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Justin Jouvenal covers courts and policing in Fairfax County and across the nation. He has covered MS-13, Ebola and the Freddie Gray case.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment against 11 gang members.
A Virginia woman says the private detective obtained a statement from a witness to her husband’s slaying. That’s when things turned strange.
Laszlo Pentek, 55, shot and killed his wife inside their Mantua-area home, police said.
Bernard Betts-King, who worked with the mentally disabled in Northern Virginia, raped the woman in early 2017, police said.
Police said Bernard Betts-King, 60, worked as a behavioral specialist.
The victim, Miguel Angel Ruiz Carillo, 18, was killed in 2017 after being assaulted and abducted.
Monis Irfan, 21, of Springfield, was arrested in an online sting.
Paul Ebert has served as the commonwealth’s attorney of Prince William County for more than 50 years.
Dustin Moore, 27, of Fredericksburg, initiated contact with a detective posing as a child, police said.