DORAIN JEREAL GROGAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Merger of assault and robbery with dangerous weapon Charged with multiple offenses in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, for his role in two armed carjackings involving two different victims — Anna Cruz and Andreas Piedra — Dorain Jereal Grogan, appellant, entered into a plea agreement with the State. …

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GARY SANDERS AND DALINDA SANDERS v. SAMUEL KARKENNY

Real property — Adverse possession — Hostility This appeal comes to us after the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County found that the appellants, Garry and Dalinda Sanders, failed to prove adverse possession of the property in question after a tax sale. In their timely appeal, the appellants present two questions for our review, which …

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Md. high court upholds search warrants of cellphones

Maryland’s top court Thursday upheld warrants to search suspected criminals’ cellphones based on the training and experience of police officers who said evidence related to drug and violent activities are often found on the devices. In a pair of 5-2 decisions, the final of its current term, the Court of Appeals equated the contents of …

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PATRICK ALAN MARLEY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress testimony — Frye-Reed review This Court has been assiduous in its application of the requirement of preservation of issues for appellate review. We shall be none the less so in our consideration of the instant appeal. Patrick Alan Marley was charged with, and convicted by a jury of, incarcerable …

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SYLVESTER BLAKENEY, III v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress testimony — Lay opinion Sylvester Blakeney, III, appellant, was convicted by a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County of failing to return a rental vehicle. See Md. Code Ann., Criminal Law Art. (Crim. Law), §7-205. Appellant asks two questions on appeal: I. Did the trial …

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ALVICK OMENGA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Armed robbery Appellant, Alvick Omenga, was charged by indictment in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County with armed robbery, first-degree assault, and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. After a two-day trial, the jury delivered a verdict of guilty as to …

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HENRY CARTER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion for mistrial — Distraught juror Appellant, Henry Carter, was convicted in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of second degree murder, attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, two counts of the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, and wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun. …

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