Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 3/20/15

Dontay Dorsey, 25, and DeAngelo Anthony 24, have both been found guilty of burglary and murder in the death of Tavon Frederick, and are facing life in prison. The victim was found beaten and shot to death in his bedroom on the 3300 block of Westerwald Ave. An autopsy revealed Frederick had been shot 3 times in the head, once in the chest and had multiple bruises and contusions.

For Immediate Release 3/19/15

Darrell Homer pled guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder and use of a handgun during a crime of violence. Baltimore police detectives secured a confession from Homer, who told investigators that he shot Ricky Thomas to death in Sandtown-Winchester. Assistant State’s Attorney Michelle Wilson prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 3/18/15

Kevin Minor was recently convicted by a Baltimore jury of several gun crimes. Minor faces a maximum of 18 years after being found guilty of illegally carrying a firearm, possessing a firearm after having previously committed a crime of violence and several other gun related charges. Assistant State’s Attorney Daniel Kim prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 3/12/15

“It is our job to uphold the law and rectify procedural missteps. We will keep fighting for justice to be conducted in the manner required under the law.

For Immediate Release 3/10/2015

Baltimore City Council voted unanimously on a resolution that urges state lawmakers to allow prior conduct evidence against sexual perpetrators admissible in court.

For Immediate Release 1/9/2015

Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State’s Attorney, announced the charging of Heather Elizabeth Cook in the Palermo cycling case today. Based on the investigation done by the Baltimore City Police Department, Cook will be charged with several offenses related to the December 27th, 2014, incident.

21-year-old Capone Chase a member of the violent Black Guerilla Family Gang, deemed Public Enemy #1 in July of 2013 by Baltimore Police, has been sentenced to life plus 50 years for the murder of Ramon Rodriguez. Chase was released from jail on probation, for a second degree assault charge just 3 days before committing this senseless murder.

For Immediate Release 3/4/15

Alvin Kelley Jr., 27, was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for murdering Jefferie Thomas Jr., 22. Kelley was charged and convicted of 2nd degree murder and use of a handgun during a crime of violence in January. Assistant State’s Attorney Sharon R. Holback prosecuted the case.

For Immediate Release 3/3/2015

A Fourth of July family barbecue in 2013 was interrupted by a hail of gunfire. Fortunately for the attendees no one was hurt. Tuesday, a jury convicted Deandre Easley of attempted first degree murder and several weapons charges for his role in the July 4th incident.

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.