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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Baltimore Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder

March 30 2022

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: March 30, 2022 RE: Murder Conviction (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced that on March 29, 2022, a Harford County jury found Sherron Garrett, from Baltimore, Maryland, guilty of murder in the first degree, conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, and […]

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Baltimore Man Convicted of Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine

March 22 2022

Baltimore Man Convicted of Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine MEDIA RELEASE DATE: March 21, 2022 Conviction of Sterling Anton Melton (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Sterling Anton Melton, 35, of Baltimore, Maryland, for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. On […]

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South Carolina Man Convicted of First Degree assault and Robbery in Harford County

March 15 2022

South Carolina Man Convicted of First Degree Assault and Robbery in Harford County MEDIA RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2022 RE: Conviction of Brian Summerson (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Brian Summerson, from Dillon, South Carolina for assault in the first degree and […]

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TWO HARFORD COUNTY COCAINE DEALERS CONVICTED AFTER FEDERAL TRIAL FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN A DRUG DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY

March 11 2022

U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Maryland Erek L. Barron 36 South Charles Street 410-209-4800 United States Attorney4th Floor TTY/TDD: 410-962-4462 Baltimore, Maryland 21201 410-209-4885 Marcia A. Murphy FAX 410-962-3091 Public Affairs Specialist Marcia.Murphy@usdoj.gov March 11, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact MARCIA MURPHY www.justice.gov/usao/md at (410) 209-4854 TWO HARFORD COUNTY COCAINE DEALERS […]

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Aberdeen Man Convicted of Possessing Handguns and Large Amounts of Fentanyl

March 10 2022

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: March 10, 2022 RE: Conviction of Adrian Lamar Goodwin (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Adrian Lamar Goodwin, 36, of Aberdeen, Maryland, for possession of fentanyl in the amount of five grams or more and for possession of a regulated […]

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Harford County State’s Attorney Office and Harford County Sheriff’s Office Announce Indictment and Arrest of Two Suspects in 2019 Murder

March 04 2022

NEWS RELEASE Two Suspects in Custody For 2019 Murder of Food Delivery Driver For Immediate Release: Kyle Andersen, HCSO Media & Public Relations, 410-836-5224 [March 4, 2022, Bel Air, MD] Two Harford County men are in custody, following an indictment by a Harford County Grand Jury for the February 10, 2019, murder of food delivery […]

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Marijuana Dealer Receives Maximum Sentence

February 24 2022

MARIJUANA DEALER RECEIVES MAXIMUM SENTENCE DATE: February 24, 2022 (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of John Williams Powell Mayo, 38, of Richmond, Virginia, for possession of a large amount of marijuana, which in this case was approximately 100 pounds. On August 5, 2021, […]

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Cocaine Supplier Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking Charges

December 23 2021

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maryland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 17, 2021 Cocaine Supplier Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking Charges Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George L. Russell sentenced Jack Anderson IV, age 45, of Tucson, Arizona, to 126 months […]

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Holiday Office Hours

November 23 2021

Our office will be closing at 1pm on November 24, 2021 and reopening at 8am on Monday November 29, 2021.

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Edgewood Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Possession With Intent to Distribute Heroin”

November 23 2021

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: November 23, 2021 RE: Conviction of Neal Turner, Jr. (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Neal Turner, Jr., 36, of Edgewood, Maryland, for possession with the intent to distribute heroin. On January 11, 2021, detectives with the Harford County Narcotics […]

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Harford County Narcotics Dealer Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Participating in a Conspiracy to Sell Crack Cocaine

November 09 2021

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maryland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 5, 2021 Harford County Narcotics Dealer Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Participating in a Conspiracy to Sell Crack Cocaine Defendant Also Must Forfeit his Camaro and More Than $3,000 Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett […]

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Baltimore Woman Convicted of Firearm/Drug Trafficking Charge

October 22 2021

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: October 22, 2021 RE: Conviction of Tangier Laquisha Sher Hitchens (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Tangier Laquisha Sher Hitchens, 28, of Baltimore, Maryland, for possession a firearm under sufficient circumstances to constitute a nexus to the drug trafficking crime. […]

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Edgewood Man Convicted of Distributing Heroin/Fentanyl Mix

October 21 2021

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: October 21, 2021 RE: Conviction of Daquan Brown (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Daquan Brown, 25, of Edgewood, Maryland, for distribution of a heroin-fentanyl mix, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and unlawful possession of a regulated firearm. […]

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Abingdon Man Convicted of Felony Narcotics and Firearm Charges

