Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Crime reporter in Baltimore; WE OWN THIS CITY: A True Story of Crime, Cops, & Corruption, available in February. Pre-order link below.

1,962 Following   85,412 Followers   84,755 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/20/09


Over a contraband cell phone, a federal defendant awaiting trial told an associate, "I got some Ciroc." When asked… https://t.co/BurYdSGfYGIn what has to be a first, audio of this trial is being live-streamed online. Former longtime Baltimore judge Tim D… https://t.co/YGXIt6N3nE @ddreyer https://t.co/OHcUSlPwdIWith COVID we’ve been getting on-location outdoor press conferences: https://t.co/2pIqUdLDaYRacketeering indictments charges 9 people, including three corrections officers and four detainees, for smuggling a… https://t.co/5cwLkN73VPA 42-year-old Frederick man has been charged federally after allegedly leaving this threatening note on the home of… https://t.co/NbJvgDnILmTrial in 2017 workplace shooting at Harford County granite company is underway https://t.co/acV9QzcSVFContinuing a string of recent high-profile federal indictments, US Attorney’s Office, FBI and state prison system w… https://t.co/1WjVu1rgaWPolice are checking on the ballot boxes and I just heard one officer say that he was guarding one of them. This is… https://t.co/P4vEQ5X69U
Retweeted by Justin Fenton
10/21
2020
This is the fifth - and largest - new recruit class to begin training this year for the @BaltimorePolice. The 42 BP… https://t.co/qbxUXLPOHx
Retweeted by Justin FentonUnsurprisingly, @mayorbcyoung declined to be interviewed for this article, instead answering questions via a spokes… https://t.co/1jvAYFlRZS
Retweeted by Justin FentonHomicide detectives are investigating a potentially fatal shooting in the Western District. https://t.co/0AIK5acHo5
Retweeted by Justin Fenton @Everton525 Nuh uh @xoamelia https://t.co/P1JCgzoGAsICYMI yesterday: The Kingsville man who fired his gun after two men with a Trump 2020 sign honked at him while he p… https://t.co/MnsjQQzGVk
Retweeted by Justin FentonWhat 2020 was missing: OJ resting comfortably at home and one-upping Jeffrey Toobin https://t.co/hhimo3SPwx
10/20
2020
The more I think about it the more churled I getLet’s not let the Department of Human Resources (@DHRCOB) off the hook either, they administer the test and have th… https://t.co/GA7al3K9QVAnd state law - not just on police but on all personnel matters - being what it is, we’ve likely heard the last of… https://t.co/McRuCfJ6bTBPD told me that nobody was suspended in connection with this. I then asked for the status of someone I heard was s… https://t.co/QCMKNXzNl1Police asking for help in weekend fatal shooting of 18-year-old Nayely Paz, incident in Armistead Gardens neighborh… https://t.co/UsnyUf1rNZhttps://t.co/NuNUb3HoBe https://t.co/2O0mXMruZf"In both cases, officers tried [unsuccessfully] to have their punishments overturned by citing the Law Enforcement… https://t.co/lD8cpRlVyA
10/19
2020
Watching Episode 2 of #TheVowHBO like https://t.co/CN4kagOtQw
10/18
2020
Well I’m not opening this one. https://t.co/pFUu7FfadR @RobertKlemko Congrats sir, go Terpshttps://t.co/LJD6k5ghWT
10/16
2020
Release the goats! Here at Wyman Park Dell where community members fundraised to use goats as an eco-friendly way t… https://t.co/vVjPaIJWx1
Retweeted by Justin FentonThis recommendation is only a very tentative first step toward repealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Righ… https://t.co/1JDwUE8rZQ
Retweeted by Justin FentonNEW: A group of Maryland lawmakers recommends repealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights. Some lawmaker… https://t.co/mbETlRf8aW
Retweeted by Justin FentonI'm still behind in watching the Maryland House of Delegates policing reform workgroup, so I haven't gotten to this… https://t.co/UEu31L3uMr
Retweeted by Justin FentonSome of Baltimore’s ballot drop boxes are guarded by a private security firm while others are protected by security… https://t.co/khHKJih0hzA security guard hired to stand watch over a ballot box in Northeast Baltimore was shot and wounded this morning. P… https://t.co/6QYHGmjjB1“At another point he claimed a special agent from the Baltimore office had contacted him after he alerted the FBI t… https://t.co/Nl62iGcExjEpoch Times had a section called "Spygate" about the "Obama unmasking" scandal for years. They mailed Spygate char… https://t.co/eZLlXOnods
Retweeted by Justin Fenton
10/15
2020
New: In an internal memo Wednesday, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby directed prosecutors not to authorize… https://t.co/fwJaI4Yqpt @mattgonter !!Despite a summer marked by police brutality and racism protests, public satisfaction with the New Orleans Police De… https://t.co/7aNYqoJU1I
