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Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

November 18, 2009
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Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

Bates | Image by Booking photo Editor’s Note: An updated version of this story appears in Mobtown Beat, Nov. 25, 2009 Marlow Bates’ stint in prison, where he’s been detained since his April arrest for aiding an alleged drug-dealing conspiracy by the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang (“Black-Booked”), appears to have improved his...
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A short, link-littered history of City Paper’s Black Guerrilla Family coverage

April 26, 2013
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A short, link-littered history of City Paper’s Black Guerrilla Family coverage

The Black Guerrilla Family (BGF), though long known to be active in Maryland’s prisons and Baltimore’s streets, has suddenly become hot news, with the April 23 announcement of a federal indictment against 25 alleged members, including 13 Maryland correctional officers (COs). But the BGF had already burnished its image in the public’s mind in...
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