October 21 2021

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: October 21, 2021 RE: Conviction of Brandon Winkler (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Brandon Winkler, 20, of Abingdon, Maryland, for possession with the intent to distribute oxycodone and possession of a firearm in connection with a drug trafficking crime. […]

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Edgewood Man Convicted of 1st Degree Murder in Gang Shooting

October 04 2021

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: October 4, 2021 RE: Gang Murder Conviction (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced that on October 1, 2021, a Harford County jury found Rahzir Meyers, 20, from Edgewood, Maryland, guilty of murder in the first degree, gang and firearm offenses following a two-week […]

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TWO HARFORD COUNTY NARCOTICS DEALERS PLEAD GUILTY TO PARTICIPATING IN A CONSPIRACY TO SELL CRACK COCAINE

September 03 2021

September 1, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE www.justice.gov/usao/md Contact MARCIA MURPHY at (410) 209-4854 TWO HARFORD COUNTY NARCOTICS DEALERS PLEAD GUILTY TO PARTICIPATING IN A CONSPIRACY TO SELL CRACK COCAINE Murphy and Bolden Obtained Cocaine from a Supplier in Delaware and Sold At Least 112 grams of Crack Cocaine Baltimore, Maryland – Reginald Leon Bolden, age […]

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Edgewood Man Convicted of Gun Offenses

August 31 2021

DATE: August 31, 2021 RE: Conviction of Damian Walton Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the conviction of Damian Walton, 31, Edgewood, Maryland, for possession of a regulated firearm by a prohibited person and the wearing, carrying and transport of a firearm. On August 12, 2020, Deputy Robert Witt of […]

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Edgewood Man Sentenced in 2019 Shooting Death

August 23 2021

DATE: August 23, 2021 RE: Sentencing of Anthony Martin, Jr. (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced the sentencing of Anthony Martin, Jr., 18 of Edgewood, Maryland for first degree murder. On November 1, 2019 at approximately 3:19am, deputies from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the […]

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Harford County Man Convicted Of Multiple Attempted First Degree Charges After Firing 200 Rounds At Sheriff’s Deputies And Injuring Neighbor

August 20 2021

DATE: August 20, 2021 RE: Conviction of Benjamin Murdy (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced that following a four-day bench trial in front of the Honorable Kevin J. Mahoney, Benjamin Murdy, 45, from Street, Maryland, has been convicted of five individual counts of attempted first degree […]

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Message from Harford County State’s Attorney Regarding Sean Reyes

July 22 2021

DATE: July 21, 2021 MEDIA RELEASE Statement of Harford County State’s Attorney Albert J. Peisinger, Jr. regarding State v. Sean Reyes State vs. Sean Reyes was resolved today after Mr. Reyes accepted responsibility for hindering and obstructing Deputy Keith Jackson during a traffic stop on May 5th , 2021. Mr. Reyes agreed to write a […]

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Bel Air Bank Teller convicted in Home Invasion

July 22 2021

DATE: July 19, 2021 RE: Conviction of Nathan Newell (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Nathan Newell, 21, from Bel Air, Maryland, for attempted murder in the second degree and related home invasion charges. On November 11, 2019, deputies from the Harford County […]

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Harford County Narcotics Task Force announces the indictment of 22 in county-wide cocaine wiretap investigation

June 08 2021

Harford County Narcotics Task Force announces the indictment of 22 in county-wide cocaine wiretap investigation For Immediate Release: Cristie Hopkins, HCSO Media and Public Relations, 410-836-5403 [June 8, 2021, Bel Air, MD] Harford County State’s Attorney Albert Peisinger, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler, Acting U.S. Attorney Jonathan F. Lenzner, Bel Air Police Chief Charles Moore, […]

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Havre de Grace Resident Sentenced for Child Abuse Resulting in Death

June 01 2021

DATE: June 1, 2021 RE: Sentencing of Brenton Mills (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced the sentencing of Brenton Mills, 27 of Havre de Grace, Maryland for child abuse resulting in death. On January 7, 2019, officers of the Havre de Grace Police Department were dispatched to […]

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Aberdeen Man Sentenced to Life in 2018 Murder

June 01 2021

DATE: June 1, 2021 RE: Homicide Sentencing (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the sentencing of Joseph Daniel Parrish, 28, from Aberdeen, Maryland, for murder in the first degree, witness retaliation and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony. On November 11, 2018, […]

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Jury Finds Edgewood Man Guilty of Sex Abuse of a Minor

May 28 2021

DATE: May 28, 2021 RE: Conviction of Williams Reina Diaz (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Williams Reina Diaz, 27, from Edgewood, Maryland, for sex abuse of a minor. On January 6, 2020, deputies from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the […]

