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Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office – 2020 Year in Review

CALVERT COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 2020 ACCOMPLISHMENTS 1. Personnel a. Robert Harvey, sworn in as State’s Attorney, March 27, 2020 b. James Zaifropulos, sworn in as Deputy State’s Attorney, April 27, 2020 c. Sierrrah Beeler, sworn in as Assistant State’s Attorney, April 27, 2020 d. Hired Krysta Ireland, Victim Witness Advocate and Teresa Weeks, Office […]

Johnson Sentenced to Two Consecutive Terms of Life Imprisonment

On January 11, 2021, David Harold Johnson was sentenced for his role in the rape and murder of Rose Marie Long, age 71, of Prince Frederick, MD.  Judge Mark S. Chandlee of the Circuit Court for Calvert County sentenced Johnson to life imprisonment for first degree murder, life imprisonment for first degree rape, and five […]

State’s Attorney’s Office Donates to Local Food Pantry

This year, in lieu of the traditional office holiday party, employees of the Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office donated $1,000.00 to the Calvert Community Churches Food Pantry in Prince Frederick.  In addition, on December 14, 2020, employees handed out turkeys and other holiday food items to families in need in the County.

Johnson Enters Guilty Plea to First Degree Murder

On November 9, 2020, David Harold Johnson entered a guilty plea to three charges involving the killing of Rose Marie Long, age 71, of Prince Frederick, Maryland.  Judge Mark S. Chandlee of the Circuit Court for Calvert County accepted Mr. Johnson’s guilty plea to first degree premediated murder, first degree rape, and motor vehicle theft.  […]

Burridge Sentenced to 15 Years in Vehicular Manslaughter

On July 21, 2019, Daniel Burridge was driving southbound on Maryland Route 4 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole killing his passenger, Sgt. Oriana Motta-Gaitan.  Mr. Burridge, who was intoxicated, fled from the scene of the crash and was apprehended after a manhunt conducted by both the Calvert County Sheriff’s […]

Grand Jury Indicts Calvert High School Vandals

A Grand Jury today indicted five individuals in connection with the vandalism incident that occurred at Calvert High School on August 9, 2020.   Augustine Aufderheide, 18, of Prince Frederick; Cade Meredith, 18, of Saint Leonard; Andrew Edge, 18, of Huntingtown; Kyle Hill, 18, of Prince Frederick; and Anthony Sellers, 18, of Saint Leonard were […]

Cordero Receives Optimist Club’s Award

Calvert County Assistant State’s Attorney, Rebecca N. Cordero, received the 2020 Respect for Law Award from the Optimist Club of Calvert County on September 14, 2020.  The Award was presented by State’s Attorney Robert Harvey at a ceremony conducted remotely. Ms. Cordero is a graduate of the University Of Baltimore School Of Law.  She joined […]

Statement of State’s Attorney, Bob Harvey, Regarding Vandalism at Calvert High School

I commend the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for its swift action in identifying five suspects in the August 8, 2020 vandalism incident at Calvert High.  Based upon the information currently available, I have directed that charges be filed against these individuals for Fourth Degree Burglary and Malicious Destruction of Property.  Each of these crimes carries […]