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October 5, 2021: Former Executive Director Of Maryland Environmental Service Facing Federal And State Charges For Allegedly Fraudulently Obtaining More Than $276,731 From His Employer, And State Felony Violations Of The Maryland Wiretap Statute

Roy McGrath Allegedly Fraudulently Obtained a Year’s Salary as a Severance Payment, Used MES Funds to Pay a Personal Pledge to a Museum, and Caused MES to Pay Tuition Expenses for a Class Taken After He Left MES, and Recorded Private Conversations with State Officials Without Their Consent Baltimore, Maryland – As a result of  Read the Rest…

September 23, 2021: Two Additional Baltimore Correctional Employees Plead Guilty, Making a Total of Eight Correctional Employees Convicted of Charges Related to Theft of over $400,000 Dollars of State Funds.

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard announced today that Ms. Kimberly Brown a former Correctional Officer assigned to the Metropolitan Transition Center (MTC) in Baltimore, pleaded guilty on September 23, 2021, in Baltimore County Circuit Court to charges of Felony Theft Scheme and Misconduct in Office.  Ms. Shantil Carter, a former Fiscal Technician assigned to MTC,  Read the Rest…

August 20, 2021: Ivan Gonzalez, Former Baltimore Police Officer and Candidate for Mayor of Baltimore City, Pleads Guilty to Perjury

Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced today that Ivan Gonzalez, a former Baltimore police officer and a 2020 candidate for Baltimore City Mayor, pleaded guilty to perjury. According to the Statement of Facts in support of the plea, Mr. Gonzalez falsely asserted under penalties of perjury on candidacy forms that he met the  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…

May 28, 2019: Statement of Facts, Stewart Cumbo

STATEMENT OF FACTS Stewart Cumbo is a former Metropolitan and Maryland State Police Officer and he is currently a member of the City Council for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland located in Calvert County, Maryland and has been active in Chesapeake Beach politics for a number of years. On October 24, 2018, Detectives from  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…

February 1, 2019: Statement of Facts, Floyd Briscoe Wright

STATEMENT OF FACTS – Floyd Briscoe Wright            Floyd Briscoe Wright (“Wright), DOB 10/28/1952, prepared taxes in the State of Maryland through his business, Briscoe & Associates, LLC, for many years including 2014, 2015 and 2016. After receiving a complaint about Wright’s services, the Comptroller of the State of Maryland conducted an audit on twenty  Read the Rest…

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