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Baltimore (February 14, 2019) – Earlier today, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby launched an unprecedented campaign targeting victims and witnesses of crime in Baltimore City. The State’s Attorney, who was joined by victims and witnesses of crime, victim and witness advocates and community partners, announced the theme of the campaign, which is YOU’RE NOT ALONE. TOGETHER WE’RE STRONGER. The purpose of the campaign is to tell authentic stories from the perspective of family members who have been impacted by crime by highlighting an array of victim and witness services offered by the Baltimore City State Attorney’s Office (BCSAO).

Victim Knew Defendant, Identified Him for Police

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Southwest Baltimore (February 14, 2019)-Brandon Burton was found guilty on 25 counts for kidnapping and other handgun and burglary-related offenses for a home invasion which took place in October of 2017.  Burton, a violent repeat offender, is prohibited from possessing a firearm stemming from a manslaughter conviction in 2007. On February 7, 2019, the defendant was sentenced to 60 years suspend all but 45 years with the first 15 years without the possibility of parole and a five year probation.

Nephew Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder of his Uncle

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Northwest Baltimore- (February 14, 2019) - Santos Martin-Stanfield pled guilty to the first-degree murder of his uncle, Andre Martin in April of 2018. Martin-Stanfield was sentenced to life with all but 40 years suspended followed by five years of probation.

Victim Shot Nine Times in Broad Daylight

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Northwest Baltimore (February 5, 2019) - Defendant Larry Harriston was found guilty of first-degree murder, handgun use in a crime of violence, and prohibited possession of a handgun. 

 Assistant State's Attorney Traci Robinson prosecuted this case.

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BALTIMORE -- Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Tuesday that her office will no longer prosecute any marijuana possession cases, because prosecuting these cases have no public safety value, disproportionately impacts communities of color and erodes public trust, and is a costly and counterproductive use of limited resources.

911 Call and Bloody Footprints Help Solve the Case

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Northwest Baltimore (January 28, 2019)-William Mason was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years, the first five years served without parole, for the first-degree murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Khaya Lambert.

Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) Traci Robinson prosecuted this case.

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (January 16, 2019)— State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle stood along with the staff of the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City and the Baltimore Police Department to announce the “takedown” of another drug trafficking organization operating out of West Baltimore.

Murder Solved With the Community's Help and Forensic Evidence

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Southwest Baltimore (January 9, 2019) - Diwaun Paige, 31, was sentenced to life for the fatal shooting of Malone “Mya” Sanders in July of 2017. In November, Paige was found guilty of first-degree murder, wearing, carrying, and transporting a handgun and using a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence.

Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) Patrick Seidel prosecuted the case.

Baltimore (December 21, 2018) — The Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City (SAO), in partnership with DTLR and Cori Ramos and Associates, held its 2ndAnnual Crime Control and Prevention (CCP) Holiday Toy Drive. More than 500 toys were distributed at the War Memorial building to public school children participating in the SAO’s Great Expectations program, as well as Baltimore families impacted by crime.

“What better way to celebrate this holiday season than to give back to our most precious assets – Baltimore’s bright young people,” said State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. 

Baltimore (December 21, 2018) - Yesterday, the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City (SAO), University of Pennsylvania Law School Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, University of Baltimore Innocence Project Clinic, and other partners announced the release of a root cause analysis report, also known as the Baltimore Event Review Team (BERT) Report, for the case of Malcolm J. Bryant. Bryant was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1999 and exonerated in 2016 under the Mosby Administration after DNA evidence proved his innocence. He served 17 years in prison.