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Welcome to the Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office website. Our Office is here to serve you and works on behalf of the residents of Harford County to investigate and prosecute violations of state and local criminal statutes that occur within our jurisdiction.With professionalism and integrity, we seek justice for victims and the community, while aggressively and impartially prosecuting persons who commit crime.

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My prosecutors, investigators and support staff work tirelessly to serve justice, protect victims and to ensure Harford County continues to be a safe and welcoming place to live and work. On behalf of all of us, I thank you for visiting our site.

Press Releases

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South Carolina Man Sentenced to 30 Years For First Degree Assault and Robbery

South Carolina Man Sentenced to 30 Years For First Degree Assault and Robbery

May 16 2022

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2022 RE: Sentencing of Brian Summerson (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the sentencing of Brian Summerson, from Dillon, South Carolina for assault in the first degree and robbery. On January 8, 2021, Harford County Sheriff’s Detectives responded to Mercy Hospital […] Read More →

Whiteford Man Convicted of Firearm Charges in Relation to Drug Trafficking

Whiteford Man Convicted of Firearm Charges in Relation to Drug Trafficking

May 13 2022

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: May 13, 2022 RE: Conviction of Nicholas Hunt (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Nicholas Hunt, 26, of Whiteford, Maryland, for possession of a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime and possession of a regulated firearm after having […] Read More →

32nd Memorial Service for Crime Victims and their Families

32nd Memorial Service for Crime Victims and their Families

April 08 2022

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: April 7, 2022 RE: 32nd Memorial Service for Crime Victims and their Families This year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week will be observed April 24–30, 2022. A Crime Victim Memorial Service will be hosted by the Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office to honor the lives of those lost to violent crimes in […] Read More →

Harford County Man Sentenced in 2020 Shooting

Harford County Man Sentenced in 2020 Shooting

March 31 2022

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: March 31, 2022 RE: Benjamin Murdy Sentenced (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced that Benjamin Murdy, 45, of Street, Maryland, receive a sentence on March 30, 2022, of life suspend all but 48 years to serve at the Division of Corrections and five […] Read More →

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