Tag: heroin

GTTF-Protected Drug Dealers Sentenced to Prison Time, Sold Heroin Tied to Fatal Overdoses in Counties

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Momodu Gondo, a former city police officer who helped sell drugs in a heroin ring in. Photo via Baltimore Police Department.

Two Baltimore men who worked with a corrupt city police officer in the Gun Trace Task Force to sell heroin in North Baltimore have been sentenced to 25 and nearly 16 years in prison.

Fentanyl’s Role in Deadly Opioid Epidemic Continues to Grow, Data Show

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As fatal overdoses continue to climb in Maryland, heroin’s contribution to the epidemic is diminishing as its more potent cousin, fentanyl, assumes a larger role, data show.

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.

Philly Cop Indicted in Racketeering Investigation of BPD Gun Unit

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Baltimore’s infamous Gun Trace Task Force was facilitating drug trafficking across state lines, according to a newly unsealed federal indictment.

Harford Co. Senator Wants to Resume Executions in Md. Using Heroin-Fentanyl Cocktail

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State Sen. Bob Cassilly in 2015. Still via YouTube/Phil Tran PR.

A Harford County lawmaker and his brother, the county’s state’s attorney, are calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty following last week’s tragic mass shooting at a granite company in Edgewood.

Md. Overdose Deaths Keep Climbing, and Fentanyl is Mostly to Blame

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A total of 1,172 people died from overdoses in Maryland during the first six months of this year. A third of them were in Baltimore, and nearly seven in 10 involved heroin’s more potent cousin, fentanyl.

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.

Hogan Administration Announces $10M to Fight Opioid Crisis, Plus Money for a 24-Hour Crisis Center in Baltimore

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Several months out since Gov. Larry Hogan called a state of emergency and announced $50 million coming over the next five years to fight Maryland’s worsening opioid crisis, the money is starting to flow.

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