Nov 29, 2011

Maryland correctional reorganization announced

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says it’s reorganizing to improve communication among its pretrial, prison and parole-and-probation units. The Cumberland Times-News reported on the new structure Tuesday. It establishes north, south and central regions headed by directors who will oversee all agency functions in their jurisdictions. The regional directors wi[...]

Nov 14, 2011

Court of Special Appeals overturns murder conviction

A man convicted of murder is entitled to a new trial because his first jury heard, three times, that he was on parole at the time of the killing, the Court of Special Appeals held Monday. The court said the prosecutor should not have referenced Marquis Evans’ parole in opening statements or solicited testimony that […]

Nov 9, 2011

Harvard faker’s resume violated his probation

WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man convicted of fraud for faking his way into Harvard was ordered held without bail Wednesday after admitting he violated his probation by citing the university on a job resume. Adam Wheeler, 25, was sentenced last year to 2½ years in jail and 10 years on probation for identity fraud […]

Jul 15, 2011

Ex-U.S. official gets probation in NSA leaking case

A former senior spy agency official who admitting giving inside information to The Baltimore Sun about a major government electronic espionage program was given a year’s probation and community service Friday, in a blow to the Obama Administration’s crackdown on leaks to the media. The judge rejected the government’s request for a stiff fine and […]

Feb 24, 2011

Man involved in Maryland semen attacks gets probation

ROCKVILLE — A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to squirting semen from a bottle onto two female shoppers will spend three years on probation. A judge sentenced Michael Wayne Edwards Jr. to three years in prison on Thursday but suspended the sentence and placed Edwards on probation. That means he will not serve any more […]

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