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Crime Scene: February, 2012

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Band director reaches deal on charge of online solicitation of minor

A band director at a Fairfax County high school was convicted on a charge of using a computer to solicit a minor.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:26 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Public’s help sought in serious Md. crash

Police are asking for the public’s help reconstructing a recent collision in Columbia because one of the drivers is still too severely injured to give a statement to investigators.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:31 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Howard Co. court relocation plan rejected

The plan was being put in place so the courthouse could undergo a nearly $8.6 million renovation.

By the Associated Press  |  09:26 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Police: Suspect used nuclear threat to rob Pr. George’s banks

Police have released surveillance images of the suspect.

By Jimm Phillips  |  09:14 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Convicted Md. rapist admits additional attacks

A Maryland prisoner known as the “Aspen Hill rapist” for a series of attacks in the early 1980s pleaded guilty Monday to three additional rapes in Montgomery dating back to the late 1970s.

By Dan Morse  |  06:04 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Husband of woman shot by Va. officer plans lawsuit

Lawyers representing Gary Cook sent a letter to the mayor earlier this month.

By the Associated Press  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Man charged after library break-in

Joseph D. Smith, 22, of Annapolis was discovered hiding in a library storage room Friday evening, and was charged with burglary and other offenses.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Chillum apartment fire traps residents, destroys nine units

Up to nine Prince George’s County families have been displaced after a fire ripped through an apartment building in Chillum on Sunday afternoon.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:23 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Bethesda man, 24, killed in Saturday hit-and-run

Detectives have identified the pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run in Rockville early Saturday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:18 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Traffic stop turns into cross-county police chase

Several suspects are still at large Monday morning after a driver and his passengers led police on a cross-county chase in an attempt to evade a traffic stop, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:17 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Suspect sought in Silver Spring CVS robbery

Montgomery County police are searching for a man they suspect robbed the Wayne Avenue drugstore on Feb. 12

By Jimm Phillips  |  04:57 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Prison for two men in violent 2010 robbery attempt

Robert Hagood, 33, and Marquet Bryant, 29, were sentenced to17 1/2 and 12 1/2 years, respectively.

By Katherine Driessen  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Stephanie Schwab pleads not guilty to string of November crimes

Stephanie L. Schwab, 26, who grew up in Manassas, was arraigned in federal court in Alexandria.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Hyattsville man found fatally shot in NE D.C.

Francisco O. Rivas, 19, was found Thursday evening suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Second person charged in stabbing, crash in Gambrills

A second person has been charged in an incident in which authorities say two men got into an argument that led to a stabbing and car crash in Gambrills.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:55 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Md. man sentenced to 20 years in PCP conspiracy

A Forestville man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for possessing and conspiring to distribute PCP, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Narcotics

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Va. state police look to recruit more women

The agency plans to hold a recruitment fair Saturday morning in Salem.

By the Associated Press  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Md. man charged with impersonating Va. state trooper

Police said Thursday that Derek John Propalis was arrested last month.

By the Associated Press  |  08:28 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Nike Foamposite Galaxy shoe release canceled; one arrested at Maryland mall

The crowd once numbered as much as 1,000, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:20 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Two men wounded in separate incidents in D.C.

Two men were wounded Thursday evening during a shooting and a stabbing in the District of Columbia.

By by Clarence Williams  |  07:23 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Grand jury probes alleged Bachmann threats on Twitter

A federal grand jury in the District is investigating an unidentified man for using Twitter to allegedly threaten former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  06:04 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012

UPDATE: Missing Montgomery County man found

Darryl Xavier Brown, 21, disappeared from his Germantown home Wednesday evening, but has been found unharmed.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  04:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Man involved in trooper’s murder sentenced to 5 years in prison

The man who provided the gun used to kill a Maryland State trooper outside a Forestville Applebee’s in 2010 was sentenced to five years in prison, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:24 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Police: Suspect breaks into elderly woman’s home, demands money

