Police say that patrol troopers learned that the female had been sexually abused by Ordiway for approximately seven years.Continue Reading
Butler admitted that he punctured the hose twice using a knife. Both punctures released a high-pressure stream of water from the hose and rendered the hose inoperable. As a result, the efforts to put out the fire at the CVS were impeded and delayed.Continue Reading
Heroin Dealer Taofeeq Ogunlana Wins 13 Years in Prison in Federal Horse-Trading Deal two large, brick-shaped items wrapped in black electrical tape Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Taofeeq Ogunlana, age 39, of Chicago, Illinois on April 13, 2016, to 13 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release […]Continue Reading
Crime Team Targeted Russian Jewelry Store; Used GPS to Recon Staff, Got Half Million Second Conspirator Admits to Jewelry Store Heist that Included a Carjacking and Kidnapping BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 4, 2015) —Peter Aleksandrov Magnis, age 27, of Hydes, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to a robbery conspiracy in connection with the robbery of a jewelry […]Continue Reading
According to trial evidence and other court documents, Newton smuggled drugs and other contraband for a succession of BGF leaders starting as early as 2008. She had long-term sexual relationships with at least two BGF inmates, including Duron Young, a/k/a Pinky. Newton smuggled pills, marijuana and tobacco for Young, and during the conspiracy, Newton smuggled pills for Pinky almost daily. Newton also opened cells doors of inmates for BGF membersContinue Reading
According to the indictment to which he pleaded guilty, Nagi owned and operated New York Deli and Grocery, located at 1207 West Baltimore Street, in Baltimore. Through the store, Nagi participated in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the Food Stamp Program. In Maryland, the program provides eligible individuals with an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card called the Independence Card, which operates like a debit card. Recipients obtain EBT cards through the state Department of Human Resources, then use the EBT card to purchase approved food items from participating retailers.
Nagi knew that it was a violation of SNAP regulations to trade cash for SNAP benefits. Nevertheless, from February 2011 through May 2013, Nagi exchanged SNAP benefits for cash at less than face value of the EBT benefits, in violation of the food stamp program rules. Typically, Nagi and kept up to 50 percent of the benefits for himself. To avoid detection, Nagi often debited funds in multiple transactions within minutes of each other. As a result of these illegal cash transactions, Nagi admitted that he obtained more than $1.2 million for food sales that never occurred.Continue Reading