So was the Charlie Sheen police escort improper or not? Last month, D.C. police said they probably shouldn’t have rolled out the full motorcade treatment for the Warlock. But a new AP investigation found that dozens of VIPs — including Bill Gates and Jay-Z — and visiting sports teams were similarly escorted. The city is generally reimbursed for these escorts, though; and police brass say they’re used to play a public-safety or crowd-control role.
In other news: The P-Funk Mothership gets ready to land at the Smithsonian. And did William Donald Schaefer remember you in his will? Lots of Marylanders surprised to find themselves in it.