Crime Scene: Clarence Williams


Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Two wounded in Southeast D.C. shootings

One victim walked into a hospital, according to police.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Stabbing in D.C. jail

It was not immediately clear what prompted the attack.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:39 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Stolen van had goodies for service members, organizer says

A van stolen in Arlington contained candy and goodies bound for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

By Clarence Williams  |  06:03 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Recovered D.C. dog in New York, ready for a new home

Ivan’s early months in the world weren’t easy. He was given up for adoption as a three-month old, kidnapped, led around the city, and finally returned with scrapes, scratches and what appeared to be dog bites.

By Clarence Williams  |  03:53 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 10/25/2011

2 arrested in Fla., charged with killing man on Metrobus in District

Two District men were arrested in Orlando Tuesday in connection with the connection with the killing of a 22 year-old man last week on a Metrobus in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said.

By Clarence Williams  |  05:51 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:47 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Capitol Heights fatal shooting victim identified

Death of Antwan Lamar Brooks 24, of Lanham investigated as homicide

By Clarence Williams  |  09:47 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Residents return to Silver Spring highrise after fire

Residents in a Silver Spring highrise were allowed back in their apartments early Thursday morning after a fire erupted in the boiler room overnight.

By Allison Klein and Clarence Williams  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, Allison Klein, Clarence Williams, Montgomery

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 07/08/2011

YouTube video depicts fight between D.C. officer, man on street

A shouting match between a uniformed officer and a man on a crowded street got physical.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:25 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 06/25/2011

4 shot, 1 stabbed in Northwest D.C.

The shooting occurred a few minutes after 5 p.m. on Gresham Place NW, near Georgia Avenue NW.

By June Q. Wu and Clarence Williams  |  07:22 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/03/2011

D.C. officer charged with murder after woman, baby found dead in Pr. George’s

A D.C. police officer has been charged with murder after police found a woman and her one-year-old child dead in the Hillcrest Heights area of Prince George’s County, according to law enforcement sources and online court records.

By Paul Duggan and Clarence Williams  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Man shot in Northeast D.C.

A male was shot and critically wounded Thursday afternoon in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

By Clarence Williams  |  05:10 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 05/12/2011

2 shot dead overnight in Pr. George’s County

Police are investigating two fatal shootings in Prince George’s County that occurred less than 12 hours apart Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, authorities said.

By Clarence Williams and Justin Jouvenal  |  07:59 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Man shot dead in Southeast D.C.

Police are investigating the killing of a man who was found shot Wednesday night behind a pizza shop in Southeast Washington, D.C., police said.

By Clarence Williams and Justin Jouvenal  |  07:54 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Stabbing at National Zoo

The victim was identified by police only as “a young male, possibly a juvenile.”

By Paul Duggan  |  05:26 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 12/14/2010

Cops bust "La Familia" members

D.C. police and federal officials have arrested eight men with ties to Mexico's La Familia drug cartel who sought to set up operations in the Washington metro area, law enforcement officials said. Authorities also have seized millions of dollars worth...

By Clarence Williams  |  03:37 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:30 AM ET, 12/09/2010

Man indicted on murder charges in fire

A federal grand jury indicted a 40-year-old former truck driver Wednesday on first-degree murder charges after he set a fire in 2007 at a Northwest Washington strip club, leading to the club manager's death, the U.S. attorney's office said. Federal...

By Clarence Williams  |  01:30 AM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 11/30/2010

Teen fatally shot in NW D.C.

Update, 9:54 p.m.: A 16-year-old was fatally shot in the head Tuesday afternoon on a street corner in the Petworth area of Northwest Washington, D.C. police said. Police responded for the sounds of gunshots at 8th Street and Delafield Place...

By Clarence Williams  |  08:02 PM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:23 AM ET, 11/05/2010

Man fatally shot in Prince George's

A man was shot and killed Thursday night in the Palmer Park area of Prince George's County, police said. About 8:40 p.m., county police were called for the sounds of gunshots in the 7700 block of Oxman Road, said Cpl....

