The police sergeant who ran a plainclothes Baltimore police unit that went rogue and robbed suspects and civilians, sold stolen drugs and guns and falsified hours for years has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy.
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Det. Sean Suiter “unwittingly” became part of a scheme in which corrupt Baltimore police officers planted heroin on two suspects following a deadly high-speed chase through West Baltimore in 2010, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said today. This month, seven years later, Suiter was shot dead the day before he was set to testify against one of those corrupt officers.
Police today loosened their hold on the perimeter of a crime scene where a detective was killed last week, freeing up access for neighbors whose movements have been restricted for five days.
A number of Fells Point bars and retailers are turning in early for Halloween, with owners foreseeing some of the same chaos that’s tarnished the neighborhood’s Oct. 31 festivities in recent years.
Det. Momodu Gondo, a.k.a. “G Money,” had his day in court and will be spending some time in prison.
Jamell Rayam, one of at least eight city police officers who worked together for years to sell drugs and guns, rob drug dealers and civilians and steal from taxpayers by falsifying overtime hours, has pleaded guilty to one felony charge of racketeering.
Activist and community grillmaster Duane “Shorty” Davis got his grill back.
More than 1,400 police officers in Baltimore County are now outfitted with body-worn cameras.
Baltimore public defenders say city prosecutors have vastly underestimated the number of cases dropped or under review in 2017 due to controversial police body cam footage and a series of racketeering indictments of Baltimore cops.
The Baltimore Sun reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice will not move forward with charges against the officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.