Robert K. Hur

Maryland News: Baltimore County Felon, Christopher Dean Taggart Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearms, Ammunition, and an Improvised Explosive Device

Law Enforcement Seized 13 Firearms, Over 3,800 Rounds of Various Caliber Ammunition, An Improvised Explosive Device, Body Armor, and Armored Plates, as well as Numerous Controlled Substances from the Defendant’s Residence Baltimore, Maryland (STL.News) – U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III sentenced Christopher Dean Taggart, age 52, of Hampstead, Maryland, today to 57 months … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore County Felon, Christopher Dean Taggart Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearms, Ammunition, and an Improvised Explosive Device

Maryland News: Greenbelt, James Lorenzo Thomas, Jr. Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison After Being Convicted After Trial For Committing Three Armed Robberies In Less Than One Hour

Attempted to Intimidate a Witness During the Trial and Threatened a Deputy U.S. Marshal Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced James Lorenzo Thomas, Jr., age 32, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, to 25 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for three counts of commercial armed robbery, three counts … Continue reading Maryland News: Greenbelt, James Lorenzo Thomas, Jr. Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison After Being Convicted After Trial For Committing Three Armed Robberies In Less Than One Hour

Maryland News: Baltimore, David Robinson, Pharmacist Who Previously Pleaded Guilty to Federal Drug Distribution Conspiracy Arrested for Murder for Hire, Witness Retaliation, and Selling Drugs While on Release

Defendant Allegedly Ordered a “Hit” on the Person He Believed Had Cooperated with Law Enforcement and Led to his Arrest Baltimore, Maryland – On February 14, 2019, David Robinson, age 50, of Baltimore, Maryland, was arrested on a criminal complaint charging him with murder for hire, retaliating against a witness, and commission of a crime … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, David Robinson, Pharmacist Who Previously Pleaded Guilty to Federal Drug Distribution Conspiracy Arrested for Murder for Hire, Witness Retaliation, and Selling Drugs While on Release

Maryland News: Baltimore, Momodu Bondeva Kenton Gondo, Former Baltimore City Police Gun Trace Task Force Detective Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Racketeering and Heroin Distribution Conspiracy

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced former Baltimore Police Detective Momodu Bondeva Kenton Gondo, age 36, of Owings Mills, Maryland, today to 10 years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for one count of racketeering conspiracy and one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Momodu Bondeva Kenton Gondo, Former Baltimore City Police Gun Trace Task Force Detective Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Racketeering and Heroin Distribution Conspiracy

Maryland News: Somerset County Man, Christian Moylan Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor to Engage in Sexually Explicit Conduct

Posed as a Female to Engage in Online Communications with Minor Females Baltimore, Maryland – On February 5, 2019, U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Christian Moylan, age 38, of Eden, Maryland, to 10 years in federal prison, followed by 25 years of supervised release, for his conviction on attempted coercion and enticement of … Continue reading Maryland News: Somerset County Man, Christian Moylan Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor to Engage in Sexually Explicit Conduct

Maryland News: Baltimore Man, George Tomasack Pleads Guilty To Making Isis-Related Threats Against The Pentagon And Cnn

Baltimore, Maryland – George Tomasack, age 47, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty to making a series of telephone bomb threats in October 2016 against the Pentagon Tours Office and a CNN news affiliate. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur and Special Agent in Charge … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore Man, George Tomasack Pleads Guilty To Making Isis-Related Threats Against The Pentagon And Cnn

Maryland News: Baltimore, Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa Pleads Guilty To Failing To File Tax Returns

Baltimore, Maryland – Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa, age 54, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to three counts of failing to file individual federal tax returns. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge Gordon B. Johnson of the … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa Pleads Guilty To Failing To File Tax Returns

Maryland News: Queen Anne’s County Couple Sentenced To Federal Prison For Multi-State Crime Spree

In Less than Two Months the Couple Stole or Attempted to Steal Eight ATMs, Stole Four Vehicles, Burglarized a Convenience Store, Robbed a Bank, and Engaged in Two High-Speed Chases Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Matthew Dale Bush, age 39, of Grasonville, Maryland, to 110 months in prison, followed by … Continue reading Maryland News: Queen Anne’s County Couple Sentenced To Federal Prison For Multi-State Crime Spree

