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Top court: Lack of charge in indictment dooms 1992 conviction

It’s never too late to challenge a conviction for an unindicted crime, Maryland’s top court has held. In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Court of Appeals vacated Jarmal Johnson’s 1992 conviction for assault-with-intent-to-murder that had gone unchallenged for 16 years. ...

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Feds in Maryland nab trio in bank fraud scheme

Three people have been charged in a federal indictment in connection with a bank fraud scheme that spanned Maryland and Pennsylvania, and possibly other locations. Prosecutors say the trio opened checking accounts and deposited fraudulent checks into the accounts, then ...

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Leopold maintains business as usual after indictment

ANNAPOLIS — Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold has hardly shunned the spotlight since he was indicted March 2 on charges of misusing his police detail for personal and political gain. The Capital newspaper of Annapolis reports that Leopold ...

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Anne Arundel Co. executive indicted for alleged misconduct

ANNAPOLIS — A grand jury has indicted the Anne Arundel County executive for allegedly misusing his police protection squad for his benefit, including removing signs of political opponents and asking officers to wait while he engaged in sexual activity with ...

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Federal prosecutors shut down sports betting website Bodog.com

Federal prosecutors in Baltimore on Tuesday unsealed an indictment against online sports betting site Bodog.com and its principals, charging them with conspiracy to launder money and running an illegal sports gambling business. Prosecutors shut down the website Bodog.com Monday prior ...

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Trial begins for accused Prince George’s detective

UPPER MARLBORO — Prosecutors are describing a Prince George’s County police detective accused of reselling guns seized from criminals as a “gun dealer on the street with a badge.” The remarks were made Monday during opening statements in the trail ...

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Man indicted in Montgomery County in slaying of mother, son

ROCKVILLE —  A man has been indicted in Montgomery County in the killings of his estranged wife and stepson. Prosecutors on Thursday announced a five-count indictment charging 45-year-old Curtis Lopez with murder, robbery and kidnapping. He’s accused of fatally stabbing ...

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Feds bust ring smuggling cocaine, heroin to area

WILMINGTON, Del. — Federal prosecutors on Monday announced the unsealing of an indictment charging 12 people with smuggling and attempting to smuggle cocaine and heroin from Panama into the United States. Authorities said the ring distributed cocaine and heroin to ...

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