Crooked Baltimore City Transit Boss Guilty of Bribery Gets Off With Only One Year in Slammer

Robinson also admitted that he stole and sold bus shelters belonging to the City for $70,000. In 2011, Robinson arranged for Baltimore City to purchase 13 bus shelters from a Canadian company for $249,290. On multiple occasions from May 2013 to March 2014, Robinson said since the city did not keep track of the shelters, he planned to sell them for his personal benefit. On April 9, 2014, Robinson accepted $70,000, in return for the city’s bus shelters.

Child Porn Soars: Two sentenced in federal court in Newport News and Baltimore; Sean Rosser nabbed in Upper Marlboro

On August 1, 2014, a search warrant was executed at Philip’s home and his cell phone was seized. Philip admitted that he used his cell phone to access the Internet in order to solicit, trade, download and view child pornography. A forensic examination of Philip’s phone revealed 3783 digital images and videos, all of which contained visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Many of the images included photographs of young children who are bound/restrained and subject to physical and sexual abuse.

Fraud: Baltimore transit chief admits he stuffed cash bribes in his pocket while cutting deals for contractors with the city

Barry Stephen Robinson took a $20,000 bribe to cancel a $60,000 debt owed to Baltimore City, and a $70,000 bribe to allow the theft of city property worth $250,000,” said U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein. “This sort of corruption can occur when dishonest people are trusted to handle valuable government property.”

Deandre Murphy forgot he had a gun in his drawers and a record on his name

According to his plea agreement, Baltimore City Police officers were patrolling the Cherry Hill area of Baltimore when they saw Murphy, who was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. That seemed unusual to the officers since the temperature was about 90 degrees. Due to recent violence in the area, the officers approached Murphy to speak with him. As they approached from the rear, the officers saw the handle of handgun in Murphy’s pants. Murphy was not aware of the officers’ presence at that time