St. Mary's County prosecutors obtained a no contest plea from a man accused of running an illegal casino. The 56-year-old Calvert County man allegedly ran a gambling house in Charlotte Hall. It was apparently associated with a legitimate charity, but none of the money earned was ever transferred to the charity. The man's criminal defense team suggested that the money was retained to pay losses and employees, but did not challenge the accusations of illegal conduct.
A local Upper Marlboro man has been arrested by county officials on charges of second degree murder. According to reports, the 43-year-old suspect is believed to be responsible for the killing of a 55-year-old man in Seat Pleasant over the weekend.
When authorities stop a vehicle, the driver could be subject to a search and seizure. While officers conduct the search, they might uncover items that could lead to their arrest. Furthermore, they could face criminal charges that carry harsh fines and penalties.
Prince George County officials extradited two men from Georgia on charges of attempted murder. Deputies from Maryland's Warrant/Fugitive Division were successfully able to nab the suspects across state lines and have them transferred to Upper Marlboro for prosecution.