FREDERICK – Today in Frederick County Circuit Court, Rudolph Jericho Smith, age 37, of Frederick, MD entered an Alford plea to 3 Counts of Second Degree Assault and 3 Counts of Knowingly Attempting to Transfer HIV. Sentencing was postponed at the request of both the State and Defense. An Alford plea is a type of […]
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FREDERICK- A joint investigation by the Maryland State Police and Frederick County Child Protective Services has led to the arrests of three employees at a special education day school and residential treatment center in Frederick County after they were indicted on child abuse and sexual assault charges. The suspects are identified as Jermaine Thomas, […]
FREDERICK – On Wednesday August 7th, 2019, Ean Davis-Lattimore, age 18, of Frederick entered a guilty plea to Voluntary Manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of Genesis McCarter-Berretto, and wounding of a juvenile male victim. The Honorable Judge Julie Stevenson Solt sentenced Davis-Lattimore to 10 years in the Division of Corrections. In the early […]
FREDERICK- This afternoon, the Honorable Judge Julie Solt sentenced Milton Arnoldo Orellana, age 26, of Frederick to 70 years for 1st degree rape, 30 years concurrent for 2nd degree murder, and concurrent to his 30 year attempted murder sentence in another case, which he is already serving. In her remarks, Judge Solt spoke to the […]
Frederick– Today marks the final day at the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office for longtime prosecutor Lindy Angel. Born in Hollywood, California, she moved east to Maryland. In 1975, Angel worked as a high school intern for the SAO. Thanks to her positive experience, she was recruited by a commissioner to interview for a Frederick […]
FREDERICK- This morning, the Honorable Judge Scott Rolle sentenced John Warren Compton, 37, of Emmitsburg, MD to 30 years in prison, suspending all but 10 years. The sentence comes after the defendant entered an Alford plea, acknowledging that the State had sufficient evidence to convict him. The plea agreement is for two counts of 3rd […]
FREDERICK- On July 8th, 2019, the Maryland Court of Appeals approved the creation of the Frederick County District Mental Health Court. The new Problem Solving Court will serve defendants affected by mental health issues. It will be one of only a handful of Mental Health Courts in the State of Maryland. Currently, Frederick County also […]
FREDERICK- On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Travis James Eddins, 39, of Frederick, MD was sentenced by the Honorable Judge Scott L. Rolle to Life with all but 40 years suspended in the Division of Corrections after his conviction for 1st Degree Rape on August 2, 2018. Upon release from the Division of Corrections, he must […]
FREDERICK- The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has upheld the conviction of Abe Arjun Mallik on 11 counts of possession of child pornography. The charges stemmed from an investigation launched in March of 2016 by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office acting on a “cyber tip” from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Detectives […]
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5 days ago
Assistant State’s Attorney Amanda Leatherman presented to the Frederick Police Department Citizens Police Academy tonight! Subjects included how cases get from police to the State’s Attorney’s Office, Maryland court process, and how citizens interact with the judicial system. Thanks for having us FPD! ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
Our Assistant State’s Attorney Will Prunka was honored to participate in the Grand Opening of the new Boys and Girls Club on Madison St. in Frederick! Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County ... See MoreSee Less
Frederick County State's Attorney's Office shared Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County's live video.
7 days ago
Grand Opening this afternoon of the new Boys and Girls Club Madison Street location in Frederick! ... See MoreSee Less
SAO Employees participated in the monthly Bar Association of Frederick County, MD Luncheon where Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford addressed the opioid crisis, mental health and homelessness issues across the state. ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Bittersweet day here at the State's Attorney's Office. Sue Little, Chief of the Child Support Division, and Ann Morgan, Child Support Services Administrator are retiring after long and distinguished careers in our Office. Thank you for your service, and enjoy your retirement! ... See MoreSee Less