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WARREN EUGENE RICHARDSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Giving false name to police

A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted Warren Eugene Richardson, Appellant, of theft under $10,000 and making a false statement to a peace officer. Appellant was sentenced to a term of 10 years’ imprisonment, with all but six years suspended, for theft and a term of six months’ imprisonment, to be served concurrently, for making a false statement.

In this appeal, Appellant presents the following questions for our review:

1. Did the court err in admitting evidence that Appellant gave a false name to police?

2. Did the court unduly restrict Appellant’s testimony?

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