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August 23, 2023: Cecil County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Charged with Misconduct in Office, Witness Retaliation, Revenge Porn, and Related Offenses

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that a former Cecil County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, Kyle L. Thomas, has been charged by criminal information with Misconduct in Office, Witness Retaliation, Visual Surveillance with Prurient Intent, Revenge Porn, and Distribution of Obscene Material. According to the charging document, Deputy Thomas, who served as a  Read the Rest…

July 31, 2023: Treasurer for Political Committees “Friends of Cathy Bevins” and the “Baltimore County Victory Slate” Sentenced to Six Months Incarceration

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard, III, announced today that William “Christopher” McCollum was sentenced to five years, suspend all but six months, for one count of felony theft scheme and one count of perjury, to run concurrently, by the Honorable Robert E. Cahill, Jr. in Baltimore County Circuit Court. The State requested a period  Read the Rest…

May 25, 2023: Treasurer for Political Committees “Friends of Cathy Bevins” and the “Baltimore County Victory Slate” Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft Scheme and Perjury

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard, III, announced today that William “Christopher” McCollum pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft scheme and one count of perjury. According to the statement of facts read in the courtroom, Mr. McCollum, who served as the Treasurer for the campaign finance committees “Friends of Cathy Bevins” and the  Read the Rest…

April 18, 2023: Former Baltimore City State’s Attorney Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Unlawfully Obtaining Phone Records

FORMER BALTIMORE CITY ASSISTANT STATE’S ATTORNEY SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR UNLAWFULLY OBTAINING PHONE RECORDS Used the Information to Stalk Former Girlfriends and Their Friends Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced former Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney Adam Lane Chaudry, age 43, of Baltimore, Maryland, today to two  Read the Rest…

February 16, 2023: Treasurer to Political Committees “Friends of Cathy Bevins” and the “Baltimore County Victory Slate” Charged with Multiple Counts Of Felony Theft Scheme, Embezzlement, and Perjury

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard, III, announced today that a criminal information has been filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland, charging William Christopher McCollum, the Treasurer for the campaign finance committees “Friends of Cathy Bevins” and the “Baltimore County Victory Slate”, with multiple counts of felony theft scheme, embezzlement, and perjury.  Read the Rest…

January 13, 2023: Former Maryland State Delegate Richard K. Impallaria Pleads Guilty to Misconduct in Office for Misusing State Funds

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that former Maryland State Delegate Richard K. Impallaria pleaded guilty to misconduct in office for misusing state funds.   The Honorable Stacy McCormick, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, accepted the plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for June 21, 2023. According to the Statement of Facts  Read the Rest…

January 9, 2023: Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Misconduct in Office for Engaging in Sexual Relations with a Person Requesting Assistance

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today a Calvert County Sherriff’s Office Deputy, Corporal James L. Wahlgren, has been charged by criminal information with both Misconduct in Office and engaging in sexual intercourse with a person requesting police assistance. According to the charging document, in March 2022, Corporal Wahlgren responded to the residence  Read the Rest…

January 4, 2023: Former Annapolis Police Department Officer Pleads Guilty to Misconduct in Office

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that Gwynne L. Tavel, Jr., a former Annapolis Police Department Officer, pleaded guilty to misconduct in office for failing to investigate sexual assault allegations. According to the Statement of Facts in support of the plea, while working at the Annapolis Police Department, then Corporal Tavel received  Read the Rest…

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