Retweeted by Justin FentonOk that’s crazy https://t.co/4ZkPnZBnFPKayne West has officially qualified to be a write-in candidate in Maryland, which means all votes for him will be t… https://t.co/8UObUYyrk1
Retweeted by Justin FentonAn off-duty Baltimore Police officer was found lying in vomit and said he'd lost his personal handgun. He was also… https://t.co/ri0Ry5esC8Dozens of balloons drifted through the air in Southwest Baltimore’s Carroll Park on Tuesday evening as people chant… https://t.co/cEcwJLyKe8
Retweeted by Justin Fentonhttps://t.co/kBswWRHvCChttps://t.co/bbaNQHldSIOct 2: Jets sign @TerpsFootball legend Ty Johnson Oct 13: Jets release LeVeon Bell Coincidence I think notPolice have found a damaged ATM in northeast Baltimore. Who knows where it was stolen from? So many get stolen. I… https://t.co/6OVVeyIiKf
Retweeted by Justin Fenton
10/14
2020
@DartezKathleen @xoamelia Yes that one isn’t hard to find. The one I’m talking about however, is. See if you can find it! @xoamelia Personally I'm more intrigued by the other station that says they have the court records, even though the… https://t.co/kbAvAazU0AUpdate: Nick Mosby's office says he's been in conversations with the IRS for 5 yrs & that the issue relates to "an… https://t.co/9D2lFPHzkR @fotodave ? I dont understandThe IRS has placed $45,000 lien against Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby, Del. Nick Mosby for unpaid back taxes https://t.co/WZ6yOi6OkW @Kashube1 One of his employees or one of yours?Baltimore Police suffered from culture of officers ‘trying to be badasses,’ broken systems and political interferen… https://t.co/rFCwlrVHek @notrivia @bmoreProjects @ivanjbates I mean, with the city appointing them lawyers and paying out any judgments, th… https://t.co/oJd3gGkTHG @notrivia What do you think he made up?Pretty sure we know who Batts is referring to."It came back to bite me later in my closing days," Batts says."Without getting myself sued, I pretty much pissed of some high profile people in that city bc they were sticking t… https://t.co/pHVEoXnXmi"Where do you start?" Batts asks rhetorically.Asked how he missed certain types of corruption, Batts runs down litany of major incidents he dealt with: "If you’r… https://t.co/gE48EiQzgeBatts says after the six officers charged in Freddie Gray's death, members of the force "started to shut down and n… https://t.co/G3pCfS4i2ENot sure what he's alluding to here: Batts says of 2015: I don’t want to go into a lot of hearsay, but I’ll say the… https://t.co/hrD6d62eIn"I think there’s a lot of good officers in the Baltimore police department, some of the most courageous officers I’… https://t.co/DJI2i6ctdXHe also bemoans "councilpeople with fingers deep in that organization," who would call trying to get a recruit who… https://t.co/MDoUu88MGsBatts says he believes the city "does not respect the position of chief of police:: "I believe they think that posi… https://t.co/ZDbgUbmyjdBatts says going in, he believed he had only two years to implement changes before expecting to get pushed out, cal… https://t.co/7pRaVZq81fBatts: "What I picked up from the culture [of the Baltimore Police Department], I think it was a culture of people… https://t.co/kQLMuiz1nlBatts: "I thought the vast majority of the systems in Baltimore police department were broken. It was one of the mo… https://t.co/T1v5rX1XwiBatts said he didn't follow GTTF scandal: "I’ve kind of disconnected from the city of Baltimore. But based on being… https://t.co/p14gJ1zXlKTestifying today before the state Gun Trace Task Force reform commission: Former BPD commissioner Anthony Batts, wh… https://t.co/EgjxwVVwHfTheir pregnant daughter was shot and killed by her fiance in 2018. In "the blink of an eye," they became de facto p… https://t.co/JE8FpebOyc
Retweeted by Justin FentonHere's my remembrance of Betty Garman Robinson, the Baltimore activist and SNCC veteran who passed away yesterday,… https://t.co/RyfWUK9Ya3
Retweeted by Justin Fenton @ABaltimoreBaron Nah I was just explaining to you my limited interest in the graphic. You seem very triggered and angry about something @ABaltimoreBaron I just thought it was interesting that Maryland started off high and dropped off. All this other s… https://t.co/5PqCtwMHHx @ABaltimoreBaron I’m a reporter in Maryland so Maryland things interest me. I don’t think I’m being furloughed agai… https://t.co/YBHMkCzyPN @ABaltimoreBaron I don’t know what you’re talking about. I noticed how Maryland was at the top and I watched the vi… https://t.co/DYATjqs21U @ABaltimoreBaron Maybe you are some kind of psycho but I was just watching it with interest for how Maryland had fallen down the list.
