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Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Credit for time in custody

In 2000, following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Lundes Anthony Cartwright, appellant, was convicted of second-degree murder, first-degree assault, and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence. On August 23, 2000, the court sentenced him to 30 years’ imprisonment for murder, a consecutive 30 years’ for assault, and a concurrent term of 20 years for the handgun offense.

This Court affirmed the judgments. Cartwright v. State, No. 1508, September Term, 2000 (filed August 16, 2001). In 2019, Mr. Cartwright, representing himself, filed a motion to correct the commitment record which reflected that he was “awarded 231 days credit for time served prior to and not including date of sentence (Art. 27, Sec 638C).”

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