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Retired 72-year-old Maryland aviation worker started 2nd career: selling heroin for Black Guerrilla Family gang

Jul 10, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

As federal prosecutors were winding down their cases against one of Baltimore's most notorious drug gangs, the Black Guerrilla Family, one name stood out among the nearly two dozen members sentenced to prison for firearms, racketeering and drug crimes.

Phillip Poggie, 72, lived in a modest Glen Burnie apartment and had retired in April 2015 from a 13-year career as an administrative officer with the Maryland Aviation Administration.

His family says that he regularly preached abstinen...