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Criminal Law

IN RE: T.W.

Juvenile law — Unavailable defense witness — Request for postponement At an adjudicatory hearing before a magistrate in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Appellant, T.W., was found to be involved in first-degree assault, malicious destruction of property, and violation ...

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ROGER LEE LARGENT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Expert witness — Prior training and experience Tried by a jury in the Circuit Court for Washington County, appellant, Roger Lee Largent, was convicted of second-degree rape and second-degree assault. The trial court sentenced appellant to 18 ...

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GREGORY LATRELL HARPER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — traffic stop Evidence obtained during a routine traffic stop for an inoperative brake light led to charges against the appellant, Gregory Latrell Harper, for possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent ...

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ERNEST DANGELO CLEVELAND v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Separate sentences for burglary and assault A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted Ernest Dangelo Cleveland, appellant, of the following crimes: first and second-degree assault; first, third, and fourth-degree burglary; ...

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HECTOR COLON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Car search In the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Hector Colon, the appellant, pleaded not guilty on an agreed statement of facts to possession of a regulated firearm after being convicted ...

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LOUIS G. GONZALEZ v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Plea agreement Louis G. Gonzalez, appellant, entered an Alford Plea1 pursuant to a plea agreement in the Circuit Court for Washington County to the offense of robbery with a dangerous and deadly weapon. Appellant ...

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TROY PENDLETON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Bias regarding police testimony A jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County convicted Troy Pendleton, appellant, of attempted third-degree burglary following an attempted break-in on July 3, 2012, at 936 Palladi Drive in ...

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DONTE ISAIAH MCKENNY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Four-time offender After a trial before a jury of the Circuit Court for Allegany County, Donte Isaiah McKenny was convicted of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of crack ...

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