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Ex-Baltimore prosecutor challenges charges in stalking, harassment case

A former Baltimore city assistant state’s attorney accused of using his job to stalk and harass ex-girlfriends is arguing that his case should be dismissed because state prosecutors did not have proper authority to pursue the charges against him. The ...

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Fairmount Heights police officer faces kidnapping, misconduct charges

A Fairmount Heights police officer who is already under federal indictment is now facing new charges of kidnapping and misconduct in office related to a traffic stop in August 2019, the Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor announced Tuesday. Public ...

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Court affirms conviction for staged evidence find caught on body cam

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


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

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

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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