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Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Crofton man who referenced Joker, threatened mass murder released from hospital, turned over to parents

The Crofton man who police say referenced the Joker as he threatened mass violence against his employer was released from the hospital Tuesday, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  06:56 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's

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 05:48 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Former Occupy DC protesters found guilty

Eleven protesters were found guilty of failure to obey an emergency order after they tried to build a wooden structure in McPherson Square in December.

By Annie Gowen  |  05:48 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Md. woman bitten by Rottweiler

An Olney woman was bitten by a neighbor’s Rottweiler while walking through their neighborhood May 7, according to police.

By Rachel Karas  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Rape suspect arrested at BWI

Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a rape suspect at the Baltimore Washington International Airport, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Suspected robber threatened victims with blood-filled syringe, Taser gun

A Columbia man allegedly robbed a CVS pharmacist by threatening her with a syringe he said contained AIDS-tainted blood.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:32 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Robbery

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

Waldorf man arrested for allegedly assaulting victim with couch

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

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

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Woodbridge man sentenced to 12 years for terrorist propaganda video

Jubair Ahmad provided material support to the foreign terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, according to federal authorities in Virginia.

By Rachel Karas  |  06:40 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Man posing as attorney pleads guilty in mortgage-rescue scam

A Virginia Beach man pleaded guilty to running a fake mortgage-rescue business in Vienna on April 10, federal authorities said.

By Rachel Karas  |  08:55 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Man, girlfriend charged in Gainesville bank robbery

A suspected serial bank robber, who was pulled over for a traffic violation, was arrested Monday after charged with robbing a Gainesville bank last week.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  12:03 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Pr. William, Robbery

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Police charge man with peeping Tom offenses in Glen Burnie

The man repeatedly spied on women in a Glen Burnie Panera Bread bathroom stall, police said.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  09:53 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Anne Arundel

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Riverdale man abducted, forced to withdraw cash from ATM: police

The two suspects approached the victim outside his home on 59th Avenue and forced him into his own vehicle.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  09:54 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Pr. George's

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

Odenton man charged with striking officer and vehicle

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

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

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Police: Weapon, drunk driving charges for Great Falls chef

Jacques Haeringer, owner of L'Auberge Chef François, was arrested Monday and charged with brandishing a weapon and driving while intoxicated.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  09:17 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Virginia

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Police arrest suspect in Northeast homicide

Northeast resident Raymond Faunteroy, 26, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:24 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Homicide

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Md. woman killed after running into roadway

Authorities are investigation a possible connection to a fire in the same area around the same time.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene | Tags:  pedestrian accident

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Prison for man who stabbed sleeping homeless man

Percy Carter pleaded guilty to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon in January.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Park Police seek Dupont Circle robbery suspects

Park Police said the two suspects are a black male and white female, both 30 to 40 years old.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Robbery, The District

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Sterling woman charged in toddler daughter’s killing

The Loudoun County sheriff’s office said they arrested Vanesa Patricio-Cruz on March 5 after a seven-year investigation following her daughter’s death of unknown causes.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  04:37 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Police searching for Md. purse snatching suspect

They say the suspect committed a robbery on Feb. 29 in Arnold.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  02:37 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene | Tags:  robbery

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 12:25 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Frederick County family looking for two good samaritans

Frederick County family says a man and a woman saved their mother’s life by performing CPR on her.

By Erica W. Morrison  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Suspect in Prince George’s County officer’s assault arrested

Police arrested a man in Upper Marlboro after he allegedly attempted to disarm an officer.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  10:32 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Dead? No. Arrested and charged with faking it for insurance claim

A southwest Virginia man tried to collect on his life insurance policy by faking his death, prosecutors charge.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Pink stun gun seized from DC-bound airline passenger

TSA agents in Los Angeles took masked stun gun, passenger then continued on flight to Reagan National

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:17 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/22/2011

TSA employee accused of assault removed from security operations

An employee of the Transportation Security Administration accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Manassas while he was in uniform was immediately removed from security operations pending an investigation, the agency said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Pr. William

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011

TSA employee charged with sexual assault

Worker was in uniform and showed badge, police say, in alleged attack near his Pr. William County home.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Pr. William, Pr. William, Sex Crimes

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 10/21/2011

District woman arrested in SE stabbing

A District woman from Southeast has been charged with assault with intent to kill in the Thursday night stabbing death of Jodie Ward, police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:49 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Homicide

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Vienna police investigate infant death

An 11-month-old was unresponsive when returned by caregiver to mother

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Virginia

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Man flashes jogger near Glen Echo, then crashes car and is caught, police say

Police charged man for indecent exposure after he has car crash after allegedly approaching jogger near Glen Echo then fleeing.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:35 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Crime Scene, Crime Scene, Crime Scene, Montgomery, Crime Scene, Alexandria

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Teacher charged with aiding escape

A Prince William teacher is accused of helping four teenagers escape from a Manassas shelter for troubled juveniles where she has taught since 1996, according to county police and school officials.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:03 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Mary Pat Flaherty, Manassas, Crime Scene, Pr. William

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Police find scene in Springfield girl’s assault

Fairfax County police said they have found the scene where a 5-year-old girl was assaulted after being abducted from a bed in her Springfield home early Saturday.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  03:38 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Fairfax

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Prince William police report rash of tire thefts at VRE lots

Prince William County police said a rash of tire thefts have occurred at Virginia Railway Express parking lots and garages.

By Jennifer Buske  |  05:03 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Dr. Gridlock

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 07/25/2011

DNA may connect man suspected in series of East Coast rapes to new case in Md.

Initial testing showed a possible match between Aaron Thomas’s DNA and evidence from a 1999 rape in Greenbelt, Md.

By Associated Press  |  05:49 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Man fatally shot in Bowie

Officers responding to a reported shooting in the Bowie area of Prince George's County find a man dead at the scene, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:12 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Holder: Reduce sentences for crack convicts

The U.S. Attorney General, testifying before the U.S. Sentencing Commission, says some incarcerated for crack cocaine offenses should benefit from a new law that lessens penalties.

By  |  01:41 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Around the Nation

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Homeless man rescued from ventilation duct

Workers arriving at a Jerry’s Subs and Pizza in Laurel Thursday morning heard calls for help and discovered a man stuck in a ventilation duct. He told detectives he was trying to climb inside to sleep for the night.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  02:10 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene, Matt Zapotosky

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Richmond man sentenced to 16 years for tax credit scheme

Richmond man sentenced for stealing $11.2 million from federal and state tax programs for rehabing historic buildings.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:19 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 04/27/2011

More details of electrocuted snake at Pepco substation

Black snake electrocuted after getting into circuit breaker

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:18 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Crime Scene

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Counselor sold heroin from DC women’s shelter

Worker at D.C. General Hospital women’s shelter sold drugs

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:36 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Two injured in Northwest shooting

A gunman riding in a car near the U Street corridor opened fire Thursday afternoon in what one council member said could be a dispute between rival gangs.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  03:23 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Scene