Maryland News: Anne Arundel County Restaurant Owner, Khalil Ahmad Pleads Guilty To Stalking His Estranged Wife

Admitted Violating Protective Orders on Several Occasions, Plotting to Murder his Wife, Setting his Wife up to be Arrested as a Terrorist, and Soliciting a Man to Burn Down His Restaurant for Insurance Proceeds Baltimore, Maryland – Khalil Ahmad, age 51, of Hanover, Maryland, pleaded guilty on December 12, 2018, to stalking his estranged wife. … Continue reading Maryland News: Anne Arundel County Restaurant Owner, Khalil Ahmad Pleads Guilty To Stalking His Estranged Wife

Maryland News: Greenbelt, Fraudsters Sentenced to Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Restitution of More Than $491,000 after a Jury Convicted Them of Federal Charges Related to Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Scheme

Greenbelt, Maryland – On December 3, 2018, U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Michelle Sylethia Jordan, a/k/a Michelle Harris and Michelle Welsh, age 49; and her husband, Michael Paul Anthony Welsh, a/k/a Michael A. Welsh and Michael Paul S. Welsh, age 45, both of Laurel, Maryland, to 57 months and 46 months in federal … Continue reading Maryland News: Greenbelt, Fraudsters Sentenced to Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Restitution of More Than $491,000 after a Jury Convicted Them of Federal Charges Related to Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Scheme

Maryland News: Baltimore, Dontray Johnson, Member Of The Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Racketeering And Drug Conspiracies

Shot and Killed Two Fellow Gang Members for Not Following Gang Rules Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Dontray Johnson, a/k/a “Gambino,” “Bino,” and “Tray,” age 33, of Baltimore, Maryland, on November 27, 2018, to 30 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for racketeering and drug … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Dontray Johnson, Member Of The Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Racketeering And Drug Conspiracies

Maryland News: Greenbelt, Three Armed Bank Robbers Sentenced To At Least Seven Years In Federal Prison

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced bank robbers Donald Marcel Rivers, Jr., age 30; Ashley Nicole Collier, age 31; and Timothy Mclain, age 29; all of Hagerstown, Maryland, to 14 years, 90 months, and 84 months and one day in prison, respectively, each followed by five years, five years, and three … Continue reading Maryland News: Greenbelt, Three Armed Bank Robbers Sentenced To At Least Seven Years In Federal Prison

Maryland News: Rockville Man, Stephen McGrath Who Posed as a Modeling Agent to Obtain Sexually Explicit Images of Minor Female Victims Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges

Used Internet-Based Chat Applications to Communicate with the Girls Greenbelt, Maryland – Stephen McGrath, age 44, of Rockville, Maryland, pleaded guilty on November 20, 2018, to federal charges of coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity in order to produce child pornography, and possession of child pornography. The guilty plea was … Continue reading Maryland News: Rockville Man, Stephen McGrath Who Posed as a Modeling Agent to Obtain Sexually Explicit Images of Minor Female Victims Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges

Maryland News: MS-13 Gang Member, Jeffrey Rodriguez Sentenced To 90 Months In Federal Prison For Gang-Related Crimes

Shot and Stabbed Victims During Drug Deal Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced Jeffrey Rodriguez, a/k/a Jefry Francisco Portillo Corvera, or “Hyper,” age 22, a citizen of El Salvador residing in Hyattsville, Maryland, today to 90 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for his participation in the racketeering … Continue reading Maryland News: MS-13 Gang Member, Jeffrey Rodriguez Sentenced To 90 Months In Federal Prison For Gang-Related Crimes

Maryland News: MS-13 Member, Jeffrey Rodriguez Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison For Racketeeting Related Charges

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced Jeffrey Rodriguez, aka Jefry Francisco Portillo Corvera, or “Hyper,” 22, a citizen of El Salvador illegally residing in Hyattsville, Maryland, today to 90 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for his participation in the racketeering enterprise known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or … Continue reading Maryland News: MS-13 Member, Jeffrey Rodriguez Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison For Racketeeting Related Charges

Maryland News: Baltimore, Two Men Plead Guilty To Defrauding The United States Regarding The Immigration, Visa, And Employment Laws

