armed robbery

Nov 4, 2014

3 armed robberies equal 15-year prison sentence

(AP) A Baltimore man has been sentenced to about 15 years in prison in the armed robberies of three Baltimore businesses that netted more than $15,000. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Lydell Pittman was sentenced Tuesday after he reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. Prosecutors say Pittman and another man pointed a gun at a clerk’s face […]

Oct 31, 2014

P.G. County man gets 15 years in Oxon Hill cellphone store robbery

(AP) A Prince George’s County man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the armed robbery of a cellphone store. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Alexander Bailey of Oxon Hill was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Greenbelt after he pleaded guilty in the case. Prosecutors say Bailey walked into an Oxon Hill cellphone store […]

Aug 30, 2013

Fort Washington man sentenced for $220K armored car robbery

A Fort Washington man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for stealing more than $220,000 from an armored car in an armed robbery. Forty-eight-year-old John Bernard Williams was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Baltimore. According to his guilty plea, Williams and four others went to the Navy Federal Credit Union […]

Nov 30, 2011

Suspect in Frederick restaurant slaying sentenced in immigration case

The suspect in the slaying of a Frederick restaurant manager has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for an immigration violation. Jose Mejia-Varela, 21, was sentenced in federal court in Baltimore on Wednesday. He was ordered to serve three years and three months for returning from his 2009 deportation to El […]

Nov 13, 2011

Opinions – 11/14/11: Maryland Court of Appeals

Criminal Law Conspiracy to commit attempted armed robbery BOTTOM LINE: Because armed robbery statute proscribed both the commission of a robbery and the attempt to commit that offense, conspiracy to commit attempted armed robbery was a cognizable crime. CASE: Stevenson v. State, No. 106, Sept. Term, 2010 (filed Oct. 27, 2011) (Judges Bell, Harrell, Battaglia, […]

Sep 19, 2011

Beltsville man charged in robberies of 7 banks

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County police say a 44-year-old Beltsville man is expected to have a bond review hearing on Monday after being charged in the robberies of seven banks in the county. Police said in a news release that Samuel Lewis has been charged with seven counts each of armed robbery and use of a […]

Sep 7, 2011

Annapolis man charged with first-degree murder

ANNAPOLIS — Annapolis police say a man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man being sought on several warrants. Police say 54-year-old Clifton William Tutt was arrested Tuesday and charged with shooting 19-year-old Teon Leander Wallace. In July, police say Wallace pointed a gun and threatened to […]

May 1, 2011

Top court sides with trial lawyer in separate cases decided on same day

Workdays don’t get much better than the one criminal lawyer Andrew V. Jezic had last Tuesday. The Court of Appeals issued two opinions in unrelated cases Jezic had handled at trial. In each case, the court found that an error by the trial judge had denied his client a fair trial. “Both deserve, in my […]

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