Baltimore, Maryland — A Baltimore gang member has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to murder and other crimes, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office from the District of Maryland.
30-year-old Travis Alewine’s sentence will be followed by five years of supervised release.
According to the plea agreement, Alewine was a member of the “Hillside” gang, which operated in the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road. While he was a member of the gang, prosecutors say he was responsible for the distribution of between one and three kilograms of heroin, up to 840 grams of crack cocaine, up to 15 kilograms of cocaine, as well as marijuana and oxycodone.
Prosecutors also say Alewine is responsible for the killing of Anthony Cureton, whom Alewine and three other gang members mistakenly believed was a member of a rival gang.