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October 11, 2003
Two Baltimore men were found guilty yesterday by a city jury of shooting a man eight times in East Baltimore's O'Donnell Heights neighborhood. The victim, Michael Newman, survived the attack. Rashad Ingram, 23, of the 1400 block of Curie Way and Terrance Rosber, 21, of the 1400 block of Mosander Way were found guilty of attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and handgun violations. The shooting occurred June 2 last year after the three men argued, prosecutors said.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | July 30, 2014
A driver who struck and killed a Annapolis High School cross country coach on a bicycle last August was found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis District Court Wednesday. Whitney DeCesaris, 38, of Calvert County was fined $1,500 --$500 each for three violations: failure to exercise care to avoid a collision with a bicyclist, negligent driving endangering property of life and failure to control speed to avoid a collision. Trish Cunningham, 50, died after the crash, which took place on Riva Road near Beards Point Road in Davidsonville.
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October 7, 2000
Ex-prisoner found guilty of threatening attorney A Baltimore man who pleaded guilty 13 years ago to sending death threats to a state prosecutor was convicted Thursday of sending the same attorney another menacing letter last summer, shortly before he was scheduled to leave prison. A 12-person federal jury determined that Pernell Parker, 39, wrote the August 1999 letter to Baltimore Assistant State's Attorney Linda Lee Panlilio. Parker's court-appointed attorney, Christopher M. Davis, said he would appeal the verdict.
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By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2014
A former employee at the Maryland School for the Deaf was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for sexually abusing two girls at the school. Clarence Cepheus Taylor III, 38, showed no emotion as Howard County Circuit Judge William V. Tucker pronounced the sentence after a three-hour hearing. A young man seated in the spectator's gallery stood up quickly, shouted in protest and stormed out of the courtroom. Taylor, who worked as a school aide, was found guilty in a jury trial in November of two counts of child sexual abuse for inappropriately touching a 10-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl at the Columbia campus.
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By From staff reports | July 5, 2008
A Gwynn Oak man previously convicted of drug and firearm offenses was found guilty Wednesday of violating his probation and was sentenced by a Baltimore Circuit Court judge to three years in jail. Quentin Benjamin Adams, 19, also faced a charge of failing to comply with the terms of the Gun Registry Act. But that charge was dropped after the probation violation. Adams pleaded guilty in February to illegal drug and firearm possession and was sentenced to three months in jail. He was required to register as a gun offender under a new law which took effect this year.
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By Tyrone Richardson and Tyrone Richardson,Sun reporter | October 15, 2006
A Columbia man was found guilty in Howard County Circuit Court of attempted murder in a case that prosecutors described as "something out of a horror movie" - the brutal attack on his estranged wife with a machete this year. After more than four hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury found Frederick E. Jones, 54, guilty of first-degree attempted murder, assault, and violation of an April 20 ex parte order forbidding him to go near his wife, Natalyn Tart-Jones, or her residence. Jones faces a maximum penalty of life in prison.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | December 6, 1998
A 20-year-old Westminster man was found guilty Friday of arson -- setting fires on April 26 that destroyed a barn in Westminster and damaged a house under construction in Reese.A Carroll County Circuit Court jury deliberated about three hours before convicting Kevin W. Wayson, of the 1200 block of Campus Court, of two counts of second-degree arson, each punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.The barn on Poole Road was destroyed at a loss of about $35,000, said Brian DeLeonardo, assistant state's attorney.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Harford County Bureau | May 14, 1992
BEL AIR -- Two guards at the Harford County Detention Center have been found guilty of having social relationships with inmates, a violation of police codes of conduct.James Roberts, 39, a correctional officer first class, was convicted of seven violations. All of the charges stemmed from an incident last August in which he had sex with an inmate at the county Detention Center in Bel Air, said Sheriff Robert E. Comes.Mr. Roberts has been an employee at the Detention Center for about three years, the sheriff said.
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By Cheryl L. Tan and Cheryl L. Tan,SUN STAFF | March 21, 1997
Actor John Heard Jr., best known for his role as the father in the movie "Home Alone," was found guilty yesterday in Eastside District Court on charges of trespassing and two counts of telephone misuse.Heard, 50, was accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend, actress Melissa Leo, 36, through several phone calls he made to her Fells Point home during a four-month period last year. He called the house in attempts to speak with their 9-year-old son. He also was charged with harassing and assaulting Leo's live-in boyfriend, John A. E. Russell.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | March 16, 2004
A 59-year-old Shady Side woman was found guilty yesterday of first-degree murder for using a rifle to beat and shoot her husband to death over her mounting credit card debt. It took an Anne Arundel County jury two hours to convict Terry Harriet Pierce Eslin of the most serious charge against her - one that could carry a possible life sentence without the possibility of parole. After the verdict, Eslin's house-arrest status was revoked, and she was taken to jail to await sentencing. A hearing has not been scheduled.
