Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 10/20/17

West Baltimore— Anthony Burris was convicted of second degree murder and using a handgun in a crime of violence for the killing of Earl Keith Burton nearly two years ago. Assistant State’s Attorneys (ASA) Tonya LaPolla and Jennifer Brady prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release: 10/20/17

East Baltimore— Kevin Goode was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm; wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun in a motor vehicle; possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute cocaine; and possession of heroin with intent to distribute. This is Goode’s third handgun conviction.

Assistant State’s Attorney Jeremy Whitlock prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release: 10/19/17

Southwest Baltimore — Ronald Timmons was convicted of two counts of first degree assault and reckless endangerment. Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Jennings prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release: 10/18/17

East Baltimore — Andre Mosby, who is of no relation to State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the second degree murder of Kenneth Collins. Mosby was also convicted of the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, as well as wearing, carrying, and transporting a handgun.

Assistant State’s Attorney Michael Dunty prosecuted the case.

 

For Immediate Release: 10/17/17

Northwest Baltimore — Keith Davis Jr. was found guilty by a Baltimore City jury of the second degree murder of Kevin Jones. Davis was also convicted of using a handgun in a crime of violence. Assistant State’s Attorney Andrea Mason prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release: 10/17/17

Baltimore — Violent Repeat Offender Anthony Johnson was sentenced to Life, suspend all but 50 years, plus an additional 633 years — the first 80 without parole — after being convicted at trial of sexually assaulting a teenage girl and pleading guilty to more than a dozen armed robberies and 18 counts of felony drug distribution offenses. The court sentenced Johnson to Life, suspend all but 50 years, in prison for the sexual assault with a consecutive 20 years for a handgun charge. Subsequently, Johnson pled guilty to the robberies and drug offenses, for which the court imposed a sentence totaling 600 years. Following his pleas, Johnson was sentenced to an additional 13 years consecutive to the other sentences for a violation of probation. 

For Immediate Release: 10/16/17 

West Baltimore — Antwaun Harris, 19, was convicted of first degree assault, using a handgun in a crime of violence, and conspiracy to commit first degree assault. Assistant State’s Attorney Alex Rothstein of the Gun Violence Enforcement Division (GVED) prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release: 10/16/17

Central Baltimore — Wayne Bell, 26, was sentenced to 25 years in prison after being found guilty on all counts stemming from the robbery on one victim and the second degree assault of another. This is his third conviction for a crime of violence.

Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) Matt Pillion prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 10/13/2017

Baltimore— In May 2017, Gregg Thomas was sentenced to Life plus 35 years in prison without the possibility of parole for the first ten years for the attempted murder of Baltimore Police Sergeant Keith McNeill in 2014. This week, Thomas was sentenced to an additional 15 years in prison for violating the terms of his probation when he attempted to kill Sergeant McNeill.

For Immediate Release 10/13/2017

Southwest Baltimore— John Hann was recently convicted of two handgun counts, two controlled substance possession charges, and a traffic violation. Assistant State’s Attorney Lauren Phillips prosecuted the case.