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Ammo, Long Gun Found On Drunken Man Who Dropped Gun On Wawa Floor In Stafford, Sheriff Says Ammo, Long Gun Found On Drunken Man Who Dropped Gun On Wawa Floor In Stafford, Sheriff Says
Ammo, Long Gun Found On Drunken Man Who Dropped Gun On Wawa Floor In Stafford, Sheriff Says A drunken Wawa customer's own clumsiness landed him behind bars over the weekend in Stafford, authorities said. Xavien Washington caught the attention of people inside the Wawa store on Butler Road in Fredericksburg around 4:35 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, after dropping his firearm on the floor while stumbling around in the business, Stafford County Sheriff David Decatur said. The 19-year-old Manassas man then tried buying tobacco without an ID, police said. When staff refused to sell him the product, he asked to buy drugs from them, Decatur said. Deputies quickly found Washington and, wh…
Catonsville Ex-Con Admits Plot To Destroy Power Grids Across Maryland: Feds Catonsville Ex-Con Admits Plot To Destroy Power Grids Across Maryland: Feds
Catonsville Ex-Con Admits Plot To Destroy Power Grids Across Maryland: Feds The Maryland woman who sought to “completely destroy” Baltimore with a neo-Nazi in Florida has admitted to planning to damage electrical facilities, federal authorities announced. Catonsville's Sarah Beth Clendaniel, 34, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 14 to conspiring to disable the facilities and for being a felon in possession of a firearm following a scheme she planned with 27-year-old Orlando resident Brandon Clint Russell, the US Justice Department said. Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Destroy The Baltimore Region Power Gridhttps://t.co/GDzbvnMnrR pic.tw…
District Man Dropped Croc, Handgun During Pursuit In Calvert County, Sheriff Says District Man Dropped Croc, Handgun During Pursuit In Calvert County, Sheriff Says
District Man Dropped Croc, Handgun During Pursuit In Calvert County, Sheriff Says Cinderella dropped a glass slipper, District resident Jeremiah Michael Devantee Morris dropped a "Croc" during a wild police pursuit in Calvert County, officials say. Morris, 21, chose questionable footwear before a wild chase that landed him behind bars in Maryland, authorities announced on Friday. Last week, a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff's Office spotted Morris driving in Dunkirk, but when lights and sirens were sounded, he failed to stop and sped away.  During the pursuit, investigators say that Morris made an unsafe lane change into traffic, nearly striking an unma…
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO) Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (VIDEO)
Gunman, Drug Dealers Arrested In I-395 Rush Hour Traffic Stop In Arlington: Police (Video) Four people were arrested following a motor vehicle stop in rush hour traffic on I-395 in Arlington following a dispute, police said. Trouble unfolded just before 5:40 p.m. on May 2, when police were called to 24th Street S. at S. Kenmore Street on reports of a person with a gun, county police said. There, police learned a female victim and male suspect, later identified as Alphonso Page III, 34, of Alexandria, police said. Page and the female, who knew each other, were outside a residential building when they began arguing. Page lifted his shirt exposing what appeared t…
Repeat Offender Gets Prison Time For Drug, Weapon Offenses Near Northeast DC High School: Feds Repeat Offender Gets Prison Time For Drug, Weapon Offenses Near Northeast DC High School: Feds
DeAngelo Wayne McNeil Sentenced FOr Drug, Weapon Offenses A District man has will serve more time behind bars after the repeat offender was sentenced for drug and weapon offenses near a Northeast DC high school. DeAngelo Wayne McNeil, 37, was sentenced to three years in prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm and, while near a school, possessing cocaine base with the intent to sell it, federal authorities announced. According to court documents, on Sept. 21, 2023, McNeil was on release in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia for unlawfully possessing a gun and possessing cocaine. He also has a 2018 conviction for similar ch…
DC Man Facing Life In Prison For Using Gun While Under Indictment For Near Murder Of Teen: Feds DC Man Facing Life In Prison For Using Gun While Under Indictment For Near Murder Of Teen: Feds
Darnell Lamont Savoy Admits To New Crime In Superior Court A District man is facing life in prison for an October 2022 stabbing that he committed while on release and under indictment for the near-murder of a 14-year-old boy, federal authorities announced. Darnell Lamont Savoy, 24, pleaded guilty in Superior Court to possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense, which was uncovered during an investigation into the stabbing. According to court documents, in October 2022, Savoy stabbed a person during an argument and fled the scene, before he was tracked by investigators to the 3900 block of Southern Avenue SE to a residence he w…
