Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Merger of assault and reckless endangerment
On August 1, 2017, Thomas Bradley, appellant, was convicted after a bench trial, of two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of reckless endangerment, along with other related charges, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, and was sentenced to a total term of forty years’ imprisonment, with all but fifteen years suspended.
Appellant poses two questions for our review. Reworded they are: 1. Should the trial court have merged appellant’s sentences for his seconddegree assault and reckless endangerment convictions? 2. Was the sentence imposed ambiguous?