No Second Chances For 30-Year-Old Manslaughter Convict

On July 29, 30-year-old Rickey Davis was sentenced to an additional 15 years for violating the parole of his prior manslaughter conviction before Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Christopher L. Panos.

On April 21, 2016, Davis was convicted of manslaughter and the use of a firearm in a violent crime in connection to the death of Baltimore resident Keanon Dixon.

Judge Panos sentenced Davis to 30 years suspending all but 10 years with 5 years supervised probation for manslaughter and 20 years suspending all but 15 years with 5 years supervised probation for use of a firearm during a violent crime on June 27, 2016.

While on probation, Davis was found in possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute. He received a sentence of 10 years from Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Melissa K. Copeland. This conviction effectively broke Davis’ probation for his previous manslaughter conviction.

After the defendant entered an admission of guilt and consideration of recommendations from defense counsel Brandon Thorton, prosecution, and the Department of Public Safety, Judge Panos sentenced the defendant to an additional 15 years to be served with the 25 years from his prior convictions related to the death of Keanon Dixon.

This sentence will be served consecutively to the sentence delivered by Judge Copeland for the possession of fentanyl. Leaving Davis to serve a total of 50 years in prison.