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Crime Scene: October 31, 2010 - November 6, 2010

Pedestrian killed in Fairfax County

An unidentified pedestrian died Friday night after being struck by two vehicles in Fairfax County, police said. The victim, described as a Latino man with black hair and a mustache, in his mid-30s to early 40s, was killed shortly after...

By Paul Duggan  | November 6, 2010; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fairfax, Traffic Accidents  
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Man charged after police shooting

A man who led Fairfax County police on a strange chase Thursday afternoon, which included his temporary commandeering of a police car and then his being shot by a Fairfax officer, was identified Friday as Joseph Lawrence Michel, 50, and he was charged with grand larceny -- but not of the police car.

By Tom Jackman  | November 5, 2010; 5:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Fairfax, Falls Church, Police Shootings, Tom Jackman, Updates  
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Help sought identifying Md. burglar

Montgomery County police have released surveillance photos of a man they say robbed two Gaithersburg businesses. Officers responded to the Dollar Tree Store in the Off Price Shopping Center at 18258 Contour Rd. at 8:22 a.m. on Oct. 31 after...

By David P. Marino-Nachison  | November 5, 2010; 2:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Crime, Seen, David P. Marino-Nachison, Montgomery  
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Feds find drug tunnel to Mexico

The marijuana battle raged on two fronts in California on Tuesday -- above ground, where where voters rejected a ballot measure that would have legalized personal use and possession, and below. In San Diego on Tuesday night, federal and state...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | November 5, 2010; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Mary Pat Flaherty, Narcotics  
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Assault charges for stabbings suspect

A suspect in a series of stabbings in Michigan, Virginia and Ohio has been accused of assaulting jail officers. Authorities say officers used a stun gun on Elias Abuelazam after he tried to punch a guard at the Genesee County...

By The Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 12:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Loudoun, Updates  
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Shots fired at Catholic U; no injuries

Gunshots were fired Friday morning on the campus of Catholic University, but authorities said no one was injured and they do not think there is a continuing threat. About 8:45 a.m., the university's Department of Public Safety learned of a...

By Maria Glod and Jenna Johnson  | November 5, 2010; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Maria Glod, Schools, The District  
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Woman bites attacker in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County police have released surveillance photos of a man they say dragged a woman into some woods in Aspen Hill and sexually assaulted her -- until she halted the attack with a bite. The suspect received a "severe laceration"...

By Dan Morse  | November 5, 2010; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Crime, Seen, Dan Morse, Maryland, Montgomery  
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Woman fends off attacker with bottle

A Montgomery County man -- with stitches in his forehead -- was being held in the county's jail Friday morning after a woman fended off his rape attempt by hitting him with a bottle, officials said. The attack occurred Wednesday...

By Dan Morse  | November 5, 2010; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Levy death trial break until Wednesday

There will be no proceedings in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man charged with killing Chandra Levy in 2001, until Wednesday. Judge Gerald I. Fisher will hold proceedings on other cases Friday, and the court is scheduled to hold...

By Keith L. Alexander  | November 5, 2010; 8:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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Conviction in Md. bridal dress break-in

A Hagerstown jury has convicted a woman of burglary, assault and reckless endangerment for breaking into her neighbor's house wearing nothing but a bridal skirt and veil on a snowy night in February. Thirty-three-year old Melissa Wagaman testified Thursday that...

By Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 8:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Maryland  
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Guilty plea for Md. officer in porn case

Federal prosecutors say a former Anne Arundel County police lieutenant has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. Forty-seven-year-old James Cifala of Edgewater entered the plea on Thursday....

By Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 8:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, From the Courthouse  
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Arson charges for Frederick teen

Fire officials say a 16-year-old has been charged with arson after a fire was set in his Frederick home. Officials say the blaze was reported Wednesday about 5:30 p.m. on Foxhunt Court....

By Frederick (Md.) News-Post  | November 5, 2010; 7:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, Frederick, Juvenile Justice  
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Mistrial in Howard Co. teen sex case

A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former JROTC instructor accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student. The mistrial was declared Thursday in Howard County Circuit Court after jurors said they could not reach a...

By Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 7:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Howard, Schools, Sex Crimes  
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Hearing in Md. police profiling case

Maryland's highest court is scheduled to hold a hearing on whether to uphold a lower court's ruling to force police to turn over documents relating to racial profiling allegations. The Maryland Court of Appeals will hold the hearing in Annapolis...

By Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 7:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Maryland  
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Md. inmates to prepare charity turkeys

The Maryland Division of Correction says state prison inmates near Hagerstown are continuing their tradition of preparing turkeys for a charity Thanksgiving dinner in Baltimore. Inmates were set to unload 350 frozen turkeys Friday from a tractor-trailer at the Maryland...

