Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 8/3/15

Marquel Gaffney was convicted 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. Gaffney is facing a maximum penalty of double life plus 55 years. Assistant State’s Attorney Kurt Bjorklund prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 7/31/2015

Devon Fergerson was convicted Thursday evening of a brazen double murder of two brothers in Upper Fells Point.

For Immediate Release 7/31/2015

Lisa Hubbard has been sentenced to 3 years, suspend all but 30 days, for threatening a witness with a knife and threatening to harm her if she did not drop theft charges against her.

For Immediate Release 7/28/2015

Donald Gittens, 21, faces 80 years in prison after being convicted of Sexual Child Abuse, two counts of Sex Offense in the 2nd Degree, and the Production and Possession of Child Pornography. Sentencing is scheduled for September 29.

For Immediate Release 7/28/2015

 The Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City held its second Community Day in Court (CDIC) on Saturday at the Mitchell Courthouse. The event was themed “Rebounding from a Criminal Conviction”.

For Immediate Release 7/27/15

Anthony Crowder recently lost a post-conviction claim to appeal a previous case in 2012, where Crowder pled guilty to assault in the first degree in a domestic violence case and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

For Immediate Release 7/27/15

 Walter Crosby pled guilty on Thursday to robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery for an attack in Belair-Edison last year.

For Immediate Release 7/22/15

Troy Jeter was convicted of first-degree assault and a handgun violation Tuesday afternoon. Jeter faces 28 years in prison for his crimes. Assistant State’s Attorney Charles Blomquist prosecuted the case.

For immediate release 7/22/15

Shannon Stockard pled guilty to stealing nearly $92,000 from her sick and elderly great-uncle.

For Immediate Release 7/21/15

Denny Miller has pled guilty to armed robbery and use of a firearm during the commission of a crime.