Sentenced To 36 Months And 18 Months In Federal Prison Baltimore, Maryland – Asher Sharvit, age 29, formerly of New York, New York, and Oren Sharvit, age 28, formerly of Dover, Delaware, pleaded guilty yesterday to recruiting and hiring aliens for their Maryland business for purposes of profit. U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Two Men Plead Guilty To Defrauding The United States Regarding The Immigration, Visa, And Employment Laws

Maryland News: Chevy Chase Man, Jonathan Mark Oldale Who Secretly Videotaped Children In His Home Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges Of Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

Investigation Began When Camera Discovered in Bathroom of Gymnastics Facility; Produced Images of Dozens of Children Using Hidden Cameras in the Bathrooms of His Home Greenbelt, Maryland – Jonathan Mark Oldale, age 55, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to federal charges of production and possession of child pornography, arising from Oldale secretly filming … Continue reading Maryland News: Chevy Chase Man, Jonathan Mark Oldale Who Secretly Videotaped Children In His Home Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges Of Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

Maryland News: Baltimore TTG Member, Brandon Bazemore Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison On Federal Racketeering And Drug Conspiracy Charges, Including Three Murders, An Attempted Murder, And Drug Distribution

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Brandon Bazemore, a/k/a Man Man, age 25, of Baltimore, today to 25 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to participate in a violent racketeering enterprise known as Trained To Go (TTG), including committing three murders, an attempted murder, and … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore TTG Member, Brandon Bazemore Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison On Federal Racketeering And Drug Conspiracy Charges, Including Three Murders, An Attempted Murder, And Drug Distribution

Maryland News: Laurel Man, Arthur Raymond Prince Pleads Guilty To Committing Five Armed Robberies Of Pharmacies In Howard, Anne Arundel, And Prince George’s Counties

Defendant and His Armed Co-Conspirator Stole Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Opioids Baltimore, Maryland – Arthur Raymond Prince, age 19, of Laurel Maryland, pleaded guilty today to aiding and abetting robbery involving controlled substances, and aiding and abetting the brandishing of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, in connection with … Continue reading Maryland News: Laurel Man, Arthur Raymond Prince Pleads Guilty To Committing Five Armed Robberies Of Pharmacies In Howard, Anne Arundel, And Prince George’s Counties

Maryland News: Baltimore, Three Maryland Men Indicted in Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl in Baltimore Trafficked from Sinaloa and Tijuana Drug Cartels

Law Enforcement Has Seized Approximately 20 Kilograms of Fentanyl So Far—Enough to Kill More Than 1½ Times the Population of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has indicted Nevone McCrimmon, age 47, of Edgewood, Maryland; William Elijah, age 51; and Terrance Mobley, age 50, both of Baltimore, Maryland, on the federal charge of … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Three Maryland Men Indicted in Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl in Baltimore Trafficked from Sinaloa and Tijuana Drug Cartels

Maryland News: Baltimore, Two Leaders In The Black Guerilla Family Gang Plead Guilty To Federal Racketeering Conspiracy Charge, Including Authorizing Murders

Ricky Evans, a Former East Baltimore Safe Streets Employee, Admitted Using the Safe Streets Office to Hold BGF Meetings, and to Store and Distribute Drugs and Firearms 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 … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Two Leaders In The Black Guerilla Family Gang Plead Guilty To Federal Racketeering Conspiracy Charge, Including Authorizing Murders

Maryland News: Baltimore, Statement Of Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur On The Successful Resolution Of Three Significant Cases In Baltimore In The Last Week

Baltimore, Md. – “We are facing significant challenges here in Baltimore with drug dealing and violence in our streets, but as we saw this week, with the convictions of eight members of the Barronette drug crew who were responsible for nine murders, and the guilty pleas of the corrupt police officer who worked with GTTF, … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Statement Of Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur On The Successful Resolution Of Three Significant Cases In Baltimore In The Last Week

Maryland News: Baltimore, Two Members of Old York Money Gang Plead Guilty to Federal Racketeering Charges Related to Their Drug Trafficking and Violence, Including the Killing of Three-Year-Old Mckenzie Elliott

