Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

The State’s Attorney’s Office is disappointed justice has yet to prevail for Baltimore Police Sgt. Keith McNeill.  Today’s decision will not stop us in our relentless pursuit of justice.

--Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

For Immediate Release 2/25/16

Kevin Matthews was convicted of possession of a regulated firearm by a prohibited person, he is facing a maximum 15 year sentence for his crime.

For Immediate Release 2/23/16

Dominic Anderson was convicted by a jury Monday of Murder in the First Degree, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence, and of being a Disqualified Person in Possession of a Regulated Firearm. Assistant State’s Attorney Gerard B. Volatile prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 2/19/16

A Baltimore jury found Ethan Turner guilty of a sex offense in the second degree and second degree assault after he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at a fraternity house on the campus of Johns Hopkins University.

For Immediate Release 2/18/2016

Rashid Mayo, Eddie Tarver, and Dequan Shields were found guilty of first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and several handgun violations, for their role in the shooting death of 1-year-old Carter Scott. All three men face three consecutive life sentences plus 40 years.

For Immediate Release 2/17/2016

Dawnta Donnell Baskerville, will spend life behind bars after a judge sentenced him to life plus ten years for the gruesome murder of Laconte Mitchell.

For Immediate Release 2/12/16

Cierra Curtis was found guilty in December of 2015 of one count of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree child abuse resulting in death of her 20-month-old son. This week Curtis was given the maximum penalty of 40 years in prison for her crimes.

For Immediate Release 2/11/2016

Public Enemy # 1, Christopher Goode, was convicted of attempted murder in the second degree and openly wearing and carrying a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure. He is facing 33 years in prison. Assistant State’s Attorney Michelle Lambert prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 2/11/16

Laser Womack faces 90 years in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder and two attempted murder charges in a gruesome triple shooting that left one person dead. Assistant State’s Attorney Charles Blomquist prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 2/10/2016

Lawrence Coverdale was found guilty of the following charges: Murder in the Second Degree, Intent to injure with a Deadly Weapon, and Malicious Burning of Personal Property. Assistant State’s Attorney Angela Diehl prosecuted the case.