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Court affirms conviction for staged evidence find caught on body cam

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An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Baltimore Police Department officer whose controversial reenactment of an evidence find was captured on his body worn camera in 2017. Richard Pinheiro was indicted on charges of fabrication of physical evidence ...

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Former Eastern Shore police chief sentenced to probation in misconduct retrial

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Former Pocomoke City Police Chief Kelvin Sewell received a three-year suspended sentence Tuesday after being retried for misconduct in office. Sewell was convicted of one count of misconduct May 15 for protecting a fellow Masonic lodge member suspected of impaired driving by ...

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District Heights mayor charged with misconduct for fireworks purchase

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The mayor of District Heights has been charged with misconduct in office for using city letterhead to buy fireworks on behalf of a friend. Eddie Martin was charged Thursday in Prince George’s County Circuit Court, according to a news release from ...

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Prince George’s officer charged with assault for striking suspect with cruiser

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A Prince George’s County police officer was charged Thursday with second-degree assault and misconduct in office for allegedly striking a suspect with his cruiser during a pursuit in June. Officer Juan Hernandez was responding to a call for an armed ...

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