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Crime Scene: February 6, 2011 - February 12, 2011

2 plead guilty on G'town drug case

Two young men pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Friday to attempting to manufacture about a gram of a hallucinogenic drug in a Georgetown dorm in October.Charles B. Smith, then a freshman in Georgetown's School of Foreign Service, and...

By Spencer S. Hsu  | February 11, 2011; 7:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Narcotics, Spencer S. Hsu, The District  
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Lobbyist drunk at time of death: Autopsy

The death of a lobbyist in a Capitol Hill garage fire last month has been ruled accidental by the D.C. medical examiner's office, which said Friday that 37-year-old Ashley Turton died from "thermal burns" and inhaling "products of combustion." An...

By Paul Duggan  | February 11, 2011; 6:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, Paul Duggan, The District, Updates  
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6 yrs. for drug-related export deals

A Houston man was sentenced to six years in prison Friday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria for brokering deals to export tablets used in cold medicines from India to Mexico and Guatemala, where they were used to make methamphetamine....

By Dana Hedgpeth  | February 11, 2011; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, From the Courthouse, Narcotics  
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Va. robbery attempt targeted: Police

A botched Thursday night robbery at a Sterling home that left one man dead and another critically wounded was not a random crime, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. "We do feel very confident that it was targeted rather...

By Caitlin Gibson  | February 11, 2011; 4:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Homicide, Loudoun, Updates  
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Woman dies in D.C. fire

A woman was killed Friday morning in a fire that appeared to originate in the bedroom of her Southwest Washington apartment, a D.C. fire department spokesman said. Firefighters were called to the three-story, garden-style apartment building in the 1400 block...

By Debbi Wilgoren and Paul Duggan  | February 11, 2011; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety, Paul Duggan, The District, Updates  
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Va. murder suspect was ordered deported: Police

The man suspected of killing three people and wounding three others in Manassas Thursday evening is a native of El Salvador who was in the country illegally and ordered deported in 2002, police said Friday. Jose Oswaldo Reyes Alfaro, 37,...

By Maria Glod, Jennifer Buske and Tom Jackman  | February 11, 2011; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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5 indicted in extortion plot

Federal prosecutors say five people, two from the Dominican Republic, have been indicted in an alleged plot to extort money while pretending to be agents for the Food and Drug Administration. The indictment was returned Monday in Federal Court in...

By The Associated Press  | February 11, 2011; 8:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Guilty plea in Md. murder attempt

A Glen Burnie man has pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder for shooting his ex-girlfriend. Forty-one-year-old Steven Joseph Brown entered the plea Tuesday....

By The Capital of Annapolis  | February 11, 2011; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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8 yrs. for Frederick home invasion

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in a home invasion in which the victim was shot. Nathaniel Cortez Hoy had pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary and conspiracy to commit first-degree assault....

By The Frederick (Md.) News-Post  | February 11, 2011; 8:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Drunk driving suspect found in snowbank

A woman in Ohio was charged with driving while under the influence, according to reports, but it's the manner in which she was found that was unusual: A woman suspected of drunk driving pulled herself over on Milan Road after...

By Washington Post Editors  | February 11, 2011; 6:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Guandique to be sentenced Friday

The man convicted of killing former federal intern Chandra Levy will be sentenced Friday morning in D.C. Superior Court, putting an end to one of Washington's most sensational murder cases. Ingmar Guandique, 29, an illegal immigrant from El Salvador, was...

By Keith L. Alexander  | February 10, 2011; 6:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Chandra Levy, From the Courthouse, Homicide, Keith L. Alexander, The District, Updates  
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Leslie Johnson hearing delayed

A federal judge in Maryland has agreed to delay a scheduled hearing for Prince George's Council member Leslie Johnson (D-Mitchellville), who is charged with evidence tampering in connection with a far-reaching corruption probe. Johnson and her husband, former Prince George's...

By Maria Glod  | February 10, 2011; 5:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Va. physician assaulted patients: Police

A Woodbridge physician was charged with sexually assaulting three patients in his office last year, according to Prince William County police. Nizar Mohamed Hussain, 44, of the 8900 block of Brook Road in McLean, has been charged with one count...

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Shooting during possible robbery attempt

A man was grazed in the head by a bullet Thursday afternoon, possibly during a robbery attempt on a Northeast Washington street, D.C. police said. Officers responded to the 300 block of V Street NE and found the victim conscious...

By Washington Post Editors  | February 10, 2011; 4:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md. girl, 16, dies in accident

A 16-year-old was killed on an icy road in La Plata Wednesday night when her car smashed into a tree, Charles County police said. Katherine Kristen Murray lost control of the Honda she was driving at 10:40 p.m. in the...

