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Regional 'director' in drug case tried

A federal jury in Alexandria convicted a 25-year-old man of conspiring to distribute cocaine in Northern Virginia. Fernando Reynoso Avalos, of Fort Washington, was alleged to have been a part of a large-scale conspiracy to bring multi-kilograms of cocaine ranging...

By Dana Hedgpeth  | February 28, 2011; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, From the Editors, Narcotics, Virginia  
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Police investigate hit-and-run

Montgomery County detectives are investigating a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian that occurred Saturday night in the Piney Branch area of Silver Spring.

By Washington Post Editors  | September 26, 2010; 10:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  From the Editors, Maryland, Montgomery, Traffic Accidents  
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Post to hold crime town hall

The Washington Post will hold a town hall meeting on June 15 to discuss crime coverage in the D.C. region. Reporters and editors will explain and discuss their decisions about coverage; Audience members can ask questions and give suggestions....

By Washington Post Editors  | June 14, 2010; 9:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Editors  
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Body found in lake was wanted man

The body of Robert L. Thornton, 46, of the 1200 block of Knoll Mist Lane in Gaithersburg was found in the reservoir near Brighton Dam about 3 p.m. Friday. Howard police said in a news release that he was wanted for attempted first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, attempted carjacking, attempted armed robbery and reckless endangerment for an incident that occurred May 12 in Howard.

By Washington Post Editors  | June 5, 2010; 10:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  From the Editors, Howard, Montgomery, The Region  
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Student's beating: Take a poll, see reader comments

Washington Post readers displayed a range of reactions after reading Ruben Castaneda's story, which details how Prince George's prosecutors who have begun a criminal investigation of three county police officers who beat an unarmed University of Maryland student with their batons after a basketball game last month in an incident that was caught on video and surfaced publicly Monday.

By Washington Post Editors  | April 13, 2010; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  From the Editors, From the Post, Pr. George's, Reader Comment, Ruben Castaneda, Schools  
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Crime and justice in 2009: A look back

As we look ahead to 2010, we're looking back at some of 2009's most remarkable -- and, often, tragic -- local criminal justice stories. What will you remember? Read our archived coverage of 10 of our nominees for the year's...

By Washington Post Editors  | December 31, 2009; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Editors  
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