Per the Maryland Attorney General’s Office: “Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown today announced the plea and sentencing of Carlos Jordan, 33, of Baltimore, Maryland, on
charges of supervising a criminal organization, possessing a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, and acting as a volume dealer of fentanyl.
The charges relate to a long-term
investigation into a criminal enterprise that was operating and distributing large quantities of heroin and fentanyl in Southwest Baltimore.
On December 5, 2023, Jordan pleaded guilty, before Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Yolanda Tanner. Jordan received a total sentence of 30 years, suspending all but 15 years, with the first 10
years to be served without the possibility of parole, to be followed by five years of supervised probation.
The investigation was led by the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Unit, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Group 54, and the Baltimore City Police Department’s Homicide and undercover squads. Over the course of a ninemonth investigation, law enforcement built a case on a criminal enterprise known as the “1800 Boys” that operated throughout Baltimore City, including in the 1800 block of Wilkens Avenue, where it maintained an open-air drug market. The organization engaged in the illegal sale of various narcotics, including heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine. Investigators observed the organization’s members distributing narcotics daily, participating in thousands of apparent handto-hand narcotic transactions over the course of several months. Investigators further discovered that the organization was distributing bulk amounts of narcotics for resale by other drug trafficking organizations.
The 1800 Boys organization was also responsible for acts of violence perpetrated to maintain and further its narcotics operation, including the murder of Marquis Carter. On November 3, 2022,
Dayvonta Mackey, who worked as a street-level distributor for the organization and while in the area of the organization’s narcotics operation, is alleged to have shot Mr. Carter in the head and
neck. Mackey then went to the rear alley of the 1800 block of Wilkens Avenue and, just a few minutes later, exited through the front door of an identified narcotics stash location used by the
organization. On November 5, 2022, Mackey was found and arrested by police for Mr. Carter’s murder while at that same stash location. Investigators learned that Mackey shot Mr. Carter as a
result of a dispute over the organization’s narcotics territory.
The organization exerted control over its territory through acts of violence, such as the murder of Mr. Carter and the regular possession of firearms, while distributing narcotics around Wilkens
Avenue and at additional stash locations. As a result of search and seizure warrants executed on November 15, 2022, detectives recovered three handguns, one assault-style rifle, more than 700
grams of a fentanyl and heroin mixture, more than 300 grams of cocaine, more than 400 grams of marijuana, and $6,730 in U.S. currency. Singletary and Moore were two of nine defendants
charged in this investigation.
In making today’s announcement, Attorney General Brown thanked Criminal Division Chief Katie Dorian, Organized Crime Unit Chief Paul Halliday, the Drug Enforcement Administration,
the Baltimore City Police Department, as well as Assistant Attorneys General Megan Greene and David Wiseman, who prosecuted these cases. Attorney General Brown also thanked Baltimore
City State’s Attorney Ivan J. Bates for his Office’s assistance in this investigation.
The remaining indicted defendants are still pending trial, with trial dates set in March, April, and June of 2024. A criminal indictment is merely an accusation of wrongdoing, and a defendant is presumed innocent until the State proves the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit