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July 9, 2019: Kelvin Sewell, Sentencing Memorandum

Sentencing Memorandum The State of Maryland, by Emmet C. Davitt, State Prosecutor, and Kelly Madigan, Deputy State Prosecutor submits the following Sentencing Memorandum. The defendant in this case, Kelvin Sewell (“Sewell”), was found guilty by a Worcester County jury in December of 2016 of Misconduct in Office. Sewell appealed his conviction to the Court of  Read the Rest…

March 25, 2019: Political Activist Pleads Guilty to Illegal Wiretap of Congressional Staffer

Political Activist Pleads Guilty to Illegal Wiretap of Congressional Staffer State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Jake Burdett, a college student at Salisbury University, plead guilty to illegally wiretapping a Congressional Staffer for Congressman Andy Harris in a meeting. Burdett, 21 years old, an advocate for the group Maryland Marijuana Justice, participated in  Read the Rest…

March 25, 2019: Jake Burdett, Statement of Facts

STATEMENT OF FACTS On or about October 2, 2018, Jake Burdett (“Defendant”) along with a members of an organization called Maryland Marijuana Justice (“MDMJ”) arrived at the Salisbury Office of Congressman Andy Harris requesting a meeting with Congressman Harris. The group did not have an appointment but Bill Reddish, Congressman Harris’s Community Liaison offered to  Read the Rest…

March 21 2019: Chesapeake Beach Councilman Charged with Illegal Wiretapping

Chesapeake Beach Councilman Charged with Illegal Wiretapping  State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Stewart Cumbo, a former Maryland State police officer and current member of the City Council for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, was charged in the Circuit Court for Calvert County with illegal wiretapping. The Criminal Information alleges that between July  Read the Rest…

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