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Baltimore Prisoner Impregnates 4 Prison Guards; 13 Guards Indicted

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

13 correctional officers were among 25 Black Guerilla Family gang members indicted on federal racketeering charges. The officers with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services helped gang members smuggle in cell phones, drugs, and launder money. Four of the female guards were impregnated by Tavon White, the leader of the Black Guerilla Family game according to the FBI press release.

Tavon White (Source: Anne Arundel County Police Department)

Roughly 170 federal agents and state and local police officers were involved in the arrests of 25 people allegedly involved. Of the 25, 7 were inmates, 13 were female correction officers, and the remaining 5 were “outside suppliers.” Tavon White allegedly had long-term sexual relationships with four of the guards, and all four became pregnant at least once. Two of the guards tattooed “Tavon” on their neck and wrist. White allegedly gave gifts to the correctional officers including diamond rings and luxury cars.

Gary D. Maynard, who is Secretary of Maryland’s Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services reportedly helped bring in over 30 known ‘clean’ correctional officers to conduct a cell by cell raid of the Baltimore City Detention Center. FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt was quoted in the FBI release as saying “Such corruption causes the FBI to divert crucial investigative resources away from addressing violence on the streets of Baltimore. In this case, the inmates literally took over ‘the asylum,’ and the detention centers became safe havens for the BGF. Such a situation cannot be tolerated. Law enforcement should not have to concern itself with criminal subjects who have already been arrested and relegated to detention centers.”

Sources: FBI Press Release: Thirteen Correctional Officers Among 25 Black Guerilla Family Gang Members and Associates Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges
Maryland Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services

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