Crime Scene: D.C


Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Temple Hills man charged in February shooting was charged with manslaughter at age 14

Fatal shooting near Nationals park came after a scuffle over a coat, court documents show.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  07:55 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deonte Graves, Department of Youth and Rehabilitation Services, Tyrone Joyner, Nationals Park, D.C. Superior Court, Keith L. Alexander

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Six D.C. gang members plead guilty to assault, robbery charges

Police said the six had beaten and robbed people in Chinatown, Dupont Circle and on U Street.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:26 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  "Show Out" crew, gang, Dupont Circle, Chinatown, D.C. Superior Court, robberies, assault, Keith L. Alexander, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen, Police Chief Cathy Lanier, homeless, Northwest Washington

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Albert Haynesworth completes community service; conviction dismissed

Albert Haynesworth’s misdemeanor conviction stemming from an incident at the W Hotel in 2011 was dismissed this week after the former Redskins lineman proved that he had completed community service and other requirements.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:05 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Albert Haynesworth, A. Scott Bolden, Judge Truman A. Morrison, Keith L. Alexander, D.C. Superior Court, sexual assault, NFL

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Judge rules Albrecht Muth unfit to represent himself in March murder trial

Accused killer of Georgetown socialite has dropped to about 120 pounds and is at risk of organ failure due to a two-month hunger strike.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  03:30 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love, Etc. | Tags:  Albrecht Gero Muth, Viola Hermes Drath, Georgetown, D.C. Superior Court, United Medical Center, Judge Russell F. Canan, Keith L. Alexander, Russom Ghebrai, D.C. jail

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Former Redskin Fred Smoot pleads guilty to DUI in December; sentenced to six months probation

The former defensive back was sentenced to six months probation in D.C. Superior Court.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:40 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Smoot, Washington Redskins, D.C. Superior Court, Judge Juliet McKenna, driving under the influence, Rosewell, Ga, Keith L. Alexander, drunk driving, guilty plea, Brian K. McDaniel, defensive back

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Northwest man sentenced to 70 years in prison for the 2010 fatal shooting of teenage daughter

Robert M. Carter shot his 13-year-old in the head and wounded two others.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  06:50 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert M. Carter, Judge Thomas J. Motley, Angel Morse, D.C. Superior Court, domestic dispute, Keith L. Alexander, first-degree murder, Metro Access, Prince George's County, kidnapping

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Southeast man gets 21 years in fatal shooting of man during robbery bid

Anthony Speight Jr., 24, was sentenced for killing William R. Mitchell, 33, during a robbery attempt.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:52 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Speight, William R. Mitchell, Judge Russell F. Canan, D.C. Superior Court, Keith L. Alexander, Florida Avenue, Metro

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 02/08/2013

District man sentenced to 38 years on murder and child sex abuse charges lashes out in court

Luel Hayes Jr. repeatedly shouted at prosecutors and a victim’s family during the hearing.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  05:27 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Luel Hayes Jr., Raheim Moore, Keith L. Alexander, D.C. Superior Court, Judge Ronna L. Beck, Northwest Washington, child sex abuse, David Saybolt

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 02/08/2013

District student sentenced to eight years following shooting of classmate

The 17-year-old high school student had been charged with shooting a classmate on the school’s campus last year.

By Keith L. Alexander  |  04:21 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Collidge High School, Northwest D.C., school violence, D.C. Superior Court, Judge Patricia A. Broderick, Brandon Smothers, Ronald C. Machen Jr., school shootings

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

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

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

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

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

Police charge man in District robbery, stabbing

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

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

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

Murder charge for District man after Saturday shooting

Dietrich Baker, 23, was arrested Monday afternoon.

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

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Townhouse near Mt. Vernon Square partially collapses

The back and side portions of a townhouse in the 1100 block of 6th Street NW near Mt. Vernon Square have collapsed, according to D.C. fire officials.

By Jimm Phillips  |  04:18 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. housing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

District man pleads guilty to attacking pizza delivery driver

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted at 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 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 05:27 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Former D.C. official admits to using city funds for personal purchases

William Shelton, 42, the former chairman of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5B, pleaded guilty to a charge of access device fraud.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:27 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Government, theft, corruption, Target

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 12/15/2010

Indictment for woman after deadly crash

A D.C. Superior Court grand jury has indicted a Mitchellville woman. charging her with involuntary manslaughter after a September drunk driving accident in Adams Morgan that killed one woman and left another severly injured, the District's U.S. Attorney's office announced Wednesday. The grand...

By Keith L. Alexander  |  01:50 PM ET, 12/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Keith L. Alexander, Keith L. Alexander, Keith L. Alexander, Keith L. Alexander | Tags:  Adams Morgan, Adams Morgan Washington D.C., D.C. Superior Court, Grand jury, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, United States Attorney

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

Guilty plea in quadruple D.C. shooting

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

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

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

Deadly hit-and-run in D.C.

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

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

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

Top 3 odd crimes of the week

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

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

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

Top 3 odd crimes of the week

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

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