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By Pamela Wood | January 23, 2014
A Glen Burnie man has been found guilty of attempted murder and other charges for a violent armed robbery in 2011 at a grocery store in Annapolis. Darius Dontee Cameron, 28, was found guilty by a jury in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court on Thursday of two counts of attempted second-degree murder, three counts of first-degree assault, two counts of attempted armed robbery, use of a handgun during a felony and use of a handgun in a crime of violence, according to the county state's attorney's office.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | December 17, 2013
A city police instructor was sentenced Tuesday to two months in jail for shooting a trainee during exercises, an incident that left a man critically wounded and, in the words of a prosecutor, "brought dishonor onto the Baltimore Police Department. " William S. Kern was convicted of reckless endangerment in the Feb. 12 shooting at the Rosewood Center in Owings Mills, a shuttered state facility for people with developmental disabilities. The 19-year veteran testified that he accidentally grabbed a live weapon instead of a training gun. Though it's rare for an officer to serve jail time for an on-duty incident, Baltimore County prosecutors said the case was unique because of the level of carelessness displayed by Kern.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 13, 2013
A Baltimore County jury on Tuesday rejected a White Marsh woman's claim that the only way to end years of spousal abuse was to hire a hit man to kill her husband. The jury, composed of nine women and three men, convicted Karla Porter of first-degree murder in a case that tested the scope of self-defense arguments. The 51-year-old defendant stood stoically in a dark pant suit with her long red hair tightly braided as the jury foreman read the verdict, which could send her to prison for the rest of her life without the possibility of parole.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2013
A man accused of stabbing his aunt's ex-boyfriend to death in Baltimore last year was found guilty by a jury Monday, the Baltimore Office of the State's Attorney said Tuesday. Jeremiah McBride, 25, was convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Thomas Rawlings, 24. According to the state's attorney, McBride's aunt had broken off a relationship with Rawlings but continued to let him temporarily live in her home in the 1800 block of Fulton Avenue. "When the aunt told McBride about some of the difficulties that she and the victim were having, McBride became outraged, grabbed a knife, and stabbed the victim, who had just come in the house," the Office of the State's Attorney said in a statement.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2013
Wesley Moore, one of four men convicted in the 2000 death of Baltimore County police Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero, was denied new trial Tuesday. Moore, who is now 37, appeared in Baltimore County Circuit Court in a post-conviction relief hearing, asking for a new trial. Moore was 25 when he was convicted of felony murder in 2001 in Prothero's death, along with three other men. Prothero was shot three times Feb. 7, 2000, during an attempted robbery at the J. Brown Jewelers on Reisterstown Road during, where he was working a second job as a security guard.
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By Wesley Case and Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | April 25, 2013
The Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz, who received a drug citation during a traffic stop in Talbot County in February, was found not guilty. The rapper, whose legal name is Tauheed Epps, was found not guilty of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia charges, online court records show. His attorney did not respond Thursday for a call for comment. Epps tweeted on Wednesday, “Boxing gloves I beat the trial.” After the February stop, he Tweeted a photo of himself with two officers, prompting state police to review the incident.
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By Annie Linskey and Annie Linskey,Sun reporter | April 14, 2007
A top California Bloods member who was sent to the city to "straighten out" Baltimore's chaotic gang network and sell heroin was found guilty yesterday of second-degree murder and conspiracy to kill a 19-year-old who was not following gang rules. Police believe the victim, Terrance Randolph, had mishandled money in a drug deal and gotten into a fight on North Avenue in violation of orders from gang leaders. Such offenses, in gangland culture, merit "DP," or discipline, and 35-year-old Shaidon Blake - also known as Don Papa - oversaw the punishment, prosecutors said.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | February 12, 2013
A Harford County jury found James Thomas Starr, 26, of Fallston, guilty of sexual child abuse and third-degree sexual offense, Harford County State's Attorney Joseph Cassilly announced Friday. The verdict came after more than 10 hours of deliberation over two days and was announced Thursday, Cassilly said in a media release. Circuit Court Judge Stephen Waldron has ordered a pre-sentence investigation and remanded Starr to police custody. He had been free on $250,000 bail. Sentencing is scheduled for April 17 at 9 a.m. in Harford County Circuit Court.
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