Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 10/21/15

Deandre Boyd, 20, and Jonathan Winkler, 21, pled guilty Monday to the murder of Martell Rooks, 23. The bench sentenced the two men to life suspend all but 30 years.

For Immediate Release 10/16/2015

Tremayne Lewis has been sentenced to life plus 30 years for the murder of Clarence Gray.

For Immediate Release 10/15/15

Prince Rogers has been sentenced to life plus five years, without parole, for the murder of Andrew Joyce.

For Immediate Release 10/6/2015

DeShawn Valentine pled guilty to theft by deception for conning his then-girlfriend out of $30,000 in 2013.

For Immediate Release 10/1/2015

The Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City will host its third Community Day in Court on October 24th, 2015, at 8:30 a.m., at the Mitchell Courthouse.

 For Immediate Release 10/1/2015


Expungement of a Crime that is no Longer a Crime (HB124/SB651): Expands eligibility for expungement to persons convicted of a crime that is no longer a crime including the possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, which is no longer a criminal offense.1

For Immediate Release 9/28/15

Phillip Mason, 25, has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the murder of Trevar Gilliam.

For Immediate Release 9/23/15

Marquel Gaffney has been sentenced to life plus 85 years for the murder of Dominic Tales, and the attempted murder of another man. In August, a jury convicted Gaffney of first-degree murder, first-degree attempted murder, two counts of using a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, and possession of a regulated firearm after having been convicted of a disqualifying crime.

For Immediate Release 9/22/15

Today a Baltimore jury returned their verdict in the James Berry murder trial. Below is State’s Attorney Mosby’s statement on Berry’s conviction:

For Immediate Release 9/21/2015

Brian Mondowney, 27, received a mandatory sentence of ten years without parole after a jury convicted him of: possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.