Building Service Manager From DC Caught With Gun On Campus Of Maryland Middle School: Police Building Service Manager From DC Caught With Gun On Campus Of Maryland Middle School: Police
Building Service Manager From DC Caught With Gun On Campus Of Maryland Middle School: Police A District man working at a Maryland middle school is facing charges for bringing a gun on campus, officials say. William Broadus Coleman, 30, a building service manager at Forest Oak Middle School in Montgomery County was arrested on Tuesday for possession of a loaded privately manufactured handgun, according to the Gaithersburg Police Department. Shortly before 12:30 p.m. on April 16, officers were called to the school in the 600 block of Saybrooke Oaks Boulevard, where there were reports of a staff member who was in possession of a firearm. During the investigation, police say that offi…
Love Triangle Ends With Husband Dead, Maryland Man Charged With Murder In DC: Feds Love Triangle Ends With Husband Dead, Maryland Man Charged With Murder In DC: Feds
Love Triangle Ends With Husband Dead, Maryland Man Charged With Murder In DC: Feds The Maryland man who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend's husband after he learned of their affair has been indicted on federal charges for a 2022 murder, authorities announced. Keyon Slaughter, 27, was arraigned on Friday on an indictment charging him with the December 2022 murder of Dana Bailey, Jr. after confronting him in the Southeast DC apartment he shared with his wife.  According to court documents, early on Dec. 5, 2022, Slaughter entered Bailey's apartment after the latter learned of his wife's affair with him earlier that year. During that incident, it is alleged that…
District Man Charged With Murder For Separate DC Slayings Facing Life In Prison: Feds District Man Charged With Murder For Separate DC Slayings Facing Life In Prison: Feds
Corde Fitzhugh-Clingman Killed Muntsier Sharfi Zekariya Elmi A 23-year-old District man is facing multiple murder charges following separate slayings and robberies in 2021 and 2022, federal authorities announced. Corde Fitzhugh-Clingman was indicted by a grand jury in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia this week on multiple counts of felony murder and other related offenses for his alleged role in the killing of Bristow resident Muntsier Sharfi in July 2021 and Zekariya Elmi, 26, in April 2022. On July 8, 2021, Prince George's County Fire and EMS personnel were called to the 3300 block of Southern Avenue SE, where they found Sharfi, 24, a…
Repeat Offender Indicted For Murder Of Visiting Teacher Near Catholic University In DC: Feds Repeat Offender Indicted For Murder Of Visiting Teacher Near Catholic University In DC: Feds
Jaime Macedo Accused Of Killing Maxwell Emerson In DC A 22-year-old District man with a checkered criminal past has been indicted in connection to the fatal, targeted shooting of a visiting teacher near the Catholic University of America in Northeast DC last summer, federal authorities announced. Jaime Macedo is facing murder and other charges following the fatal on-campus shooting of 25-year-old Kentucky resident Maxwell Emerson, a teacher and wrestling coach in Oldham County, in what was initially described as "an incident of violence" by officials. We are aware that there was an incident of violence that resulted in a fatality this morni…
Fentanyl, Cocaine Elixir Found On Drug Dealer Arrested In Virginia: Police Fentanyl, Cocaine Elixir Found On Drug Dealer Arrested In Virginia: Police
Fentanyl, Cocaine Elixir Found On Drug Dealer Arrested In Virginia: Police A 29-year-old Virginia man has been arrested on accusations of he manufactured and sold drugs, police said. John E. Wilson Jr., of Winchester, had a two-ounce mixture of fentanyl and cocaine on him when he was arrested Friday, April 5, Virginia State Police said. Wilson was arrested by the Northwest Drug and Gang Task Force following an operation along the first block of Crooked Run Plaza in the Town of Front Royal, State Police said. Wilson was charged with 12 felony counts of distribution of a schedule I/II drug, 1 felony count of manufacture/sell schedule I/II drug, and 1 felony co…
Boyfriend Strangled Ex Repeatedly During Harrowing Labor Day Weekend In DC, Feds Say Boyfriend Strangled Ex Repeatedly During Harrowing Labor Day Weekend In DC, Feds Say
Boyfriend Strangled Ex Repeatedly During Harrowing Labor Day Weekend In DC, Feds Say The District man who terrorized his ex-girlfriend during Labor Day weekend last summer is facing federal prison time after being convicted of assaulting her during a domestic dispute.  On Wednesday, federal authorities announced that Jeffrey Strange, 29, was found guilty of strangling his ex after a series of startling events in September 2023. According to the government's evidence, at approximately 11 p.m. on Sept. 3, 2023, Strange began incessantly calling the woman to determine her whereabouts, before tracking her down the following morning at around 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 4. Prosecut…
