Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 4/7/2016

Two Correctional Officers were found guilty of several offenses related to an attack on half a dozen inmates at the Maryland Reception Diagnostic and Classification Center (MRDCC) in Baltimore, Maryland.

The charges in these cases, like in all cases reflect our subsequent investigation and our obligation to apply the facts to the law.

There is one kind of violent offender who stands in stark contrast to all others: the sexually violent serial rapist. They don’t simply commit one isolated sexual assault; they commit multiple sexual assaults.

For Immediate Release 4/5/2016

State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby in partnership with eight Baltimore City Public Schools launch year two of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Junior State’s Attorney Program.

For Immediate Release 4/2/16

While we will not comment on this particular case, we recognize and appreciate the sacrifice that all Baltimore Police Officers make everyday.

For Immediate Release 3/29/16

 Michelle Johnson, 23, will spend the next 35 years of her life behind bars for the stabbing death of Carla Harrison. Johnson plead guilty to first degree murder and will be sentenced on April 28, 2016.

Law enforcement officials are sworn to protect the communities they serve.

For Immediate Release 3/14/16

Antonio Dingle was found guilty Friday of several crimes of violence and other serious charges including: attempted 2nd degree murder, first-degree assault, robbery with a dangerous weapon, theft of property between $1,000 and $10,000, vehicular theft, and reckless endangerment. 

For Immediate Release 3/3/2016

On Wednesday a Baltimore jury found violent repeat offender, Ivan Potts, guilty of several handgun related charges. He was sentenced to eight years in prison for his crimes. Potts was previously convicted in 2003 of attempted first-degree murder.

For Immediate Release 3/1/2016

A Baltimore jury found Lawrence Grant guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter, assault in the first degree and possession of a dangerous and deadly weapon for slashing a man’s neck.