Defendant Facing 195 Charges to Have Case Federally Indicted

On Sept. 29, a prosecutor informed the court that a defendant alleged to be involved in gang activity will have his case federally indicted in the next few weeks rejected a plea before Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn. on Sept. 29.

Jamal Smiley faces a total of 195 charges including, 11 counts of carjacking, 17 counts of robbery, 20 counts of armed robbery, two counts of participating in a criminal gang, 22 counts of first-degree assault, 23 counts of second-degree assault, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree murder, and two counts of first-degree murder.

In early September, 19-year-old Smiley rejected a plea of of two consecutive life sentences, a consecutive 100-year sentence, and a consecutive six months.

According to the prosecution the defendant’s case will be federal indicted on Friday, Oct. 14.

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