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Crime Scene: June 20, 2010 - June 26, 2010

Jail, counseling for Fairfax counselor

A respected domestic violence and anger management counselor in Fairfax County was sentenced in federal court on Friday to 12 months in prison for pointing a gun at two deputy U.S. marshals, officials said. As part of his sentence, Jose...

By Washington Post editors  | June 25, 2010; 4:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Fairfax, From the Courthouse, Updates  
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U.S. Marine charged in Ballston rape

A 21-year-old U.S. Marine who was linked to an attempted abduction on North Quincy Street in Arlington in early February was charged this week with a separate attack two weeks later on two young women in their Ballston home. Jorge...

By Josh White  | June 25, 2010; 4:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Arlington, Josh White, Pr. William, Sex Crimes, Updates  
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Jail for man in 'Stop Snitching' videos

A man who appeared in the "Stop Snitching" videos has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for racketeering. A co-defendant was sentenced to more than 24 years on the same charges. Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Sherman Pride of...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 3:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Baltimore, From the Courthouse  
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Video: N.C. man attacked in store

A brutal attack caught on tape: A North Carolina man says he was attacked without warning by a stranger at a convenience store....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 2:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Crime, Seen  
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Md. restaurant crash injures 3

Three patrons at a Vietnamese restaurant in Beltsville were injured Friday afternoon when a Honda SUV crashed through the storefront, Prince George’s County authorities said. A Honda Pilot crashed through the brick-and-glass storefront of the PHO 88 restaurant in the...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 2:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Pr. George's  
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FBI field chief wants 'transparency'

Shawn Henry has a favorite word that one might not expect from the head of the FBI's Washington field office -- "transparency." Just four months into his post as assistant director in charge, Henry says he's already working hard to...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 2:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The Region  
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Police seek 2 missing Fairfax girls

Fairfax County police believe two girls who went missing last week could be in danger and are asking for the public's help in finding them. Tiffany Ghani, 16, and Tram Hoang, 15, have been missing since late on Friday, June...

By Josh White  | June 25, 2010; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Josh White, Virginia  
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Va. teacher charged with touching teen

A 72-year-old male teacher at Alexandria's T.C. Williams High School was arrested and charged with sexual battery following a June 7 incident involving a 16-year-old female student, Alexandria police said Friday. The student said Reginald Brown, 72, of Fairfax, inappropriately...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Alexandria, David P. Marino-Nachison, Schools  
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Md. to broadcast info on cop attackers

Maryland officials will broadcast information about people suspected of killing or seriously harming police officers through a new "Blue Alert" system that leaders hope will help officials locate suspects. Gov. Martin O'Malley signed an executive order Friday establishing the new...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 12:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland  
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Is summer weather prime for crime?

Most of us remember the silence on the streets of D.C. and Baltimore during Snowmageddon. Few walked. Few drove. Few ventured outside at all for five days straight. Not only that, there were fewer people out committing violent crimes on...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The Region  
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Arrest in Md. thefts from vehicles

Anne Arundel County Police are seeking people who may have been victims of a recent string of thefts after arresting an Arnold man who was found driving a vehicle with several license plates and GPS devices. A county officer pulled...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 9:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, David P. Marino-Nachison  
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Teen dies in Charles crash

Nathan Fiske, 16, of La Plata, was killed Wednesday afternoon when the car he was riding in went out of control eastbound on Mitchell Road at Carmelite Drive. Fiske died at the scene after the car hit a tree, according...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | June 25, 2010; 8:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Charles, Mary Pat Flaherty, Traffic Accidents  
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Va. watching for drunk boating

Virginia conservation police officers will be patrolling the state's waterways for boaters under the influence. Called Operation Dry Water, the initiative begins Friday and continues through the weekend....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 7:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Virginia  
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Man's to-do list incriminates him

A man arrested with drugs on his person in the United Kingdom was incriminated by his to-do list, according to this report: Thomas Franks was arrested last month after police searched him in Crawley, West Sussex. Officers found 21 grams...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 7:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the World, Offbeat  
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Arrests in deadly D.C. robbery

D.C. police announced the arrest of two men charged with killing an employee during the robbery of a Northeast Washington check-cashing store last week. On Wednesday, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Gregory Trotter, 48, of Southeast Washington,...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 25, 2010; 3:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, Homicide, The District, Updates  
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Men charged in murder for hire

A Temple Hills man who authorities allege was part of a heroin trafficking ring has been arrested on charges he paid $10,000 to have a man murdered. David M. Long, who went by Damo, was indicted by a federal grand...

