Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 9/15/15

This afternoon a jury convicted David Thornton, 43, of second degree murder and openly carrying a deadly weapon.

For Immediate Release 9/11/2015

 Assistant State’s Attorney Gavin Patashnick seals justice for two rape victims, whose assailant avoided justice for 33 years.

For Immediate Release 9/11/2015

I would like to thank and commend Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for her unwavering service to the city of Baltimore.

For Immediate Release 9/4/2015

Assistant State’s Attorney Eileen Murphy convicted a sexual predator for sexual abuse of a minor, who was sentenced to 12 years suspend all but 8 years today.

For Immediate Release 9/4/15

A Baltimore jury has found Troy McLean guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Arrington Sydnor. McLean was also convicted of reckless endangerment and openly carrying a dangerous weapon. Assistant State’s Attorney Michelle Wilson prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 9/1/2015

Cornell Harvey was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences plus 50 years for the murder of one-year-old Carter Scott.

For Immediate Release 8/31/2015

Michael McCarthy faces life in prison after a jury convicted him of first degree murder for the stabbing death of 28-year-old Tieisha Wilson. Assistant State’s Attorney Gerard B. Volatile prosecuted this case.

For Immediate Release 8/26/15

Thomas Paul was sentenced last week to 10 years, suspend all but two years, with five years of probation for stealing nearly $40,000 from a man who recently immigrated to the United States.

For Immediate Release 8/19/15

Perry Alexander was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to life, suspend all but 75 years, and 5 years of probation for the second degree murder of Maurice Barfield and Shantese Evans. Assistant State’s Attorney Elizabeth Stock prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 8/19/2015

Today, the Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis announced the charging of Officer Wesley Cagle. The charges were a result of evidence gathered by a joint effort between the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City and the Baltimore Police Department (BPD).