MD Woman charged in Submarine Spy Case to remain locked up

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Annapolis, Maryland woman charged along with her husband in a plot to sell submarine secrets to a foreign country must remain behind bars after a judge determined she was a flight risk and a danger to national security.

Lawyers for Diana Toebbe had argued for her release during a detention hearing Wednesday. She and her husband, Jonathan, a Navy nuclear engineer, were arrested earlier this month on charges that they violated the Atomic Energy Act.

In a ruling Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Trumble rejected arguments from defense lawyers that Diana Toebbe could be released under certain conditions to her Annapolis home.


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