An eighth Baltimore police officer has been indicted in this year’s infamous Gun Trace Task Force racketeering conspiracy, and prosecutors say this one was in charge of the entire team for several years.
A major crimes investigation in Anne Arundel County has yielded charges for a 13-year veteran detective who’s accused of sexually harassing, abusing, soliciting prostitution from and extorting multiple women.
The FBI has flagged sextortion as a growing crime. This week, a case appeared at the University of Maryland in College Park.
I’ve always considered producing a very lucrative television series to be its own reward, but House of Cards mucky-muck Charles Goldstein just sent a letter to Gov. Martin O’Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch in which he threatens to “break down our stage, sets and offices and set up in another state” if Maryland lawmakers fail to increase tax incentives for show.
Mind you, the show gets tax breaks already: $11 million for Season 1 and up to $15 million for Season 2. Bills are kicking around in the Maryland legislature that could raise that to $18 million for Season 3.