Victim Identified A 21-year-old homeless man who was fatally stabbed during a fight outside a fast-food restaurant in Fairfax County late Tuesday was identified yesterday as Javier Bonilla Rivas, police said, and another homeless man was charged in the slaying.
Fairfax police said a first-degree murder warrant was obtained charging Jorge Ramirez, 30, who also goes by Mario. The slaying occurred in the 9500 block of Lee Highway in the parking lot of an Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips.
Police asked that anyone with information about Ramirez's whereabouts call the department's Crime Solvers line, 866-411-TIPS.
Bank Robbery The man believed to have committed four recent bank robberies in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area also might be responsible for a robbery yesterday at a Bank of America branch in Silver Spring, Montgomery County police said.
Shortly after 2 p.m., a man entered the bank in the 8500 block of Georgia Avenue, posed as a customer and announced a robbery when he got to the teller's window. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
Police describe the robber as a black man, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, with a medium build and curly, close-cropped hair. He was wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans yesterday.
Stepfather Charged An Elkridge man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of his 33-year-old stepson.
Howard County police said Allen Cooley, 43, stabbed Keith Swoboda during a fight Wednesday night at their home in the 5700 block of Furnace Avenue. Cooley is charged with attempted second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.
Swoboda was stabbed in the chest and is hospitalized in stable condition.
Compiled from reports by staff writers and the Associated Press.