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Sixth Member of Corrupt Baltimore Police Unit Plans to Plead Guilty Friday

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Sgt. Wayne Jenkins

Sgt. Wayne Jenkins is set to become the sixth of eight indicted Baltimore police officers from the infamous Gun Trace Task Force to plead guilty to federal charges, though it’s unclear which ones.

Corruption and Reform? The 5 Biggest Baltimore Policing Stories of 2017

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The Baltimore Police Department entered 2017 with the U.S. Justice Department’s damning investigative report just barely in its rearview, and court-ordered reform hovering overhead. The department now leaves the year behind with more scandal and documented corruption in tow, and the wary eyes of a public eager to see what those reforms will look like.

Mom, Daughter Reunited After ‘Acquaintance’ Steals Car in Essex, Drives Away with Baby

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A mother and her daughter have been reunited after a harrowing ordeal today in which police say a woman stole another woman’s Mazda and drove it 13 miles — all with a six-month child sitting in the back.

Sergeant in Charge of Rogue Baltimore Police Unit Pleads Guilty

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Sgt. Thomas Allers, via Baltimore Police Department

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.

Police: Murdered Detective Was ‘Used’ by Indicted Officer Who Planted Heroin on Suspects in 2010

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Sgt. Wayne Jenkins

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.

After Five Days of Restricted Access, Police Tear Down Barrier Around Scene of Detective’s Murder

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

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.

Fells Point Bars Closing Early Ahead of Predicted Halloween Mayhem

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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.

Fourth City Detective Pleads Guilty to Racketeering and Drug Conspiracy, Faces 40 Years

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Det. Momodu Bondo. Photo via Baltimore Police Department.

Det. Momodu Gondo, a.k.a. “G Money,” had his day in court and will be spending some time in prison.

Another Indicted Detective from BPD’s Racketeering Ring Pleads Guilty

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Det. Jemell Rayam

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.