State’s Attorney

Taneytown Man Sentenced to More Than 60 Years for Shooting Near Elementary School

A jury found Michael Joiner, 37 years old, guilty of multiple crimes of violence and reckless endangerment of minor children related to a shooting on February 10, 2023, that sent victim Ted Rill to Shock Trauma for several months and left him permanently injured.

Posted on

Defendant Sentenced to Life Plus 55 Years for First-Degree Murder in 2014 Cold Case

Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Fred S. Hecker sentenced Charity Johnson (Godwin) to life plus life plus 55 years in the Department of Correction for the kidnapping, armed robbery, and murder of Prakash “Joey” Rampatsingh.

Posted on

Defendant Sentenced to a Decade in Prison for First Degree Assault with Ghost Gun

Austin Fabrick, 30 years old, of Hampstead, was sentenced to twenty years with all but ten years suspended for the assault in the first degree against Robert Green, 21 years old, of Hampstead.

Posted on

Carroll County Prosecutors Cleared of Wrongdoing After Investigation

Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Allan Culver and former Deputy State’s Attorney Edward Coyne cleared of any wrongdoing after an investigation by the Office of the State Prosecutor. See link to article in the comments.

Posted on

Carroll County State’s Attorney’s and Sheriff’s Offices Collaborate on Alerting Parents of the Danger of Child Overdoses

Carroll County State’s Attorney, Haven N. Shoemaker, Jr., and Sheriff James DeWees, announce a campaign to notify the residents of Carroll County that children in the County are overdosing on drugs left out by parents.

Posted on
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.


Subscribe to the Informed Carroll newsletter and stay updated.