Baltimore Police: Armed BGF Gunman Sent into Police Station

Jayne Miller, WBAL (Baltimore), January 6, 2015

The Black Guerrilla Family gang sent an armed gunman into a Baltimore police station Tuesday to test security, police said.

Jason Armstrong, 29, was arrested after he entered the Northeastern District station with a loaded .22-caliber pistol, police said.

Police said Armstrong was sent to the Northeastern District station. Officers smelled marijuana on Armstrong, searched him and found a loaded gun, police said. Armstrong told them he had been sent in by the BGF gang to test security, police said.


Police said Armstrong is credible and they suggested he had been put up to the task because of running afoul of the gang previously.

“He did not go in there on his free will. This person had very little option, according to his statement, which lends credibility to what a dire situation this was,” Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said.


Last month, the FBI warned police departments nationwide that the BGF was targeting police officers.


The BGF gang has plenty of notoriety, including the huge role the gang plays in the federal city jail corruption case.



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  • I hope they had better sense than to send him to the Baltimore City Jail, which the BGF basically owns and runs.

  • DonReynolds

    Hopefully, the police departments will now be on their toes against this sort of attack, but I was shocked to read all the excuses about how “he had no choice”, “they made him do it”. Rubbish. He was not drafted into the military. The next one they send should know what to expect……besides a police spokesman making excuses for the perp.

    • This is pretty smart on the cops’ part. Making the idiot sound like a snitch gives the creep little to lose by really ratting out his homies. He’s screwed and tattooed unless he makes a deal very quickly.

      • LHathaway

        I thought it sounded more like a PR release requesting additional funding for police.

    • TheMaskedUnit

      Expect all elderly white nuns to be thoroughly scrutinized so as to avoid sanity, er … profiling.

  • Conrad

    Black Guerrilla Family ?!
    If I were them, I would have chosen another name.

  • RacialRay

    I challenge any member of the ‘Black Guerrilla Family’ to spell ‘guerrilla’ correctly on the first try without consulting his tattoos.

  • MekongDelta69

    “He did not go in there on his free will. This person had very little option, according to his statement, which lends credibility to what a dire situation this was.”


  • Reynardine

    Actually I’m fairly surprised by this. Probing attacks are semi-sophisticated behaviour.

  • Jeff Traube

    The police need to infiltrate that gang to meet the next attack with machine guns and grenades.

  • MannyR

    And how is it that I can guareentee FBI monitors are actively monitoring sites like Amren, DS, Storm Front for Domestic terrorists, yet these clowns can send an armed gunman into a police station with the intent of gathering Intel for murder and not be placed on a terrorist watch list, rounded up and placed in Super Max. Unbelievable.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    That is alarming to us, to me. I am going to send a message that we are not going to cower, we’re not going to back down, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said.

    You’ve already covered and backed down, Mr. Batts.

  • Kalashnikov

    How exactly was this supposed to “test security”? He walked into a police station smelling of weed. What did they think would happen next? And if he wasn’t apprehended what was the next step? Sending in a bunch of them smelling of weed? This illustrates the typically cartoonish oversimplification that blacks apply to everything.

    • libertarian1234

      When I first read it, that was my immediate reaction also.
      Also, I can’t imagine any police station in a heavily black area that doesn’t have a scanner to check out people coming in as a matter of protocol without needing justifiable reasons for a search.

  • Dave West

    So what the hell was the BGF’s plan?

    To send a bunch of armed negroes in “revolutionary” attire to take over the police station? I’m sure that wouldn’t raise any eyebrows.

  • Albert

    There is always a choice. A person may be given orders, but it’s up to him to choose whether or not to follow them.

  • Getting wasted and then wandering into a police station with a concealed and probably stolen handgun does not sound like a particularly wise plan to me, either.

  • John Smith

    I’m looking forward to bagging a few black gorillas myself….