Maryland’s top court might reconsider its controversial 2005 decision permitting a first-degree assault to be a predicate offense for second-degree felony murder if the victim dies.
Jones appeals from his convictions and sentences, arguing that the evidence was insufficient to sustain his convictions and that his assault sentences should merge under prevailing constitutional standards.
On appeal, Reyes asserts that the evidence was insufficient to sustain his convictions for attempted first-degree sexual offense and first-degree assault
Appellant asks I. Whether the trial court erred in refusing to instruct the jury on cross-racial identification; and, II. Whether the evidence was sufficient to sustain his conviction for first degree assault.
ANNAPOLIS — A former professional basketball player was ordered to spend a year in jail for assaulting his girlfriend’s brother after a cookout in Maryland. Oliver Miller, who played for the Phoenix Suns and other teams in the 1990s, pleaded guilty in November to first-degree assault and carrying a handgun. According to prosecutors, Miller and […]
FREDERICK — A Poolesville man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for driving his pickup truck into a crowd at a drag-racing track in Monrovia last June. Twenty-five-year-old Justin Wachter was sentenced Friday for one count of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree assault. He also must make restitution of about $7,000 […]
ANNAPOLIS — A former professional basketball player has pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend’s brother after a cookout in Maryland. Oliver J. Miller, who played for the Phoenix Suns and other teams in the 1990s, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and carrying a handgun Tuesday in court in Anne Arundel County. According to prosecutors, Miller […]
SILVER SPRING — A Washington lawyer is accused of throwing a live power line at another motorist during a road-rage incident in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Montgomery County police say 32-year-old Richard Bialczak of College Park faces a variety of charges, including first-degree assault and reckless endangerment, after the incident on Sunday. Police say […]
TOWSON — A woman whose beating of a transgender woman at a McDonald’s near Baltimore was captured on video has pleaded guilty to the attack. Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger says 19-year-old Teonna Brown pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of first-degree assault and one count of a hate crime. Video of Brown’s beating […]