When residents in Maryland are accused of a crime, it is important that they understand the seriousness of the situation. Beyond becoming knowledgeable about the charges against them, defendants should be aware of the defense strategies available to them.
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 43-year-old Philadelphia man in connection with a woman's fatal buttocks injections received in the D.C. area. According to the sheriff's office, the purpose of the injections was to give the woman larger buttocks. The woman met the suspect in a Capital Heights hotel room in March for the treatment.
One of the primary tenets of criminal law in America is the element of intent. For instance, if you accidentally break someone's nose in a car accident, you may or may not be criminally liable because you did not mean to do it. In contrast, if you punch someone in the nose you may well be liable for assault because you intended for it to happen.
A 33-year-old Upper Marlboro man was arrested on drug distribution charges after a traffic stop in St. Leonard. According to reports, an officer with the Calvert County Sheriff's Office pulled over a vehicle on Maryland Route 4 northbound on December 30th.
A local man was arrested for a carjacking that occurred December 7 at a New Carrollton Metrorail station. According to arrest records, the man approached a women who was taking a child out of her car around 5:30 a.m. The man showed her a handgun and instructed her to leave her purse in the car and take the child. The man then stole the vehicle from the parking garage.