10/13
2020
Maryland falls from the top to off of the list: https://t.co/W3YAWw7XR8 @BeattyLaw @BaltoSpectator Sounds more like a nightmare @BaltoSpectator Just hangin’ around in your dreams again https://t.co/a3wQ2WVIG5“I’ve always been inspired by my city and the kids here..." https://t.co/IS9X3fGXxp My latest in @baltimoresun / @Report4America
Retweeted by Justin Fenton @ScoobyLawU And if it's not there, then what? I'm looking at one source that says it exists, but it's not on that siteMarcia Sykes told @CChristine19 that she and her husband had just gotten married this weekend, and it’s likely tha… https://t.co/PeufGCjEHV
Retweeted by Justin Fenton.@AManCalledSrao talked to some of the Baltimore natives whose music is featured in "Charm City Kings," the feature… https://t.co/TeSvs9UkJyHelp the #FBI find Akia Eggleston, who was last seen on May 3, 2017, in the Inner Harbor area of Baltimore City, Ma… https://t.co/yV60VaAu6i
Retweeted by Justin FentonSome of their decisions have been reversed. Many others have stood, coalescing into an instruction manual of sorts,… https://t.co/WOmrZ86pSq
Retweeted by Justin FentonMaryland residents strongly support expanding making more information public about police discipline, requiring ind… https://t.co/dVCG4Tcetp
Retweeted by Justin FentonWow. Look at this age gap on police reform in today's release of Goucher poll. This is so unbelievably stark betwee… https://t.co/81rnL7czMM
Retweeted by Justin FentonHere’s what we know about the “possible explosion” in North Baltimore tonight. Multiple people characterized it as… https://t.co/6AMFqOfAGR
Retweeted by Justin FentonBCFD is on scene of a 3-alarm Fire w/a possible explosion in the 2800blk of Virginia Ave. 3 adults and 2 children w… https://t.co/vL4SaCGl5v
Retweeted by Justin FentonFirst images inside the scene of reported explosions in Parklane neighborhood of NW Baltimore.. https://t.co/4o9G25cyn9#BREAKING: Reports of explosions heard on 2800 block of Virginia Ave in N Baltimore -massive police presence… https://t.co/niiLPRMlq5
Retweeted by Justin FentonBOX ALARM 29-20 | BALTIMORE CITY | *3RD ALARM* | 2805 VIRGINIA AVE | 3 DWELLINGS WELL INVOLVED W/CIVILIANS BURNED |… https://t.co/R0Uou1ZEaJ
Retweeted by Justin FentonBOX ALARM 29-20 | BALTIMORE CITY | *2ND ALARM* | 2805 VIRGINIA AVE | 3 DWELLINGS WELL INVOLVED | REPORT OF EXPLOSIO… https://t.co/nYvBEuwwKX
Retweeted by Justin Fenton @BigCatTA Pity is not the same as fandom 😆 @MolotovFlicker Never buy a cat toy. They prefer everything else. A cat will have the time of their life with a milk cap
10/12
2020
Nevermind2020 is really crazy because I’m feeling bad for the Dallas Cowboys. Never thought I’d see the day.Top-notch work by the @nytimes: President Trump campaigned on a promise to "drain the swamp." Instead, he built a s… https://t.co/XISlLTz6Gy
Retweeted by Justin Fenton @OliverStrawhat Oh it has nothing to do with COVID lol
10/11
2020

0