Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 5/13/15

Robert Wimbly was sentenced to 30 years in prison, suspend all but 20, and two years of probation on Monday, after pleading guilty to second degree murder for killing his longtime girlfriend Andrea Williams. Williams died of a single stab wound that punctured her lung. Assistant State’s Attorney Bethany Durand prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 5/12/15

Thomas Redmond was convicted Monday of first-degree murder. Redmond faces Life in prison for murdering his former lover Ray Bostick.

For Immediate Release 5/12/15

Kevin Smith was convicted last Friday of a handgun crime in the 500 block of Normandy Ave in Allendale.

For Immediate Release 5/11/2015

Harrison Bright, 26, is facing Life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murdering Shawn Pooler, on August 13, 2013.

For Immediate Release 5/8/2015

Nelson Clifford, 36, faces Life in prison after a jury found him guilty of two counts of third degree sex offenses.

For Immediate Release 5/8/2015

Darius Brown, 25, has been sentenced to Life in prison for first-degree murder of Xavier “Ziggy” Lewis. A jury found Brown guilty on March 2, 2015.

For Immediate Release 5/5/15

While the evidence we have obtained through our independent investigation does substantiate the elements of the charges filed, I refuse to litigate this case through the media.

For Immediate Release 5/5/15

Sheldon Hopkins was convicted Monday of second-degree murder. Jurors found Hopkins guilty of stabbing Donnell Bishop to death in the 1800 block of Rutland Avenue in the Broadway East neighborhood. Hopkins faces up to 30 years for his crime. Assistant State’s Attorney Rita Wisthoff-Ito prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 5/4/15 

 Dontay Dorsey and DeAngelo Anthony have been sentenced to Life, suspend all but 30 years, for the first-degree murder of Tavon Frederick. The May 2012 murder took place in the 3300 block of Westerwald Ave in Waverly.

For Immediate Release 5/1/15

Today Marilyn Mosby, State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, announced charges against six Baltimore City Police Officers for their alleged role in the death of Freddie Gray. The State’s Attorney’s Office conducted an independent investigation into this matter upon receiving notice of the incident.