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A closer look at the collateral consequences of a conviction

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Those individuals facing any sort of serious criminal charges typically tend to focus on a sole consequence of a possible conviction: incarceration. While this is entirely understandable given the harsh realities associated with spending time behind bars, it’s important to understand that there are other very serious consequences associated with a conviction and that… Read More »

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Does a popular traffic app really pose a danger?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Whether they realize it or not, most people have some sort of routine that they follow prior to leaving their home. It might consist of taking a final look in the mirror, filling their pockets with certain items or double-checking the contents of their bag. Many others have subconsciously adopted the habit of checking… Read More »

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How accurate are eyewitness identifications in criminal cases? — II

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

In our last post, our blog examined how the National Research Council recently published an eye-opening report discussing how mistaken eyewitness identifications in criminal cases involving strangers can often be linked to limitations in both human visual perception and memory. In today’s post, we’ll continue to examine this report, delving into some of the… Read More »

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How accurate are eyewitness identifications in criminal cases?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

The National Research Council, a nonprofit dedicated to helping “shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine,” recently published a fascinating report suggesting that limitations in both human visual perception and memory can sometimes result in inaccurate eyewitness identifications in criminal cases involving strangers. In addition, the… Read More »

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Missing school bus found with severe damage

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Two people have been charged with theft and attempted arson, among other charges, after a Maryland school bus was stolen and vandalized. The incident happened on Oct. 7 in Anne Arundel County. A bus belonging to Anne Arundel County Public Schools was first noticed missing from a bus yard at 5:30 a.m. Workers at… Read More »

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Woman held in Maryland on open Pennsylvania warrant

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Police in Maryland took a 43-year-old woman into custody on Sept. 23 after receiving a report that a burglary was taking place in the Cecil County town of Elkton. Responding officers found a woman inside the residence concerned, but she told them that the home belonged to her parents. The woman was not charged… Read More »

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2 men charged with theft in Maryland

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Police say that two men believed to have stolen radiators, batteries and stereo equipment from cars in a parking lot in Odenton were taken into custody. The 30-year-old and 28-year-old suspects allegedly cut through a fence to get into the parking lot in the 8300 block of Lokus Road. Authorities say that surveillance videos… Read More »

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Teenager charged for theft after GPS unit is reported stolen

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

An 18-year-old man in Maryland was accused of stealing a vehicle GPS unit and pawning it on Aug. 7. The alleged burglary was reported after a woman discovered that the TomTom brand GPS unit in her vehicle was missing while she was on her way to work. According to reports, a damaged ignition in… Read More »

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How is ‘theft’ defined under Maryland law?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

If you face theft charges in Maryland, the penalties can range from very minor to serious, depending on various factors. The courts will consider the value of the property that you allegedly stole, and penalties will increase as property value rises. Misdemeanors and felonies are categorized accordingly. The courts often label thefts as crimes… Read More »

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3 accused of jewelry theft

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Three people have been detained and charged in relation to a Maryland jewelry store theft that occurred earlier this year. The three were allegedly involved in stealing approximately $25,000 worth of jewelry from the Lutherville store in the May 13 robbery. According to investigators, a fourth person who may have been involved in the… Read More »

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