News Release, St. Mary’s County States Attorney’s Office

Anthony Wayne Wright

JANUARY 31, 2020 – Leonardtown, MD. Defendant Anthony Wayne Wright was sentenced to ten and a half (10.5) years suspended down to eighteen (18) months in jail for his involvement in a domestically related stalking and harassment case. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz would like to thank Assistant State’s Attorney Gina Fioravanti and the officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the successful investigation and prosecution of this case.

After serving his jail sentence, the Defendant will be placed on five (5) years of supervised probation and will have another nine (9) years of back-up time held over his head.

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, call The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or visit their website to chat online 24/7 at

If you live in St. Mary’s County Maryland, you can call (301)373-4141 and talk to someone at the Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy or visit

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