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

UPDATE AUGUST 5, 2020: Annapolis, MD. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals affirmed a St. Mary’s County Jury’s verdict, upholding all nine convictions against Defendant Wayne Aloysius Jordan, Jr. (D.O.B. 04/03/1990) for a 2018 armed robbery in Lexington Park, MD. Deputy State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling prosecuted the case.

In August 2019, the Defendant was sentenced to sixty (60) years, with thirty-nine (39) years of active incarceration in prison to serve for his involvement in the armed robbery, which included the use of a handgun.

A St. Mary’s County Jury unanimously found the Defendant guilty after a multi-day jury trial in April 2019.


AUGUST 12, 2019, Leonardtown, MD– Defendant Wayne Aloysius Jordan, Jr.(29 years old) was sentenced to 60 years suspended to 39 years of active incarceration in prison for his part in September 1, 2018, armed robbery in Lexington Park.

He received an additional 11 years in prison for a violation of probation.

The Defendant was sentenced to a total of 71 years, suspended down to 50 years of active incarceration in prison today. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz thanks Detective Austin Schultz and Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling for the successful investigation and prosecution of this case.

A St. Mary’s County Jury found the Defendant guilty of all nine counts in April of this year.

Jordan was arrested on an active bench warrant for the charge on October 28, 2018.


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