BALTIMORE - Officials with the Baltimore Police Department say a months-long wiretap investigation has resulted in the indictments of 34 people believed to be involved in the distribution of heroin and marijuana.
BPD director of public affairs, Anthony Guglielmi says more than 20 search warrants were issued early Tuesday morning in the Baltimore area as a part of the investigation. He says firearms, ammunition, hundreds of pills of suspected heroin and test of thousands of dollars were seized.
The investigation began in 2011. A total of 10 phone lines were tapped as a part of that investigation in September of 2012.
Guglielmi says the indictments were on the state and federal levels.
The federal indictment charges Brandon Clark, 25; Anthon Harris, 21; Stanford Stewart, 65; Raheem Baker, 21; and five others.
Charged in the state indictments for conspiring with Clark to distribute heroin are Carlos Brown, 23; Christopher Brown, 22; Robert Collier, 41; Jordan Evans, 22; Marquise Johnson, 23; Wanda Lucas, 49; Shawn Stansbury, 39; and eight others.
Also charged in state indictments for conspiring to distribute heroin are Tyrell Allsup, 19; James Beasley, 49; Bruce Brown, 44; Isaac Jackson, 22; Brandon Long, and two others. Charged in the state indictments for conspiring to distribute marijuana are Carlos Moultrie, 30, and two others.
The investigation was jointly conducted by the Baltimore Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Major Investigations Unit of the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, and the United States Attorney's Office for Maryland.