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Charles, Traffic Accidents  
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'Granddad Bandit' pleads guilty

The balding, 53-year-old man called "The Granddad Bandit" after eluding authorities in more than a dozen states pleaded guilty Thursday to robbing two banks. Federal officials believe the mild-mannered Michael F. Mara stole $83,800 from 26 banks in Virginia, Florida,...

By Dana Hedgpeth  | February 10, 2011; 2:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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3-foot-11 MoCo fugitive found in El Salvador

Henry Chavez, a 3-foot-11-inch man wanted by Montgomery County police since May as a suspect in a fatal shooting, was recently found in El Salvador, U.S. Marshals said Thursday. Chavez was flown on Wednesday to Houston in the custody of...

By Dan Morse  | February 10, 2011; 1:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
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6 yrs. for Metro iPhone thefts

A man who was part of a ring that steals iPhones from Metro passengers was sentenced in D.C. Superior Court to six years in prison for two robberies and drug charges, officials said Wednesday. Terrence McNatt, 24, told police when...

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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Man who tumbled from car dies

A man who tumbled out of a moving car in Lothian has died from the fall, Anne Arundel police said. The car did not stop when David Joseph Tretick, 23, fell to the street from the back passenger seat at...

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Md. man charged with killing wife

A man police said called 911 Tuesday night and said he had just killed his wife has been charged with first-degree murder, Montgomery County police said. Detectives found Elizabeth Velez Vasquez, 33, dead in her apartment in the 1000 block...

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 9:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Woman killed in Fairfax crash

A 57-year-old woman was killed Wednesday night when her BMW was struck by another car in the Lorton area, according to Fairfax County police. Sharon Parrish, of the 7900 block of Blooms Road, was pronounced dead at the scene....

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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130 marijuana plants found in Md. 'office'

Authorities say a Sharpsburg, Md., man has been charged with drug offenses six months after about 130 marijuana plants were found in a building in a strip mall in Maugansville. Thirty-two-year-old Chad Frobauck surrendered Monday after learning a warrant had...

By The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown  | February 10, 2011; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Guilty plea seen for 'Granddad Bandit'

The so-called "Granddad Bandit" suspected of holding up more than two dozen banks in 13 states is expected to plead guilty. Prosecutors says 53-year-old Michael Francis Mara will plead guilty in a Richmond federal court Thursday....

By The Associated Press  | February 10, 2011; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Driver in China sticks head in hedge

A driver in China pulled over by police stuck his head into a hedge until the TV documentary crew following the officers turned off their cameras, according to reports: Lin, 48, was horrified that the police who had stopped him...

By Washington Post Editors  | February 10, 2011; 6:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Underwire bras cause angst at jail

Last weekend, an overzealous jail officer told women visitors

By Ruben Castaneda  | February 9, 2011; 5:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Prison Beat, Ruben Castaneda  | Tags:  Prince George's County jail  
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Teen pleads guilty in Va. fatal beating

A 19-year-old Loudoun County man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday in the March 2009 beating death of a man taking an early morning walk with his wife in Lansdowne. Jaime Ayala also pleaded guilty to aggravated malicious wounding in...

By Caitlin Gibson  | February 9, 2011; 5:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Plot suspect considered shooting: FBI

A Baltimore man accused of plotting to blow up a military recruiting station in Maryland had at times discussed burning down the building, shooting people inside and using propane tanks in the attack, according to newly released court papers. Antonio...

By Maria Glod  | February 9, 2011; 3:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Inmates seek more time in library

A group of six Maryland inmates is arguing in federal court that they have been denied adequate access to the law library. The inmates, incarcerated at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, said in court papers filed in U.S. District...

By Maria Glod  | February 9, 2011; 2:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Victim ID'd in fatal crash with FBI agent

Police have identified the teenager killed in a two-vehicle crash involving an FBI agent in Prince George's County Monday night as 18-year-old Lawrence Garner Jr., of Brandywine, authorities said Wednesday....

By Matt Zapotosky  | February 9, 2011; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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Woman critically injured in Ft. Washington crash

A 23-year-old woman was critically injured early Tuesday morning in a fiery single-car crash in the Fort Washington area of Prince George's County, authorities said. Laura Gomez, of Fort Washington, was traveling east on Swan Creek Road near Hollybank Drive...

By Matt Zapotosky  | February 9, 2011; 12:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Va. homes evacuated for puzzling methane

A funny smell on Monday night has led to the evacuation of several Stafford County homes and a team of geologists puzzling over alarmingly high levels of explosive methane gas in the soil of a new housing development. Seven homes...

By Allison Klein  | February 9, 2011; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Body found Sunday not a homicide victim

The man whose body was found Sunday in Temple Hills near the Branch Avenue Metro station appears to have died from natural causes, a U.S. Park Police spokesman said Wednesday. Sgt. David Schlosser, the spokesman, said investigators were still working...

