5.6.11: Downtown's Long-Time Repeat Offender Convicted
May 6, 2011 -- Baltimore City District Court Judge Askew W. Gatewood Jr. sentenced Michael Sydnor, 41, today to 30 days for trespassing in the unit block of Eutaw Street on February 26, 2010.
Sydnor, who has an extensive criminal history for burglarizing vehicles in the downtown area, was also sentenced on May 2, 2011, by Baltimore City District Court Judge Timothy D. Murphy to 90 days for trespassing on the grounds of Mercy Hospital on March 31, 2011.
At the time of the March 2011 arrest, Sydnor was on probation for a November 22, 2010 4th degree burglary conviction, therefore the State's Attorney's Office and the Maryland Department of Parole and Probation requested a violation of probation hearing. During which, May 4, 2011, Baltimore City District Court Judge Pamela J. White sentenced Sydnor to 1 year, 6 months, and 29 days, for violating the "Obey all Laws" rule of his probation.
The sentences given by Judge White and Judge Murphy will run consecutive.
Assistant State's Attorney Christine Goo prosecuted the cases.