Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 6/9/15

Gary Knight has been sentenced to 20 years for second-degree rape, and 10 years, suspend all but 5, for second-degree assault for his role in a gang rape of a woman in East Baltimore in 2009. Knight is currently serving time on federal conspiracy charges.

For Immediate Release 6/9/15

 William Stokes was has been convicted for the attempted murder of Marshall Dorsey.

For Immediate Release 6/8/2015 

A Fourth of July family barbecue in 2013 was interrupted by a hail of gunfire. Fortunately for the attendees no one was hurt. Today a judge sentenced Deandre Easley to Life suspend all but 20 years for attempted first degree murder and several weapons charges for his role in the incident.

For Immediate Release 6/4/2015

Joseph Beatty, 23, has been sentenced to 25 years, suspend all but 15 years, for the brutal beating of Curtis White. 

For Immediate Release 6/4/15

Britany Powers was sentenced Wednesday to Life, suspend all but 50 years, for the first degree murder of Gwendolyn Johnson and Life, suspend all but 30 years, for the attempted murder of Cha-Donna Chase.

For Immediate Release 6/3/2015

 Angelo Lewis, 31, has plead guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Robbery after the victim, Ira Bonner, was robbed and subsequently left unconscious.

For Immediate Release 5/28/15

The State’s Attorney will take center stage at the UniverSoul Circus tomorrow to promote positive messages to youth in Baltimore City, through the “Your Life Matters” initiative. The State’s Attorney’s Office was asked to join this community outreach initiative on April 3rd, which will allow young people to showcase their talents and promote their capacity to do great things at the circus.

For Immediate 5/28/2015

Assistant State’s Attorney Amy Brown is crediting Community Liaison, Isaac Schleifer, with helping her gain crucial evidence to file felony charges against two people accused of robbing a woman as she walked with her children in the 3700 block of Clarinth Road.

For Immediate Release 5/28/2015

Serial rapist, Nelson Bernard Clifford, was sentenced today to 31 years and 6 months for sexual assault and theft. Clifford’s conviction represents the end of a cat and mouse game between Clifford, law enforcement, and the fulfillment of a major campaign promise from State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby to bring Clifford to justice.

For Immediate Release 5/28/2015

Carlos Wheeler was sentenced Thursday to Life in prison after being convicted of conspiracy to commit first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, and second degree assault. Law enforcement knows Wheeler as a member of a Broadway East drug gang known as the “Gucci Boys.” Attorneys from the Major Investigations Unit prosecuted the case.