Crime Scene: robbery

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Image of robbery suspect released

Police say suspects rammed car to stage accident, then kidnapped victim

By Dan Morse  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jones Lane robbery, North Potomac robbery, Montgomery County rammed car robbed, ATM robbery, Duct taped victim

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 08:13 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Robber chooses wrong victims: two off-duty police officers

By Clarence Williams  |  08:13 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, robbery

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Robber who destroyed Pr. George's store surveillance system gets 45 years

David Ward Turner apparently believed his shades and hat -- and destroying a store's surveillance system -- would shield him from the law. But they didn't protect him from eyewitnesses.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, From the Courthouse, From the Courthouse | Tags:  Glenn F. Ivey, armed robbery

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 05/05/2010

Meeting of chat friends turns into robbery

A Prince William County man who agreed to meet another man in Manassas after they messaged on a cellphone chat line was robbed by two men at gunpoint last month, Prince William police said, and they released a photo of a suspect Wednesday.

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:53 PM ET, 05/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. William, Pr. William | Tags:  cellphone chat, chat meeting, man robbed after agreeing to meet, meeting turns to robbery

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/30/2010

10 year-sentence for culprit in robbery plot upsets Pr. George's victim

A Clinton man who, with his family, was taken hostage at gunpoint in a bank robbery attempt was not pleased Friday when a Prince George's judge sentenced one of his attackers to 10 years in prison. "[Expletive] y'all!" James Spruill...

By Ruben Castaneda  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Yohannes T. Surafel, Yosef Tadele, bank robbery

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 03/16/2010

Guilty plea in Pr. George's bank robbery plot that ended on Beltway

A District man who who took a Clinton bank manager and her family hostage at gunpoint in a bank robbery attempt has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and other charges in Prince George's County Circuit Court.

By Ruben Castaneda  |  07:58 AM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda, Ruben Castaneda | Tags:  Barrington Cameron, James Spruill, Yohannes T. Surafel, bank robbery

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 12/21/2009

Shots fired during Pr. George's bank robbery

Police in Prince George’s County are on the scene of a bank robbery in the Chillum area in which gunshots were apparently fired into the ceiling, authorities said. The incident occurred about 10:30 a.m. at a SunTrust branch in the...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:25 AM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Matt Zapotosky | Tags:  Sun Trust, bank robbery, shots fired

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 12/10/2009

Police investigating armed robberies at Pr. George's ATMs

Police in Prince George’s County are searching for a group of suspects they say are staking out drive-through ATMs and robbing the people who withdraw money from them. Investigators are exploring several such incidents over the last few months, many...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:01 AM ET, 12/10/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Matt Zapotosky | Tags:  ATM, robbery

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 12/03/2009

Police make arrests in Calvert home invasion

Police in Calvert County promised Wednesday that thanks in large part to a chatty getaway driver, they would arrest three suspects "in short order" after a home invasion robbery Tuesday in St. Leonard. Thursday, they revealed that they have made...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:24 PM ET, 12/03/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Updates, Updates, Updates | Tags:  armed robbery, getaway driver, home invasion

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 11/20/2009

Chicken wings, fries and armed robbery

On a recent night in Charles County, three teenagers went out to a Waldorf-area neighborhood looking for someone to rob. When they couldn't "catch somebody slippin,' " one of the teens later told investigators, they decided to call and see...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:05 AM ET, 11/20/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charles, Charles | Tags:  armed robbery; Goodies; chicken wings