A burglar broke into the home of an 82-year-old woman in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County and demanded money from her, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:18 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 02/23/2012

After George Huguely convicted, Yeardley Love’s family: ’Heaven has an angel like no other’

George Huguely V’s Wednesday conviction for second-degree murder brought to an end an emotional two-week trial.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Jenna Johnson  |  01:17 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Judge: bribery case was “sad chapter”

More details about U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon’s decision to dismiss charges in a high-profile Justice Department sting.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  11:13 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Police investigate possible gun threat at Laurel High School

One female student reportedly threatened another girl. Police did not find a gun and the school was reopened at 9 a.m.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Sylvia Carignan  |  09:04 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Silver Spring man charged with building explosive device in Aquasco shed

Police say that Christopher Bolton used screws, batteries, .40 caliber ammunition rounds and an unknown liquid.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:11 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Skeletal remains identified as missing Prince George’s woman

Crystal Keyona Anderson, 29, was reported missing by her mother last August. Her remains were found last month in Charles Co.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:06 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Two men shot in stomach, back in Southeast D.C.

D.C. police are investigating an overnight shooting in Southeast Washington that left two men seriously injured.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:54 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Man stabbed in early morning attack in Northeast

The victim was found suffering from a stab wound to the back in the 1600 block of Holbrook Avenue NE.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:33 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Man charged with 7 armed robberies in Montgomery County

A man who authorities say robbed a Rockville store last week is charged with six additional armed robberies.

By Katherine Driessen  |  05:08 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012

U.S. Capitol bomb plot suspect ordered held

Amine El Khalifi, of Alexandria, considered attacking several area targets, officials said.

By Allison Klein  |  02:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Third suspect identified in eyewear store robberies

Fairfax County police have released the identity of a third suspect involved in last year’s string of eyewear store robberies in Fairfax County.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Guilty plea for Va. man in series of fraud schemes

David Lee Parker, 50, admitted to six counts of criminal misinformation.

By Katherine Driessen  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Jury deliberates in George Huguely murder trial: Live tweets

Catch up on what you might’ve missed in the case, and see the latest from the Post’s Jenna Johnson.

By Washington Post editors  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Two killed in head-on Md. crash

It happened about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday on McDonough Road in Owings Mills.

By the Associated Press  |  08:17 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Court date scheduled for U.S. Capitol bomb plot suspect

Amine El Khalifi of Alexandria was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction.

By the Associated Press  |  08:12 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Va. death penalty legislation up for committee vote

A bill would allow the death penalty for accomplices who share the intent to kill.

By the Associated Press  |  08:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Girl grabbed by Alexandria intruder

A 16-year-old teenager was pushed and thrown to the ground by an intruder in a house in Alexandria. She was saved when her cell phone rang

By Martin Weil  |  11:57 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Youths seized after Montgomery store fire

Fire extinguished at Walmart in Germantown area; three 13-year-olds taken into custody

By Martin Weil  |  11:55 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:51 PM ET, 02/21/2012

George Huguely murder trial jury begins deliberations

Jurors are set to decide whether George Huguely is guilty of murder in the 2010 death of his on-off girlfriend Yeardley Love. Both were U-Va. students and accomplished athletes.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  07:51 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Police seek suspect in child sex offense in Pasadena

Anne Arundel County police are searching for a suspect they believe committed a sex offense against a 9-year-old girl Feb. 14 as she walked home from school in Pasadena.

By Jimm Phillips  |  05:14 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Attorney: Albert Haynesworth halfway through court-ordered community service

The former Redskin appeared during a short hearing Tuesday in D.C. Superior Court.

