Charge in Teen's Slaying D.C. police charged a 19-year-old Northwest man yesterday in the death of a Ballou High School senior in April.

Detectives took Michael Blackson, of the 1100 block of First Place, into custody without incident about 4:30 p.m., police said. He was charged with the first-degree murder of Lavelle Kendell Jones, 16, of Oxon Hill.

Police found Jones's body in the front passenger seat of a 1992 Pontiac Bonneville on April 24. He had been in the car with friends in the 3600 block of Minnesota Avenue SE when a second car pulled up and fired one shot, hitting him the head.

Blackson is to be arraigned today in D.C. Superior Court.


Crackdown on Fugitives Immigration officials have arrested 25 illegal immigrants in Montgomery County who have outstanding criminal warrants, officials said.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the fugitives come from countries including China, Ghana, Guatemala, Korea and Nicaragua. Most were arrested in the Bethesda, Burtonsville, Gaithersburg and Rockville areas.

Those detained have evaded orders of deportation for crimes including assault and robbery.

Victim Identified Prince George's County police have identified the victim of a June 20 homicide as Manales Cristobol Sanchez, 16.

Sanchez, of the 1600 block of Neely Road in Silver Spring, was found dead behind a trash bin in the 8200 block of 14th Avenue with trauma to his upper body.


Murder Charge A 30-year-old Prince William County man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man found in his car near a Woodbridge marina in May, police said.

Shirley L. Carter, of the 4500 block of Evansdale Road, is being held without bond, police said.

James W. Jackson was charged earlier with murder in the slaying of Andrew Tuck, 28, of Dale City.

Compiled from reports by staff writers.