Maryland State Police arrest suspected gang member on drug, weapons charges

Maryland State Police arrested a Baltimore man suspected of supplying heroin and cocaine to other drug dealers in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County on Thursday, according to police.

Andre Duane Davis, 29, was arrested on drug dealing and weapons charges as part of an effort by Maryland State Police to crack down on inter-jurisdictional criminal activity, according to state police.

Maryland State Police, Anne Arundel County Police and Homeland Security Investigations served a warrant Thursday in the 4500 block of Pennington Ave. in Curtis Bay, where they found heroin, crack cocaine, powdered cocaine, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, prescription opioids and two handguns, according to state police.

MARYLAND NEWS: BALTIMORE, TWO LEADERS IN THE BLACK GUERILLA FAMILY GANG PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL RACKETEERING CONSPIRACY CHARGE, INCLUDING AUTHORIZING MURDERS

Baltimore, Maryland – Ricky Evans, a/k/a Dorsey, and Shawn Thomas, a/k/a Bucky, both age 38, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty on November 5, 2018, to the federal charge of participating in a racketeering conspiracy, as leaders in the Black Guerilla Family(BGF) gang.

The guilty pleas were announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge Rob Cekada of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Baltimore Field Division; Special Agent in Charge Gordon B. Johnson of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office; Interim Commissioner Gary Tuggle of the Baltimore Police Department; and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby.

According to their plea agreements, from prior to 2010 through February 22, 2018, Evans and Thomas were employed by and associated with the BGF gang. BGF is a nationwide gang operating in prisons and in cities throughout the United States, including in Baltimore. BGF is involved in criminal activity including murder, robbery, extortion, drug trafficking, obstruction of justice, and witness intimidation.