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Criminal Law

ELIJAH GRAHAM BORKOWSKI v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop Charged, in the Circuit Court for Carroll County, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and related drug offenses,1 Elijah Graham Borkowski, appellant, filed his first of two pretreial motions ...

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ULILES TOME v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Inconsistent verdict — Request that jury deliberate further Uliles Tome, appellant, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of second-degree sexual offense arising out of an incident in which he was ...

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LAVON DEWAYNE CHISLEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to admit evidence — Medical records Appellant, Lavon Dewayne Chisley, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Charles County (Bragnuier, J.) of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary, malicious destruction of property, first-degree assault and ...

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COKIE JOE GOPSHES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Unlawful taking of a motor vehicle A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Howard County convicted appellant, Cokie Joe Gopshes, of theft over $100,000, and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. ...

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SAMUEL DAVID STATON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Motive Samuel David Staton appeals from his convictions in the Circuit Court for Frederick County for two counts of second degree child abuse. He presents two questions for our review: “1. Did the circuit ...

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CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Sentencing guidelines Appellant, Christopher Williams, was charged with first degree assault and related offenses. On April 25, 2014, Williams appeared before the Circuit Court for Cecil County and, pursuant to a plea agreement, entered ...

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RODRICK DWAYNE CANNON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing rebuttal by state — Invited response doctrine On September 14, 2010, a jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted Rodrick Dwayne Cannon, appellant, of attempted second degree murder, first and second degree assault, ...

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RONALD TYRONE HAMMOND v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Probation revocation The Circuit Court for Baltimore City found that Ronald Tyrone Hammond, appellant, violated his probation. The court revoked his probation and sentenced him to fifteen years of imprisonment. Appellant raises two questions ...

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