Crime Scene: Virginia

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Leader of ‘Korean Night Breeders’ gang sentenced for extorting Annandale businesses

Ha San Yu sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for extorting Korean businesses.

By Lynh Bui  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Virginia man injured in boat explosion on Potomac River tributary

The victim was less than 100 yards from his dock in Nomini Creek when gas fumes ignited.

By Emma Brown  |  05:50 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virginia marine police, boat accidents

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Burglars forced Stafford County, Va. homeowners to strip naked, report says

The Stafford County couple and their baby weren’t hurt, but cash, jewelry, computer equipment and a digital camera were taken in the home invasion.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  09:08 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, Virginia Crime

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman has Manassas ties

The Florida neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman, grew up in Manassas and graduated from Osbourn High School in 2001.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:57 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin, Manassas, Virginia

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Alfredo Prieto death sentences in Fairfax upheld

A Fairfax jury and judge imposed two death sentences for the rape and murder of a young couple outside Reston in 1988.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:53 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Tom Jackman, Homicide | Tags:  Alfredo Prieto, Virginia

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Police ID bicyclist killed in Arlington Sunday

Arlington police have identified Fitzgerald Pollard, 44, of Arlington, as the bicyclist killed Sunday afternoon when his bike collided with a car in the 4000 block of Four Mile Run Drive, county police said Tuesday.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  06:25 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington, Mary Pat Flaherty | Tags:  virginia, arlington

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Fugitive Deandre Kelly arrested in Virginia

Aided by local police and sheriffs in western Virginia, federal marshals have arrested Deandre Kelly, 29, of Northeast, who escaped from a Maryland jail in January and had been sought on drug charges in the District.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, The Region | Tags:  jail, mary pat flaherty, district, maryland, virginia

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Huguely indicted on first-degree murder charge in Va.

Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George W. Huguely V, 23, was indicted Monday by a grand jury on six charges, including first-degree murder, in the death of his former girlfriend.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Virginia, Schools, Updates | Tags:  courthouse, mary pat flaherty, virginia

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 03/01/2011

U.S. Attorney's Office collects big money

U.S. Attorney for Eastern District collects debts

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:39 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, From the Courthouse | Tags:  U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Virginia

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 03/15/2010

Va. police seek Sunday I-95 hit-and-run driver

The driver of the Taurus

By Ruben Castaneda  |  04:47 PM ET, 03/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia | Tags:  Virginia State Police, hit-and-run

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 02/10/2010

Feds in Va. to crack down on financial fraud and public corruption

The U.S. attorney's office in Alexandria, known for prosecuting high-profile terrorism and national security cases, has a new target: financial fraud and public corruption. The office, which handles cases from throughout Northern Virginia, is expanding its ability to fight financial...

By Washington Post editors  |  10:33 AM ET, 02/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria | Tags:  Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles Connolly, Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Lytle, Charles Connolly, Eastern District of Virginia, Mark Lytle, Neil H. MacBride, U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride, U.S.Rep. William Jefferson, William J. Jefferson, William Jefferson, financial fraud, public corruption