Crime Scene: Celebrities


Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Md. man accused of impersonating Vince Young extradited to Texas

Texas authorities late Tuesday extradited the Fort Washington man police say impersonated backup Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young and took $2,500 from a woman.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, Around the Nation, Celebrities, Pr. George's

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Alleged Vince Young impersonator arrested in Md.

A Fort Washington man accused of impersonating backup Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young was arrested Friday afternoon on a charge of felony fraud, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:31 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Police recover, return Art Donovan’s stolen 1958 championship ring

A world championship ring given to former Baltimore Colts defensive lineman Art Donovan was returned to him more than 30 years after it was stolen while he was in Japan, police said Tuesday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:10 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, David P. Marino-Nachison, Howard

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011

No contest plea for Albert Haynesworth in assault, staving off trial

Former Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth entered a no contest plea to one count of simple assault Monday, one day before he was scheduled to go on trial on charges of sex assault.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, Celebrities, The District

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Attorney: Witness offered $50K to testify against Albert Haynesworth

A witness in the Albert Haynesworth sexual abuse case was offered $50,000 by the alleged victim in exchange for testimony against the former Washington Redskin, the player’s attorney alleged in a filing with D.C. Superior Court.

By Keith L. Alexander and Jason Reid  |  10:48 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 08/02/2011

D.C. law unconstitutional, Dan Snyder argues in City Paper lawsuit

Daniel Snyder’s defamation lawsuit against the Washington City Paper’s owners should not be dismissed because the new District law the newspaper argues protects it is unconstitutional, Snyder’s attorneys said in a court filing Monday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:07 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Celebrities, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/13/2011

D.C. inspector clears Sheen escort, but recommends better cooperation

By The Associated Press  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, The District, Updates

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Prosecutors could call 10 witnesses in Haynesworth sex abuse trial

Prosecutors in the misdemeanor sexual abuse trial of Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth could call as many as 10 witnesses, attorneys said in D.C. Superior Court Monday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Ex-NBA player gets 5 years in drug case

Donald Hodge, a former star basketball player at the District’s Coolidge High School who went on to play for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, gets five years for conspiring to distribute drugs.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:28 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, The District, Celebrities, From the Courthouse

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Haynesworth sexual abuse trial delayed to August

A D.C. Superior Court judge Friday agreed to a one-month delay in the misdemeanor sexual abuse trial of Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to help defense witnesses to schedule their appearances.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:34 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, The District, From the Courthouse

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Roger Clemens: Key figures in his perjury trial

Meet the key figures in Clemens’s perjury trial, including his trainer, fellow baseball players, investigators and the judge presiding over it all.

By Nedra Pickler  |  05:54 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, From the Courthouse, Roger Clemens

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Judge’s ruling could hamper Roger Clemens prosecution

Former teammates of Roger Clemens may not be allowed to testify in the way federal prosecutors hoped would bolster the credibility of their star witness in their case against the legandary pitcher, a federal judge said Tuesday.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  01:18 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Roger Clemens, Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Tax charges for former Barry, Michael Jackson spokeswoman

A former spokeswoman to former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry and pop superstar Michael Jackson has been charged with failing to file or pay federal and D.C. taxes, according to court papers.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:59 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Del Quentin Wilber, From the Courthouse, Celebrities, The District

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Chief: D.C. police transfers not disciplinary

None of the two dozen D.C. police officers and supervisors moved to new assignments on June 5 were transferred for disciplinary reasons, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier told The Post Wednesday.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:32 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Mary Pat Flaherty, Celebrities

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Redskins’ Albert Haynesworth settles Va. assault charge

An assault charge against Redskins lineman Albert Haynesworth was dismissed Tuesday morning under a Virginia law which allows for a defendant to make "accord and satisfaction" with the victim.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:01 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Fairfax

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Haynesworth may settle road-rage case

Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has a court date in Fairfax County amid efforts to settle a criminal charge that he assaulted a motorist in a road-rage case.

By Associated Press  |  06:40 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Fairfax

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Albert Haynesworth Va. trial postponed

The misdemeanor assault trial of Redskins lineman Albert Haynesworth, set for Thursday morning in Fairfax County General District Court, was postponed until next week.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:14 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Fairfax, Tom Jackman

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Albert Haynesworth pleads not guilty to sexual abuse charge

Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth pleaded not guilty to a charge of misdemeanor sexual abuse Tuesday morning.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, Celebrities, From the Courthouse, The District

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Albert Haynesworth indicted on charge of sexual abuse

A District of Columbia grand jury on Tuesday indicted Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth on a charge of misdemeanor sexual abuse in connection with an alleged assault on a waitress at a downtown hotel in February.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:50 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, The District, Celebrities, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Redskins owner Dan Snyder refiles City Paper lawsuit

Redskins owner Dan Snyder refiled his defamation lawsuit against the Washington City Paper in D.C. Superior Court Tuesday, two months after filing the complaint against the paper in New York courts.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, Celebrities

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/21/2011

May hearing for man involved in fight with Redskins player

A Laurel man charged in connection with a February altercation with a Washington Redskin outside a D.C. nightclub was ordered released from electronic monitoring Wednesday by a D.C. Superior Court judge.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Celebrities, Keith L. Alexander, The District

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Charlie Sheen’s high-speed escort

Charlie Sheen, the ex-sitcom star turned serial ranter, got an unusual assist from D.C. police Tuesday night as he hurried to DAR Constitution Hall for his nearly sold-out “Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option” stage performance.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:12 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Paul Duggan, The District

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 03/15/2011

Court date for Michael Vick co-defendant

A co-defendant in the Michael Vick dogfighting case is due in court in Virginia for allegedly violating his probation.

