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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.

Feds fed million or more tax dollars to two sisters who milked non-profits dry and declared bankruptcy

Sisters Charged in Separate Indictments for Allegedly Embezzling from Non-Profit Organizations
Victim Non-Profits Provided Services to the Homeless, Disadvantaged Children, and a Baltimore Community

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury has indicted Sharon Harrison, age 48, of Rosedale, Maryland, for embezzling more than $1.3 million from four non-profit organizations for which she worked and which received federal funding. Her sister, Kimberly Harrison, age 46, also of Rosedale, was charged in a separate indictment with embezzling funds from a federally funded non-profit organization she founded. She was also charged with bankruptcy fraud. Both indictments were returned in November of 2014.

Dirtbag Roundup: District man pleads guilty to child sex offense with Laurel child

GREENBELT, MD—Gregory King, age 28, of Washington, D.C. pleaded guilty today to traveling across state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a 14 year old female and to using a computer to persuade, induce, entice and coerce the minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct.

The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Chief Richard McLaughlin of the Laurel Police Department.

According to King’s plea agreement, on October 9, 2013, he initiated a chat with the victim, a 13 year old girl, on a social networking site. The girl advertised her age on her profile page as 13. During October and November 2013, King and the victim exchanged sexually explicit photographs and engaged in sexually explicit conversations. On October 30, 2013, King chatted with the victim about coming to her house in Maryland from Washington, D.C., telling the victim that he would take a bus to her house.

The Wire – real-life drug gang murders in Baltimore City; Dontay Purnell pleads guilty to slayings

Many of the shootings and murders in Baltimore City result from disputes between rival drug gangs,” said U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein. “Thanks to a lengthy and intensive investigation, we will hold accountable the criminals who turned Cherry Hill into a war zone.”
According to his plea agreement, from at least 2003 to 2013, Purnell was a member of a group known as “Little Spelman” in the “down the hill” area of Cherry Hill. This group committed robberies, homicides, non-fatal shootings and distributed crack cocaine, heroin, cocaine and marijuana.