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ANTONIO JOHNSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Conspiracy

Appellants, Antonio Johnson and Davon Jones, were jointly tried in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City for CDS and weapons related offenses. After a bench trial, Johnson was convicted on nine counts: three counts of possession with the intent to distribute (a) 28 grams or more of fentanyl, (b) a mixture of heroin and fentanyl, (c) cocaine; two counts of conspiracy to distribute (a) fentanyl, (b) a mixture of heroin and fentanyl; and four counts of possession of a regulated firearm. Jones was convicted on seven counts: three counts of possession with intent to distribute (a) fentanyl, (b) a mixture of heroin and fentanyl, (c) cocaine; three counts of conspiracy to distribute (a) fentanyl, (b) a mixture of fentanyl and heroin, (c) cocaine; and one count of possession of a regulated firearm by a disqualified person.

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