A recent ruling by the Maryland Supreme Court has forced certain information on the state's sexual offender registry to be removed. According to the court, sexual offender registration is unconstitutional for those that committed their crimes before 1995. Beginning last week, the state unceremoniously began removing listings that fell within that criterion.
Upper Marlboro prosecutors announced their successful conviction of a Prince George's County man for stalking his ex-wife. The man refused plea deals and went to trial to refute the state's claims. He testified at trial that he did not send the messages. In the end, however, his criminal defense strategy failed and he was found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The man's conviction will be followed by his sentencing next month.
Many people in Maryland may consider aggressive driving an issue worth discussing, but it does not always result in allegations of a crime. Still, incidents of alleged road rage may lead to altercations that can leave people facing criminal charges.
In difficult financial times, some people find themselves doing things they might not do otherwise in order to make ends meet. Wouldn't you if it meant being able to provide for your family? However, sometimes the wrong choice can have serious consequences.