Accusations that defense witnesses lied under oath and that prosecutors abused power flew around an Anne Arundel County courtroom Monday as closing arguments turned personal in the week-old trial of Del. Tiffany T. Alston (D-Prince George’s) on charges of theft and misconduct in office.
Jurors deliberated for more than three hours but went home shortly after 6 p.m. without reaching a verdict. They are scheduled to resume discussions on Tuesday morning.
Before the jury got the