By Matt Zapotosky  | February 9, 2011; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Man robs D.C. Giant supermarket

D.C. police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who held up a Giant supermarket at gunpoint on Brentwood Road Tuesday morning. At 6:15 am, according to policem a man walked into the store, in the 1000...

By Allison Klein  | February 9, 2011; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Shocking admission at death penalty trial

After more than three weeks of jury selection, opening statements are set for Wednesday morning in the capital murder trial of Mark E. Lawlor, who is accused of fatally beating Genevieve "Gini" Orange inside her Falls Church-area apartment in Sept. 2008. Orange, 29, lived in the Prestwick Apartments on Leesburg Pike near Seven Corners. When she didn't appear for work at the Futures Industry Association in Washington, co-workers called police, who found her body. At a preliminary hearing in February 2009, Fairfax Commonwealth's Attorney Raymond F. Morrogh said Orange had suffered more than 30 blows to the head, and a crime scene detective testified that he found semen and saliva on her body. Court records show DNA from those fluids matched Lawlor, now 45, who worked as a leasing agent in the building.

By Tom Jackman  | February 9, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Cars stolen while running in Alexandria

Alexandria police say six cars have been stolen this year in the city while they were left unattended and running. Most of them were taken from apartment complex parking lots, but a few were stolen while parked on the street. In...

By Allison Klein  | February 9, 2011; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Car doesn't stop after man falls out

A Maryland man is in critical condition after tumbling out of a passenger seat of a moving car in Lothian. Witnesses told police the car did not stop, Anne Arundel County Police said. The man fell or was pushed out...

By Allison Klein  | February 9, 2011; 8:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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50 yrs. for 2010 Md. murder

A Severna Park man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison in the stabbing death of a woman whom he followed home from a bar after an argument. Twenty-two-year-old Francis Adams was sentenced on Monday....

By The Capital of Annapolis  | February 9, 2011; 8:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Md. man allegedly kills wife

A 33-year-old Silver Spring woman was found dead early Wednesday after her husband called police to say he had killed her, authorities said.

By Debbi Wilgoren  | February 9, 2011; 8:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Arrests after dog painted pink: Report

Two men were arrested in Indiana after a woman called police to report that her white dog had been painted pink, according to this report: Detective Teddy York of the West Terre Haute Police testified Monday in Vigo Superior Court...

By Washington Post Editors  | February 9, 2011; 6:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Prosecutors in Levy case seek life

 Prosecutors in the Chandra Levy murder trial asked a D.C. Superior Court judge to sentence Ingmar Guandique to life in prison without the possibility of release, the maximum prison term in the District. In a memo to Judge Gerald I. Fisher Tuesday,...

By Keith L. Alexander  | February 8, 2011; 6:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Slain Maryland inmate identified

Maryland State Police on Tuesday named Blas Ramon Mata Aguilar, 41, as the inmate found slain Feb. 2 in his cell at the Western Correctional Institution in Cresaptown, near Cumberland. According to the state prison officials, he had been jailed...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | February 8, 2011; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Silver Spring teacher charged with assaulting first-graders

A first-grade teacher at a Silver Spring Elementary school has been charged with nine counts of assault for allegedly choking nine of her 6- and 7-year-old students and also kicking, punching and scratching some of them, police said Tuesday. Susan...

By Dan Morse  | February 8, 2011; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Lavish life leads to prison

A U.S. District Court judge in Alexandria sentenced a 40-year-old man on Tuesday to four years in prison for engaging in a mortgage and tax fraud scheme of nearly $6 million. According to prosecutors, Kevin Shaffer, 40, who used to...

By Dana Hedgpeth  | February 8, 2011; 3:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Police: Man stuns woman, rapes her

A 73-year-old man was arrested for using a stun gun to incapacitate a woman and then raping her, Prince William County police said. The woman, 52, told police that she and the man, whom she knew, got into an argument...

By Allison Klein  | February 8, 2011; 3:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
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DC youth had "destructive device" at school

A 13-year-old District middle school student was arrested Tuesday for allegedly bringing "a destructive device" to school, officials said. The specific nature of the device was not immediately disclosed. Fred Lewis, a D.C. schools spokesman, said the student attends...

By Paul Duggan  | February 8, 2011; 2:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Man poses as NFL player, steals $500: police

A man who posed as a Cincinnati Bengals football player at a D.C. nightclub stole $500 from a woman in a scam, according to police. The man, Maurice Carter, 29, was held without bail at a hearing in D.C. Superior...

By Allison Klein  | February 8, 2011; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Two Judges Retire From D.C. Superior Court

  The District's Judicial Nomination Commission announced the retirements of two prominent judges from the D.C. Superior Court and are now seeking replacements. Effective April 22, Judge John H. Bayly Jr. is scheduled to retire. And on May 2, Judge Stephanie Duncan-Peters...

