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Criminal Law

PHANTA U. DARAMY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Fraudulent insurance claim A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County convicted Phanta U. Daramy, appellant, of obtaining the property of a vulnerable adult by deception, intimidation or undue influence; ...

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IN RE: A.S.

Juvenile law — Illegal sentence — Restitution In the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sitting as the juvenile court, A.S., appellant, was found to be involved in the delinquent act of second-degree assault. The court ordered that A.S. be committed ...

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AARON TYRONE WATTS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Batson challenge Aaron Tyrone Watts, appellant, appeals his convictions for driving while impaired, negligent driving, and three counts of speeding following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Charles County. Watts raises a ...

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BAGADA DIONAS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Second-degree murder Bagada Dionas, appellant, was convicted of second-degree murder, three counts of first-degree assault, and four counts of wearing or carrying a deadly weapon, following a jury trial in the Circuit ...

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J.R. WATSON, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Due process — Decades-long pre-indictment delay J.R. Watson, Jr., appellant, was convicted of second-degree sexual offense, third-degree sexual offense, and two counts of causing abuse to a child following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for ...

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SARAH ANN THUSS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Recorded telephone call On June 9, 2015, Sarah Ann Thuss, appellant, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Worcester County of first degree assault, conspiracy to commit first degree ...

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TYRELL SAMUEL JONES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Possession of controlled dangerous substances and paraphernalia We have been called upon to determine whether the evidence was sufficient to support convictions for possession of various controlled dangerous substances1 and drug paraphernalia2 ...

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LUCRESHA MINTS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Murder Convicted of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and first-degree assault following a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Lucresha Mints, appellant, contends that the trial court erred in convicting ...

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