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High court finds ‘constructive possession,’ reinstates drug, gun convictions

Judge Lynne A. Battaglia in her chambers at the Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building in Annapolis. (The Daily Record/Rich Dennison)

A sharply divided Maryland high court has reinstated drug- and gun-possession convictions of Hyattsville roommates, saying a jury validly concluded they had “constructive possession” of the contraband in the one-bedroom apartment’s common areas, including the kitchen, bathroom and a hallway closet.

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Handgun found under dumpster at Md. elementary school

ANNAPOLIS — Police say a handgun was found under a dumpster at an Annapolis elementary school. The Capital reports the gun was found Wednesday morning at Georgetown East Elementary School. Police say officers responded shortly before 7:40 a.m. after a ...

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Record-keeping biggest concern for Maryland State Police following audit

Bookkeeping errors by the Maryland State Police contributed to what looked to be questionable spending and inaccurate handgun records, according to an audit released Tuesday. The audit found the department had been lumping together expenditures in its state accounting records ...

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TREVIN JENKINS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

The State did not introduce evidence sufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr. Jenkins used a handgun in the shooting; his conviction for use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence is reversed.

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Alleged Perry Hall shooter indicted on 29 counts

A 15-year-old high school sophomore was indicted Tuesday on 29 counts related to the shooting of a classmate at Perry Hall High School, and the charging document alleges that the teen intended to kill eight other people. A Baltimore County ...

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