Former Baltimore Police Officer, Ivo Louvado Sentenced to 14 Months in Federal Prison for Making False Statements to Federal Agents
During an Interview with FBI Agents He Concealed that Fact that He and Two Other Officers Had Split the Proceeds from the Sale of Three Kilograms of Cocaine Seized by BPD
Baltimore, MD (STL.News) U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake today sentenced former Baltimore Police detective Ivo Louvado, age 47, of Bel Air, Maryland, to 14 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for making false statements to federal agents in connection with a scheme to sell three kilograms of cocaine seized during a Baltimore Police Department investigation. In addition, Judge Blake ordered Louvado to perform 100 hours of community service.
The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office.
According to his guilty plea, Louvado joined the Baltimore Police Department on November 21, 1999, and was promoted to Detective in 2008. In February 2009, one of Louvado’s co-workers advised that they had received information from a confidential informant about a large-scale narcotics trafficker operating out of a residence in the 1400 block of Ellamont Street in Baltimore.