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January 15, 2021: Correctional Officers and State Employee Charged with Theft and Bribery

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announced today that a Baltimore County grand jury has indicted two State Correctional Officers and a State Fiscal Technician with Theft, Conspiracy to Commit Theft, Bribery, and Misconduct. The indictment alleges that Correctional Officers Okezie Chidume and Gerald Leon Solomon, Jr., conspired with Fiscal Technician Shantil Carter, to alter timecard  Read the Rest…

January 13, 2021: Baltimore City Employee Charged with Perjury

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that charges have been filed in Baltimore, Maryland, against Elizabeth “Betsy” Gardner, a Baltimore City employee, for perjury. Ms. Gardner is alleged to have received payments from community organizations that she failed to disclose on her required city financial disclosure forms. In 2016, Ms. Gardner worked  Read the Rest…

November 17, 2020: Edward M. Estes, Mayor of Glen Arden, Maryland, Charged with Violating the Maryland Wiretap Statute and Misconduct in Office

For Immediate Release                                                       November 17, 2020 Edward M. Estes, Mayor of Glen Arden, Maryland, Charged with Violating the Maryland Wiretap Statute and Misconduct in Office Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that a Prince George’s County grand jury has indicted Edward M. Estes, 63, Mayor of Glenarden, Maryland, for illegally intercepting  Read the Rest…

December 18, 2019: Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Charged with Perjury

EX-BALTIMORE MAYOR CATHERINE PUGH CHARGED WITH PERJURY Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announces that the Office of the State Prosecutor has charged ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh with perjury for her failure to disclose her business interest in Healthy Holly, LLC on her financial disclosures during her services as a Maryland State Senator. The charging  Read the Rest…

November 14, 2019: Greensboro Police Chief Charged with Misconduct in Office

GREENSBORO POLICE CHIEF CHARGED WITH MISCONDUCT IN OFFICE Acting State Prosecutor, Kelly B. Madigan announced that Michael Petyo, former Police Chief of the Greensboro Police Department in Caroline County, Maryland, has been charged with misconduct in office for making factual misrepresentations in an Application for Certification which he filed on behalf of one of his  Read the Rest…

January 10, 2019: Criminal Information for Tyler Walch

STATE OF MARYLAND  V. TYLER WALCH IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND FOR BALTIMORE COUNTY CASE NO. 3C00471579 ***************************************************************************** CRIMINAL INFORMATION               THE STATE PROSECUTOR for the State of Maryland informs and charges TYLER WALCH, Defendant, with having committed the following offenses: COUNT 1             On or about June 25, 2018, at Baltimore County, Maryland, TYLER  Read the Rest…

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…

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