Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 10/15/15

Prince Rogers has been sentenced to life plus five years, without parole, for the murder of Andrew Joyce.

For Immediate Release 10/6/2015

DeShawn Valentine pled guilty to theft by deception for conning his then-girlfriend out of $30,000 in 2013.

For Immediate Release 10/1/2015

The Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City will host its third Community Day in Court on October 24th, 2015, at 8:30 a.m., at the Mitchell Courthouse.

 For Immediate Release 10/1/2015


Expungement of a Crime that is no Longer a Crime (HB124/SB651): Expands eligibility for expungement to persons convicted of a crime that is no longer a crime including the possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, which is no longer a criminal offense.1

For Immediate Release 9/28/15

Phillip Mason, 25, has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the murder of Trevar Gilliam.

For Immediate Release 9/23/15

Marquel Gaffney has been sentenced to life plus 85 years for the murder of Dominic Tales, and the attempted murder of another man. In August, a jury convicted Gaffney of first-degree murder, first-degree attempted murder, two counts of using a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, and possession of a regulated firearm after having been convicted of a disqualifying crime.

For Immediate Release 9/22/15

Today a Baltimore jury returned their verdict in the James Berry murder trial. Below is State’s Attorney Mosby’s statement on Berry’s conviction:

For Immediate Release 9/21/2015

Brian Mondowney, 27, received a mandatory sentence of ten years without parole after a jury convicted him of: possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

For Immediate Release 9/21/2015

A Baltimore City jury has found Tyrone Servance, 24, guilty of first degree attempted murder, use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, prohibited possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and the transport of a handgun.

For Immediate Release 9/16/15

State’s Attorney Mosby launched the Great Expectations program at Franklin Square Elementary School today.