Thursday, November 28, 2019
Maryland: District Heights Mayor facing recall threats over conviction for helping someone buy fireworks
District Heights Mayor Eddie Martin is facing calls for his removal and a possible recall threat after he was convicted of using his position to help someone buy $50,000 of fireworks. Martin was in the city council for 14 years and has been mayor since 2018. Petitioners would need 30% of eligible voters signatures to get on the ballot.