SAO Press Releases
Man Found Guilty of Alleged Execution Style Murder
For Immediate Release 1/29/2015
On January 14, 2015, a Baltimore City jury found Alvin Kelley Jr., 27, guilty of 2nd degree murder and use of a handgun during a crime of violence in relation to the death of Jefferie Allen Thomas, Jr. The shooting occurred on August 4, 2012, in the 3000 block of W. Garrison Avenue in Baltimore City.
SAO Obtains Conviction Against VRO
For Immediate Release 1/28/2015
Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney, Jeffrey Finucane, obtained a conviction against Antonio L. Edwards on felony possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a crime of violence Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.
Mosby Unveils Organizational Structure, Promotions, New Hires
For Immediate Release 1/14/2015
At an all-staff meeting held in the auditorium of Baltimore Police Headquarters, members of the State’s Attorney’s Office convened to learn about the new organizational direction of the office. Newly elected Baltimore City State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, also announced new hires and internal promotions to key roles in her administration.
Survivor of Halloween Gang Rape Wins Justice
For Immediate Release 1/12/2015
A 30 year prison sentence for Ms. Tycheika Hartwill was handed down by Judge Charles Peters on January 5th, for her central role in a gang rape of a 17 year old female at a Halloween party in 2013. Hartwill was convicted of a First Degree Sex Offense and was also found guilty of facilitating three additional First Degree Rapes. Mr. Artez Watson— who plead guilty to First Degree Rape— and Mr. Bernard Bell— a cooperating witness for the State— were also involved in the attack, and were co-defendants at trial.
Mosby Announces Three Key Members of New Administration
For Immediate Release 1/8/2015
Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City’s newly elected State’s Attorney, made her first major announcement regarding her new administration early Thursday morning. Michael Schatzow, a former partner at Venable LLP, Tammy Brown, a top O’Malley aide from the Office of Crime Control and Prevention, and Steward Beckham, a senior counselor for the Office of Counter Terrorism and Security Preparedness with the Department of Homeland Security.