By Clarence Williams  |  01:23 AM ET, 11/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 10/27/2010

Police probe two D.C. shootings

Two people were shot in separate incidents Wednesday afternoon in Northeast and Southeast Washington, authorities said. In the first incident, officers responded to the 1700 block of Trinidad Avenue NE and found an adult male at about 2 p.m,. police...

By Washington Post editors  |  05:06 PM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:03 AM ET, 10/06/2010

Woman dies 10 days after hit-and-run

A 22-year-old Silver Spring woman died Tuesday of injuries sustained about 10 days ago when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Silver Spring, Montgomery County police said. Danny Elizabeth Alay-Mateo, of the 9100 block of September Lane, died...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:03 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/15/2010

1 dead, 1 hurt in D.C. shooting

A man shot in Southeast Washington Tuesday night has died, D.C. police said. The victim was identified as Mitchell Bell, 30, of Fairfax, Va....

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 09/15/2010

Forestville hostage situation ends

A Forestville-area hostage situation that began late Tuesday night ended Wednesday morning when a man who was holding a woman hostage shot himself in the head, authorities said. The man, described only as 37 years old, was rushed to Prince...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:39 AM ET, 09/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:52 AM ET, 06/25/2010

Arrests in deadly D.C. robbery

D.C. police announced the arrest of two men charged with killing an employee during the robbery of a Northeast Washington check-cashing store last week. On Wednesday, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Gregory Trotter, 48, of Southeast Washington,...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:52 AM ET, 06/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:30 AM ET, 06/24/2010

Man killed, another injured in D.C.

One man was fatally shot and another man critically wounded in a market Wednesday in the wholesale district of Northeast Washington, D.C. police said. Police were called to a store in the 1300 block of Fifth Street about 3 p.m.,...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:30 AM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:55 PM ET, 06/18/2010

6 shot, 1 stabbed in 3 incidents in D.C.

Updated, 11:30 a.m. Six people were shot and one stabbed in the District within an hour late Friday night, authorities said. Two of the victims died from their wounds, but authorities have not released their identities. There was no indication...

By Terri Rupar  |  11:55 PM ET, 06/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 06/18/2010

Man shot dead in Northeast D.C.

A Northeast Washington man was fatally shot in the foyer of his apartment building Thursday, D.C. police said. Police officers sent to the 2100 block of 3rd Street about 1 p.m. on a report of a shooting found an unconscious...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:47 AM ET, 06/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 06/03/2010

Police investigate shooting in Northwest D.C.

D.C. police are investigating the shooting of a man who walked to a gas station in Northwest Washington and said he had been shot, officials said. Police were called to a gas station in the 400 block of Rhode Island...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:11 AM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 05/28/2010

Man found stabbed to death in D.C.

D.C. police are investigating the death of a man found with apparent stab wounds Thursday inside of a Southeast Washington apartment, officials said. Police arrived at a third-floor apartment in the 1600 block of V Street about 2:30 p.m, and...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:43 AM ET, 05/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 05/28/2010

Man shot, killed in Silver Spring

A man who was shot in Silver Spring on Thursday night has died, Montgomery County police said early Friday. They identified the victim as Hamilton Luis Rabanales, 25, of the 2100 block of Dexter Avenue in Silver Spring. Police earlier...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:40 AM ET, 05/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 05/27/2010

Teen dies in Potomac crash

A Potomac teenager was killed Wednesday when his off-road motorcycle crashed into a SUV at a Potomac intersection, Montgomery County police said. After the collision at Carmelita Drive and Hemswell Lane about 4 p.m., the 17-year-old was taken to Suburban...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:58 AM ET, 05/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 05/21/2010

Man charged with sending computer parts to Libya

A 59-year-old North Carolina man was arrested this week by federal officials in D.C. after he was indicted on charges of illegally exporting computer parts and technology to Libya and lying to Commerce Department agents about it, the U.S. Attorney’s...