By Maria Glod  | June 24, 2010; 9:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Maria Glod, The District  
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Man shot dead in Ft. Washington

A male was shot and killed in the Fort Washington area of Prince George’s County Thursday afternoon, and police said they are looking for a silver four-door Pontiac that may have been involved. Few details were immediately available about the...

By Matt Zapotosky  | June 24, 2010; 5:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Homicide, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Second death in D.C. shooting

A Wednesday afternoon shooting at a Northeast D.C. store has led to two deaths, D.C. police confirmed Thursday. Ming-Kun Chih, 59, died at the scene of the armed robbery at 3 p.m. Wednesday at his wholesaling store on the 1200...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 4:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District, Updates  
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30 years for 'Michelle Hell' in Md.

A 25-year-old Hagerstown woman described by federal prosecutors as a high-ranking member of a violent gang has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Michelle Hebron pleaded guilty in April to a charge of racketeering conspiracy. Prosecutors say she was...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Gangs, Maryland  
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Man sought in Md. sex attack

Montgomery County police are searching for a man they say crept into a 68-year-old woman’s bedroom in the middle of the night and sexually assaulted her. The Germantown woman was asleep in Saturday's pre-dawn hours when the suspect entered her...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 11:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Montgomery, Sex Crimes  
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Arrest in Md. deliveryman robbery

A suspect has been arrested and charged in the Sunday afternoon armed robbery of a food deliveryman in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County police said. Curtis Godard, 20, and another suspect are accused of accosting the 30-year-old victim with a...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Anne Arundel  
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$1.7M for family of shot Md. man

A Frederick County Circuit judge has awarded the family of a man who died in an accidental shooting in 2007 $1.65 million as part of a lawsuit against the man who shot him. The parents of 23-year-old Michael Abraham Brall...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 8:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Frederick, From the Courthouse  
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20 years for fake cop, Md. rapist

A Frederick man accused of raping a woman while impersonating a police officer has pleaded guilty to a second-degree sex offense and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Thirty-seven-year-old Michael Barnwell entered the plea on Wednesday. His trial...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 7:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Frederick, From the Courthouse, Updates  
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Cell phone snares Ky. theft suspect

A Kentucky man who tried to sell a stolen trailer was easily tracked after he left his personal phone number on his for sale listing, according to this report: When an officer found [Gerald T.] Ray in the 7300 block...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 7:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Brothers killed in Md. crash

Two brothers were killed when a car one of them was driving veered from the road and collided with a utility pole in Silver Spring Wednesday night, Montgomery County police said. Idris Muhammad, 20 was driving the dark blue Nissan...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 7:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Montgomery, Traffic Accidents  
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Transit Police recapture prisoner

A prisoner escaped from Metro Transit Police near the Suitland Road Station but was caught about an hour later, Metro officials said. The man, who had been arrested earlier in the day for reasons that were not identified, was taken...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 1:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Man killed, another injured in D.C.

One man was fatally shot and another man critically wounded in a market Wednesday in the wholesale district of Northeast Washington, D.C. police said. Police were called to a store in the 1300 block of Fifth Street about 3 p.m.,...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 24, 2010; 1:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, Homicide, The District  
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Md. teens charged with thefts

Two teenagers have been accused of stealing from at least 30 vehicles and burglarizing five houses in Burtonsville in a 17-hour crime spree, Montgomery County police said. Police said the Silver Spring youths, age 15 and 17, were arrested before...

By Maria Glod  | June 23, 2010; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Maria Glod, Montgomery  
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No new trial for Keith Washington

The only recourse left for Washington would be to try to convince the Supreme Court to consider an appeal.

By Ruben Castaneda  | June 23, 2010; 5:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Ruben Castaneda, Updates  | Tags:  Brandon D. Clark, Keith A. Washington, Robert White  
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Police station evacuation in Md.

Normal activities resumed at the Prince George's County police's District I station Wednesday afternoon after it was evacuated while authorities cleaned up a freon leak from a heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit, fire officials said. At about 2:15 p.m.,...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Man arrested in Md. stabbing

Update: At about 11 a.m. Wednesday, Chirinos was spotted at the Men’s Shelter at 600 East Gude Drive in Rockville, Montgomery County police said. He was taken into custody without incident. Originial post: Montgomery County police are looking for Franklin...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Montgomery  
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Video: Jamaica catches top fugitive

Jamaica's top police officer is appealing for cool heads, urging Christopher "Dudus" Coke's gangland supporters to allow the law to take its course following his arrest Tuesday....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 3:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the World  
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Md. man arrested in District killing

A Capitol Heights man has been arrested in the January fatal shooting of a man in the District, police said Wednesday. Jermaine Townsend was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Keith Neal, 41. Neil was...