By Keith L. Alexander  | February 8, 2011; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Youths arrested in fight at DC school

D.C. police said about a half-dozen young people were arrested Tuesday after a fight broke out at a high school gym in Northwest Washington. Patrol officers were called to Woodrow Wilson High School in the 4300 block of Connecticut...

By Paul Duggan  | February 8, 2011; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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MoCo officer to take stand in his own defense

A Montgomery County police officer on trial on an assault charge is expected to take the witness stand Tuesday to explain why he hit a teenager on the head with a tactical police baton 11 months ago. George Saoutis likely...

By Dan Morse  | February 8, 2011; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Man jumped from DC building

D.C. police say they have found the body of a man who jumped from a building near the Marriott hotel at 9th and F streets NW Tuesday morning. The body was found in an alley in the 900 block of...

By Allison Klein  | February 8, 2011; 10:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Robber is beaten by clerk (video)

A robber in Gastonia, N.C. is caught on surveillance video botching a robbery at a convenience store so badly that the store clerk ends up grabbing his gun and beating him with a baseball bat. Watch here: http://bit.ly/fLt1Ob...

By Allison Klein  | February 8, 2011; 9:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Meat packaging facility evacuated

About 100 employees were evacuated from the Smithfield Packaging Co. in Cheverly early Tuesday morning because of an ammonia leak, fire officials said. The refrigeration system in the food packaging company started leaking about 12:15 a.m., releasing an irritant into...

By Allison Klein  | February 8, 2011; 8:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Woman pulled from under burning car

A young woman was hospitalized in critical condition early Tuesday after a dramatic roll-over car crash in Fort Washington that threw her from the vehicle and ended up with her trapped under it as it burned, authorities said.

By Allison Klein  | February 8, 2011; 8:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Police: Erase all signs of GPS in car

It's not enough to remove GPS devices from car windshields to prevent theft, Fairfax County police said Monday. To avoid luring thieves, the mark from the suction cup holding the devices must be erased, they said. The advice came as...

By Martin Weil  | February 7, 2011; 9:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
 
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Fairfax fugitive nabbed in Houston

A man wanted for rape in Fairfax County, but who had been released from custody in Loudoun County a month earlier because of an apparent gap in immigration databases, was captured Sunday in Houston, Fairfax police said. Authorities said Salvador Portillo-Saravia, 29, was a member of the street gang MS-13 who had been picked up by gang officers in Prince William County in 2003 and deported. So when he was arrested by Loudoun sheriff's deputies last November, and his fingerprints submitted to Immigration and Customs Enforcement through a program called Secure Communities, jail officials expected the system would have flagged him and ordered him detained for being a previous deportee.

By Tom Jackman  | February 7, 2011; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Remains found in Southeast

D.C. police are investigating a body that was found in the 2600 block of Naylor Rd SE this afternoon. Officer Hugh Carew, a police spokesman, said around 1:45 p.m. a child noticed a body and police were called. He described...

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  | February 7, 2011; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Dozens arrested in Super Bowl DUI enforcement

State police in Maryland and Northern Virginia arrested dozens of suspected drunk drivers and issued thousands of other traffic tickets Sunday night as part of special Super Bowl enforcement efforts, authorities said. Troopers in Maryland arrested 42 suspected drunk drivers,...

By Matt Zapotosky  | February 7, 2011; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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4 hurt, 1 critically, after D.C. hit-run

A person was in critical condition Monday morning after a two-car collision in Northeast Washington in which the driver of the striking car briefly fled, authorities said. The driver of the striking car, and two other people from the vehicle that was hit, were also injured, but less seriously.

By Debbi Wilgoren  | February 7, 2011; 9:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Fire erupts above food court

Montgomery County firefighters needed about 45 minutes Monday morning to control a fire in the ceiling and roof area above the food court at Westfield Wheaton Shopping Plaza in Wheaton. One firefighter and two others, possibly mall employees, were evaluated...

By Dan Morse  | February 7, 2011; 9:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Woman charged after SUV hits home

A woman who crashed into her home in Laurel early Saturday was charged with drunken driving, Anne Arundel County officials said. Firefighters were called to the 3300 block of Yellow Flower Road, near Whiskey Bottom Road, where an Infiniti sport-utility...

By The Baltimore Sun  | February 7, 2011; 6:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
 
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Body found near Branch Ave. Metro station

A man's body was found Sunday in Temple Hills along the Suitland Parkway, not far from the Branch Avenue Metro station, police said. Maryland medical examiners were trying to identify the man and determine the cause of death, said Sgt....

By Washington Post Editors  | February 7, 2011; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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