By Associated Press  | November 5, 2010; 7:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland, Prison Beat  
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Arrest for man dressed as Breathalyzer

A Nebraska man was charged with drunk driving in his Halloween costume. He was dressed as a Breathalyzer, according to reports: The officer said [Matthew] Nieveen had watery eyes and slurred speech and smelled like alcohol. Police found a bottle...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 5, 2010; 6:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Man fatally shot in Prince George's

A man was shot and killed Thursday night in the Palmer Park area of Prince George's County, police said. About 8:40 p.m., county police were called for the sounds of gunshots in the 7700 block of Oxman Road, said Cpl....

By Clarence Williams  | November 5, 2010; 1:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Clarence Williams, Homicide, Pr. George's  
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Ex-Pr. George's prosecutor goes federal

Smoot officially left her Prince George's post on Monday,

By Ruben Castaneda  | November 4, 2010; 1:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Ruben Castaneda  | Tags:  Prince George's County crime  
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Inmate: Guandique said he killed Levy

Update, 2:55 p.m.: The trial of the man charged with killing Chandra Levy adjourned early Thursday afternoon and is not scheduled to resume until Wednesday morning. Update, 1:45 p.m.: Ingmar Guandiques old cellmate, who says Guandique admitted to him that...

By Henri E. Cauvin  | November 4, 2010; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, The District, Updates  
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Gun charges for man arrested on Mall

An Arizona man is scheduled to be arraigned in D.C. Superior Court Thursday afternoon after authorities say they found firearms inside his parked vehicle on the Mall. Sgt. David Schlosser, a spokesman for the U.S. Park Police, identified the suspect...

By Dan Morse and Martin Weil  | November 4, 2010; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Dan Morse, Martin Weil, The District, Updates  
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Attempted murder charges for 2 teens

A 17-year-old and 14-year-old were charged with attempted murder after police say they attacked a man in a Montgomery County parking lot, grabbed his cell phone, dragged him to a second-floor landing of an apartment building, beat him until he...

By Dan Morse  | November 4, 2010; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Dan Morse, Juvenile Justice, Montgomery  
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51 years for D.C. man in killing

A 21-year-old District man was sentenced to 51 years in prison for luring a man into an outdoor craps game, slipping off to try to disguise himself and returning to kill and try to rob the man, officials said yesterday....

By Dan Morse  | November 4, 2010; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Dan Morse, From the Courthouse, Homicide, The District  
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Guandique cellmates expected on stand

Jurors in the Chandra Levy murder trial are expected to hear from former cellmates of Ingmar Guandique, the man charged with killing the D.C. intern in 2001. The men have told authorities Guandique admitted to them that he strangled, raped...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 8:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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Man killed in Pr. George's hit-and-run

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed early Thursday on Branch Avenue in Prince George's County, police said. The vehicle did not stop. The man, whose name was not released, died right after the 2 a.m. collision....

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Traffic Accidents  
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Man arrested in diaper disputes account

A Florida man arrested in Ocean City for disorderly conduct while wearing a diaper on Halloween says he was pelted with candy by teenagers and wasn't drunk at the time. Maryland State Police say 47-year-old Joseph David DiVanna of Sarasota,...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 7:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Maryland  
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1 conviction in four-man biker gang trial

After a weeklong trial and nearly four days of deliberations, a federal jury in Richmond convicted only one of four Outlaws motorcycle gang members on trial for racketeering and failed to reach a verdict on the organization's national president. Two...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 7:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Around the Nation, From the Courthouse, Gangs, Updates, Virginia  
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Norfolk officers charged after death

Two Norfolk police officers face involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving charges stemming from an accident that killed a bicyclist. A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Derek M. Folston and 25-year-old Joey G. Bennett Jr. on Wednesday....

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 7:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Traffic Accidents, Virginia  
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3 'superheroes' arrested after Ct. fight

Police arrested two men and a woman dressed as superheroes after a fight in a Connecticut parking garage, according to this report: When police officers arrived at the Bell Street parking garage, they found Michael Sanchez, 25, of Stamford dressed...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 7:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Man in custody after part of Mall shut

A man from Arizona was taken into custody late Wednesday after a parked vehicle with firearms inside prompted authorities to shut down part of the Mall during the afternoon. The vehicle was parked on the Mall, near the Air and...

By Terri Rupar  | November 3, 2010; 7:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  The District  
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FBI biologist on stand at Levy trial

An FBI biologist, Wednesday in the trial of the man accused of killing Chandra Levy, said that authorities found no blood or semen evidence on the tights or panties found near where Levy's remains were discovered in Rock Creek Park....

By Washington Post editors  | November 3, 2010; 1:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide  
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Pen pal back on stand at Levy trial

The woman who was Ingmar Guandique's pen pal for a time while he was in prison was back on the witness stand late Wednesday morning as prosecutors sought to counter any advantages defense attorney Santha Sonenberg had made in cross-examining...

