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Criminal Law

CIERRA MONET CURTIS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Depraved heart Tried by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Appellant, Cierra Monet Curtis, was convicted of second-degree murder, first-degree child abuse, and second-degree assault. The trial court sentenced Appellant to ...

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CARROLL JOHNSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First-degree murder Appellant, Carroll Johnson, was indicted in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland and charged with first degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, ...

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MICHAEL RAYNE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Other crimes After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, appellant Michael Rayne was found guilty of second-degree assault, two counts of malicious destruction of property having a value ...

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LLOSVANI ALEJANDRO GALVEZ v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Other crimes Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Frederick County, Llosvani Alejandro Galvez, appellant, was convicted of second-degree rape. The court sentenced appellant to twenty years in prison, with ...

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OMANUEL JOHNSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search of person The appellant, Omanuel Johnson, challenges the denial of his motion to suppress drugs and a handgun seized from him following a traffic stop. The officers who stopped the car, ...

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DAVON THOMAS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop A jury in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County convicted appellant, Davon Thomas, of possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm with a ...

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KRISTOPHER WASHINGTON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Transporting handgun in vehicle Appellant, Kristopher Washington, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of illegal possession of a regulated firearm after having been convicted of a ...

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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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