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DIANDRA NOEL WARD v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Text messages

After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Calvert County, Diandra Noel Ward, appellant, was found guilty of first and second-degree child abuse. She was sentenced to twenty-five years’ imprisonment, with all but twenty years suspended, for first-degree child abuse. The remaining conviction was merged for sentencing purposes. This timely appeal followed.

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