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January 14, 2019: Eighteen of Eighteen Defendants Plead Guilty to their roles in a Corruption and Bribery Conspiracy

Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that former Correctional Officer Phillipe Jordan, Jr. was sentenced on Friday, January 11, 2019, to a ten (10) year sentence suspend all but three and a half (3.5) years and five (5) years of supervised probation by the Honorable Mark W. Crooks for his guilty plea to bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery. Jordan was  Read the Rest…

January 10, 2019: Chief of Staff to State Delegate Charged by State Prosecutor for Violations of the Election Law

State Prosecutor Emmet Davitt announced today that Tyler Walch, Chief of Staff for Delegate Richard Impallaria, has been charged in the District Court for Baltimore County with violating the authority line requirements of the Maryland Election Laws. The maximum penalty for that offense is one year imprisonment and a fine of $1,000.00.  Trial has been  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…

November 20, 2018: Treasurer of Former Delegate’s Campaign Finance Committee Charged With Felony Theft

 Treasurer of Former Delegate’s Campaign Finance Committee Charged With Felony Theft For Immediate Release TREASURER OF LATE DELEGATE’S CAMPAIGN FINANCE COMMITTEE CHARGED WITH FELONY THEFT State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Ronald Chesek, 59, Treasurer for the campaign finance committee known as “The Friends of Joseph J. Minnick,” has been charged in the  Read the Rest…

November 16, 2018: Statement of Facts for Roger Harris

Statement of Facts for Roger Harris 03–K-18-001655   Pursuant to a Pre-Indictment Plea, the following are the facts in support of the plea for State of Maryland v. Roger Harris 03-K-18-001655: Roger L. Harris, Jr. (“Harris”) was admitted to the Maryland Bar on June 25, 1997. Harris initially practiced law as an Assistant State’s Attorney  Read the Rest…

October 1, 2018: Baltimore Area Tax Preparer Indicted for Felony Theft, Willfully Filing False Taxes and Other Related Charges

Baltimore Area Tax Preparer Indicted for Felony Theft, Willfully Filing False Taxes and Other Related Charges.   Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Floyd Briscoe Wright, a Baltimore – area tax preparer, was indicted in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County for felony theft, willful filing of false tax returns and  Read the Rest…

September 14, 2018: Former Correctional Officer Jailed in Corruption and Bribery Conspiracy

Former Correctional Officer Jailed In Corruption and Bribery Conspiracy Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that former Correctional Officer Warren Wright, a seventeen year veteran, was sentenced in the Arundel County Circuit Court after pleading guilty earlier to Bribery, Conspiracy to Distribute Narcotics, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine. To date, sixteen  Read the Rest…

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