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JERMAINE PETERS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Possession of stolen regulated firearms

Appellant, Jermaine Peters, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County of possession with intent to distribute heroin in the amount of 28 grams or more, several other drug possession charges, and several counts related to the illegal possession of firearms. The court sentenced him to 111 years’ imprisonment, with all but 65 years suspended.

Appellant presents the following questions for our consideration: 1. Did the trial court err in failing to comply with the requirements of Maryland Rule 4-215(e)? 2. Did the trial court err in admitting statements pertaining to Appellant’s alleged prior drug dealing activity and statements pertaining to the location of Appellant’s residence? 3. Was the evidence insufficient to sustain Appellant’s convictions for possession of stolen regulated firearms? 4. Did the trial court impose illegal sentences? 5. Did the trial court err in denying Appellant’s motion to suppress?

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