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For Immediate Release
August 5, 2002
Contact: Sean Caine, 410-576-6357

MAN CHARGED IN ANNE ARUNDEL AND BALTIMORE COUNTIES
WITH PRACTICING SOCIAL WORK WITHOUT A LICENSE

Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that Larry Dexter Williams, 33, currently residing on Goose Landing Circle, Columbia, was charged in Anne Arundel County District Court on July 11 with practicing social work without a license and misrepresenting that he is a licensed social worker. It is alleged that the offenses occurred in Anne Arundel County between February 21, 2000 and July 23, 2001. No trial date has yet been set in Anne Arundel County on these charges.

Larry Dexter Williams was also charged on August 1, 2002, in the District Court for Baltimore County with unlawfully representing himself as a licensed social worker and practicing social work in Baltimore County without a license. It is alleged that he committed these offenses between August 8, 2001 and November 16, 2001. A trial date is set in Baltimore County for September 24,2002.

The pending cases will be prosecuted by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. While an indictment is merely accusations of wrongdoing and every individual is presumed innocent unless the State proves the charges beyond a reasonable doubt, practicing social work in Maryland without a license is punishable by a maximum sentence of 90 days imprisonment or a fine of $500, or both. Misrepresentation as a licensed social worker carries the same penalty.

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