Probation can be violated in prison, Md. appeals court rules
Convicts can be found to have violated the terms of their probation while still in prison, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled in revoking the scheduled release of a man who made threatening phone calls from prison to his ex-girlfriend. In its reported 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals said violation of probation does not […]
2 tiny words bring 5 long years in Washington Co. witness retaliation case
HAGERSTOWN — Two little words have earned a convicted assailant five more years in prison. The words were “Bang, bang.” Devon Davis said them to the victim’s mother as he was led from a Hagerstown courtroom by sheriff’s deputies in 2014 after his conviction for assaulting and exposing himself to a 5-year-old girl. He got […]
Hodes accused of violating probation
Baltimore County prosecutors have alleged disbarred attorney Michael C. Hodes violated probation in his two criminal cases by failing to resign as a trustee of an estate. A term of Hodes’ plea agreement prohibited him from serving as a fiduciary for any individual or business entity. But prosecutors allege in a notice of violation of […]
TRAVIS B. DURANT v. STATE OF MARYLAND
Appellant argues that he was entitled to additional credit against his violation of probation sentence for time he spent in custody on other charges that were ultimately nol prossed.