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January 23, 2018: Shaun Dallas Dance, Former Superintendent of the Baltimore County Public Schools, Charged With Multiple Counts of Perjury

January 23, 2018: Shaun Dallas Dance, Former Superintendent of the Baltimore County Public Schools, Charged With Multiple Counts of Perjury For Immediate Release State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that the Baltimore County Grand Jury has returned an indictment charging Shaun Dallas Dance, former Superintendent of the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCoPS), with four  Read the Rest…

January 23, 2018: Indictment of Shaun Dallas Dance

THE GRAND JURORS OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND FOR THE BODY OF BALTIMORE COUNTY do on their OATH present that, SHAUN DALLAS DANCE at Baltimore County, pursuant to a common scheme and plan to conceal the nature and extent of his outside business interests and conflicts of interest, committed the offenses specified herein: Allegations Common  Read the Rest…

January 11, 2018: Correctional Officers Among 18 Indicted in Prison Corruption Investigation

Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today the indictments of 18 defendants after a year-long, multi-agency investigation into corruption at the Jessup Correctional Facility located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Included among the 18 defendants are two Correctional Officers, six inmates, and ten outside facilitators. Charges in the indictments include conspiracy to distribute controlled  Read the Rest…

December 22, 2017: Daniel E. Gosnell, Lieutenant with the Aberdeen Police Department, Pleads Guilty to Misconduct in Office and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance

For Immediate Release                                                                     DANIEL E. GOSNELL, LIEUTENANT WITH THE ABERDEEN POLICE DEPARTMENT, PLEADS GUILTY TO MISCONDUCT IN OFFICE AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Lieutenant Daniel E. Gosnell, 38, an eighteen (18) year veteran of the Aberdeen Police Department, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for  Read the Rest…

November 8, 2017: Daniel E. Gosnell, Criminal Information

STATE OF MARYLAND, HARFORD COUNTY, TO WIT: The State of Maryland vs.  DANIEL E. GOSNELL IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HARFORD COUNTY CRIMINAL INFORMATION The above entitled case having been referred to Emmet C. Davitt, the Maryland State Prosecutor, and the State Prosecutor having considered the said case, and being duly authorized by law, now  Read the Rest…

November 7, 2017: Former Employee of Historic Inns of Annapolis Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft of State Delegate’s Campaign Funds and Identity Theft

 For Immediate Release                                                                       State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Nicole M. Smith, a resident of District Heights, Maryland, and former employee of Historic Inns of Annapolis, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County to felony theft scheme between $10,000 and $100,000 and identity fraud. According to a statement of facts  Read the Rest…

October 20, 2017: George N. Ball, Former Police Chief for Trappe, Maryland, Pleads Guilty to Misconduct in Office

For Immediate Release                                                                                GEORGE N. BALL, FORMER POLICE CHIEF FOR TRAPPE, MARYLAND, PLEADS GUILTY TO MISCONDUCT IN OFFICE   State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that George N. Ball, former Police Chief for Trappe, Maryland, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Talbot County to one count of misconduct in office. The Honorable  Read the Rest…

September 26, 2017: Erica Holland, Former Account Clerk for Town of Snow Hill, Charged With Felony Theft

For Immediate Release                                                                     September 26, 2017     ERICA HOLLAND, FORMER ACCOUNT CLERK FOR TOWN OF SNOW HILL, CHARGED WITH FELONY THEFT State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Erica M. Holland, 32, former account clerk for the Town of Snow Hill, has been indicted by the Worcester County Grand Jury on a count  Read the Rest…

September 26, 2017: Indictment of Erica Holland

INDICTMENT               The Grand Jurors for the State of Maryland for Worcester County, September Term 2017, do on their oath present: COUNT 1 From on or about August 25, 2014 and through and including on or about April 21, 2017, at Worcester County, Maryland, ERICA M. HOLLAND, late of said County, did, pursuant to  Read the Rest…

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