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MICHAEL FREEMAN SAUNDERS, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search pursuant to warrant

Appellant, Michael Freeman Saunders, Jr., was indicted in the Circuit Court for Harford County, Maryland, and charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, illegal possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, two counts of illegal possession of a regulated firearm, two counts of possession of a firearm with a sufficient nexus to a drug trafficking crime, and illegal possession of ammunition.

After his motion to suppress was denied, appellant entered a not guilty plea on an agreed statement of facts and was convicted of possession with intent to distribute heroin and one count of possession of a firearm with a sufficient nexus to a drug trafficking crime. Appellant was sentenced to concurrent sentences of twenty years, with all but seven years suspended, as to both counts. Upon this timely appeal, appellant asks …

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