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Criminal Law

MAURICE DUBOSE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Carrying dangerous weapon Maurice Dubose was convicted by a Baltimore City jury of second degree murder and carrying a dangerous weapon openly with intent to injure. On appeal, Dubose raises three claims of error: ...

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CORBEN JOHNSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop On the evening of May 4, 2016, Corporal Christopher Rajcsok was on patrol near the Annapolis mall when a Chevy Cruz maneuvered down the center of two lanes of traffic ...

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WILLIAM C. ADAMS, SR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Double jeopardy — Mistrial sua sponte William C. Adams, Sr., appeals from the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County’s denial of his motion to dismiss criminal charges for violation of double jeopardy. He presents the following question ...

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KEITH WHITAKER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Surveillance video On August 23, 2017, Appellant was tried and convicted by a jury (Jones, J., presiding) in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of theft between $1,000 and $10,000. Appellant was ...

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KEON EDWARD WATSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Prior bad acts At the conclusion of a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Keon Edward Watson, appellant, was convicted of second degree assault, unlawful possession of ammunition, ...

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IN RE: G.R.

Juvenile law — Illegal sentence — Restitution On May 18, 2017, in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, sitting as a juvenile court, appellant G.R. pleaded involved to robbery, second-degree assault, and wearing and carrying a dangerous weapon. The ...

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ABDUL UMRANI v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress testimony — Outstanding arrest warrant On October 7, 2015, a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted appellant, Abdul Umrani, of second degree assault, fleeing and eluding police, and two ...

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LUIS ALBERTO AREVALO v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Child sexual abuse Appellant, Luis Alberto Arevalo, was charged in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County with multiple sexual offenses against two victims, D.A. and K.C., both minors. Regarding D.A., the State ...

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AKEEM HARRINGTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Accomplice liability Appellant, Akeem Harrington, was tried and convicted of eleven counts of reckless endangerment, conspiracy to commit first degree assault, two counts of illegal possession of a regulated firearm, wearing, carrying or transporting ...

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THOMAS JOHNSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Restitution Thomas Johnson, appellant, filed a motion to vacate an order by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County that directed the Division of Parole and Probation to refer for collection appellant’s unpaid restitution that ...

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