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Crime Scene: July, 2012

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 07/30/2012

ACLU tries to track license plate readers

Group asks police agencies how they use the real-time tracking devices that have little public oversight.

By Allison Klein  |  04:17 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Police release video of Arlington armed robbery

Arlington County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who held up an employee at a store using both a knife and a gun, then stole $37,600.

By Allison Klein  |  03:29 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 07/30/2012

One convicted, one acquitted in connection with shooting of driver

Police said the driver was with two women he met at a club, and that the women called two suspects for a ride home after the driver got lost.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:08 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Fairfax County police arrest two in Centreville shooting

Police said the driver was with two women he met at a club, and that the women called the suspects for a ride home after the driver got lost.

By Peter Hermann  |  03:08 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Guilty plea for man who posed as Marine, threatened women online

James M. Johnson, 29, pleaded guilty to cyberstalking and making interstate threats.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  02:31 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Manassas man charged after accidentally shooting friend in ankle: police

Christopher E. Bohn, 36, of Manassas was charged with willfully discharging firearms in a public place, police said.

By Maria Glod  |  02:18 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Pr. William police search for signs of abuse, seize nothing in death of 4-year-old

A search warrant shows that police are considering charges of child neglect and allowing children access to firearms in a 4-year-old boy’s accidental shooting death.

By Jeremy Borden  |  02:04 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Plea for Blanca Ortiz in 2007 killing of Gabriela Lopez

Ortiz faces a maximum prison sentence of eight years.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  12:12 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Police: Marijuana growing operation discovered at Gambrills home

Police say they found 46 marijuana plans and 24 guns when they exercised a search warrant.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Police: Teens robbed, chased and fatally beat man in Prince George’s County

Police allege that the two young men robbed, chased and fatally beat a man in Prince George’s County.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:16 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:20 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Man shot near Gallery Place Metro Station Monday morning, police say

Police say shooting happened outside McDonald’s at the Verizon Center early Monday morning.

By Peter Hermann and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:20 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/29/2012

Two killed in separate Prince William crashes

By Hamil R. Harris  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Man found on Northeast street was slain

Caller reported intoxicated man

By Martin Weil  |  11:50 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 07/28/2012

D.C. police seek help investigating April homicide

The medical examiner recently ruled that Aaron Timothy Henderson, 36, was killed by blunt force trauma to the head.

By Vanessa Williams  |  06:18 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Herndon man killed during armed robbery in Arlington

Police have not named the victim.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  05:05 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Police investigate man’s body found in Potomac River

Authorities found no apparent signs of trauma on the body.

By Vanessa Williams  |  04:40 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/28/2012

Two women hurt in early Saturday U St. NW shooting

Police said their injuries were not life-threatening.

By Vanessa Williams  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/28/2012

No parole for man in 1991 killing of 2 Virginia boys

The state Parole Board made its decision shortly after Shawn Paul Novak became eligible for parole on July 10.

By the Associated Press  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/28/2012

Police: DUI arrest for woman who hit cruiser

A police officer driving the cruiser was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

By the Associated Press  |  11:27 AM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 07/28/2012

Maryland threat suspect Neil Prescott to hospital for mental health care

He may not be charged in connection with the threats for a week.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:49 AM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 07/28/2012

Off-duty Prince George’s officer shot after nightclub dispute

The officer was hospitalized and required surgery but was expected to survive.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:23 AM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Man, 71, charged with groping women; police arrest man in separate sexual assault case from 2003

Man, 71, arrested in groping, police say

By Peter Hermann  |  07:35 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Maryland police may have thwarted shooting

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:21 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/27/2012

District man sentenced to 35-year prison term for teenager’s murder

By Mihir Zaveri  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Montgomery County Post Office stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

Police say man was set off when he thought another patron cut in line

By Michael Laris  |  10:40 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:33 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Man found fatally shot in Southeast D.C. alley

Police are investigating the fatal shooting, which happened about 1 a.m. in a residential neighborhood.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:33 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Woman sexually assaulted on Capitol Crescent Trail

A woman who was jogging Wednesday night along the Capitol Crescent Trail was sexually assaulted by a man who attacked her from behind and rendered her unconscious.