By Katherine Driessen  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Woman ID’d in KFC crash

Police have identified the woman who was killed Monday night when her car plowed into a Landover Kentucky Fried Chicken as 29-year-old Hellena Louise Smith, authorities said Tuesday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Matt Zapotosky, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Four shot, wounded in District Heights

Four people were shot and wounded after an argument turned violent in the District Heights area early Sunday morning, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:55 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Woman identified in fatal Suitland crash

Police have identified the woman killed in a crash in the Suitland area early Saturday morning as 19-year-old Tyesha Williams, of Capitol Heights, authorities said Tuesday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Opening statements in trial of five charged in D.C. killings

Over eight days in March 2010, 14 people were shot. Five died.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Road rage leads to alleged stabbing, crash in Gambrills

A road rage incident led to a stabbing and car crash near a Honda dealership on Route 3 in Gambrills on Monday, according to Anne Arundel County police.

By Jimm Phillips  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/21/2012

District Heights volunteer fire chief injured in Forestville crash

Two people, including the volunteer chief of the District Heights fire department, were injured Monday night in a crash in Forestville that involved a Prince George's County fire department vehicle.

By Jimm Phillips  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Car crashes into Landover KFC; one person killed

A person was killed Monday when a car crashed into a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Landover, authorities said.

By Ian Shapira  |  08:58 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Neighbors help Temple Hills family escape fire

Residents of a Temple Hills community rushed to help neighbors who were trapped inside their burning home Sunday, according to Prince George’s County fire officials.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  03:26 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Grandmother killed in Takoma Park fire

A Takoma Park grandmother died Monday after an early morning fire broke out in her sixth-floor apartment, according to Montgomery County fire officials.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  01:04 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/20/2012

District Heights toddler dies after house fire

A 2-year-old girl rescued from a fire at her District Heights home died Sunday at Children’s Hospital, according to Prince George’s County fire officials.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 02/19/2012

Man, two women carry out Kalorama robbery

A robbery occurred Sunday night in the Kalorama area between Connecticut and Massachusetts Avenues.

By Martin Weil  |  11:50 PM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 02/19/2012

Woman’s body found in C&O Canal

Investigators are working to determine the cause of death and identity of a woman found in the C&O Canal on Saturday.

By Steve Hendrix  |  06:09 PM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Teen killed in single-vehicle crash in Suitland; police searching for driver

A teenager was killed after the vehicle she was riding in overturned in the Suitland area early Saturday. Police are searching for the driver, who fled the scene.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Woman killed in apparent hit-and-run in Clinton

A woman was killed in an apparent hit-and-run collision in the Clinton area of Prince George’s County late Friday or early Saturday, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Man charged in fatal D.C. stabbing

Reginald Edward Green, 25, was charged with murder in connection with the death of Alfonza Flythe, 35.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:08 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

After arrest in 1992 homicide, victim’s family still searching

A South Carolina man was arrested this week in a decades-old District killing.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  05:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Man convicted in fatal shooting of trooper

A Seat Pleasant man was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2010 fatal shooting of Maryland State Trooper Wesley Brown

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Fire on roof of Anacostia High School contained

A firefighter responding to the fire fell through the roof, according to the firefighters’ union.

By Washington Post Staff  |  12:26 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 07:36 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Fatal Beltway crash snarls traffic

A fiery car crash on the Capital Beltway in Chevy Chase has left at least one person dead and the Inner Loop shut down indefinitely, officials said Friday morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:36 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:26 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Two children injured in Prince George’s house fire

One of the children, a 2-year-old girl, was trapped in a second-floor bedroom until firefighters rescued her. She is currently in critical condition.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:26 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Jury finalized in trial of five men charged in string of fatal 2010 shootings

Opening arguments are expected to begin Tuesday.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:59 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 02/16/2012

SUV driver dead after highway crash in Crofton

One man has died after his SUV struck the back of a tractor-trailer and caught fire Thursday morning in Crofton.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  01:42 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Norwood trial video shows Apple employee reaction

Surveillance video taken the night Jayna Murray was killed at the Lululemon Athletica store in Bethesda shows the reaction of workers at the adjacent Apple Store.

By Dan Morse  |  01:31 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Brittany Norwood police video: an analysis

Brittany Norwood, who was convicted in killing of Lululemon Athletica co-worker Jayna Murray, lied to police and said masked men attacked both women.

