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July 29, 2021: Baltimore Correctional Officers Plead Guilty to Charges of Felony Theft and Misconduct in Office

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announced today that Ms. Sharonda Stokes and Ms. Dephany McKnight, former Correctional Officers assigned to the Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore, pleaded guilty on July 28, 2021, in Baltimore County Circuit Court to charges of Felony Theft Scheme and Misconduct in Office.  Ms. Stokes was sentenced by the Hon. Robert  Read the Rest…

July 26, 2021: Baltimore City Employee Pleads Guilty to Perjury

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that Elizabeth “Betsy” Gardner, who formerly worked in the Baltimore City Council President’s Office as a community liaison has pled guilty to one count of perjury. According to a Statement of Facts read into the record, Ms. Gardner received over $15,000 payments from community organizations from  Read the Rest…

July 9, 2021: Correctional Officer at Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore Pleads Guilty to Charges of Felony Theft and Misconduct in Office

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announced today that Ms. Erica Byrd, a former Correctional Officer assigned to the Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore, pleaded guilty on June 7, 2021, in Baltimore County Circuit Court to charges of Felony Theft Scheme and Misconduct in Office.  She was sentenced by the Hon. Robert E. Cahill, Jr. to  Read the Rest…

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…

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 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…

February 2, 2018: Former Baltimore City School Principal Incarcerated and Ordered to Pay Restitution of $58,689.34 for Thefts from School System

For Immediate Release Former Baltimore City School Principal Incarcerated and Ordered to Pay Restitution of $58,689.34 for Thefts from School System State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Leslie N. Lewis, former Principal of Baltimore Community High School, was sentenced in connection with two schemes to steal money and property from the Baltimore City  Read the Rest…

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