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Revelations About MD Prison System Smuggling Ring Makes National News

May 15th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Revelations about a drug and contraband smuggling ring with Maryland’s prison system is now making national news. Last week state officials admitted the director of security at the Baltimore Detention Center had been fired, and Governor Martin O'Malley said to expect more firings and more personnel changes at the state run prison. 25 people including 13 corrections officers were indicted last month in a crackdown on the illegal activities.  O'Malley told reporters who caught up with him at a Port of Baltimore event that he has confidence in Gary Maynard, Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. Among the reporters who questioned O'Malley, a producer for "The O'Reilly Factor," the FOX News Channel broadcast hosted by Bill O'Reilly. O'Reilly has talked about the scandal on his show, and O'Malley was questioned by the producer about the idea of coming onto the program to answer questions… 

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