The unit has been disbanded, its members accused of robbing and extorting citizens, falsifying paperwork to cover their tracks and filing for unearned overtime for years. “Any conversion of the seized property after the fact, was a theft.” “The question of whether Mr. Hersl’s conduct amounted to robbery, extortion, or theft will be the central issue for the jury to decide,” Purpura wrote. Allers’ indictment repeatedly lists incidents involving “M.G.” and “J.R.” Detectives Momodu Gondo and Jemell Rayam have both pleaded guilty and testified that they are cooperating with authorities. That case involved Jenkins and Detective Sean Suiter, who was fatally shot on Nov. 15, just a day before he was scheduled to appear before a federal grand jury investigating the gun task force. The public defender’s office in Baltimore has said that cases involving the gun task force members are “irreparably tainted,” and said they have worked to secure the release of 75 clients.