By Peter Hermann  |  07:02 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Person stabbed in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police said a 67-year-old customer stabbed a fellow patron after he mistakenly thought the man cut in line. The victim suffered serious wounds.

By Michael Laris  |  05:51 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Police release surveillance photo of Violet Ripken abduction suspect

The photos appear to have been taken outside a store, though police declined to describe the location, saying to do so would compromise their investigation.

By Peter Hermann  |  05:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Top D.C. Superior Court judge Satterfield reappointed for second term

Lee F. Satterfield’s new term begins Oct. 1.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:36 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Police identify Woodbridge boy who shot himself in the head

He was Kyrell Kyyon McNeill, 4.

By Jeremy Borden and Mihir Zaveri  |  01:13 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Arlington police identify couple dead in Tuesday murder-suicide

The married man and woman, both 30, had two children.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:34 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Albrecht Gero Muth’s trial may not start until 2013

A judge had pressed prosecutors and attorneys for Muth to prepare for an Oct. 9. trial.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  11:27 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Largo motorcycle crash under investigation, drivers advised to avoid accident site

Few details are currently available, but drivers are urged to avoid the accident site near Prince George’s County Community College as police investigate.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Former Petersburg councilman won’t return to prison for parole violation

Clyde L. Johnson Sr. was released on mandatory parole in 2007.

By the Associated Press  |  08:10 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Two life sentences for Dante Jeter in Maryland dentist’s killing

Dante Jeter of Baltimore was sentenced Tuesday for felony first-degree murder,

By the Associated Press  |  08:07 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Grant to help monitor Maryland sex offenders

The Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention is awarding nearly $730,000.

By the Associated Press  |  08:02 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Hearing scheduled in Virginia veterans hospital murder case

Cornelius Hayes has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, attempted murder and three firearms counts.

By the Associated Press  |  07:59 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Murder-suicide in Oakton, police say

Officials say they don’t know what sparked the violence

By Clarence Williams  |  09:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 07/25/2012

4-year-old boy Woodbridge boy dies after accidentally shooting himself

Prince William County police said the boy found the gun in a family member’s vehicle on Wednesday afternoon.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  05:31 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Two District men sentenced to prison for 2011 home invasion and beating

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Fredericksburg police investigating homeless camp homicide

Police have not named the victim.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  03:33 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Arlington unsettled by killing, after two years without a homicide

An apparent murder-suicide near Arlington’s Fairlington neighborhood — the first homicide in the county in more than two years — left some residents unsettled Wednesday.

By Allison Klein  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 07/25/2012

District men convicted of murder, manslaughter in deadly Benning Terrace gang shooting

By Mihir Zaveri  |  12:50 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:54 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Residents displaced after Prince George’s County fire

A fire ripped through an apartment building in District Heights Tuesday night, leaving dozens of residents displaced but none injured, officials said.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:54 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 07/24/2012

After retrial, District man sentenced to 70 years to life for 2000 fatal shooting

The shootings happened near the campus of Eastern High School.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:53 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Two men sentenced in Papa John’s pizza delivery robbery

Two District men who held up a Papa John’s pizza delivery man last year — robbing more than $200 and the pizza that they ordered — were sentenced today.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  04:55 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Police investigating two suspicious deaths in Arlington

They appeared to have died in a murder-suicide, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  04:31 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Dozens involved in outdoor brawl in Frederick area

The melee left four young men injured, including one who was seriously stabbed.

By the Associated Press  |  04:21 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Babysitter Carol Lutsky faces murder charge in death of infant Nehemiah Williams

Carol Lutsky, 20, of Summit Manor Court, was arrested Monday following an investigation into the death of Nehemiah Williams.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Richmond police overtime settlement awaits approval

Media outlets report that Richmond City Council voted Monday to approve the agreement.

