DARYL D. JONES
Member, County Council (Democrat), 2006-14
Member, County Council, Anne Arundel County, representing Councilmanic District 1, December 4, 2006 to December 1, 2014.
Assistant State's Attorney, Anne Arundel County, 1992-96. Member, County Executive's Transition Team, Anne Arundel County, 2006-07; Board of Health, Anne Arundel County, 2006-12; Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Task Force, Anne Arundel County, 2007-12; Attorney General's Task Force on Voting Irregularities, 2007-10.
Member, Local [Video Lottery] Development Council, Anne Arundel County, 2015-.
Born in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Attended Andover High School, Linthicum; University of Maryland Eastern Shore; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (history), 1987; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D. 1992. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1992; District of Columbia Bar, 1983. Attorney. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Member, Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee, 1990-98 (past chair & vice-chair). Board of Directors, Chesapeake Arts Center, Brooklyn Park, 2006-07; Annapolis Community Foundation. Humanitarian of the Year Award, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 1994. Member, John Wesley United Methodist Church, Glen Burnie.
On August 30, 2011, Mr. Jones pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to the charge of failing to file both his personal and business tax returns between 2002 and 2007. On November 28, 2011, he was sentenced to five months in prison, one-year's supervised probation, and six months of home detention. He served his sentence from January 23 to June 21, 2012 at Federal Correctional Institute-Williamsburg in Salters, South Carolina. Effective January 23, 2012, his seat on the Anne Arundel County Council was declared vacant by act of the County Council. Peter I. Smith was chosen by the Council on March 19 and sworn in March 26, 2012, to replace Mr. Jones. The Council act declaring Mr. Jones' seat vacant was overruled in July 2013 by the Court of Appeals, which remanded the case to the County Circuit Court. On September 13, 2013, the Circuit Court ruled that the ordnance that removed Mr. Jones was null and void. Mr. Smith served on the Council until Sept. 16, 2013, when he resigned. Mr. Jones resumed his seat September 16, 2013.
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