Pagan Gang Member Sentenced for Violation of Gun
BALTIMORE, MD (August 28, 2007) - Attorney General Douglas F.
Gansler announced today that James Randolph Krenzer, 43, of Brooklyn,
was sentenced in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to 30 months
incarceration for illegal possession of a firearm. Judge Phillip
T. Caroom suspended all but six months of the sentence to be served
on house arrest. In addition, Krenzer was sentenced to five years
probation and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service.
Krenzer, who had previously been convicted of second degree assault,
is prohibited by Maryland and federal law from possessing firearms.
In May, Maryland State Police troopers executed a search and
seizure warrant at Krenzer’s home in Brooklyn, Anne Arundel County, where they located
handguns and ammunition hidden above ceiling tiles in his bedroom. Also seized
were items connected to the Pagans motorcycle gang. Krenzer is a known member
of the Pagans. After the State’s evidence was presented during the trial
in June, Krenzer withdrew his not guilty plea and entered a plea of guilty
to illegal possession of a regulated firearm.
This case was investigated by the Maryland State Police Firearms Enforcement
Section. The case was prosecuted by the Firearms Trafficking Unit of the Office
of the Attorney General. In making today’s announcement, Attorney General
Gansler thanked Assistant Attorney General Clarence Goetz for his work on the