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Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 7:52 AM

Leopold Pays $75K Fine for Misconduct in Office

Leopold Pays $75K Fine for Misconduct in Office

The former Anne Arundel county executive spent 30 days in jail for forcing members of his security detail to perform campaign work and another county employee to empty his urinary catheter bag. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 at 11:18 AM

Leopold Making Special Requests in Jail

Leopold Making Special Requests in Jail

The superintendent of the county's detention facilities says John Leopold "has burdened staff with multiple special requests and needs that have not and will not be provided." Read »

Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 at 10:10 PM
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By NBCWashington.com

Leopold Gets 30 Days in Jail, 30 Days House Arrest

Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold was sentenced to two years in jail Thursday, with all but 60 days suspended. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 6:06 PM

No Jail Time Recommended for Leopold

No Jail Time Recommended for Leopold

Leopold was convicted of two counts of misconduct in office for forcing his staff to do campaign work and perform personal errands like emptying his catheter bag. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 at 10:39 PM
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By Brian Witte, Chris Gordon

Anne Arundel Co. Exec. Guilty of Misconduct

Anne Arundel Co. Exec. Guilty of Misconduct

Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold was found guilty of misconduct for using executive protection officers for political and campaign activities. Read »

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 3:47 PM
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By Brian Witte

Judge Dismisses Theft Charge in Leopold Case

Judge Dismisses Theft Charge in Leopold Case

However, Judge Dennis Sweeney is allowing several other charges to proceed at trial. Read »

Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 1:30 PM
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By Brian Witte

County Exec's Lawyer Wants Misconduct Charge Tossed

County Exec's Lawyer Wants Misconduct Charge Tossed

An attorney for Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold is asking a judge to throw out the misconduct in office case against his client. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Officer Testifies in Leopold Misconduct Trial

Officer Testifies in Leopold Misconduct Trial

Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold is facing charges of misconduct in office Read »

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:04 PM
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By Chris Gordon

Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Anne Arundel Co. Exec.

Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold is accused of using his security detail to have an affair. Read »

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