Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

SAO Press Releases

For Immediate Release 11/17/2016

The Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City is set to host its second annual Winter Solstice, benefitting victims and witnesses of crime, on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The event will be held at the Radisson Hotel Inner Harbor and will feature dinner, dancing, awards, and an open bar. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

For Immediate Release 11/15/2016

Jerome Floyd, 76, has been sentenced to a maximum sentence of 45 years in prison after being convicted of sex abuse of a minor and second degree sex offense in August.

For Immediate Release 11/4/2016

Ronald Cornish could spend the rest of his life behind bars after a jury found him guilty of four handgun crimes and first degree murder on Thursday afternoon.

For Immediate Release 10/27/16

Todd Graves will spend the next 14 years behind bars after a judge sentenced him to 25 years, suspend all but 14, for sex abuse of a minor and third-degree sex offense. Additionally, the defendant received 5 years probation and will be required to register as a lifetime sex offender.

For Immediate Release 10/25/2016

Today, Adam Melvin was sentenced to 65 years in prison for second degree murder, use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

For Immediate Release 10/25/2016

On Monday, James Shaw Jr. was convicted by a Baltimore City jury for the second degree murder of Steven Krug. Shaw was also convicted of using a handgun in a crime of violence.

For Immediate Release 10/25/2016

On Monday, Bagada Dionas was sentenced to 108 years in prison for second degree murder, three counts of first degree assault, and four deadly weapon charges.

For Immediate Release 10/21/2016

Glenn Banks could spend the next 65 years in prison after being convicted of murdering Darryl Whitehead, II.

For Immediate Release 10/20/16

Today, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby introduced a five-point plan to change the way in which police-involved lethal force incidents are investigated, prosecuted, and reviewed. Mosby shared her proposal in West Baltimore at Coppin State University.

For Immediate Release 10/12/16

Jack Johnson, 49, has been convicted of third degree sex offense, second degree attempted sex offence, first and second degree assault, and false imprisonment.