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JERRY ADAM HELMS, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Need for medical evaluation

On December 11, 1997, appellant Jerry Adam Helms, Jr. appeared with counsel in the Circuit Court for Garrett County and, pursuant to a written plea agreement with the State, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of first-degree burglary, felony theft, malicious
destruction of property and related offenses. He also entered an Alford plea to child abuse and assault charges. There was no agreement with regard to sentencing.

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