By Washington Post editors  | November 3, 2010; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide  
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Two killed in Pr. George's crashes

Two people were killed in separate vehicle crashes in Prince George's County Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, authorities said. The first crash occurred just after 8 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Branch Avenue and Brandywine Road in the...

By Matt Zapotosky  | November 3, 2010; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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5th shooting linked to same gun

A fifth shooting at a U.S. military facility in Northern Virginia in recent days has been linked to the same weapon, authorities said Wednesday.

By Maria Glod  | November 3, 2010; 12:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Maria Glod, Pr. William, Unsolved, Virginia  
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Sparring at Levy trial

Testimony has yet to begin this morning in D.C. Superior Court in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man charged with killing Chandra Levy. Lawyers for the prosecution and the defense have been sparring for more than an hour over...

By Washington Post editors  | November 3, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide  
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A chance to experience drunk driving

Howard County police are helping with a teen drivers training session, complete with a Volkswagen Beetle that replicates what it is like to drive under the influence of alcohol, officials said Wednesday. The next training, which includes a classroom session,...

By Dan Morse  | November 3, 2010; 11:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Serial burglars strike again?

Police are investigating more cases that may involve the serial burglary suspects in northern Virginia, WUSA reports. Fairfax County Police are investigating several attempted burglaries, including one that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 10700 block of Riverscape Run.

By Washington Post editors  | November 3, 2010; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Fairfax  
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Drugs smuggled inside car batteries

A Guatemala-to-Maryland drug ring used car batteries like this to smuggle cocaine and heroin, federal authorities said this week....

By Dan Morse  | November 3, 2010; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Two enter idling car, police give chase

Two suspects climbed into an idling vehicle in Rockville Wednesday morning, led police on a chase, bailed out and ran, and were captured, officials said.

By Dan Morse  | November 3, 2010; 9:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Dan Morse, Montgomery  
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Levy murder suspect penpal back to testify

Prosecutors in the Chandra Levy murder trial are expected to start their re-direct Wednesday morning of Maria T. Mendez, the Miami woman who was a penpal of Ingmar Guandique, the man prosecutors say killed Levy on May 1, 2001.

By Washington Post editors  | November 3, 2010; 8:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md. murder suspect taught college writing

Joanna Joyce Findlay, accused of fatally shooting her husband inside their Southern Maryland home, is a native of Scotland who has taught at the University of Maryland's English Department since 2002, officials said Tuesday.

By Dan Morse  | November 3, 2010; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Dan Morse, Homicide, St. Mary's  
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Prison pen pal's testimony questioned

One of the attorneys for Ingmar Guandique tried Tuesday to poke holes in the testimony of a woman who was a prison pen pal of Guandique and who said Guandique wrote to her about the death of a "young girl."...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 5:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, The District, Updates  
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Guandique wrote of "dead girl"

The voice of Ingmar Guandique filled Courtroom 320 of D.C. Superior Court this afternoon as prosecutors played clips of a phone call that Guandique had made to a pen pal who said Guandique had written to her about the death...

By Washington Post editors  | November 2, 2010; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide  
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Levy's remains shown to jurors

Update, 3:30 p.m.: A small bone in the neck of the skeletal remains recovered in the Chandra Levy investigation had been broken, but a Smithsonian expert who examined the bone, known as the hyoid, testified Tuesday afternoon that it was...

By Washington Post editors  | November 2, 2010; 3:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide  
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2nd museum shooting conclusively linked

Ballistics evidence has conclusively linked a shooting last week at a museum near Quantico with three earlier shootings at military sites in Northern Virginia, authorities said Tuesday. Investigators had suspected that the Thursday night shooting at the National Museum of...

By Maria Glod  | November 2, 2010; 3:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maria Glod, Updates, Virginia  
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Fatal D.C. blaze investigated

Fire investigators probing a fatal blaze at a senior living center are focusing on a lounge chair inside an apartment as the point of origin, and two possible sources of ignition: the chair's motorized, electrical components or a discarded cigarette....

By Dan Morse  | November 2, 2010; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dan Morse, Fires & Fire Safety, The District, Updates  
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Another government building shot in Va.

At least one gunshot was fired at a U.S. Coast Guard recruiting center in Northern Virginia overnight, and investigators from the FBI and Prince William County were trying to learn Tuesday morning whether the shooting was related to a recent...

By Dan Morse  | November 2, 2010; 11:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
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FBI expert on stand in Levy death trial

Chandra Levy's mother watched Tuesday morning in D.C. Superior Court as the lead prosecutor in the trial of the man accused of killing her daughter displayed poster-size photographs of the tights, panties and bra the 24-year-old intern was believed to...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, The District, Updates  
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Chandra Levy murder trial continues

Prosecutors in the Chandra Levy murder trial have called an FBI scientist to discuss evidence found where her body was discovered Tuesday morning. The scientist was being questioned about DNA evidence found on items at the scene....