By the Associated Press  |  08:08 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Two beaten in possible hate crime

Attackers shout slurs, beat two victims

By Martin Weil  |  10:53 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Former Fairfax County official convicted in molestation case

Authorities said John C. Kershenstein molested a girl in the mid-1980s, when she was 10 years old.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:25 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Suspect sought in Langley Park slaying

Prince George’s County police are searching for a 19-year-old man who is suspected of fatally shooting another young man earlier this month, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:13 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Homicide, Pr. George's

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Guilty plea expected in Virginia bank robbery

An FBI agent says in an affidavit that the man robbed three bank tellers at gunpoint, then exchanged gunfire with police officers.

By the Associated Press  |  07:59 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 07/22/2012

Deck collapses in Loudoun; 3 injured

Partial deck collapse at house near Leesburg

By Martin Weil  |  07:16 PM ET, 07/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Brawl among teens in Montgomery County leads to an arrest

By Michael Laris  |  03:57 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Life sentence in Bowie home invasion killing

A Clinton man convicted of robbing and fatally shooting a Bowie laundromat owner inside his home last year has been sentenced to life in prison, prosecutors said Friday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:35 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, From the Courthouse

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Man fatally stabbed in Southwest D.C.

Hayes Osei Dennis was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Woman killed in Beltway crash

A woman was killed Friday morning when her car was hit by a dump truck after she swerved into its path after trying to avoid some debris, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Man sentenced for Frederick ax attack

A Thurmont man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his involvement in the attack of an employee with a medieval-style ax and a drug operation.

By The Associated Press  |  08:35 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Arlington woman struck by taxi dies

A 76 year-old woman who was hit by a taxi near the Ballston Common Mall Wednesday has died, according to Arlington police.

By Allison Klein  |  03:53 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 07/19/2012

D.C. police search for Capitol Hill bank robber

He demanded money from a teller and did not show a gun or weapon.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:22 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Arundel man charged with impersonating police officer

A 33-year-old Anne Arundel County man was charged with impersonating a police officer after pretending to be a sheriff's deputy trying to serve a warrant at a woman’s home, police said.

By Peter Hermann  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Guilty plea for former Va. magistrate

Loretta Reese was accused of divulging confidential information and having an illegal inspection sticker.

By the Associated Press  |  08:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Supreme Court stays DNA ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court has put on hold a ruling by Maryland’s highest court that prohibits DNA collection from suspects charged but not yet convicted in violent crimes.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:27 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Maryland

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Nine arrested Wednesday at Union Square protest

Nine people were arrested during a protest at Union Square Wednesday, police and protestorganizers said.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  05:18 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Police say driver, Albert Carl Roeth III, killed by massive tree in Great Falls

In accident, the 100-foot, 40-ton tree fell on Georgetown Pike, crushing a car and its driver.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:39 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Police: Teen who grabbed U-Md. student charged with fourth-degree sex offense

Police charged a teenager with grabbing the buttocks of a student who had stripped down to her underwear for a late-night swim in the McKeldin Mall fountain, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:59 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Matt Zapotosky, Maryland

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Pedestrian hit by taxi in Arlington

A pedestrian in a crosswalk was seriously injuried when she was hit by a taxicab near Ballston Common Mall Wednesday morning, police said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:52 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Abdul Rahman Talib Din of Triangle charged with wife’s murder

A story of wife’s suicide doesn’t add up, police say.

By Jeremy Borden  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 07/18/2012

District police seek help finding men who attacked pedestrian at bus stop

Authorities have posted a surveillance video to YouTube showing the moments just prior to and after the attack.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:43 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Former Prince George’s school bus driver gets 55- year sentence in child pornography case

Scott Smallwood, 29, of Upper Marlboro, a former Prince George’s County school bus driver, was arrested in 2010.

By Ann E. Marimow  |  09:23 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Man hospitalized after fight outside Northeast convenience store

By Clarence Williams  |  06:41 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Police release new details in case of Comcast worker run over by fellow attempted robbery victim

Prince George’s County police late Monday night posted new details in the case of the Comcast worker who was inadvertently run over by a fellow victim in an attempted robbery Sunday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:12 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Robbery

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Two stabbed, wounded in Forestville fight

Two men were stabbed and seriously wounded in Forestville Monday night in a bizarre incident that ended with someone firing a shot at the men’s suspected attackers, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:06 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Man shoots and critically wounds mother and stepfather, kills self in quiet Waldorf subdivision

A 33-year-old man shot and critically injured his mother and stepfather Tuesday in Waldorf, then retreated to an upstairs bedroom where he shot and killed himself.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:51 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Charles

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Police seek witnesses in July 1 fatal crash in Arlington crash (video)

Edgar Francisco Aguilar, 35, was killed in the incident. The driver stayed on the scene, according to police.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:43 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Man killed today in Stafford County crash

Gregory A. Hurst, 70, of Fredericksburg, died today in the accident.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:47 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Pit bull killed after pair attacks Arlington man

The man, 62, is recovering at a local hospital, authorities said.