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Aberdeen Man Convicted of Robbery

May 28 2021

DATE: May 28, 2021 RE: Conviction of Wardell Walton (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Wardell Walton, 34, Aberdeen, Maryland, for robbery. Walton was convicted on April 26, 2021 by way of a guilty plea. The case began when on October 2, 2020, […]

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Delaware Man Sentenced For Bel Air Arsons

May 28 2021

HARFORD COUNTY, MD (May 27, 2021) – The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) has concluded two separate arson investigations with the conviction and sentencing of Richard Benjamin Lodeski, 44, of Wilmington, Delaware. Lodeski was initially charged on June 23, 2020, with: (2) counts of […]

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Murderer Radee Prince Sentenced in 2017 Mass Shooting

March 19 2021

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced that Radee Prince, 40, from Elkton, Maryland, received three consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole along with two consecutive life sentences for murdering three people and attempting to murder two others in a 2017 workplace shooting. Mr. Prince was further sentenced to […]

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Department of Justice Announces Child Pornography Charges Against Bel Air Resident

March 01 2021

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, Homeland Security Investigations, the Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office in announcing the filing of a federal complaint against Donald Hildebrandt of Bel Air, Maryland for charges of possession and production of […]

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Edgewood Woman Pleads Guilty in Stabbing

February 10 2021

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the conviction of Kyla Royster, 24, Edgewood, Maryland, for first degree assault. On June 7, 2020, deputies of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Deerwood Court, Edgewood, Maryland. Upon arrival, deputies found a woman bleeding from slash wounds to her neck and […]

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Baltimore Man Sentenced to Almost 14 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of a Fentanyl Analogue That Resulted in The Death of a Victim

December 22 2020

December 22, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact MARCIA MURPHY www.justice.gov/usao/md at (410) 209-4854 BALTIMORE MAN SENTENCED TO ALMOST 14 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR DISTRIBUTION OF A FENTANYL ANALOGUE THAT RESULTED IN THE DEATH OF A VICTIM Defendant Sold Customers Heroin, Crack Cocaine, and the Fentanyl Analogue that Killed the Victim in this Case Baltimore, […]

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Havre de Grace Man Sentenced in Murder of 15 Year Old Child

November 17 2020

DATE: November 17, 2020 RE: Sentencing of Naeshawn Perry (Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the sentencing of Naeshawn Perry, 19, of Havre de Grace, Maryland for murder in the first degree. On August 9, 2017, the victim, 15 year old Maleigha Solonka, was reported missing. […]

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Bel Air Resident Convicted of Edgewood Murder Sentenced to 20 Years

September 16 2020

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the sentencing of Jaylin Brown, 18, Bel Air, Maryland, for Murder in the Second Degree, First Degree Assault, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony or Crime of Violence, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Under the Age of […]

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Havre de Grace Resident Convicted of Murdering 15 year Old Child

March 10 2020

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the conviction of Naeshawn Perry, 19, of Havre de Grace, Maryland for murder in the first degree. On August 9, 2017, the victim, 15 year old Maleigha Solonka, was reported missing. One week later, on August 16, 2017, Maleigha’s body was found in a […]

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Rape Conviction Secured in 2018 Sexual Assault

February 05 2020

(Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced the conviction of Ahmet Terzioglu, 48, from North East, Maryland, for rape in the second degree and assault in the second degree.

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Murder Conviction Secured in Shooting Death

December 12 2019

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the conviction of Jaylin Brown, 17, Bel Air, Maryland, for Murder in the Second Degree, First Degree Assault, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony or Crime of Violence, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Under the Age of […]

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Domestic Violence Abuser Receives Six Years Incarceration for Assault

October 22 2019

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the conviction of Robert Welborn, 51, Harford County, Maryland, for assault in the second degree. On August 17, 2019, deputies of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Cavalier Motel for a report of a domestic dispute that involved the suspect choking the […]

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Jury Convicts Aberdeen Resident of Murder in Havre de Grace Shooting

October 18 2019

(Bel Air, Maryland) – Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, has announced that last night, a Harford County jury found Joseph Daniel Parrish, 27, from Aberdeen, Maryland, guilty of murder in the first degree, witness retaliation and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony. The case began on November […]

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Edgewood Resident Convicted of Possession With Intent to Distribute Heroin and Cocaine

August 02 2019

Albert J. Peisinger, Jr., State’s Attorney for Harford County, announced today the conviction of Artiis R. Williams, 37, Edgewood, Maryland, for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a large amount of heroin.

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