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COLIN SIME BLACK v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Internet searches In March 2017, E.M. met Colin Black, appellant, using the online dating app “Tinder.” She went to his apartment, where he subjected E.M. to a non-consensual sexual act. On June ...

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SUNJA SONG v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Receiving money through prostitution A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted appellant, Sunja Song, of (1) receiving money or proceeds from the earnings of a person engaged in prostitution, ...

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DIETRICH AMES v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Right to speedy trial — Failure to show prejudice A jury empaneled in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted appellant Dietrich Ames of sexual abuse of a minor (Count 1), second-degree assault (Count 3), and ...

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RONALD AUSTIN CARSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop Appellant was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of possession of cocaine, for which he was given a suspended sentence of one year of ...

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HAKEEM HORTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute Around 3:00 p.m. on January 31, 2019, officers from the Baltimore City Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant at a house located at ...

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HENRY UMANA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Disparaging defense counsel A jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted the appellant, Henry Umana, of a continuing course of sexual abuse of C.T. C.T. testified that the ...

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BRIGIDO LOPEZ-VILLA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Kazadi v. State After a four-day jury trial in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, appellant Brigido Lopez-Villa was acquitted of three counts of second-degree rape and two counts of second-degree sexual offense, ...

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MELSUN SHAMEL PERRY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Voir dire — Kazadi v. State After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Washington County, appellant Melsun Perry was convicted of two counts of second-degree assault, theft of goods valued at between $100 and $1,500, ...

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MORGAN WILLEY v. BALTIMORE CITY BOARD OF SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS ET AL.

Employment law — Wrongful termination — Statute of limitations Morgan Willey, appellant, filed a complaint for wrongful termination against her former employer, Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners (“BSBSC”) and Baltimore City Public Schools (“BCPS”), appellees, in the Circuit Court ...

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JOHN ANDREW FERDOCK, III v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Theft John Andrew Ferdock, III, appellant, was convicted at a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Talbot County of theft between $1,500 and $25,000. The court imposed a sentence of 18 ...

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