By Allison Klein  |  04:27 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pit bull attack, arlington police

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Police ID man run over during robbery attempt

Police identified the man run over by a car and killed during an attempted robbery in Capitol Heights early Sunday as 30-year-old Bradford A. McCoy, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:55 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Robbery

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Police investigate homicide in Waldorf

Officers found Michael Eugene Milstead, 32, dead in a car on Sunday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  01:05 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Police ID man slain in Langley Park

Police have identified the man found fatally shot Saturday in the hallway of a Langley Park apartment building as Saul Felipe-Augustine, authorities said Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Police ID woman hit, killed by tow truck

Police have identified the woman killed when she was struck by a tow truck in the Langley Park area Saturday night as 76-year-old Irma Glover, authorities said Monday.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/15/2012

Three dead in Prince George’s over weekend in separate incidents

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 07/15/2012

Man slain in Prince George’s

Police find man dead in Langley Park

By Martin Weil  |  12:11 AM ET, 07/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 PM ET, 07/14/2012

Pedestrian killed in PG County

Woman hit by cars in Langley Park

By Clarence Williams  |  11:54 PM ET, 07/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 07/14/2012

Police make second arrest in 2011 slaying

Anthony Campbell, 34, of Northeast Washington was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Antwain Henderson.

By Lori Aratani  |  07:32 PM ET, 07/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 AM ET, 07/14/2012

Man shot in PG at vigil

A gunman opened fire near a vigil for a cancer victim in Prince George’s County.

By Martin Weil  |  01:45 AM ET, 07/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 07/13/2012

District man sentenced to 24 years in prison for fatal stabbing

A judge sentenced Marcus Mclean, 26, to prison after Mclean in April pled guilty to second-degree murder in the 2010 slaying of Delando King, 34.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:09 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Murder charges dropped in nightclub slaying

No one is charged — or likely will ever be charged — with murder in the March 2011 fatal shooting of 30-year-old Phillip J. Watson.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:34 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Homicide, From the Courthouse

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/13/2012

On the reverse ‘10-5 Rule’ and walking while female

One District woman’s take on walking while being a female.

By Liz Gorman  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Seventeen rescued from three-alarm blaze in Montgomery County

More than 100 firefighters battled a heavy fire that broke out at a Montgomery County apartment building this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Mihir Zaveri  |  10:10 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012

30 years for Md. man who killed roommate

Darrell Hicks was sentenced Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court.

By the Associated Press  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Tuberculosis screenings for hundreds of Richmond inmates

The Richmond jail was briefly locked down Thursday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Baltimore County police shoot, kill armed man

It happened late Thursday night in Reisterstown.

By the Associated Press  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Six found guilty in November occupation of District’s Franklin School

The school, which opened in 1869, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:02 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Doctors: Man charged in April hammer killing, assaults remains incompetent for trial

Michael W. Davis was ordered to the District’s psychiatric hospital in May.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:51 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Man arrested in killing of dog in Northeast D.C.

Sean D. Branch, 24, was arrested in a case in which a concrete slab was dropped on the head of a dog sleeping behind a convenience store in Northeast Washington last month.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  03:36 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Former Alexandria Sheriff James Dunning dies

Dunning died early Thursday morning in Hilton Head, according to Alexandria police.

By Allison Klein  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/12/2012

19-year-old charged in shooting death of D.C. man

This is the third arrest in a spate of unrelated killings in the District last weekend.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Columbia teen dies in morning Howard County crash

Police said Shaquan Jamal Curtis lost control of the car he was driving, hitting a tree.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  09:23 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Involuntary manslaughter conviction in West Ocean City bar owner’s death

A judge found Cyle Walker guilty of manslaughter and other charges stemming from an October confrontation.

