Crime

Former Baltimore homicide prosecutor indicted on 88 charges, including stalking, extortion, misconduct in office

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III announced this week that a Baltimore City Grand Jury has indicted former Baltimore City Assistant State’s Attorney Adam Lane Chaudry on over 80 charges. The charges levied against Chaudry include stalking, extortion, harassment, obtaining phone records without authorization, felony theft scheme, and misconduct in office. The 88-count indictment alleges that, while serving …


Crime, Politics

Former Executive Director of Maryland Environmental Service facing federal, state charges for allegedly fraudulently obtaining over $276,731 from employer, and state felony violations of the Maryland Wiretap Statute

BALTIMORE, MD—As a result of a collaborative investigation, a federal grand jury on Tuesday returned an indictment, and a state criminal information has been filed, charging Roy C. McGrath, 52, of Naples, Florida, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining funds from Maryland Environmental Service corporation. The criminal information also alleges that McGrath illegally recorded private conversations with senior Maryland state officials. McGrath …


Baltimore correctional officers plead guilty to felony theft, misconduct charges in time card fraud scheme

BALTIMORE, MD—Two Baltimore correctional officers have pleaded guilty to charges of felony theft and misconduct in office in connection with a time card fraud scheme. Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton Howard on Thursday announced that Sharonda Stokes and Dephany McKnight, former Correctional Officers assigned to the Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore, pleaded guilty this week in Baltimore County Circuit Court to …

Suspended Baltimore County Police Department officer charged with theft, misconduct in office

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department reports that a suspended officer has been charged with theft. Deandre Ross has been arrested and charged with theft, attempted theft, and misconduct in office. Ross, a four-year veteran with the police department, allegedly attempted to steal the identity of a deceased woman after he responded to her home March 16th. Dispatchers sent Ross …

State Trooper pleads guilty to charges of perjury, misconduct in office

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced that Corporal John Sollon, 36, pleaded guilty to charges of perjury and misconduct in office before the Circuit Court of Baltimore County. Sollon was sentenced to six years in prison, all suspended, three years of supervised probation, and a fine of $6,000. As a condition of probation, Sollon will be …