy Act, USPS Policy prohibits the disclosure of the information sought. UPDATE: NottinghamMD.com has reached out to the USPS …