Judge Reschedules Homicide Defendant’s Case for Reception Court

The case for a 26-year-old Baltimore man charged with first-degree murder was rescheduled for reception on June 21 before Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa M. Phinn

Dorrell Jackson is charged with first-degree murder, use of a firearm during a violent crime, possession of a firearm with a felony conviction, having a handgun on his person, having a handgun in a vehicle, and use of a deadly weapon with intent to injure in connection to an incident on Dec. 1, 2021. 

During court proceedings, the prosecutor informed the court that they have no plea to offer the defendant. He also noted that the defendant has an upcoming mental health evaluation in August. 

Counsel requested that the case return to reception at a later date. 

Jackson was represented by defense attorney William Buie. 

Jackson’s next hearing is Aug. 10.