Brothers In Bogus Hostage Situation That Locked Down Stafford School Arrested: Sheriff Brothers In Bogus Hostage Situation That Locked Down Stafford School Arrested: Sheriff
Brothers In Bogus Hostage Situation That Locked Down Stafford School Arrested: Sheriff Two brothers have been arrested after one reported a fake hostage situation that placed a Stafford school on lockdown earlier this week, authorities said. Trouble began around 11:25 a.m. Monday, March 25, when the sheriff's office got a call from Cory Winfield, 39, of King George, saying his brother had a gun to his friend’s head and was currently being held hostage, Sheriff David Decatur said.  Cory refused to answer questions, and due to the nature of the call and the close proximity to the school, Conway Elementary School was placed on a partial lockdown. Deputies rushed to th…
Drunken Ex-Con Flashes Firearm After Argument In Arlington: Police Drunken Ex-Con Flashes Firearm After Argument In Arlington: Police
Drunken Ex-Con Flashes Firearm After Argument In Arlington: Police A 34-year-old ex-con was drunk when he flashed a gun at a person he'd been arguing with in Arlington early Tuesday, March 26, police said. Jerrell Copeland and the victim were arguing in a car on the unit block of N. Glebe Road before Copleand got out and flashed a gun as he walked away around 1:05 a.m., county officials said. Responding officers established a perimeter, found a person matching the description of the suspect in the 200 block of N. Trenton Street and detained him.  Copeland was charged with Brandishing, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Public Intoxica…
Teen Being Tried As Adult For DC Carjacking Let Go Despite Government's Objection: Feds Teen Being Tried As Adult For DC Carjacking Let Go Despite Government's Objection: Feds
Teen Being Tried As Adult For DC Carjacking Let Go Despite Government's Objection: Feds A teen carjacker who recently turned 18 is facing federal charges after being indicted by a Superior Court grand jury for an incident last summer, authorities announced. District resident Alvin Halmon-Daniels, now 18, was charged as an adult for armed carjacking and other offenses in connection to the June 2023 carjacking of a woman's vehicle in Northeast DC.  He was 17 at the time. According to court documents, at approximately 11:20 am on June 16 last year, an unidentified co-conspirator drove his car in front of the woman's sedan in the 200 block of 13th Street NE.  It i…
Controlling Man Convicted Of Beating Ex, Threatening Her From Behind Bars In DC Controlling Man Convicted Of Beating Ex, Threatening Her From Behind Bars In DC
Controlling Man Convicted Of Beating Ex, Threatening Her From Behind Bars In DC A District man who couldn't last a week after his ex-girlfriend gave him a second chance is facing prison time after violently attempting to control her. Barrington Hart, 36, was convicted on a host of charges in DC after he was in a romantic relationship with a woman, broke up, then reunited for four days, during which he terrorized her last summer, according to authorities. Prosecutors say that Hart and the woman got into an argument on July 27, 2023, when he accused her of cheating on him and demanded to look through her phone, which she refused. "He became angry, retrieved a black…
Man Shot By Victim During Armed Carjacking In Northeast DC Gets Prison Time Man Shot By Victim During Armed Carjacking In Northeast DC Gets Prison Time
Man Shot By Victim During Armed Carjacking In Northeast DC Gets Prison Time The District man who got himself shot during an attempted carjacking in Northeast DC will spend years in prison after admitting to the crime in November.  Marcus Thompson, 28, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for an early morning carjacking last summer that resulted with him being shot by his would-be victim, who was carrying his own weapon and took matters into his own hands, authorities say. According to court documents, at around 6 a.m. on July 17, 2023, Thompson admitted that he approached his victim armed with a handgun, which he put to his back as he was taking items o…
Rifle-Wielding Man Surrenders After Seven-Hour Standoff With Police In Virginia Rifle-Wielding Man Surrenders After Seven-Hour Standoff With Police In Virginia
Rifle-Wielding Man Surrenders After Seven-Hour Standoff With Police In Virginia A wanted man is in custody after abducting and assaulting a woman before barricading himself inside a Fairfax County home for hours over the weekend, police say. Silvio Meza, Jr., 33, put police through their paces on Sunday afternoon during a standoff that lasted more than seven hours after an incident involving a woman he injured during an altercation. Shortly before 2:45 p.m. on March 10, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were approached by a woman who had been assaulted by a man - later identified as Meza - who was inside a home in the 6700 block of Chestnut Avenue in M…
