West Virginia Heroin Dealer Who Purchased Drugs from the Butler Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm today sentenced Michael Bailey, age 32, of Winchester, Maryland, to 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Bailey, a previously convicted felon, sold a firearm to a member of the Gregory Butler Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) in Baltimore in exchange for heroin cut with fentanyl. (Six members of the Gregory Butler DTO are alleged to be part of the NFL criminal enterprise in southwest Baltimore, engaging in a pattern of criminal racketeering activity including acts involving murder, narcotics trafficking and smuggling, illegal firearms possession, bribery, witness intimidation, and witness retaliation. The term NFL stands for Normandy, Franklin, and Loudon, which are three adjacent streets that run through the Edmondson Village.)

Fifteen people indicted in relation to criminal organization, drug trafficking in Glen Burnie, Baltimore

Fifteen people were indicted Wednesday on charges related to a drug trafficking ring based in and around Glen Burnie’s Morris Hill community, as well as in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Anne Arundel Police Chief Amal Awad announced the indictments of the seven defendants that face multiple charges, including participation in a criminal organization, assault, and conspiracy to distribute drugs, and eight defendants that are charged with drug and firearm-related counts.