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JOANNE OMESHA ANDERSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Statement to police

The appellant, Joanne Anderson, was convicted in the Circuit Court for Dorchester County by Judge Raymond Beck, on an agreed statement of facts, of 1) obstruction and impeding justice pursuant to Maryland Code, Criminal Law Article, Sect. 9–306 and 2) making a false statement to a police officer pursuant to Criminal Law Article, Sect. 9–501. Judge Beck imposed consecutive sentences totaling one year, with all but two days suspended and one year’s probation.

The appellant’s single contention is that, at a pre-trial suppression hearing, Judge Brett W. Wilson failed to suppress an incriminating statement the appellant made to the police without having been given her warnings pursuant to Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436, 86 S. Ct. 1602, 16 L. Ed. 2d 694 (1966).

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