After a shooting incident in which one person was killed, a man has been arrested. The 19-year-old Maryland resident is accused of shooting three people inside a home. A warrant was obtained for the man's arrest, and he was recently taken into police custody on several criminal charges.
When Maryland residents are charged with assault, they may realize the importance of knowing their rights and defending their interests. An assault conviction may lead to severe penalties, including incarceration and fines. Furthermore, the individual will have a criminal record that can cause difficulties in future job applications and other aspects of life.
Two residents of Maryland who were found guilty of a 2012 armed robbery were recently sentenced and are now facing long prison sentences. Armed robbery is a serious criminal charge, and if a person is convicted, significant penalties can be imposed. When a person uses force or threat of force with the intention to take property from another party, it is classified as robbery; and by threatening someone with a deadly weapon, the felony becomes armed robbery.
On April 20, 2000, a young woman was found dead in the townhouse that she lived in with her boyfriend. The Maryland authorities arrested the man who they believed to be responsible for killing her in 2012, but they suspected that her boyfriend was somehow involved in the crime. Now, 14 years after her death, her boyfriend will begin his formal criminal defense against the accusations of murder.
Ten alleged gang members were recently arrested in what the police are calling a "violent racketeering" scheme. Maryland police say that this scheme has resulted in several murders and other violent crimes. The 10 all face varying criminal charges for their alleged involvement in the suspected crimes.
A high school teacher, wrestling coach and former member of the military recently accepted a plea deal in a violent crime case. The man faced accusations that he punched a student at a local Maryland university. He ultimately pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in exchange for a 30-day jail sentence.
After a woman was found dead in Harford County, the police decided to arrest her son. When the Maryland police arrived at the residence and determined that the woman had been murdered, the son was not home. Reportedly, law enforcement officers tracked him down. He faces serious criminal charges for his alleged violent crimes against his mother.
Four people have been arrested in Laurel after a fatal shooting incident. The four young adults -- varying in age between 18 and 22 -- are accused of being involved in the murder, which occurred when the 24-year-old victim was shot multiple times while driving his car. The four were apprehended by Maryland police officers under various criminal charges.
A 22-year-old was recently arrested after a violent incident in District Heights. Maryland police suspect the man shot and fatally wounded a 32-year-old man who lived in the area. The accused man faces the criminal charge of first-degree murder due to the accusations.
A man who police suspect was involved in a violent incident at a residence in Taneytown has recently been arrested. Maryland police suspect that the 19-year-old man, along with other suspects, held a victim at the residence and refused to let him leave. The man faces serious charges, including assault and kidnapping.