A former Prince George's County Police officer accused of tipping off members of a drug ring that they were under investigation pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge.
Citing allegations that he is the kingpin of a drug conspiracy that ran up and down the East Coast, a judge denied Wednesday the bond appeal of Curtis Malone, the former head of the prominent DC Assault basketball program.
The website Silk Road, long known as a deep web marketplace for illegal drugs and criminal activity, was seized Wednesday by federal authorities. It's founder, who goes by Dread Pirate Roberts online, was arrested.
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