Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 7/26/2017

South Baltimore—In August of 2016, Donnell Walker was convicted of first degree murder, use of a handgun in the commissioner of a crime of violence, and reckless endangerment for executing Victor Gwaltney and shooting another man. Walker was sentenced to Life in prison, suspend all but 50 years, for first degree murder plus an additional 15 years—to be served concurrently—for using a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence in October of 2016. Subsequently, Walker filed an appeal, alleging procedural errors during the trial; however, the Court of Special Appeals denied his appeal and affirmed his conviction.

For Immediate Release 7/25/2017 

West Baltimore—After being convicted of second degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence by a Baltimore City jury, Public Enemy #1 Charles Henson was sentenced to 45 years in prison for his crimes.

For Immediate Release 7/24/2017

Southeast Baltimore—Kenny Barfield, 39, was convicted of being a Felon in Possession and Illegal Possession of a Firearm. Assistant State’s Attorney Daniel Kim prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 7/24/2017

Baltimore—Jessica Trevino, of Pasadena, Texas, pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance-Large Amount before Judge Charles J. Peters and was sentenced to 5 years without the possibility of parole. Trevino was convicted for her role in a large-scale cocaine trafficking ring that was uncovered during a 9-month wiretap investigation conducted by members of the Major Investigation Unit (MIU)within the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, as well as the Baltimore Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

For Immediate Release 7/21/2017

South Baltimore —Today, Andrew Nappi and Scott Smith entered Alford Pleas for the second degree assault of Joseph Bauer. The Court sentenced Nappi to one year suspended with 18 months of probation and Smith to probation before judgment and 18 months of probation.

For Immediate Release 7/21/2017

East Baltimore—Nathaniel Green, 32, was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences plus 60 years for the murder of Sheila Jordan and the attempted murders of two others during a shooting incident in February of 2016.

For Immediate Release 7/20/17

Today, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby joined various members of her team to address the recent body-worn camera footage released by the Office of the Public Defender depicting questionable actions by Baltimore Police officers.

The State’s Attorney was joined by Deputy State’s Attorney of Criminal Intelligence Janice Bledsoe, Deputy State’s Attorney of Major Crimes Patricia DeMaio, and Chief Counsel Antonio Gioia, as well as Division Chiefs and Assistant State’s Attorneys (ASA). 

For Immediate Release 7/19/2017

West Baltimore—Judge Avery Sentenced Lenny Epps to Life plus 20 years for first degree rape and the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence.

For Immediate Release 7/19/17

Northeast Baltimore—Eric Rose, 34, was convicted by a jury for possession of a regulated firearm after being convicted of a disqualifying crime.  Rose is disqualified from possessing a firearm due to a 2013 conviction for attempted second degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a violent crime.

For Immediate Release 7/19/17

East Baltimore—Brian Bolding, 37, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a violent stabbing on a MTA bus.

Assistant State’s Attorney Matthew Pillion handled the case.