Thursday, March 21, 2013
Federal jury finds a 42-year-old guilty of filing a false tax return, falsifying bankruptcy records and more.
A jury Thursday convicted Randallstown resident Ricardo O. Curry II of numerous fraud charges. The 42 year old twice assisted in filing a false tax return, and gave false testimony under oath at a bankruptcy proceeding, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was also convicted of four counts of bankruptcy fraud, four counts of falsifying bankruptcy records. In all, the pharmaceutical sales representative "failed to report income and assets totaling more than $740,000 and tried to fraudulently discharge debts of more than $1.1 million through bankruptcy," the statement said. While he reported his income from pharmaceutical sales, he failed to report $415,201 in referral fees for finding investors for land in North …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Getlan was accused of stealing more than $100,000 from his victims.
Rodney Getlan, a Baltimore County resident, faces decades in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud. Getlan was sentenced to 35 years in prison with 10 years suspended this week, according to a report by WBAL-TV. He defrauded as many as 48 victims in the Baltimore area and elsewhere, it states. In September, he pleaded guilty to nine counts of mortgage fraud, according to another WBAL-TV report. Court records showed that Getlan is accused of stealing mortgage payments from customers of a loan modification business he ran between January 2009 and January 2012, according to a Patch report. The alleged thefts resulted in two homeowners losing their homes to foreclosures. What do you think of the length of his sentencing? Tell us in the …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Antoine Reed was sentenced for a 2008 murder at Hunter's Crossing Apartments.
Antoine M. Reed Jr. was sentenced Tuesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court to life without parole in the 2008 shooting death of a Woodlawn apartment complex manager, according to a news release from the State's Attorney's office. Judge John J. Nagle III sentenced Reed, of Gwynn Oak, in the death of Milton Barnes, the manager of the Hunter's Crossing Apartments complex. Reed was convicted by a jury in August of first-degree murder and unlawful use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence . Barnes, "was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head on June 24, 2008," according to the news release. Barnes reportedly "had been having difficulties with an employee." Reed, a resident of Newfield Road in Gwynn Oak, was the …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Brian Johnson was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug offenses and conspiring to commit six armed robberies through December 2009.
District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced a Pikesville resident to prison on Tuesday for conspiring to commit six armed robberies and to distribute drugs. According to a news release from the U.S. District Court of Maryland in Baltimore, Brian Johnson, 35, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison and five years of supervised release for crimes he committed through 2009. Johnson conspired to commit six armed robberies in 2009, including at fast food restaurants along Reisterstown and Liberty roads, the news release states. Those robberies took place in Milford Mill, Owings Mills, Baltimore City and Cockeysville. And from 1996 to 2009, Johnson conspired to distribute heroin, cocaine, cocaine base (crack) and marijuana to prisons or in …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Herald Mail: Family friend tells judge "He was seeking his father's love."
Edward Dennis Dorsey, 20, of Pikesville, was sentenced to five years in prison for smuggling drugs to his father, a convict, the Herald Mail reports. According to court records, Dorsey, Edward Dennis Dorsey IV, resides in the 8100 block of Scotts Level Road. On June 27, Dorsey was being searched at the Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, before he visited his father there, when "a plastic package fell from his boxer shorts," the article states. Inside it were morphine, Suboxone and marijuana, it states. According to the article, "He was seeking his father's love," a friend of Dorsey's family told Circuit Court Judge Donald E. Beachley during the sentencing Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
WBAL TV: Daryl S. Bacon got 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for a case in which police shot and killed Bacon's conspirator after the conspirator fired at them.
Daryl S. Bacon, 32, of Randallstown "was sentenced to 30 months in prison for dealing in counterfeit currency," according to a report from WBAL TV. In July 2010 at the Ramada Inn Baltimore West in Pikesville, police shot one of Bacon's conspirators after he fired at them, the WBAL TV report states. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Bacon also received three years of supervised release. Read the full story at WBAL TV.