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Kayaker Dies After Getting Pinned By Rock In Potomac River
A woman was killed after overturning her kayak and getting trapped under a rock in the Potomac River, officials confirmed.
On Sunday afternoon, first responders were called when around two dozen out-of-state college kayakers were boating and a woman wound up pinned under a rock in hydraulics.
Passersby and others came to her aid before Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel made it to the scene, and she did not survive.
ICYMI (~315p) Potomac River IAO Little Falls (DC/Montgomery border) kayak/boater in distress, @mcfrs SW710, SW710B, SW730, SW730B, A726, PE726, E752, UTV742, USP EA…
Man Wanted For Sexual Assaults In Maryland, DC Charged After Nine Years: DOJ
A man with a checkered criminal past has been charged with sexual assault in Washington, DC and Maryland, federal authorities announced.
District resident Dawayne Joseph Spriggs, 37, who also calls Prince George's County home in Maryland, was arraigned on a 2014 cold case involving a sexual assault involving a stranger at a DC Metro station in 2014.
According to court documents, on July 6, 2014, Spriggs approached a stranger near the Minnesota Avenue Metro station at approximately 1 a.m., following her before physically and sexually assaulting her in an alley.
Once the assault was over, th…
Naked, Covered In Blood: Navy Corpsman Fesses Up To UMD Grad's Slaying
A Virginia man who was found naked and covered in blood after dragging his victim’s dead body out of his own Washington, DC apartment in 2019 will spend years behind bars, authorities announced.
Collin Potter, 30, of Quantico, pleaded guilty in February to second-degree murder while armed for the butchering of Vongell Lugo on Jan. 6, 2019, in which Potter stabbed his victim 42 times, federal officials said.
This week, he was sentenced by a judge to 16 years in prison for the fatal stabbing.
The incident began at approximately 4 a.m. when the two were together in Lugo’s Garfield House…
Maryland Duo Sold Thousands Of Pills To Undercover DEA Officers In DMV Region: Feds
A dubious duo is facing federal charges after selling thousands of fentanyl pills to undercover DEA agents in Washington, DC and Maryland, authorities announced.
Beltsville resident Edward Steven Monge, 22, and 26-year-old Jennifer Echeverria Flores, of Silver Spring, have been indicted on charges for their alleged roles in a fentanyl distribution conspiracy, officials say.
According to the charging documents, on five different occasions between February and mid-July, Echeverria Flores - who allegedly used Monge as her supplier - sold approximately 4,500 pills containing fentanyl …
Rapist Arrested 23 Years Later, Police In Maryland Say
Police in Montgomery County are fearful there may be more victims after arresting a Prince George's County man for a rape 23 years ago, authorities announced.
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, James Lorenzo Greene, 47, was taken into custody decades after an alleged rape and robbery in July 2000.
According to a spokesperson from the Montgomery County Department of Police, shortly before 2 a.m. on July 26, 2000, two victims were walking along Montgomery Village Avenue when they were approached by Greene, who was brandishing a handgun.
Greene robbed them and raped one of the two before taking off…