Entries by William Cockey

Computer-Generated Child Pornography Bill Signed

Yesterday in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan signed SB 736/HB1027. The new legislation is a “prohibition against possessing, distributing, and creating child pornography; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing and intentionally retaining a certain representation showing a computer-generated image that is indistinguishable from an actual and identifiable child under the age of 16 years portrayed in […]

Melvin Alfaro Sentenced to 7 Years For 1st Degree Assault

FREDERICK-  Melvin Alfaro, 35, of Frederick, MD was sentenced today by the Honorable Theresa Adams for violently beating his fiancé in June of 2018. He pled guilty in January, 2019 to the sole count of 1st degree assault. He was sentenced today to 25 years, suspending all but 7 years in the Division of Correction. […]

Rudolph Jericho Smith Indicted For Knowingly Transmitting HIV

FREDERICK- The State’s Attorney’s Office indicted Rudolph Jericho Smith, age 36, of Frederick, with Four Counts of First Degree Assault, Four Counts of Reckless Endangerment, and Four Counts of Knowingly Transmitting HIV. The Frederick Police Department began an investigation into Rudolph Smith during the summer of 2017, when separate women disclosed their belief that Rudolph […]