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Gang membership can be considered at sentencing, Md. high court rules

A judge can consider at sentencing a convict’s membership in a gang whose violent activities are known and required of all members, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled. In its 7-0 decision, the Court of Appeals rejected arguments that increasing ...

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Md. appellate court upholds 70-year sentence for fee-waiver fraud

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The Court of Special Appeals has upheld a 70-year sentence for a man convicted of theft scheme and perjury for repeatedly making false statements about his finances to obtain waivers of civil filing fees in Montgomery County Circuit Court. The ...

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Woman gets 25 years in Md. slaying of 65-year-old male roommate

HAGERSTOWN  — A woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for strangling her 65-year-old roommate. The Herald-Mail reports that 41-year-old Leandra Blunt of Washington, D.C., was sentenced Tuesday in Hagerstown. She also got a 10-year suspended sentence for ...

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Md. man gets 40 years in prison for violent assault, robbery

ANNAPOLIS — A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a violent assault and robbery last year in Glen Burnie. The Capital reports an Anne Arundel Circuit Court judge sentenced 25-year-old Timothy Stevenson of Glen Burnie on ...

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Md. man gets 20 years for shooting, injuring wife’s boyfriend

ANNAPOLIS — A man who shot his wife’s boyfriend has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Fifty-four-year-old Dennis Patrick Schultz of Pasadena was sentenced in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court on Monday. He had pleaded guilty to attempted murder ...

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