Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 5/19/15

Kevin Smith, 34, was found guilty of unlawfully possessing a handgun, and now faces a maximum of 15 years, first five without parole, behind bars. Assistant State’s Attorney Jesse Arnold prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 5/18/15

Shelton “Six Nine” Burris— also known as Tyrone Burris— was found guilty of second-degree murder of former Baltimore Department of Public Works employee, Hubert Dickerson. Burris was also found guilty of weapon charges in connection to the murder.

For Immediate Release 5/14/15

Baltimore City State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, announced a new pilot program Thursday aimed at reducing Baltimore’s recidivism and unemployment rates. Mosby’s Aim to B’more launched on May 4th. Mosby’s pilot program is open to 30 eligible participants, who are non-violent— first time— felony drug offenders. Each participant will have their record expunged after successful completion of the program.

For Immediate Release 5/13/15

Robert Wimbly was sentenced to 30 years in prison, suspend all but 20, and two years of probation on Monday, after pleading guilty to second degree murder for killing his longtime girlfriend Andrea Williams. Williams died of a single stab wound that punctured her lung. Assistant State’s Attorney Bethany Durand prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 5/12/15

Thomas Redmond was convicted Monday of first-degree murder. Redmond faces Life in prison for murdering his former lover Ray Bostick.

For Immediate Release 5/12/15

Kevin Smith was convicted last Friday of a handgun crime in the 500 block of Normandy Ave in Allendale.

For Immediate Release 5/11/2015

Harrison Bright, 26, is facing Life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murdering Shawn Pooler, on August 13, 2013.

For Immediate Release 5/8/2015

Nelson Clifford, 36, faces Life in prison after a jury found him guilty of two counts of third degree sex offenses.

For Immediate Release 5/8/2015

Darius Brown, 25, has been sentenced to Life in prison for first-degree murder of Xavier “Ziggy” Lewis. A jury found Brown guilty on March 2, 2015.

For Immediate Release 5/5/15

While the evidence we have obtained through our independent investigation does substantiate the elements of the charges filed, I refuse to litigate this case through the media.