By Maria Glod  | June 23, 2010; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Va. man charged in boy's murder

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Court records show a Virginia man already charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 22-year-old West Virginia woman is now charged with killing her 3-year-old son. Antonio Prophet, 34, of Lorton, Va., was arrested last...

By Maria Glod  | June 23, 2010; 2:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man hit by car dies

A man who was struck by a small SUV in Wheaton last week has died of his injuries, Montgomery County police said Wednesday. Eloy Rubio, 48, of no fixed address, was crossing the westbound lanes of Veirs Mill Road near...

By Maria Glod  | June 23, 2010; 12:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Montgomery  
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Defense rests in Robert Wone trial

The defense attorneys in the Robert Wone conspiracy trial rested their case Wednesday. Defense attorneys took five days and called seven witnesses to defend the three housemates charged with covering up the August 2006 fatal stabbing of Wone after he...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 12:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District  
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Man shot by police convicted of assault

A 32-year-old man who survived being shot five times by a Montgomery County police officer was convicted this morning of assaulting the officer, but cleared of the more serious charge of trying to disarm him. Ingham "Andre" DeFreitas faces sentencing...

By Dan Morse  | June 23, 2010; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dan Morse, From the Courthouse, Montgomery  
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Attempted abduction in Manassas

A 15-year-old girl reported that she was walking near a shopping center Sunday evening when a man grabbed her and tried to pull her into the woods, Prince William police said. The girl said she screamed and the man fled....

By Maria Glod  | June 23, 2010; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Charges dismissed in student death

A judge has dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge against a 23-year-old Roanoke man who ran over a Virginia Tech student from Olney. Aaron Pierce was charged in the November 2005 death of Brian McCloskey, who died several days after Pierce...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 8:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Schools, Updates, Virginia  
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Persistent detective among Md. honored

The first time Prince George’s County Police Detective Jordan Swonger locked up the teenage robbery and carjacking suspect, he thought he had him dead to rights. After all, Swonger said, Markje Johnson had confessed to the December 2008 robbery --...

By Matt Zapotosky  | June 23, 2010; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Heroes, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Pa. man clocks out, hits customer

A Pennsylvania man and Burger King man is wanted on assault charges after clocking out before punching a customer, according to this report: A 59 year-old customer pulled up to the drive thru intercom and placed an order. While making...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Video: New York officer on trial

The second police-conduct trial in as many months is under way in New York City. The officer is accused of beating an Iraq war veteran and then lying to cover up the attack....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 23, 2010; 2:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Firefighter guilty of arson

As a member of the Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department, Jerome Engle's responsibility was straightforward enough: to fight fires. Tuesday, Engle admitted that he violated the trust the community put in him when he intentionally set a fire in a vacant...

By Washington Post editors  | June 22, 2010; 4:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, From the Courthouse, Pr. George's, Ruben Castaneda  
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'Horrorcore' suspect appears in court

An aspiring rapper who sang about the thrill of killing before being charged in the bludgeoning deaths of his girlfriend and three others is feeling remorse about the deaths, his attorney said after a hearing Tuesday. Richard "Sam" McCroskey, 21,...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Updates, Virginia  
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Two life terms for Md. gang leader

A man described by prosecutors as the leader of a violent Baltimore drug gang has been sentenced to two life terms in federal prison. Thirty-year-old Terrence Richardson was convicted in March on racketeering and drug conspiracy charges....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Baltimore, From the Courthouse, Gangs  
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One of 3 missing Va. girls returns

A missing 12-year-old girl who set off with two other girls nearly two weeks ago has returned home after she called her mom from Washington D.C. Monday, Loudoun County authorities said. Eboni Collins told authorities she separated early on from...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 12:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Loudoun, Updates  
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Trial for man shot by Md. officer

A 32-year-old man shot five times by a police officer finds himself in court today -- as a defendant. Jurors are expected to begin deliberations today in the case against Ingham "Andre" DeFreitas, who is accused with charging a Montgomery...

By Dan Morse  | June 22, 2010; 12:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Dan Morse, From the Courthouse, Montgomery  
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Video: Woman killed on highway

Drivers on a busy St. Louis-area highway watched in horror as a woman, bleeding from a gunshot wound, leapt from a car and across several lanes of traffic, before her boyfriend chased her down and shot her in the head...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md. murderer disputes killings

A woman serving life in prison for murder says she won't contest a divorce from her husband, but she disputes his reason for the divorce -- that she killed someone. Erika Sifrit wrote in a court filing, "I do not...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 10:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Maryland, Updates  
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Baltimore to settle police lawsuit

Baltimore has agreed to settle a four-year-old NAACP lawsuit that accused the police department of arresting people unconstitutionally. City solicitor George Nilson says the settlement allows the city to move forward from the "problematic" arrest practices of the past....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 10:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Baltimore  
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Arrest, charges in D.C. killing

Police have arrested a Northeast D.C. man and charged him in the killing of another man in Columbia Heights, authorities said. Police said Anthony Anderson, 49, assaulted Tyrone Smith, 48, at Perry Place NW and 14th Street NW on June...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Homicide, The District  
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Jail for man who shot self

A Southeast Washington man who accidentally shot himself during a rape attempt has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. said Monday in a statement.