By  |  07:46 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Celebrities

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Charges for Michael Vick co-defendant

A co-defendant in Michael Vick's dogfighting conspiracy case has been charged in Virginia with violating the terms of his probation. Quanis Phillips has been ordered to appear before a federal judge in Richmond on March 15....

By Associated Press  |  07:45 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Celebrities, Virginia

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/13/2010

Judge: Worker can't sue Fenty

A D.C. magistrate judge on Tuesday dismissed a small-claims lawsuit filed by a former campaign worker for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, ruling that the worker could not sue the mayor because Fenty holds public office. Clinton LeSueur sued Fenty for $5,000 in pay he claimed Fenty promised him in 2007 for helping D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser win Fenty's old seat in Ward 4. Bowser was the mayor’s hand-picked successor.

By Washington Post editors  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 07/13/2010

Sheehan cleared in D.C. protest case

Activist Cindy Sheehan has been cleared of a charge stemming from a protest in front the White House. After a trial in D.C. Superior Court on Monday, Judge Robert E. Morin found Sheehan not guilty of crossing a police line...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:32 AM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/08/2010

Natalee Holloway Center opens

Five years have passed since Natalee Holloway became one of the nation's most publicized missing persons, vanishing on the Caribbean island of Aruba during a trip with classmates from her Alabama high school. On Tuesday, her mother was in Washington...

By Washington Post editors  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 06/02/2010

Sen. Lugar's wife pleads guilty to DWI charge

The wife of Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.) has pleaded guilty to drunk driving in Fairfax County for an incident last fall in which she struck a parked car in McLean. Police said they stopped Charlene S. Lugar, 77, on...

By Washington Post editors  |  02:43 PM ET, 06/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Hockey coach charged in hotel sex assault

A former Los Angeles Kings hockey player and current assistant coach was charged Friday with sexually assaulting his adult daughter at the Mayflower Hotel. Mark Hardy, 51, was charged with fourth-degree sexual abuse in connection with fondling his daughter in...

By Washington Post editors  |  07:09 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 04/22/2010

12 years for Michael Vick's uncle in heroin case

Michael Vick's 57-year-old uncle has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role in a heroin ring in southeastern Virginia. The government says Joseph Vick Jr. was sentenced Wednesday in Newport News on a charge of distributing 100...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:58 AM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 04/01/2010

Wizards' Arenas pays $5,000 into D.C. crime victims fund

Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas has paid $5,000 to the District's crime victims fund as part of his court-ordered sentence. Arenas pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession, a felony, in connection with an incident in which he carrried four unloaded...

By Washington Post Editors  |  06:07 PM ET, 04/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 02/19/2010

Redskins' Westbrook charged with DUI in Charles County

Washington Redskins cornerback Byron Westbrook was arrested on a drunk driving charge early Friday after a Charles County sheriff's deputy saw him driving erratically on a state highway in Waldorf, the sheriff's department said. Westbrook, 25, who lives in Herndon,...

By Washington Post editors  |  05:59 PM ET, 02/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/04/2010

'Magnum, P.I.' director convicted of theft in Va.

An English baron and former television director has been convicted of petit larceny in connection with the theft of items from an antique store, but he won’t serve any jail time. Raymond DeVere-Austin, of Albemarle County, was convicted of taking...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 01/15/2010

Gilbert Arenas: A man with a golden gun

As noted in Friday's story about Gilbert Arenas's guilty plea: Prosecutors said Arenas brought into the Verizon Center locker room: a .50-caliber gold-plated semi-automatic Desert Eagle with magazine; a 500 magnum, Smith and Wesson revolver; a .45 caliber, black semi-automatic...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:47 PM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 01/15/2010

Wizards' Gilbert Arenas pleads guilty to felony

UPDATE: The Post's article from the courthouse is now online. Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas on Friday pleaded guilty in D.C. Superior Court to a felony count of carrying a pistol without a license. The Post will report more news as...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:13 PM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 01/15/2010

Document: Charges against Gilbert Arenas

You can download the (very short) notice of charges against the Wizards' Gilbert Arenas in PDF form here....

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:35 AM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/05/2010

Grand jury begins review of Arenas gun case

Update, 5:15 p.m.: Prosecutors began presenting evidence to the grand jury in Arenas's case Tuesday. Sources said it would be an ongoing process, meaning they would present evidence as they receive it. Original Post: Two law enforcement sources said Tuesday...

By Washington Post editors  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 12/10/2009

A detective's fruitless investigation of Salahi theft claim

The more we learn about Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the couple whose appearance at President Obama's first state dinner turned into a national news event, the more we hear about people who've had contact with them -- and the results....

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:12 AM ET, 12/10/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 12/04/2009

Polo, booze, a bounced check and the Salahis

Add Montgomery County to the list of entities with problems with Tareq and Michaele Salahi. On Thursday, the county went to court to try to recover thousands of dollars from the Salahis for high-end wine and other booze they bought...

By Washington Post editors  |  11:15 AM ET, 12/04/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 12/03/2009

Senator Corker's daughter carjacked in downtown DC

The 22-year-old daughter of Tennessee's junior senator was slightly injured Wednesday night when two carjackers forced her from her sport-utility vehicle at a Northwest Washington intersection, police and the lawmaker's office said. Julia Corker, daughter of Sen. Bob Corker (R),...

By Washington Post editors  |  12:32 PM ET, 12/03/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities, Celebrities