An unsealed federal indictment charged 11 Baltimore men with operating a heroin trafficking ring in Baltimore's Gilmor Homes, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland said.
The charges stemmed from an investigation into the distribution of large amounts of heroin in and around the Baltimore public housing development, according to the indictment and court documents. The group allegedly ran drug shops that sold their goods from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. in and around Stricker, School and Presstmen Streets. The members of the crew allegedly sold drugs, collected drug proceeds and used weapons in the course of drug trafficking.
The 11 indictments were issued for:
- Rodney Blue, age 28
- Tyrek Butler, age 26
- Duane Day, age 26
- Dakwan Gray, age 20
- Juan Hill, age 25
- Diamonte Jackson, age 25
- Davon Johnson, age 30
- Allen Jones, a/k/a Wax, age 23
- William Stewart, a/k/a Pimp, age 31
- Anthony Washington, age 28
- Andrew Webb, a/k/a Geetchi, age 32
Each defendant faces a maximum of 20 years in prison for conspiracy. Butler, Day, Jones and Webb face an additional maximum of 10 years in prison for conspiracy to possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Day and Butler face a maximum of life in prison for possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, and 10 years for possession of a firearm and ammunition by a previously convicted felon. Hill, Gray, Washington, Jackson, Johnson, and Webb face a maximum of 20 years in prison for each count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled, dangerous substance.