Feds: Guards Let Inmates Run Md. Jail, Slept With Them
4 female officers had gang leader's babies
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Apr 24, 2013 7:40 AM CDT
The Baltimore City Detention Center.   (Wikimedia/Groupuscule)

(Newser) – Thirteen female corrections officers have been accused of helping the Black Guerilla Family gang run a drug trafficking operation inside a Baltimore jail—and having sex with the inmates running the operation—according to an indictment unsealed yesterday. The gang's leader, Tavon White, has allegedly fathered five children with four of the accused guards since being locked up on an attempted-murder charge in 2009, the Washington Post reports, and two of those guards have gotten tattoos of his name. "The inmates literally took over," an FBI agent said of the Baltimore City Detention Center.

White allegedly bragged that he made at least $16,000 a month by charging his fellow inmates exorbitant prices for drugs. Some of that money was allegedly used to buy luxury cars—which the complicit guards were permitted to drive; the Baltimore Sun reports that one officer was given a diamond ring. "This is my jail. You understand that?" White said in a wiretapped phone call. "I'm dead serious. I make every final call in this jail." A total of 25 people are charged in the indictment, which also includes inmates and outside drug suppliers.

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Aug 24, 2013 8:31 PM CDT
Of course all these upstanding women will file for welfare, food stamps and any other Public assistance they can get. Throw them in jail for life. Adopt their kids out to a family who has no connection to them in any way. Otherwise we will be jailing them later in life. Typical ghetto trash.
Apr 25, 2013 1:45 PM CDT
Apr 25, 2013 10:30 AM CDT
I'm ashamed to admit it, but reading this epic racist-vs.-racist thread was incredibly entertaining. Depressing, yes, but unquestionably entertaining. It also confirmed my own sweeping stereotype- that all racists/bigots aren't particularly clever with their zingers. So that's good.