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 7:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Sex Crimes, The District  
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'Goldilocks' burglar caught sleeping

A burglar in New Zealand was caught when she was found sleeping in her victim's bed, according to this report: Vanessa Joy Long, 39, who has long blonde hair tied back in a pony tail, proved an easy arrest after...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 22, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Jail for D.C. man in murder without body

A Southeast Washington man has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the 1999 murder of his girlfriend, although the victim’s body has never been found. D.C. Superior Court judge Judge Michael L. Rankin on Friday sentenced...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 5:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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12 years for repeat Md. bank robber

A serial bank robber who robbed or tried to rob 10 banks over a 25-day stretch last July has been sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison. Thirty-nine-year-old Frederick McMillan of Baltimore was sentenced Monday in U.S. District...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 5:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Baltimore, From the Courthouse, Updates  
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Funeral Wed. for Va. deputy Ridings

A funeral service will be held Wednesday in Fredericksburg followed immediately by burial in Spotsylvania for Spotsylvania County Deputy Dean Ridings, 52.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | June 21, 2010; 4:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, The Region, Virginia  
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Police ID man who drowned in Va.

The man who died after an accident at the Belmont Bay Marina in Woodbridge on June 17 has been identified as Gregory J. Gilker, 52, of Occoquan.

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Emergencies & Rescues, Pr. William  
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Man, 27, killed in Md. crash

A 27-year-old motorist was killed Sunday in Calvert County and a passenger in his car was critically injured when the vehicle went out of control and left the road, authorities said. Nicholas A. Grigsby, of Lexington Park, was driving his...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Calvert, Paul Duggan, Traffic Accidents  
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Missing man found, then charged

A man who became separated from his friends while floating down the Potomac River in an inner tube has been found. But the news wasn't all good for 37-year-old Bruce Carney, who was promptly charged with violating his probation. Authorities...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 1:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland  
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Women run off Md. purse snatcher

Three women teamed up to run off a would-be purse snatcher Saturday morning in Brooklyn Park, Md., Anne Arundel County police said. A woman was walking in the 4000 block of Ritchie Highway about 10:18 a.m. when a man tried...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Anne Arundel  
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Man survives Md. explosion

A Maryland man is lucky to be alive after a propane tank he was reaching for exploded Sunday morning, state fire officials said. Brian Hill, 28, had gotten a full-sized propane cylinder refilled, loaded it in the bed of his...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Charles, Fires & Fire Safety  
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Video: Van der Sloot recants

Joran van der Sloot retracted his confession in the killing of Stephany Flores, claiming he was intimidated during interrogation....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 10:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Around the World  
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Va. preps for emergencies

It's the wee morning hours, and Steve Flaherty's bedside BlackBerry goes off. It can't be good news. But the question for the Virginia State Police superintendent -- and those to whom he answers, including the governor -- is just how...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Arson at Md. park cabin: Police

Fire officials are investigating a cabin fire in a Maryland state park early Saturday as arson, authorities said. A witness spotted the blaze at the two-story cabin in Indian Head's Chapman State Park about 3:45 a.m., fire officials said....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Charles, Fires & Fire Safety  
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Man found shot in Northeast

A male was found injured by gunfire in Northeast Washington early Monday, D.C. police said. Officers responded to the victim about 12 a.m. at 10th and I streets NE, a block from a popular strip of nightlife spots on H...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The District  
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Anger after deadly Md. shooting

A man whose wife was shot to death by a state trooper inside their western Maryland home said Sunday that police acted rashly and used excessive force. Veronica L. Harding-Perkins, 46, was killed by a trooper who fired several shots...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 7:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Maryland  
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Mass. man arrested in ATM: Police

A Boston man was arrested after police found him inside a bank's automated teller machine, according to this report: "Somebody, a gentleman, tried to access the ATM through the roof as opposed to the regular way," building landlord Timothy Day...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 7:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Three men found shot in Bowie

Prince George's County police found three men shot in Bowie shortly after 11:00 p.m. Saturday night, and they are investigating what happened, said Cpl. Clinton Copeland, a police spokesman. All three were transported to the hospital after police discovered them...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 20, 2010; 11:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Homicide, Pr. George's  
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