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District of Maryland

Friday, March 22, 2013

Baltimore Man Exiled To 10 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution And Possession Of A Gun In Furtherance Of A Drug Crime

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Glenn Anthony Thompson, age 45, of Baltimore, today to 10 years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and heroin, and for possession of a gun in furtherance of drug trafficking.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Baltimore Field Division; Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein; and Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts.

According to Thompson's plea agreement, on November 11, 2009, law enforcement executed a search warrant at Thompson’s home in the 2000 block of Westwood Avenue in Baltimore.  During the search, officers recovered a loaded .357 revolver, .357 ammunition, a black semi-automatic pellet gun, a safe that contained crack cocaine and heroin, ten baggies of heroin from a sock in the bedroom, and .38 caliber ammunition.  The total amount of narcotics recovered was 38.48 grams of crack cocaine and 50.80 grams of heroin.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the ATF, Baltimore Police Department and Baltimore City State’s Attorney=s Office for their work in the investigation.  Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant United States Attorney Ayn B. Ducao, who prosecuted the case.

Updated January 26, 2015