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Federal prosecutors say 2017 West Baltimore shooting death was part of a turf war between rival drug dealers

A Baltimore man has been charged with the 2017 shooting death of a 22-year-old in the city as federal prosecutors say two rival gangs committed multiple murders in a turf war.

ICE: MS-13 Members Behind Brutal Baltimore County Killing In U.S. Illegally

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) Six of the seven people arrested this month for a murder in July in Towson are members of the violent street gang MS-13 and were in the country illegally, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson said.

Maryland authorities arrest three more suspects in deadly stabbing tied to MS-13

Authorities in Baltimore County, Md., said Thursday that three more people have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in July that's been linked to the MS-13 street gang

6 Of 7 Arrested In Towson Murder Now Face ICE Detainers

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ)Six of the seven suspects arrested in connection to a murder at a Towson apartment complex in July now face immigration detainers, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirms.

18 Law Enforcement Agencies Join Federal Strike Force Focused On Baltimore-Area Drug Gangs

Local, state and federal authorities are ramping up efforts against organized crime in the Baltimore area.

Eighteen law enforcement agencies at the local, state and federal level will pool resources under the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur announced Wednesday.

MS-13 member sentenced for extorting businesses in Langley Park area

A member of the MS-13 gang from Hyattsville, Maryland, was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for extorting from businesses in the area.

Police: Accused Edgewood shooter, teen who was killed were rival gang members

An 18-year-old charged with murder and the 15-year-old he allegedly shot and killed in the early morning hours of July 4 in Edgewood were members of a rival street gangs, police said.

MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced To Federal Prison For 2016 Slaying

An MS-13 gang member from Gaithersburg was sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to kidnap and murder a man.

Retired 72-year-old Maryland aviation worker started 2nd career: selling heroin for Black Guerrilla Family gang

As federal prosecutors were winding down their cases against one of Baltimore’s most notorious drug gangs, the Black Guerrilla Family, one name stood out among the nearly two dozen members sentenced to prison for firearms, racketeering and drug crimes.

16 people indicted for taking part in violent Edmondson Village drug gang

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Sixteen people are accused of being part of a violent, drug-dealing gang in southwest Baltimore's Edmondson Village, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's office.

14 suspected gang members arrested in NE Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Police believe that northeast Baltimore is a little safer tonight.

Four More Members Of Cherry Hill Hillside Gang Sentenced To Decades In Prison

BALTIMORE (WJZ) Four more members of the “Hillside Enterprise” gang that operated in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood have been sentenced to between 14 and 23 years behind bars for their roles in murders, attempted murders, robberies and dealing drugs.

20 men charged with being in major drug gang in NW Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Twenty Baltimore men have been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly selling heroin, cocaine, fentanyl and marijuana in northwest Baltimore.

Baltimore police teaming with feds to fight crime

BALTIMORE — City police are teaming up with state and federal agencies for a three-year program to fight violent crime, gangs and the drug trade.

Md. MS-13 Member Sentenced To 20 Years For Kidnapping Conspiracy

A 21-year-old member of the MS-13 gang was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for conspiring to kidnap a man he believed was part of a rival gang and killing him. Gilma Avalos reports.

Black Guerilla Family gang member sentenced to life in prison

A 26-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced to life in prison for several murders, stabbings and shootings he committed as member of the Black Guerilla Family gang, Maryland’s U.S. Attorney announced Friday.

MS-13 Associate Sentenced 30 Years For Kidnapping, Murdering Person He Thought Was Rival Gang Member

GREENBELT, MD. (WJZ) A judge sentenced an MS-13 associate to 30 years in federal prison after he admitted to kidnapping and murdering a person he believed to be a rival gang member.

14 alleged gang members in custody following drug bust in Baltimore

Baltimore police and the city state's attorney's office said investigators seized cocaine, fentanyl and other drugs, while 14 alleged members of a notorious and violent gang are now under arrest.

Maryland grand jury indicts 4 teens in MS-13 gang slaying

RIVERDALE, Md. (AP) — Four teens have been indicted on murder charges in what police say was an MS-13 gang-related slaying of a teenage girl.

Wilmington gang member facing 28 years in prison for rival's murder

A 20-year-old Wilmington gang member is facing 28 years in prison for murdering a rival, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday.

'Girl gang' accused of 'terrorizing the community' in D.C., putting it on social media

WASHINGTON (ABC7) — An ANC Commissioner says a "girl gang" is attacking people in D.C. and putting it on social media.

Baltimore ‘Trained To Go’ Gang Member Fugitive Wanted Since 2017 Arrested

BALTIMORE (WJZ) The FBI in Baltimore arrested Roger Taylor, aka “Milk”, a fugitive who has been wanted since 2017.

14 Alleged Gang Members Facing Charges After Month Long Investigation

14 suspected members of the J30 Payback Crips gang have been arrested in connection with a months-long drug investigation in northeast Baltimore, officials announced Friday.