By Dan Morse  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Federal illegal immigration program expands in Md.

The Secure Communities program — which helps track fingerprints of arrestees who may be in the country illegally — will begin in Montgomery County and Baltimore.

By Dan Morse  |  11:45 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 02/16/2012

George Huguely trial delayed until Friday

The judge in George Huguely V’s murder trial delayed proceedings for a day because one of the attorneys involved is ill.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Jenna Johnson  |  10:16 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Man fatally shot in Northeast D.C.

A man who was shot Wednesday evening in Northeast D.C. has died of his injuries, District police said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:48 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan police department, dc homicide, homicide

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Man stabbed at College Park convenience store

Police believe victim knew his attacker.

By Clarence Williams  |  10:23 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Woman shot in Northeast Washington

Shooting is the second in the city Wednesday evening

By Clarence Williams  |  08:25 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 02/15/2012

2 arrested in D.C. armed robberies

The two suspects are believed responsible for two robberies in Northwest and one in Southeast D.C.

By Washington Post Staff  |  08:02 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Man wounded in Wednesday afternoon D.C. shooting

Police said homicide detectives were called to the scene.

By Clarence Williams  |  06:15 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Ex-Fairfax County school bus driver convicted on child porn charges

A jury has convicted a former Fairfax County school bus driver of eight counts of possession of child pornography and recommended he serve 180 days in jail, attorneys said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 02/15/2012

After 20 years, an arrest in Hains Point killing

The accounts of two people who said they watched an accused killer shoot a Washington man dead with a shotgun led to the suspect’s arrest.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  11:27 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Arlington, Homicide

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Prosecution continues in George Huguely murder trial

Judge has indicated that George Huguely’s murder trial in the death of U-Va. classmate Yeardley Love may continue into the weekend.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:02 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Why a sting case has faltered in court

Post reporter Del Quentin Wilber looks inside his recent coverage of an embattled federal sting operation.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Nearly 20 years later, man charged in D.C. slaying

A 37-year-old South Carolina man has been arrested and charged in a homicide that occurred in East Potomac Park in 1992.

By Martin Weil  |  11:36 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Southeast man dies after early Tuesday shooting

D.C. police are still investigating the incident.

By Jimm Phillips  |  04:54 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Alexandria firefighters to be off during funeral, schools to dismiss early

It’s part of Alexandria’s plans to honor a paramedic killed in the line of duty last week.

By Allison Klein  |  04:16 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Lawsuit alleging assault filed against former Loudoun deputy

A Sterling man has filed a federal lawsuit against a former Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputy who he said struck him in the back of the head without provocation.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  02:35 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Person taken to hospital after hand injury at White House

The male was injured shortly before 11 a.m., authorities said.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Calvert fire and rescue personnel rush to colleague’s aid after attack

Demian K. Woomer was charged with first- and second-degree assault

By Jimm Phillips  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 02/14/2012

George Huguely’s weight loss noted at murder trial

Prosecutors have used witnesses to show that George Huguely V has lost weight since his arrest in the 2010 killing of Yeardley Love

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:14 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Three robberies in Upper NW Monday night

Two armed holdups follow earlier robbery in North Cleveland Park

By Martin Weil  |  12:28 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Funeral for fallen Alexandria paramedic

Funeral arrangements have been made for Joshua A. Weissman, the Alexandria paramedic who was killed as he responded to a car fire last week.

By Allison Klein  |  11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Protesters rappel from Memorial Bridge, hang ‘Free Tibet’ banner

Protesters were on top of the bridge and hanging from ropes, authorities said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Life sentence in Suburban Hospital killing

Keith Little was sentenced Monday to life in prison for fatally stabbing his Suburban Hospital boss.

By Dan Morse  |  10:51 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Man charged in fatal stabbing in Prince William Co.

