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SHABAZZ WATKINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Consent to search On September 20, 2018, two officers of the Howard County Police Department, Stephen Vinias and John Beamer, observed several individuals, including Appellant, Shabazz Watkins, enter a red Dodge Charger ...

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JONATHAN DAVID PRICE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Life A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County convicted Jonathan David Price, the appellant, of sexual abuse of a minor, four counts of second-degree rape, two counts of third-degree sex offense, ...

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ASHTON LEE FRISBY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Assault A jury empaneled in the Circuit Court for Washington County found Appellant, Ashton Lee Frisby, guilty of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and use of a handgun in the commission ...

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DAMIEN GARY CLARK v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Sixth Amendment — Bar on discussing case A Christmas Day altercation in a convenience store resulted in the death of one customer and serious injuries to another. After a trial in the Circuit Court for Howard County, ...

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DAVID F. SAYLOR v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Disorderly conduct Convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Worcester County of disorderly conduct, David F. Saylor, appellant, contends that the evidence is “legally insufficient to support the conviction.” Read ...

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EFFREM ANTOINE CONNER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Double jeopardy — Probation violation In 2016, Appellant, Effrem Antoine Conner, entered into a plea agreement which resolved a series of pending theft charges and outstanding violations of probation, all of which stemmed from events that took ...

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DJIMI SALAMI et al. v. KODJO SOBO, et al

Torts — Wrongful death — Motion to vacate judgment Djimi Salami and Tadouni Lawani, the personal representative of the estate of Soule Lawani, appeal from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, the Honorable Anne K. Albright, presiding, ...

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