MS-13 Gang Member Receives Life Sentence In Murder Case

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ)A member of the MS-13 Gang received a life sentence in connection to a murder case.

15-Year-Old Khalil Lephonzo Johnson Fatally Shot In ‘Targeted Attack’ In Harford County

EDGEWOOD, Md. (WJZ) A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in Harford County early Thursday morning.

Man found dead near Lake Artemesia in Md. was killed in gang-related incident, police say

A Maryland man has been arrested in the gang-related killing of a man found dead in March near Lake Artemesia, police said.

Fighting MS-13 on two fronts, federal prosecutors from El Salvador and Md. team on investigations

After a few minutes’ walk behind Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School and not far from the rusted footbridge, the line of prosecutors in dark suits hung a left at the felled tree in the woods.

22-Year-Old Arrested In Gang-Related Homicide In Prince George’s County

GREENBELT, Md. (WJZ) A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with a homicide in Prince George’s County in March that police said was gang-related

Police make arrest in July 4 shooting of Edgewood teen

Police have charged an 18-year-old Bloods gang member with first-degree murder in the shooting death of an Edgewood teen in the early morning hours on the Fourth of July.

MS-13 Member from Gaithersburg Gets 20 Years on Kidnapping Charge (Gaithersburg, MD)

A Gaithersburg man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for conspiracy to kidnap as part of a complex case that involved the murder of a man believed to be a member of a rival gang, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore.

Member Of Maryland MS-13 Extortion Operation In DC Suburbs Is Convicted After Federal Trial (Greenbelt, MD)

A federal jury has convicted Gerdandino Delgado-Escobar, a/k/a “Pumba,” age 24, of Hyattsville, a member of La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, of conspiracy to interfere with interstate commerce by extortion. The verdict was returned late on June 13, 2019.

Murder suspect takes stand, denies pulling trigger in Canton street killing of bartender (Baltimore, MD)

Malik Mungo took the stand Thursday and admitted to making trouble that June night. He admitted to prowling Canton for unlocked cars to steal. He even admitted to ditching the weapon and later lying to FBI agents.

ATF offers $10,000 reward for info on gang member allegedly involved in a double murder (Baltimore, MD)

On Tuesday afternoon, ATF Baltimore announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Deaven Cherry, a gang member who is wanted for his alleged involvement in a double murder.

Annapolis man sentenced in 2016 gang-related attempted murder (Annapolis, MD)

An Annapolis man was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in a 2016 brutal machete attack that shocked the city and awoke it to the presence of MS-13, a criminal gang that preys on immigrants.

Black Guerilla Family gang member sentenced to life in prison

A 26-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced to life in prison for several murders, stabbings and shootings he committed as member of the Black Guerilla Family gang, Maryland’s U.S. Attorney announced Friday.

Marquise McCants was convicted on three charges: racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

MSP Seize 195 Grams Of Drugs, Over $4K In Cash, Arrest Baltimore ‘Bloods’ Gang Member

GLEN BURNIE, MD. (WJZ) Maryland State Police arrested a known gang member Tuesday on charges stemming from a multiple month investigation into suspected illicit drug dealings in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore

Inmate Serving Time For Murder Sentenced To 20 Years For Gang Participation, Smuggling Contraband

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A high-ranking member of the Crips gang serving time for first-degree murder was sentenced Wednesday to 20 more years behind bars for a number of gang and contraband offenses.

Montgomery Co. gang member gets max sentence for Ride-On bus robbery, assault

A 19-year-old gang member from Montgomery County, Maryland, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after he robbed a man of Louis Vuitton sunglasses and $700 aboard a Ride-On bus in April 2018.

Maryland Crips member sentenced to additional years for contraband smuggling in prison

BALTIMORE (ABC7) — An inmate at the Jessup Correctional Institution currently serving for first-degree murder is now facing more years for additional crimes committed in prison.

Deputies: SC man wanted for multiple drug charges, including exposing a child to meth

(FOX Carolina) -- Mark Slusher, documented outlaw motorcycle gang member is being sought by Lexington Co. Sheriff's Office

4th suspect arrested in gang-connected slaying of Maryland girl

A fourth person has been arrested in the slaying of a 14-year-old Anne Arundel County, Maryland, girl.

Member of the Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake today sentenced Devon Dent, age 28, of Baltimore, Maryland to 14 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for racketeering and drug conspiracies related to his participation in the gang activities of the Murdaland Mafia Piru (MMP), a subset of the Bloods gang

Operation Washout yields 90 arrests from a dozen Richmond-area gangs

RICHMOND, Va. -- A gang enforcement operation dubbed “Operation Washout” resulted in 90 arrests of violent fugitives and suspected gang members in the Richmond area.

Sep 2019