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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Man killed in Fairfax identified

A pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in Falls Church Sunday was identified Tuesday as a 38-year-old Falls Church resident. Fairfax County Police said Omar Anides Surivano-Gomez died in the crash....

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 10:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Fairfax, Traffic Accidents  
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Md. bank robber hits teller with gun

A tall, hooded man in sunglasses pointed a gun at bank teller in Olney, hit him in the face with the weapon, and left with cash over the weekend, Montgomery County police said Monday. Police released surveillance photographs of the...

By Dan Morse  | November 2, 2010; 8:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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27 years for child sex abuse

Prosecutors say a former Hyattsville man has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for sexually exploiting a young boy. Twenty-five-year-old Maynor Quintanilla-Leon was sentenced on Monday....

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Pr. George's  
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Wait for sentence after Md. infant death

A judge has postponed the sentencing of a Maryland woman convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an infant in her care. Gail Dobson's new lawyer asked for the postponement because she and her co-counsel, who were not present...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 7:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Plea in Anne Arundel arson case

A homeowner has entered an Alford plea to first-degree arson after his home was burned in a fire last year. Fifty-year-old John Teddy Osagie entered the plea, in which he acknowledged that prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him, in...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 7:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Fires & Fire Safety, From the Courthouse  
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Burglary suspects left thank-you note: Police

Two men are charged with burglary in North Carolina after allegedly breaking into a home, ransacking it and leaving thank-you notes for the owners, according to this report: But the coup de grace, she said, were the two thank-you messages...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 2, 2010; 6:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Offbeat  
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Guandique's roommate testifies

An old roommate of Ingmar Guandique, the man charged with killing Chandra Levy, testified today that Guandique's clothing went missing while both men were incarcerated in 2001, in the weeks after Levy disappeared. The failure to locate Guandique's clothing is...

By Washington Post editors  | November 1, 2010; 5:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide  
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Man gets 20 years for trafficking

A Prince George's County man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for transporting underage girls into the District for prostitution, including a 12-year-old foster child he was raising.

By Spencer S. Hsu  | November 1, 2010; 5:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Maryland, Pr. George's, Sex Crimes, Spencer S. Hsu  
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Former Army Sgt. Maj. hits man with car

A man who once served as the highest ranking enlisted soldier in the Army was arrested last week after he was accused of ramming his vehicle into a commuter he had picked up from a slug line. Gene C. McKinney,...

By Matt Zapotosky  | November 1, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Arlington, Matt Zapotosky  
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Fake fed agent gets 11 years

Update, 4:20 p.m.: Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Paul Weinstein sentenced Mejia to 11 years and five months in prison -- giving him the 10-year cap on the theft charges plus 17 months for a probation violation in another case....

By Washington Post editors  | November 1, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Dan Morse, From the Courthouse, Montgomery  
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Condit takes the stand in Levy case

Gary Condit recounted his final contacts with Chandra Levy early this afternoon, saying she made a surprise visit to his Adams Morgan condo about a week before she disappeared and that the two talked once more by phone.

By Henri Cauvin  | November 1, 2010; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, Homicide, Sex Crimes  
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Man slain in St. Mary's County

A Southern Maryland woman shot and killed a 55-year-old man and stayed at the scene until authorities arrived, St. Mary's County officials said Monday. Joanna Joyce Findlay, 40, of Hollywood, was charged Sunday with second-degree murder in the death of...

By Dan Morse  | November 1, 2010; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dan Morse, Homicide, St. Mary's  
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Doll hanging from noose found at church

Laurel City Police are trying to determine who hung a doll from a noose in front of an African American church on Laurel Park Drive sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, authorities said. A maintenance man discovered the...

By Matt Zapotosky  | November 1, 2010; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Speed camera torched in Gaithersburg

There is burning through a red light and then there is burning the speed camera. The Montgomery County Fire Marshal is investigating the intentional burning of a county speed camera at about 2:30 a.m. Monday on Quince Orchard Road and...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | November 1, 2010; 10:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (55)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, Mary Pat Flaherty, Maryland  
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Prince George's homicide investigated

A Bladensburg man was shot and killed early Monday morning in an area of Prince George's County that has seen a spate of homicides in recent months. Alfred Massey III, 25, was shot multiple times at about 2:30 a.m. in...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | November 1, 2010; 9:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Maryland, Pr. George's  
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Kin of murder victims ask gov for help

The families of several young people slain in Southeastern Virginia in the late 1980s wrote a letter asking Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) to devote more resources to solving crimes long thought to be the work of a single...

By Maria Glod  | November 1, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Maria Glod, Unsolved, Updates, Virginia  
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