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Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Woman stabbed on Capitol Hill

Victim may have known attacker

By Clarence Williams  |  11:01 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime scene

Posted at 10:39 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Four injured in Suitland Parkway Crash

A two-car collision injured four and closed Suitland Parkway

By Clarence Williams  |  10:39 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime scene

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Lanham man shot dead after party, police say attack was gang-related

Police say the man attended a party at a hotel, where a fight between groups erupted.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:02 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's County police, Hillcrest Heights, Baltimore Avenue, David Esequel Avelar, Crime Solvers, Keith L. Alexander, gangs, fatal shooting

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Fairfax woman robbed at gunpoint at Herndon hotel

Police have arrested a 27-year-old man suspected to be involved in at least three robberies in Fairfax.

By Lynh Bui  |  09:35 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VA Crime

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Burglars forced Stafford County, Va. homeowners to strip naked, report says

The Stafford County couple and their baby weren’t hurt, but cash, jewelry, computer equipment and a digital camera were taken in the home invasion.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:08 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Virginia Crime

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Baby’s stabbing death in D.C.: Person of interest appears in video

D.C. police have released surveillance video of a person of interest in the death of Kuron Hunt, who died after his pregnant mother was stabbed in the stomach.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:28 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime, Crime

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Police charge man in District robbery, stabbing

They say he stabbed a man who tried to intervene as he robbed a woman in D.C. Southeast.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:28 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Murder charge for District man after Saturday shooting

Dietrich Baker, 23, was arrested Monday afternoon.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:14 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, D.C. crime

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 04/28/2012

Man fatally shot in Northeast

A man was found shot on Kenilworth Terrace.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  05:34 PM ET, 04/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Waldorf man arrested for allegedly assaulting victim with couch

Gregory Derrell Lea, 42, allegedly “punched the victim, kicked her, choked her and then threw a couch on top of her,” a release said.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  03:32 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Charles | Tags:  Crime, Charles County, Ms.

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Suspect in custody after overnight stabbing in Northeast D.C.

The victim was stabbed in the chest and back about 1:15 a.m. Thursday. Police have not released a motive.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:11 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime, Crime, law enforcement

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Police-involved shooting investigated in Prince George’s County

An officer fired a gun after police responded to a domestic disturbance in Temple Hills.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:04 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's County, Crime, Maryland, law enforcement

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Man, 53, shot dead in Glen Burnie

Police said Ray William Collingnon died of an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:18 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/23/2012

District man gets 18 years in prison for fatally stabbing ex-girlfriend

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Omare Cotton sentenced in killing of former D.C. Council intern

A District man convicted in the slaying of a former D.C. Council intern was sentenced to more than 36 years in prison.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:14 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Police: Anne Arundel man shoots woman, seeks help for her

An Anne Arundel County man shot a woman and then went to a neighbor’s house in search of help for her, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anne Arundel County, Crime

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Man bites off friend’s finger in fight

A fist fight among three drunken friends ended when one man bit off the finger of another man in Arlington early Sunday morning, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, Crime

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Odenton man charged with striking officer and vehicle

A traffic stop for minor violations escalated into charges of first and second degree assault Tuesday night.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Anne Arundel | Tags:  Anne Arundel County, Crime

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 03/16/2012

March planned after anti-gay crime at Columbia Heights IHOP

A shooting that left one man wounded at a Columbia Heights restaurant has been classified as a hate crime.

By Katie Rogers  |  04:40 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT crime

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Alleged D.C. area drug ring leader pleads guilty, forfeits $1 million

The Silver Spring man was allegedly a leader of a drug trafficking ring based in the D.C. area.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  05:27 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Criminal Justice

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 03/13/2012

District man pleads guilty to attacking pizza delivery driver

The 23-year-old man was accused of pistol-whipping, robbing and shooting a pizza delivery driver in the head in January.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:36 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. crime, Crime

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Lawrence Davis gets 45-year sentence in estranged wife Elizabeth Singleton’s 1999 stabbing death

The victim’s son, Christopher Singleton, who was six years old when his mother was killed while he sat in a car outside, did not attend the sentencing.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:55 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, D.C. Crime

Posted at 07:31 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Arrest made in U-Md. robbery

Woman student was robbed of a cell phone about a week ago

By Martin Weil  |  07:31 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, campus, maryland

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 02/05/2012

Four arrests follow D.C. carjack attempt, chase

Police make four arrests Sunday morning after Columbia Heights carjacking attempt

By Martin Weil  |  11:29 PM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, carjacking, washington crime, washington carjacking attempt, columbi heights crime

Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Robber chooses wrong victims: two off-duty police officers

By Clarence Williams  |  08:13 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, robbery