Elvin Yobex Guzman Lopez has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 22-year-old Edwin Noe Enamorado Matute.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Jeremy Borden  |  09:56 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 02/13/2012

George Huguely murder trial resumes

George Huguely V is charged in connection with the 2010 death of University of Virginia classmate Yeardley Love

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  08:49 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Man, 19, arrested for firing shots following brawl at Va. high school

Johnnie Kamara is accused of firing several gunshots, one grazing a woman in the head, after a high school basketball game Friday night.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:32 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Jury selection to begin in Md. trooper killing trial

Cyril Cornelius Williams of Seat Pleasant is accused of killing 24-year-old Trooper Wesley Brown.

By the Associated Press  |  08:20 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Fire investigated after blaze destroys Ijamsville house

Smoke billowed across Interstate 70 on Sunday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:15 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Plea for Md. man charged with killing caged kitten

Twenty-three-year-old Justin Michael Beall of Pasadena was charged in Berkeley County, W. Va.

By the Associated Press  |  08:10 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Police investigate death near Lincoln Memorial

District police on Sunday morning began investigating a death near the Lincoln Memorial.

By Theresa Vargas and Hamil R. Harris  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 02/11/2012

Man found dead on Appalachian trail ruled strangled

The body of Scott Lilly of South Bend was found Aug. 12 in Amherst County by hikers.

By Associated Press  |  04:17 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 02/11/2012

Md. man charged with destroying gingerbread house with fireworks

Jerry Lee Heinefield, of Rock Hall, faces charges of reckless endangerment and illegal fireworks possession.

By Associated Press  |  04:14 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 02/11/2012

Huguely trial: Jurors see Love’s damaged bedroom door

As witnesses took the stand this week for George Huguely V’s trial for the alleged murder of his former girlfriend, jurors kept hearing about her bedroom door.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:36 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/11/2012

Woman shot following fight at Woodbridge high school

Police said she was a pedestrian who had not been involved in the fight.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 02/11/2012

30 years for man in 2009 D.C. cabdriver robberies

Kevin Stoddard, 45, robbed four drivers at gunpoint and attempted to rob another, authorities said.

By Paul Duggan  |  02:28 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 02/11/2012

Guilty plea for former Naval Academy cashier in $120K theft

Mary Catherine Lewis, 43, of Virginia Beach, Va., pleaded guilty on Friday.

By the Associated Press  |  10:12 AM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/11/2012

Baltimore police release policy on videotaping of officers

The ACLU had been seeking a copy of the order for some time.

By the Associated Press  |  10:09 AM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 02/11/2012

30 years for Md. man in child sex abuse case

Thomas Leroy Griffin Jr., formerly of Hagerstown and Rosedale, was sentenced Friday.

By the Associated Press  |  10:05 AM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 PM ET, 02/10/2012

One shot at vigil for slain youth

A man was wounded by a gunshot at a vigil for a youth slain in Prince George’s, police say

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  10:46 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 02/10/2012

D.C. man, 55, charged in fatal stabbing

Gary N. Montgomery of Northeast Washington was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with murder Friday in the stabbing of a transgender person at a bus stop last week.

By Paul Duggan  |  05:44 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012

String of armed robberies in Franconia-Springfield connected, police say

Fairfax County police believe a string of four armed robberies that occurred in the Franconia and Springfield areas over the course of an hour late Thursday night are connected.

By Jimm Phillips  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Culpeper woman killed by police officer was dragging officer by car

A Town of Culpeper police officer shot and killed a woman after she closed her car window on the officer’s arm and began dragging him.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Police Shootings | Tags:  Culpeper, police officer, Patricia A. Cook, shooting

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Remote shutdown of stolen cell phones could prevent robberies: Lanier

“We are being clobbered” by cellphone robberies, the D.C. police chief says.

