SAO Press Releases
BGF Hitman Sentenced to 50 Years for the Murder of Public Works Employee
For Immediate Release 5/26/15
Shelton “Six Nine” Burris— also known as Tyrone Burris— was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder of Baltimore Department of Public Works employee, Hubert Dickerson. Burris was found guilty of second-degree murder on May 14, 2015. He was also found guilty of weapon charges in connection to the murder.
Marilyn Mosby Announces Indictments of the Six Baltimore Police Officers Involved in the Freddie Gray Arrest
For Immediate Release 5/21/15
Today Marilyn Mosby, State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, announces indictments against the 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 and presented the evidence to the Grand Jury, who returned the indictments this afternoon.
Six Year Old Cold Case Results in Rape Conviction
For Immediate Release 5/20/15
Gary Knight was convicted of second-degree rape, second-degree assault, and false imprisonment for his role in a gang rape of a woman in East Baltimore in 2009. Knight who is currently serving time on federal conspiracy charges, faces more than 30 years for this conviction. Assistant State’s Attorney Stacie Sawyer prosecuted the case.
Two Time Bank Robber Faces 110 Years
For Immediate Release 5/20/15
Brandon Miller was convicted on multiple counts of robbery and theft after robbing a Highlandtown area Wells Fargo Bank. Assistant State’s Attorney Adam Lane Chaudry prosecuted the case.
Murderer Faces 103 Years Behind Bars in Double Shooting
For Immediate Release 5/20/2015
Henry Carter, 21, faces 103 years behind bars in the murder of Ricky Price, and for the shooting of Gerald Jones.
Convicted Rapist now facing 15 years Behind Bars for Handgun Violation
For Immediate Release 5/19/15
Kevin Smith, 34, was found guilty of unlawfully possessing a handgun, and now faces a maximum of 15 years, first five without parole, behind bars. Assistant State’s Attorney Jesse Arnold prosecuted the case.
BGF Hitman Convicted Again of Murder after Retrial
For Immediate Release 5/18/15
Shelton “Six Nine” Burris— also known as Tyrone Burris— was found guilty of second-degree murder of former Baltimore Department of Public Works employee, Hubert Dickerson. Burris was also found guilty of weapon charges in connection to the murder.
Mosby Aims High with New Program Promising Jobs & Education in Lieu of Convictions
For Immediate Release 5/14/15
Baltimore City State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, announced a new pilot program Thursday aimed at reducing Baltimore’s recidivism and unemployment rates. Mosby’s Aim to B’more launched on May 4th. Mosby’s pilot program is open to 30 eligible participants, who are non-violent— first time— felony drug offenders. Each participant will have their record expunged after successful completion of the program.
Mosher Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder in Domestic Violence Case
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.
Lovers Quarrel Ends in Murder, Victim Struck with Hammer 59 Times
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.