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 02/03/2011

Throat slashing at Pr. George's Jail

Fenstermacher was not released.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:10 AM ET, 02/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime, jail

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 02/02/2011

Guilty plea in 2005 slaying of Bowie girl

Tyler, 25, waived extradition

By Ruben Castaneda  |  04:06 PM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime, homicide

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/02/2011

Md. man convicted in bar fight killing

Lewis pulled the gun from his waistband,

By Ruben Castaneda  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 01/31/2011

Suspect in 2005 slaying arrested

Authorities believe her murder was not motivated by her pregnancy.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  04:40 PM ET, 01/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's crime

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 01/24/2011

Settlement in Md. town mayor's lawsuit

Attorneys for Prince George's County on Monday settled a lawsuit brought by Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo that accused deputies from a county sheriff's SWAT unit of storming into his home without a proper warrant the day they shot his...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  01:02 PM ET, 01/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime, excessive force

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

Pr. George's man convicted on murder charge

Brooks, who is already in prison for armed carjacking,

By Ruben Castaneda  |  11:55 AM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 01/05/2011

Pr. George's: Alsobrooks sworn in

During a ceremony that lasted an hour and 45 minutes,

By Ruben Castaneda  |  02:00 PM ET, 01/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/30/2010

Mortgage loan scheme charges for Va. man

A Prince George's County grand jury has charged a Virginia Beach man with swindling 10 people out of about $40,000 in a loan modification scheme. Howard Shmuckler, 67, is charged with 10 counts of theft over $500, conspiracy to commit...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's crime

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 11/11/2010

Off-duty Md. officer in gunfight

An off-duty Prince George's County police officer narrowly escaped injury early Thursday morning when he exchanged gunfire at close range with a man who was trying to rob him in Greenbelt, authorities said. A shot fired by the would-be robber...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:43 AM ET, 11/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's crime

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 11/11/2010

Guilty plea in quadruple D.C. shooting

A District man pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder while armed in connection with a rampage in which four people were shot, one fatally, said Ronald C. Machen Jr., U.S. Attorney for the District. Seneca Benjamin, 33, entered the guilty...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:05 AM ET, 11/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/08/2010

Deadly hit-and-run in D.C.

D.C. police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that took the life of a man in Southwest Washington early Monday morning. Police were summoned to the 2900 block of South Capitol St. SW at about 12:45 a.m. They found a man...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Traffic Accidents | Tags:  D.C. crime

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 11/04/2010

Ex-Pr. George's prosecutor goes federal

Smoot officially left her Prince George's post on Monday,

By Ruben Castaneda  |  01:53 PM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 10/28/2010

Md. man denies 3 killings in testimony

During the trial, at the request of the state

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:10 AM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's crime, Scottie Beats murder

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 10/26/2010

2nd guilty plea in Md. firefighter arson

Martinez is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 3.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  03:40 PM ET, 10/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's crime, Riverdale, arson

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Man guilty of killing over 'disrespect'

Osorio died of his wounds four days later.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  03:21 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 08/20/2010

Youth charged in slaying was left alone

Staff members at Cheltenham are not supposed to leave detainees unsupervised.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  05:10 PM ET, 08/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Juvenile crime

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/18/2010

Life without parole for Md. murderer

A Prince George's County judge Wednesday sentenced a Landover man to life without parole for fatally stabbing a man and trying to kill a young woman -- the murder victim's wife -- during a 2009 house robbery. Following a hearing of about 90 minutes, Circuit Court Judge Sheila R. Tillerson-Adams imposed the sentence on Lawrence T. Covington, 36, of Landover.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  02:38 PM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Updates, Updates, Updates, Updates, Updates | Tags:  Glenn F. Ivey, Prince George's County crime

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 07/28/2010

Jury quickly acquits murder defendant

It took the jury just 37 minutes

By Ruben Castaneda  |  04:18 PM ET, 07/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, From the Courthouse, From the Courthouse, From the Courthouse | Tags:  Prince George's County crime

Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 07/26/2010

Top 3 odd crimes of the week

Some of the more unusual criminal escapades in the D.C. region, brought to you each Monday evening via local police reports.

By Eric Athas  |  08:07 PM ET, 07/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Region, The Region, The Region, The Region | Tags:  crime washington d.c.

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 07/19/2010

Top 3 odd crimes of the week

Some of the more unusual criminal escapades in the D.C. region, brought to you each Monday evening via local police reports

By Eric Athas  |  07:30 PM ET, 07/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia | Tags:  crime washington d.c.

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 06/04/2010

Guilty plea in murder case that created controversy for Pr. George's judge

It is unusual for judges in Prince George's to release murder defendants without requiring them to post a bond.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  04:03 PM ET, 06/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Prince George's County crime, courts