By Washington Post editors  |  10:29 AM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 05/20/2010

Man jumps from SE apartment after finding body inside

A man leaped from the third-floor of a Southeast D.C. apartment Thursday after discovering a dead body inside, authorities said. Few details were immediately available, but authorities responded to the 4200 block of 4th Street SE about 3:30 p.m, said...

By Washington Post editors  |  04:27 PM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 05/20/2010

Woman injured in Damascus crash

A woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries Wednesday when her car left a road in the Damascus area and struck a tree, Montgomery County police said. The driver might have had a medical emergency that caused her to lose control of...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:58 AM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 05/20/2010

Man and teen shot in Montgomery; several men sought

A teenager and a man were shot Wednesday night in Montgomery Village, and Montgomery County police were searching for several men who might have been involved, officials said. The injuries to the two, ages 17 and 23, were not believed...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:56 AM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Three men shot in Capitol Heights

Three men were shot Tuesday evening in the Capitol Heights area near the District border, Prince George's County police said. Officers were called about 6:40 p.m. to Benning Road at the intersection with Marlboro Pike, said Officer Evan Baxter, a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:17 AM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 05/13/2010

Toddler dies in crash in Landover area

A 2-year-old girl was killed Wednesday night when she was thrown from her car seat after her mother lost control of their car and hit several trees in the Landover area, Prince George's County police said. The Chrysler sedan split...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:20 AM ET, 05/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/23/2010

'End of an era' in D.C. police public information office

You may not remember seeing two officers standing in the background during dozens of televised news conferences about high-profile D.C. cases, but they were there. You may not recognize their names from hundreds -- if not thousands -- of newspaper,...

By Clarence Williams  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 04/07/2010

Reinforcements for D.C. EMS after heavy early week call volume

D.C. police found a man with a gunshot wound in the arm inside a residence in the 4300 block of 3rd Street SE onTuesday afternoon, officials said. Unfortunately, such an attack is not all that uncommon in that stretch of...

By Clarence Williams  |  08:32 AM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 03/04/2010

Fans arrested on College Park streets after win against Duke

Updated, 1:30 a.m.: Campus and county police arrested several people early Thursday morning as police tried to disperse crowds on campus and on Route 1, said Paul Dillon, a spokesman for the University of Maryland Department of Public Safety....

By Clarence Williams  |  08:25 AM ET, 03/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 02/25/2010

D.C. police dole out annual awards

D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier saluted more than 200 officers, detectives, officials, volunteers, federal authorities and civilian employees Wednesday night for achievements during 2009 at the department’s 10th annual awards ceremony. The event brought officers in dress blue uniforms...

By Clarence Williams  |  10:54 AM ET, 02/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 12/09/2009

Gun jammed in Virginia college shooting

The high-powered hunting rifle used Tuesday in the shooting at Northern Virginia Community College jammed when the gunman tried to fire a third shot, said Maj. Ray Colgan, assistant police chief for criminal investigations in Prince Wiliam County. Police allege...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:58 PM ET, 12/09/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/04/2009

Wounded Pepco worker released from hospital

The Pepco worker who was shot in the neck while working in Northwest Washington Thursday night was released from the hospital, D.C. police and company officials said. The 52-year-old employee argued with a group of teenagers who hassled his maintenance...

By Clarence Williams  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/04/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/03/2009

A Fairfax County dispatcher's last call

During Kim Joca’s long career, she has faced dangerous felons fleeing cops, unconscious infants being revived by CPR, fallen trees on power lines and even Elvis Presley threatening to sue a radio station. And she never left her Fairfax County...

By Clarence Williams  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/03/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 11/25/2009

D.C. detective's family mourns a son and an open case

The mourners circled around the fire hydrant in the darkness of an isolated stretch of Central Avenue, the exact spot where Marcel Dessin died one year ago. But they held candles that flickered in a misty drizzle to praise the...

By Clarence Williams  |  08:55 AM ET, 11/25/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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