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Baltimore County State's Attorney: lower-level criminals oftentimes lead to real criminals

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | John Patti, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5 Original Source (read and listen here):

Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger told C4 and Bryan Nehman that it is important to get lower-level criminals in a courtroom because oftentimes they lead to real criminals.

He said in Baltimore County, first-time offenders rarely get jail time because the judge is more concerned with getting that person the help they need. Shellenberger said he has a good, long-time working relationship with incoming U.S. Attorney Erek Barron, calling him a straight shooter.

He also said back in November, he looked at the addresses of the 35 people charged with murder in Baltimore County.

Shellenberger said he found that 24 had a Baltimore County address, 10 had a Baltimore City address and one had an Anne Arundel County address.


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