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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…

May 15, 2018: Kelly Madigan Named Deputy State Prosecutor

For Immediate Release KELLY MADIGAN NAMED DEPUTY STATE PROSECUTOR State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Kelly Madigan has been appointed Deputy State Prosecutor, filling the position left open by the retirement of long term Deputy Thomas “Mike” McDonough. Madigan, who spearheaded the recent multi- agency investigation into smuggling and corruption at the Jessup  Read the Rest…

April 20, 2018: Shaun Dallas Dance Sentenced

For Immediate Release Shaun Dallas Dance, Former Superintendent of the Baltimore County Public Schools, Sentenced State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Shaun Dallas Dance, former Superintendent of the Baltimore County Public Schools, was sentenced in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County after pleading guilty in March to four counts of perjury arising from false filings  Read the Rest…

April 19, 2018: Former Attorney Charged with Felony Theft from Clients

For Immediate Release Former Attorney Charged with Felony Theft from Clients State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Roger L. Harris, Jr., former attorney, was charged with theft of approximately $74,795.23 from clients of his law practice. The charges allege that, between July of 2014 and August of 2016, Harris, while acting in his  Read the Rest…

April 6, 2018: Former Register of Wills for Allegany County Pleads Guilty to Misconduct In Office

For Immediate Release         REBECCA DREW, FORMER REGISTER OF WILLS FOR ALLEGANY COUNTY, PLEADS GUILTY TO MISCONDUCT IN OFFICE State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Rebecca D. Drew, 48, former Register of Wills for Allegany County, pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Washington County to Misconduct in Office. The Honorable M. Kenneth Long,  Read the Rest…

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