When police suspect that child pornography is being produced at a residence, they may arrest all the adults at the home and accuse them of participating. Since a conviction related to child pornography can lead to very serious penalties, someone arrested on related charges must take the matter very seriously, even if they know they are not guilty. For example, they should refuse to answer any questions from the police before they speak to a defense attorney.
An Annapolis high school student has received probation for what appears to have been a mistake. An unloaded shotgun was found in the 18-year-old’s car in his school’s parking lot, but the court declined to order jail time.