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Tag Archives: Washington County Circuit Court

Washington Co. bench vacancy filled despite no recommendation from nominating commission

Attorneys who seek this view in a courtroom must be as diligent in their written work as they are in their in-court advocacy because nominating commissions pay as much attention to briefs as they do to courtroom oratory, according to T. Christine Pham. The Baltimore lawyer is moderating a panel at the MSBA annual meeting featuring judges giving advice to lawyers who dream of sitting on the bench. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Former state delegate Brett R. Wilson recently took the bench as Washington County’s newest circuit court judge, but his appointment last month did not follow the normal process for filling vacancies. Wilson was one of four applicants to fill the ...

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Williamsport man sentenced for setting parents’ house ablaze

WILLIAMSPORT — A county circuit court in Maryland sentenced a veteran who burned his parents’ house down to 18 months in jail and recommended participation in an alternative program to incarceration. The Herald Mail reports 58-year-old David Edward Carr pleaded ...

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Md. woman pleads guilty in comb stabbing

HAGERSTOWN — A Hagerstown woman has pleaded guilty to stabbing her boyfriend in the back with a plastic rattail comb. Forty-nine-year-old Saundra Hewlett pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to reckless endangerment and received a suspended four-year sentence. ...

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Despite win, former teacher still on sex offender registry

A man who the state’s top court said should be removed from the sex offender registry has not yet been taken off the list, according to a motion filed in Washington County Circuit Court.

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