Terrell Plummer Admits Killing McKenzie Elliott and Tyrone Jamison Admits Supplying the Gun Used in the Murder Baltimore, Maryland – Terrell Plummer, a/k/a Rell, age 29, and Tyrone Jamison, a/k/a Ty, age 25, both of Baltimore, pleaded guilty today to a federal racketeering conspiracy related to their membership in the Old York Money Gang (OYMG), … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Two Members of Old York Money Gang Plead Guilty to Federal Racketeering Charges Related to Their Drug Trafficking and Violence, Including the Killing of Three-Year-Old Mckenzie Elliott

Maryland News: Baltimore, Jason Kiser, Felon Indicted For Illegal Possession Of Firearms, Witness Retaliation, And Arson

Allegedly Burned the Victim’s Car in Retaliation for the Victim Providing Information to Law Enforcement Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging Jason Kiser, age 40, of Taneytown, Maryland, with illegal possession of firearms, witness retaliation, use of fire in the commission of a felony, and malicious destruction of … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Jason Kiser, Felon Indicted For Illegal Possession Of Firearms, Witness Retaliation, And Arson

Maryland News: Baltimore, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Eleven Baltimore Men for a Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy Allegedly Operating in the Gilmor Homes Area of Baltimore

Defendants Allegedly Used Guns to Facilitate Their Drug Crimes Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging 11 Baltimore men in a heroin trafficking conspiracy that operated in the Gilmor Homes area of Baltimore. Several of the defendants are also charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm in furtherance of … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Eleven Baltimore Men for a Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy Allegedly Operating in the Gilmor Homes Area of Baltimore

Maryland News: Baltimore, Eastern Shore Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Scheme to Steal and Sell More Than $248,000 Worth of Processed Chicken Parts to Black Market Customers

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Lamar Tiquon Greene, age 39, of Easton, Maryland, today to seven months in federal prison, followed by seven months of home detention as part of three years of supervised release, for interstate transportation of stolen chicken parts. On October 16, 2018, Judge Bennett sentenced co-defendants … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Eastern Shore Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Scheme to Steal and Sell More Than $248,000 Worth of Processed Chicken Parts to Black Market Customers

Maryland News: Former Financial Advisor, Dawn J. Bennett Convicted of All Federal Charges Related to $20 Million Ponzi Scheme

Dawn Bennett Misappropriated Investors’ Funds, Including Using Them to Pay a Website Operator to Arrange for Priests in India to Perform Religious Ceremonies to Ward Off Federal Investigators Greenbelt, Maryland – After deliberating for fewer than five hours, a federal jury today convicted Dawn J. Bennett, age 56, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, on all 17 … Continue reading Maryland News: Former Financial Advisor, Dawn J. Bennett Convicted of All Federal Charges Related to $20 Million Ponzi Scheme

Maryland News: Baltimore Man, Menard Hazelwood Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Rob Undercover ATF Special Agents at Gunpoint

Agents Were Part of an Undercover Operation to Purchase Heroin from a Known Drug Dealer Baltimore, Maryland – Menard Hazelwood, age 29, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty today to assault of a federal officer and brandishing a firearm in the course of a crime of violence, in connection with the May 26, 2017, assault on two … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore Man, Menard Hazelwood Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Rob Undercover ATF Special Agents at Gunpoint

Maryland News: Baltimore, Five Plead Guilty in October to Federal Charges Related to a Violent Drug Distribution Organization

Seven Defendants Have Pleaded Guilty in the Case Related to the Drug Turf Battle that Resulted in the Shooting Death of Three-Year-Old McKenzie Elliott Baltimore, Maryland – Five admitted members and confederates of the Old York Money Gang (OYMG), a gang that sustained itself in part through the distribution and sale of controlled substances, including … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Five Plead Guilty in October to Federal Charges Related to a Violent Drug Distribution Organization

Maryland News: Landover Man, Kodi Lamont Johnson Sentenced to Over 13 Years in Federal Prison for a Series of Armed Robberies

Within 20 Minutes, Committed Two Armed Robberies and an Armed Bank Robbery on November 3, 2017, Using a Gun Stolen Earlier that Day Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Kodi Lamont Johnson, age 36, of Landover, Maryland, to 162 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for two … Continue reading Maryland News: Landover Man, Kodi Lamont Johnson Sentenced to Over 13 Years in Federal Prison for a Series of Armed Robberies