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JENNY SUZANNE SIMMS JONES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Jenny Suzanne Simms Jones, appellant, was convicted of two counts of theft of property having a value of less than $1,000 and one count of theft of property having a value of more than $1,000 and less than $10,000. She was sentenced to incarceration for a term of 5 years for one count of theft of property having a value of less than $1,000 and a consecutive term of 5 years for theft of property having a value of more than $1,000 and less than $10,000. The remaining charge was merged for sentencing purposes. This timely appeal followed.

QUESTIONS PRESENTED

Appellant presents the following questions for our consideration:

I. Did the trial court err by refusing to instruct the jury on the defense of mistake of fact?

II. Did the trial court err in instructing the jury on the defense of honest belief?

Read the unreported opinion.