By Clarence Williams  |  12:32 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 02/10/2012

George Huguely’s trial in death of Yeardley Love enters third day: Live tweets

See the latest updates from the Post’s Jenna Johnson as prosecutors begin playing Huguely’s videotaped statement.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:06 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 02/10/2012

60 years for District man in teen’s 2010 killing

A jury found Kwan Kearney guilty of first-degree murder in December.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  11:42 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene | Tags:  shooting, D.C., Kwan Kearney, Joseph Sharps

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Homeless man dies of burns after shelter fire

A homeless man died following a fire in the abandoned Woodbridge building he was using for shelter on Thursday, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  10:02 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety | Tags:  homeless, fire, Prince William County

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 02/10/2012

After online blitz, no suspects yet in search for rapist-killer

Investigators have met with some men, and a handful have voluntarily submitted DNA samples.

By the Associated Press  |  09:08 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:18 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Officer recalls fatal shooting of bank robber in Takoma Park

Takoma Park police-involved shooting was one of 18 in the region in 2011.

By Allison Klein  |  05:18 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Decades in prison for men after check-cashing store killing

They killed a D.C. storeowner who tried to protect his customers.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Homicide

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Woman fatally shot by officer in Culpeper

After an “altercation,” shots were fired and the woman, who was in a Jeep Wrangler, was found dead.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Police: Teen assaulted on way to school bus in Fair Oaks

The suspect followed the girl, made sexual comments and then touched her innapropriately around 6:20 a.m., near the intersection of Fair Lakes Parkway and Monument Drive, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Great Mills apartment fire leaves one man dead

Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire and the man’s identity.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Fires & Fire Safety, Maryland

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Riverdale shooting victim has died

A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in the Riverdale area, Prince George’s County police said.

By Clarence Williams  |  01:03 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Montgomery County private school teacher charged with abuse

The former female teacher at Montrose Christian School is accused of carrying on a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student, authorities said.

By Dan Morse  |  12:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/09/2012

George Huguely and Yeardley Love had volatile relationship, say lawyers and witnesses

As their final semester at the U-Va. progressed, their relationship unraveled, her roommates testified.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Child sexual abuse charge for D.C. man, 21

Davon Rashod Wood, 21, allegedly entered the school and assaulted a student.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  12:02 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Cathy L. Lanier, Theola Labbé-DeBose, The Criminal Mind

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Occupy D.C. protester charged with assault on officer released

Jeremiah D. DeSousa, 29, of Charlotte, was charged after Saturday’s raidon the Occupy encampment in McPherson Square.

By Keith L. Alexander and Sylvia Carignan  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Judge: Albrecht Gero Muth could face ‘grave situation’

Muth, 47, is charged with second-degree murder in the August death of 91-year-old Viola Drath.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Assault, gang-related charges for Va. teens in attack on former NFL player

Ed Beard was riding his bicycle when he came upon several youths fighting on a baseball field.

By the Associated Press  |  09:06 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Guilty plea for former Va. guardsman in military equipment theft

Michael W. Tutwiler of Mechanicsville pleaded guilty Wednesday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:55 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Virginia

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Police investigate shooting in Riverdale

The victim was taken to a hospital with potentially life-threatening wounds

By Clarence Williams  |  12:11 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Manassas pedestrian hit, seriously injured

A man was taken by helicopter to Fairfax Inova Hospital.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:30 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Pr. George’s police officer charged with DUI

A Prince George’s County police officer was arrested and charged with drinking and driving after he was pulled over in St. Mary’s County Tuesday night, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:52 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Internal Affairs

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Pr. George’s police: Hundreds arrested in January enforcement effort

Prince George’s police made 551 arrests and took 54 guns off the streets during a special effort to tamp down on January violence, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:41 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Crime Statistics

Posted at 06:13 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Huguely murder trial opening statements begin in Charlottesville

A Charlottesville jury is expected to hear the most detailed interpretations yet of what happened the night U-Va. lacrosse players George W. Huguely V and Yeardley Love fought in her apartment.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Jenna Johnson  |  06:13 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Fire damages Silver Spring grocery store

The fire also forced the evacuations of at least two stores at a Silver Spring shopping center.