By the Associated Press  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 07/12/2012

West Virginia trial for Lorton man on double murder charges

Antonio Prophet is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson.

By the Associated Press  |  08:27 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Police ID officers in shootout with suspect on PCP

Prince George’s County police on Wednesday identified the officers involved in last Thursday’s shootout with a suspect apparently high on PCP.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:35 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Police Shootings

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Arrest, murder charge in Saturday shooting death

The alleged gunman, Joseph Peoples, was arrested Wednesday.

By Paul Duggan  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Embattled Anne Arundel County Police Chief James Teare announces retirement

Anne Arundel County Police Chief James Teare is retiring amid criticism of his handling of allegations against County Executive John R. Leopold

By Ann E. Marimow  |  12:57 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Man serving life sentence for deadly road rage freed

A letter by the prosecutor said he should not have been convicted of first-degree murder.

By the Associated Press  |  08:41 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Judge: No death penalty for Gregory Nelson if convicted of murder

Nelson is charged with stabbing 24-year-old Susana Cisneros to death.

By the Associated Press  |  08:38 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Murder charge for Northeast man in deadly Saturday stabbing

Police arrested Donzell Butler of Northeast Washington on Tuesday.

By David Marino-Nachison and Malu Banuelos  |  08:22 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Water rises as rain drenches D.C.

Water trapped cars in Tuesday storms

By Clarence Williams and Martin Weil  |  12:13 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Robbers cut hole in roof, rob store

Masked gunmen suddenly appear, flee with cash

By Martin Weil and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  11:58 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Firefighter injured in blaze in Prince George’s

House fire causes injury Tuesday night

By Martin Weil  |  09:02 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:14 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Robber shoots cab driver

Wound is said to be non-life-threatening

By Martin Weil  |  08:14 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Death of Fauquier County journalist, Sarah Libbey Greenhalgh, being investigated as homicide

Sarah Libbey Greenhalgh was found dead inside her Upperville home following a fire, authorities said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  04:42 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Man charged with repeated sexual battery in Alexandria

A homeless man who repeatedly exposed himself and rubbed against women was arrested and charged with sexual battery, Alexandria police said.

By Allison Klein  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Police seek man they say robbed Md. Shell station

The man showed a handgun and took money from the station at 8078 Ritchie Hwy. shortly after 8 p.m., Anne Arundel County police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Rockville woman charged with D.C. bank robbery

Brittany Tierra Wolfe was arrested Monday, police said.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  10:14 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Suspects cut hole in ceiling of Virginia business before robbing it, police say

Fairfax County police are looking for two armed men who stole cash from a Huntington area business.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:09 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Police investigate Fairmount Heights death

Man found Sunday night suffering from trauma was pronounced dead, police said.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Judge: John Leopold must stand trial

The Anne Arundel County Executive was indicted March 2 on charges of misusing his police detail for personal and political gain.

By the Associated Press  |  08:22 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Raise, contract extension proposed for Baltimore fire chief

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made the proposal.

By the Associated Press  |  08:12 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Fire damages shuttered D.C. school

Fire at Webb School building

By Martin Weil  |  12:15 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Woman sexually assaulted in Montgomery

Attack occurred Monday in Gaithersburg

By Martin Weil  |  11:15 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Man killed in shootout with Fairfax County police

Officers approached two men they thought were acting suspiciously, Fairfax County police said. They said one man ran and opened fire on the officers during a struggle, and an officer fired back.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  06:14 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Horse in Herndon area attacked again

The horse, named Lucinda, was cut over the weekend, police said. The same horse was among the animals slashed in the same area in April and May.

By Washington Post staff  |  11:17 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Richmond jail program lowered recidivism, costs, study says

The program for inmates with substance abuse problems is led by other prisoners with the same issues.

By the Associated Press  |  08:10 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Baltimore house, site of alleged rape, refurbished

The work on the East Baltimore block is part of a broader city-led effort to refurbish the street.

