Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 3/2/2015

At the request of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office a Grand Jury indicted school police officer Lakisha Pulley today for an incident that occurred at Vanguard Collegiate Middle School on October 28, 2014.

For Immediate Release 2/27/15

Special Victims Unit Prosecutor, Aaliyah Muhammad, was honored as one of The Daily Record’s 2015 Top 100 Women. Muhammad was previously recognized as one of The Daily Record’s 2013 Leading Women Under 40.

For Immediate Release 3/2/2015

Twenty-four year old Darius Brown was convicted of 1st degree murder and two hand gun offenses for his role in the death of Xavier "Ziggy" Lewis. A sentencing date has not been determined. Assistant State’s Attorney Bethany Durand tried the case.

For Immediate Release 2/26/2015

Lukasz Szkiluk was found guilty of first degree murder of his estranged wife Karolina Szkiluk and guilty of first degree assault and false imprisonment of Judith Holland.

For Immediate Release 2/24/2015

Carl Johnson pled guilty Tuesday morning to several burglary and theft related charges. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Johnson has numerous theft and burglary related convictions on his criminal record, and was out on parole for a previous burglary when he was arrested last year.

For Immediate Release 2/18/2015

Charles Morris was convicted of 2nd degree murder today for his role in the death of David Armstrong. Morris was also found guilty of using a handgun in a crime of violence, illegally carrying a handgun, and prohibited possession of a handgun. He faces up to 55 years in prison. Assistant State’s Attorney Traci Robinson prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 2/11/2015

Delaware resident and Ravens season ticket holder, Jerome Kossol, drove his 2013 Chrystler 200 to the Patapsco light rail station to ride the light rail to M&T Bank Stadium on September 28, 2014. That night, Kossol watched the Ravens win 38-10 against the Carolina Panthers, but he lost his car to Terrell Myers.

For Immediate Release 3/24/15

Public Enemy Number One, Darryl Anderson, was sentenced Tuesday to life plus 240 years for several violent offenses including two counts for murder in the second degree, and six counts of attempted murder in the second degree.

For Immediate Release 2/4/2015

Neferkhper Uaenra-el, also known as Reginald Bellamy, was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to life plus 20 years. Bellamy was convicted in October of 1st degree rape, 1st degree sex offense, attempted 1st degree sex offense, and false imprisonment. Bellamy had previously been convicted of attempted murder in Montgomery County.

For Immediate Release 2/3/2015

Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State’s Attorney, announced the second indictment against Michael Maurice Johnson for the murder of Phylicia Barnes today. Johnson was charged with 2nd degree murder.