By Clarence Williams  |  09:02 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Expert: Defendant in barbershop slaying disabled

The man accused of killing one man and wounding another at a Fairfax County barbershop last year likely did not understand the implications of talking to police, a defense expert testified.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  02:49 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Two young men killed in Pr. George’s

A 16-year-old and 23-year-old were fatally shot in the same area Monday night and detectives are investigating whether the slayings are linked.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:58 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Former Maryland school bus driver pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former school bus driver pleaded guilty Feb. 7 to two counts of producing child pornography, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sex Crimes | Tags:  child pornography

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Jury selection continues in Huguely trial

A second day of jury selection is underway in the case against George Huguely V, a former University of Virginia lacrosse player charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 PM ET, 02/06/2012

2 Prince George’s police officers suspended

Investigators continue looking into an incident in which one officer discharged his gun

By Martin Weil  |  11:12 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 07:03 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Group: DNA of man convicted of rape does not match attacker

Bennett Barbour’s DNA sample is among roughly 1,000 from crimes dating back to the 1970s that is being tested.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:03 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dna

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 02/06/2012

3rd man in custody in Lenny Harris slaying

A third man is in police custody in the fatal shooting of Alexandria activist Lenny Harris, and he is expected to be charged soon, law enforcement sources said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:03 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Man is shot and then seeks help at the Patricia Harris Education Center in DC

An adult male was shot Monday morning and then went into the lobby of the Patricia R. Harris Education Center for help, causing the building to go on lockdown, D.C. police and fire officials said.

By Paul Duggan  |  11:16 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Jury selection begins in Huguely murder trial

George Huguely V, a former University of Virginia lacrosse player, is charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, in May 2010.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  09:49 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Deliberations to resume in Md. death penalty trial

Lee E. Stephens, 32, is accused in the 2006 death of Cpl. David McGuinn at the House of Correction in Jessup.

By The Associated Press  |  08:50 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 05:46 PM ET, 02/04/2012

Pr. George’s officer fires at robbery suspect

Authorities say the robbery suspect reached for the officer’s gun Friday night in Brentwood.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:46 PM ET, 02/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Police Shootings, Pr. George's, Matt Zapotosky

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 02/04/2012

Anne Arundel Co. police officer tipped drug suspects to raid, police say

An Anne Arundel County police officer faces several charges after investigators determined he had tipped off suspects in a drug case.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:02 PM ET, 02/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Anne Arundel, Internal Affairs

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 02/04/2012

84-year-old woman assaulted, robbed inside Suitland home

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:34 PM ET, 02/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 02/04/2012

Massage parlors raided in Greenbelt

Police raided three acupuncture and massage parlors in Greenbelt on Friday that investigators believe were being used as brothels, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:28 PM ET, 02/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 10:42 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Man stabbed in Anacostia

A man suffered serious stab wounds Friday night in t he heart of Washington’s historic Anacostia section

By Clarence Williams  |  10:42 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Charges dropped against teens accused of killing Air Force vet

Prosecutors dropped the charges Friday against two teenagers accused in the stabbing death of a 74-year-old man in Riverdale last year, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:35 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Inmate dies from unknown condition at Loudoun jail

The man, from Sterling, died Friday morning after suffering an ”unknown medical emergency,” sheriff’s office says.

By Caitlin Gibson  |  06:14 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Two accused of running illegal gambling operation in Fairfax County

Police executed seven search warrants at Falls Church’s Eden Center and private homes in the area, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:17 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Illegal immigrant sentenced to 20 years drunk-driving case

Carlos A. Martinelly-Montano was sentenced to a 20-year prison term for killing a nun and hurting two others during a drunk-driving wreck in August 2010.

By Jeremy Borden  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Bus stop stabbing victim dies

A transgender person stabbed Thursday night at a bus stop in Northeast Washington died, but a motive in the incident has not been identified, police said.