By the Associated Press  |  08:07 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Md. man charged in July 4th slaying

Calvin Shaw, 22, of Laurel allegedly shot and killed Crevontai Key, 19, of Northeast Washington.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard and Keith L. Alexander  |  07:37 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Body recovered from Potomac

Authorities recovered a man’s body from the Potomac River near Joint-Base Anacostia-Bolling in Southwest D.C. this morning.

By Clarence Williams  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Rape, assault charges for man in Suitland attacks

Curtis Lee Sargent, 19, allegedly attacked a man and two women Thursday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  04:02 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 07/06/2012

21-year-old in hospital after exchanging gunfire with police in College Park

No officers were wounded in the Thursday night incident.

By Mihir Zaveri and Clarence Williams  |  12:27 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Man injured in early morning attack in Northwest D.C.

Police said four people beat the victim the middle of the street at the intersection of 14th and Euclid.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:04 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Virginia working to improve suspect identification processes

Marvin Anderson has been speaking out about the need for proper police procedures.

By the Associated Press  |  08:03 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Woman sexually assaulted in Va. Target store

The woman felt something underneath her skirt and then saw a flash, like one from a camera, police said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:50 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 07/05/2012

12-year-old charged in toddler’s killing

Prince George’s County police said the toddler, who was beaten, was a family member of the 12-year-old.

By Washington Post Staff  |  01:45 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Woman sexually assaulted at Ballston Mall

A woman was sexually assaulted July 4 in a parking garage at Ballston Mall, Arlington police said.

By Allison Klein  |  01:10 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 07/05/2012

71-year-old woman killed in D.C. apartment fire

Firefighters found the body of 71-year-old Mildred Maria Harrison after a fire broke out in her Southeast D.C. home.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:41 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 07/05/2012

An interview with federal-prosecutor-turned novelist Allison Leotta

Her second book, “Discretion,” was published Tuesday.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  08:31 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Two dead in overnight D.C. shootings; victims were watching fireworks

Four were shot while watching fireworks in Fort Totten; two more were hit hours later in Petworth.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:40 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 07/04/2012

Gulf Power worker helping to restore electricity dies in multiple vehicle crash in Loudoun

A utility worker helping restore power in Loudoun County died Tuesday in a car accident.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  05:39 PM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 07/04/2012

Jogger sexually assaulted at knifepoint on Four Mile Run in Arlington, police say

A 23-year-old Arlington woman was sexually assaulted at knifepoint Tuesday evening near mile marker 44 on the Four Mile Run bike trail.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  11:51 AM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 AM ET, 07/04/2012

Bicyclist seriously injured on 16th Street NW

By Martin Weil  |  12:47 AM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Man guilty of assaulting bicyclist

A D.C. Superior Court jury Tuesday found Thomas Dunkel, 62, guilty of assaulting a bicyclist with his vehicle and fists during an 2010 altercation.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:17 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Man kills puppy with concrete slab

King Tut, a pit bull puppy from Northeast Washington, was asleep when the man dropped the 50-pound concrete slab on the dog’s head, authorities said.

By Paul Duggan  |  04:21 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Fairfax County officers cleared in fatal shootings

Fairfax County’s top prosecutor has cleared two Fairfax County police officers of any wrongdoing in two separate shootings that occurred in May, police announced Monday.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  05:07 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Lora Melissa Myers dies after Thursday Fairfax crash

She is the second person who died in the crash, police said.

By Maria Glod  |  04:25 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Maryland Prisons Launch dog-training Program

Select inmates at prisons in Maryland will train service dogs for wounded and disabled veterans, officials said.

By Mihir Zaveri  |  04:03 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/02/2012

John Roberts: Chief Joker of the Supreme Court?

But the Harvard-educated former corporate lawyer also appears to have a humorous side.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  02:37 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Pedestrian killed at darkened Arlington intersection

A man was killed by a car in Arlington Sunday night as he walked through a darkened intersection that lost power in the storm.

By Allison Klein  |  10:51 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/30/2010

Police say scuffle leads to accidental shooting outside Verizon Center

A man was accidentally shot in the leg early Monday morning during scuffle that started inside a fast-food restaurant.

By Peter Hermann  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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