City / County Digest


November 04, 2006

City man gets 21 years in cocaine scheme

A 41-year-old Baltimore man received a federal prison sentence of more than 21 years yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to sell cocaine. Terrence Moody earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine, 50 grams of crack cocaine and an undisclosed amount of heroin, according to prosecutors.

Two of Moody's co-defendants, Larry Yarrall, 30, and Lashavio Gilliam, 37, both of Baltimore, were also sentenced in U.S. District Court yesterday to more than 12 years and more than 10 years in prison, respectively. Both also pleaded guilty earlier.

In all, 17 defendants have pleaded guilty in connection with the operation of a street organization in East Baltimore and sale of wholesale quantities of drugs throughout Baltimore.

Matthew Dolan

Baltimore: Inner Harbor

Jones Falls Trail joins Greenway

A dedication ceremony marking the Jones Falls Trail joining the East Coast Greenway is set for 1 p.m. today at the Waterfront Promenade in front of the World Trade Center. Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks officials are scheduled to join representatives from the Greenway, which is a national system of 2,950 miles of traffic-free paths along the East Coast. The Jones Falls Trail -- a 1.5-mile hiking and biking trail along the Jones Falls River -- is the city's second trail to join the Greenway. The Gwynns Falls Trail is already part of the Greenway.

Carroll County: Mount Airy

5 residents report damaged cars, thefts

Five residents of the Candice Estates subdivision in Mount Airy discovered Thursday morning that someone had shattered car windows, flattened tires and stolen more than $60 in cash and credit cards from their vehicles parked on the streets. Damage is estimated at nearly $1,000. The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to call 410-386-2900.

Ellie Baublitz

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