FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A state senator says last weekend’s fatal shooting of a Frederick ice cream truck driver was a failure of Maryland’s justice system.
Frederick Republican Michael Hough (huff) said Thursday that Larnell Lyles, the man charged with shooting Brandon Brown, should have been in jail for repeated probation violations.READ MORE: Reese Scores 18, No. 8 Maryland Women Beat Rutgers 74-59
Lyles served five days of a five-year sentence for second-degree assault last year. The remainder was suspended and Lyles was placed on probation for three years.READ MORE: The University Of Maryland Takes On Virginia Tech At The New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Probation agents had requested twice that Lyles be arrested and returned to jail for violating probation. A hearing on those requests was scheduled for last Thursday, two days
before the shooting. But the hearing was postponed because Lyles had new charges pending, alleging possession of synthetic marijuana, that hadn’t been resolved.MORE NEWS: Northwestern Beats Maryland In Manning’s Coaching Debut
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