Press Releases

Baltimore (March 19, 2021) - This week, a Baltimore City Grand Jury indicted several homicide cases brought forward by the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office Homicide Unit. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at trial.

Citizen fatality located at 5905 Radecke Avenue

Baltimore (March 11, 2020) - The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) completed its review of a civilian fatality in the 5900 block of Radecke Avenue. The SAO review was conducted by the office’s Public Trust and Police Integrity Unit (PTPIU) and focused exclusively on determining whether criminal charges relating to the officer’s conduct were warranted. PTPIU’s review did not examine issues such as the officer’s compliance with internal policies and procedures, his training or tactics, or  any issues related to civil liability; however, internal policies and procedures and training are factors that were considered in evaluating the officer’s conduct. This report should not be interpreted as expressing any opinions on non-criminal matters.

Baltimore (March 11, 2021) – This week, a Baltimore City Grand Jury indicted Lenny Epps, 41, for shooting three individuals in a home invasion, killing one of them, on January 23, 2021. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at trial.

Woman allegedly used social media to share conversations with police

Baltimore (March 10, 2021) - Yesterday, a Baltimore City Grand Jury indicted Sierra Hammond, 32, for Witness Intimidation of a co-defendent in her incarcerated son's homicide case. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at trial.

Letter calls on DOJ to Hold Rogue Police Accountable and End Mass Incarceration

Monaco and Gupta Confirmation Hearings Begin Tomorrow

Baltimore (March 5, 2021) – This week, a Baltimore City Grand Jury returned an 11-count indictment against former Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Officer Jordan Ali for offenses that occurred on February 6, 2021 in the City of Baltimore, including First Degree Assault, three counts of Second Degree Assault, three counts of Harassment, Failure to Control Speed to Avoid Collision, Reckless Driving, and Negligent Driving. Ali faces up to 55 years in prison and $5,500 in fines if convicted of all charges.

Baltimore City Grand Jury Indicts Four Homicide Cases

Baltimore (March 3, 2021) - Yesterday, a Baltimore City Grand Jury indicted four homicide cases, including Major Kinchen who is charged in the murder of Breonna Rogers in Druid Hill Park. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at trial.

Baltimore (March 3, 2021) - Today, a Baltimore City Grand Jury indicted Ernest Ford for aiding in the fatal shooting of Frankye Duckett on January 29, 2021. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at trial.

Cases relate to COVID-19 policies and builds on June 2020 announcement eliminating 586 warrants

Baltimore City SAO sets out instructions for public to verify if warrant is quashed

Baltimore (Feb 25, 2020) - Today, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that her office has successfully eliminated 829 open warrants, and dismissed the underlying cases. The cases relate to offenses the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) is not currently prosecuting, and include the following offenses:

Baltimore (February 24, 2021) -Yesterday, the Felony Unit of the State's Attorney's Office (SAO) successfully indicted James Johnson, 22, with assault and weapons charges in front of a Baltimore City Grand Jury. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by indictment is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at trial.