By Paul Duggan and Clarence Williams  |  01:07 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Drath’s husband, held in slaying, on hunger strike

Judge said he will revisit whether Albrecht Muth, charged in the slaying of his 92-year-old wife, Viola Drath, is mentally and physically able to represent himself

By Keith L. Alexander  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Attacker who stabbed man in the neck in D.C. gets four years

Egged on by his friends, the 21-year-old D.C. man stabbed the victim in the neck and arm, breaking the knife blade.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:24 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Man killed in tractor-trailer crash identified

One man was killed Wednesday in a highway collision with a tractor-trailer that involved speed and driver error, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  08:22 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents | Tags:  traffic accident

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 02/03/2012

20-year-old District man convicted of killing 18-year-old during robbery

Calvin Woodland, 18, was shot twice in the back by Reginald Rogers during a street robbery as Woodland tried to run away.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:09 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  homicide

Posted at 12:58 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Murder trial of George Huguely in death of Yeardley Love set to start Monday

A jury will be picked to decide whether one U-Va. lacrosse player, a Chevy Chase native, killed another, his former girlfriend.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Jenna Johnson  |  12:58 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  george huguely yeardley love UVA lacrosse

Posted at 08:55 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Police investigate stabbing at Northeast bus stop

The victim, whose identity has not been determined, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

By Clarence Williams  |  08:55 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 02/02/2012

17-year-old stabbed in gang-related fight at High Point High School

A 17-year-old boy stabbed and wounded another 17-year-old boy during an apparently gang-related fight Thursday at Beltsville’s High Point School, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:13 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Montgomery High School track coach charged for alleged sex acts with student

Coach and teacher Scott Spear of Rockville is accused of sex offenses relating to 16-year-old who was a student and team member, authorities said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Sylvia Carignan  |  04:47 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  richard montgomery high school, julius west middle school, scott spear

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Second arrest in Lenny Harris killing

A Pr. George’s man faces charges in the death of Lenny Harris, whose body was found in a well.

By Katherine Driessen and Matt Zapotosky  |  03:55 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 02/02/2012

D.C. police release new photo in investigation of infant’s death

Police released a photo of the towel a baby girl who was abandoned last month in Northeast Washington was wrapped in.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:26 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  homicide

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Student sexually assaulted inside D.C. elementary school

Police are looking for a man who school officials say entered Ketcham Elementary School without permission Wednesday afternoon and “inappropriately touched a student.”

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:04 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sexual assault

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Pedestrian struck, killed while guiding tractor-trailer

Victim hit by a car while standing in the street, trying to help a tractor-trailer back out of a parking lot.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:01 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Adelphi shooting victim identified

Police have identified the man shot and killed in Adelphi Tuesday night as 40-year-old Joel Craig Brown, authorities said Wednesday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:59 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012

No bond for suspect in Lenny Harris murder

The man charged in the fatal shooting of Alexandria activist Lenny Harris was ordered held without bond Wednesday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Man killed in Adelphi area of Pr. George’s

Police are searching for suspects and trying to determine the nature of the man’s wound.

By Martin Weil  |  10:23 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 01/31/2012

3 arrested in Montgomery taxicab holdups

By Martin Weil  |  07:01 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Police: Attempted sex assault in Chantilly

A man grabbed a woman as she walked home in Chantilly Sunday night and attempted to sexually assault her, Fairfax County police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:11 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Arrest in shooting of Lenny Harris, Alexandria community activist

Linwood Johnson, 49, of Oxon Hill, was charged with first-degree murder on Tuesday, police said. Lenny Harris was missing for months before his body was found last week in a well in Maryland.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Deer runs through library window, is euthanized

Nobody was injured in the incident at a Southwest Washington library.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:03 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Chantilly mosque vandalized

Vandals attacked an under-construction mosque in Chantilly over the weekend, causing extensive damage, authorities said.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  02:37 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/10/2008

George Huguely’s trial in death of Yeardley Love enters third day: Live tweets

See the latest updates from the Post’s Jenna Johnson as prosecutors begin playing Huguely’s videotaped statement.

By Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/10/2008 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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