Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Crime scene photos
On February 22, 2018, Alexander Langley, appellant, was charged via indictment in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County with five counts: (1) first-degree rape of Ms. W. in violation of Md. Code (2002, 2012 Repl. Vol.), Criminal Law Article (“CL”) § 3- 303; (2) conspiracy to commit first-degree rape in violation of CL § 3-303; (3) second-degree rape of Ms. W. in violation of CL § 3-303; (4) conspiracy to commit second-degree rape in violation of CL § 3-303; and (5) attempted second-degree rape of Ms. P. in violation of CL § 3-303.
A jury trial was held November 13-20, 2018, in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. The court denied Motions for Judgments of Acquittal after the close of the State’s case and at the close of evidence. Prior to the beginning of the defense’s case in chief, the State nolle prossed both conspiracy counts.