Frederick – On December 20th, the Frederick Grand Jury indicted Ernesto Cesar Torres, age 69, of Frederick on 98 counts of sex crimes charges. In a Circuit Court bond review this afternoon, Judge Theresa Adams ordered Torres held without bond. The 98 counts relate to allegations from an additional 19 victims. All of the victims […]
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Frederick – This morning, Frederick Circuit Court Judge William R. Nicklas Jr. sentenced Ernesto Cesar Torres, age 69, of Frederick to 1 year in the Frederick County Adult Detention Center. Torres waived his right to a jury trial in late October. Judge Nicklas presided over a three-day bench trial and ultimately on November 1st, found […]
Frederick – This morning, Frederick Circuit Court Judge Julia A. Martz-Fisher sentenced Rudolph Jericho Smith, age 37, of Frederick, MD to 30 years, suspending all but 9 years active in the Division of Corrections for assault and knowingly transferring HIV to three women. Upon release, he must serve 5 years of probation. Smith entered an […]
Frederick – This morning, Frederick Circuit Court Judge Scott Rolle sentenced William James Sewell II, age 17, of Frederick to 30 years suspending all but 15 years in the Division of Corrections for Attempted 1st Degree Murder. Sewell pled guilty to the charge in a Circuit Court hearing October 28, 2019. On April 3rd, 2019, […]
FREDERICK – This afternoon, Frederick County Circuit Court Judge G. Edward Dwyer Jr. sentenced Eddie Wayne Moore Jr., age 42, of Thurmont, MD to an aggregate sentence of 24 years in the Division of Correction to serve on three counts of 2nd Degree Assault following a guilty verdict returned by a Frederick County jury in […]
FREDERICK – This afternoon, Frederick Circuit Court Judge William R. Nicklas Jr. rendered a verdict in the trial of Dr. Ernesto Cesar Torres. Nicklas found Torres Not Guilty of 2nd degree rape, Guilty of 2nd degree assault, and Guilty of 4th degree sex offense. Sentencing will be held before Judge Nicklas on December 19th. State’s […]
Frederick – This morning, the Honorable Judge Julie Stevenson Solt ordered two juvenile defendants to remain held pending their next court appearance. The State filed waiver petitions to move the cases to adult court, thus canceling the hearing set for October 22nd. The juvenile defendants, ages 15 and 16, are brothers. The 15-year-old has now […]
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 […]
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 […]
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We would like to welcome UDC Law Student Tsega Shiferaw to our District Court team! She will be participating in our Rule 19 program this Spring. Rule 19's are able to complement their classroom learning with practical courtroom experience. Under the supervision of Chief of District Court Mike Moore and Assistant State's Attorney's, eligible law students learn how to present cases, conduct direct and cross examinations, and evaluate evidence as they handle criminal and traffic proceedings. UDC David A. Clarke School of Law ... See MoreSee Less
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