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JAMES McGRUDER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Improperly vouching for witness A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted James McGruder, appellant, of second-degree assault, fourth-degree burglary, and violating an ex parte protective order. Appellant was ...

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SAMANTHA CHENOWETH v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Neglect of a minor Samantha Chenoweth, appellant, was convicted at a bench trial by the Circuit Court for Baltimore County of neglect of a minor and was thereafter sentenced to eighteen months ...

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DANA DIXON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence  — Gun possession On November 30, 2015, a jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted Dana Dixon, appellant, of possession of a regulated firearm after being convicted of a crime ...

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CALVIN FREEMAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Matter not in evidence The appellant, Calvin Freeman, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of second-degree assault, use of a handgun in the commission of a ...

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ALGEE ALSTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Sexual abuse of a minor A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted Algee Alston, the appellant, of four counts of sexual abuse of a minor. The court imposed three ...

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JAMES GILBERT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Catch-all question A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City convicted James Gilbert, appellant, of wearing or carrying a firearm and of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Appellant was sentenced ...

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ANTOINE S. PROUT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Other crimes testimony A jury in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County convicted Antoine S. Prout, appellant, of theft of property valued between $1,000 and $10,000 and theft of property valued ...

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SHYPELLE GUNTER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Voluntary manslaughter A jury in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County convicted Shypelle Gunter, appellant, of second-degree murder, use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, and carrying a ...

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