Assault By Mob: Two Suspects Sought In Fight Involving Ex-Con At Virginia Home, Police Say Assault By Mob: Two Suspects Sought In Fight Involving Ex-Con At Virginia Home, Police Say
Assault By Mob: Two Suspects Sought In Fight Involving Ex-Con At Virginia Home, Police Say Two people are wanted and a third ex-con has already been arrested in connection with a fight involving weapons at a home in Prince William County last month, police said. Police are seeking Jasmine Garcia and Eric Yovany Melara in connection with the incident on the 4300 block of Sudley Road in Haymarket at 12:45 a.m. Feb. 23, county police said. There, a 31-year-old woman was assaulted by a 24-year-old man had a knife held to his neck, authorities said. A short time later, another individual brandished a firearm and held it to the male victim’s head, police said.  Eventually, parti…
$2 Bill Bandit Busted After Wells Fargo Bank Robbery In Virginia: Police $2 Bill Bandit Busted After Wells Fargo Bank Robbery In Virginia: Police
$2 Bill Bandit Busted After Wells Fargo Bank Robbery In Virginia: Police A wanted bank robber who pulled a very specific heist at Wells Fargo in Fairfax County has been apprehended weeks after targeting the branch in Burke, police say. Hani Abdelmohsen Ahmed, 21, was arrested weeks after he allegedly stole more than 80 $2 bills from the bank that were later recovered following his arrest on Thursday afternoon. The wanted bank robber in Fairfax County Fairfax County Police According to a Fairfax County Police spokesperson, on Wednesday, Feb. 14, Ahmed stole the cash and left in a getaway vehicle that was later identified by detectives and surveilled for …
Gunman Who Shot Scooter Rider Unprovoked Eight Times In Northeast DC Charged In Federal Court Gunman Who Shot Scooter Rider Unprovoked Eight Times In Northeast DC Charged In Federal Court
Gunman Who Shot Scooter Rider Unprovoked Eight Times In Northeast DC Charged In Federal Court A 19-year-old District man is facing charges for allegedly attempting to kill a scooter rider in Northeast DC last year, federal authorities announced. Antron Belk. has been indicted by a Superior Court grand jury charging him with multiple offenses that include assault with the intent to kill while armed after targeting a man on a scooter in February 2023. According to court documents, on Feb. 25 last year, Belk was driving a stolen black Kia Optima with two other passengers and pulled up next to the victim who was riding a scooter on Quarles Street NE.  Prosecutors say that Bel…
Convict Caught With PCP, Short-Barreled Rifle Cops To Crime In DC: Feds Convict Caught With PCP, Short-Barreled Rifle Cops To Crime In DC: Feds
Convict Caught With PCP, Short-Barreled Rifle Cops To Crime In DC: Feds A District man with a checkered criminal past is facing decades behind bars after admitting to federal gun and drug charges, authorities announced. Clarence Faulkner, 42, a convicted felon, pleaded guilty in Washington, DC to unlawful possession of a short-barreled rifle that was found in his car along with PCP and cocaine, according to federal prosecutors. In November last year, officers from the Metropolitan Police Department were on patrol in the 300 block of 61st Street NE when they spotted an unoccupied sedan parked on the side of the street running and unattended. After advising the …
Shooter In Southeast DC Sentenced For Killing Maryland Man Outside Father's Home: Feds Shooter In Southeast DC Sentenced For Killing Maryland Man Outside Father's Home: Feds
Shooter In Southeast DC Sentenced For Killing Maryland Man Outside Father's Home: Feds A District man has been sentenced to decades in prison for gunning down Maryland native Toussaunt Strong outside his father's home in the Shipley Terrace neighborhood more than three years ago, authorities announced. Ravel Mills, 29, was found guilty by a jury last October of second-degree murder while armed and other offenses for killing the Montgomery County native in Southeast DC in 2020. This week, a judge announced that Mills has been sentenced to 29 years in prison, the max possible term. According to prosecutors, on April 18, 2020, Strong, 28, was outside his father's home when Mill…
I-66 Manassas Crash Victim Steals Ambulance From Fairfax Hospital: Report, Police I-66 Manassas Crash Victim Steals Ambulance From Fairfax Hospital: Report, Police
I-66 Manassas Crash Victim Steals Ambulance From Fairfax Hospital: Report, Police A search has been launched in Fairfax County for a man who police say stole an ambulance from outside of the hospital Monday night, Feb. 19. Prince William County's Ricky Lowe, 32, was a passenger in the crash of a stolen car on I-66 and was being treated at Fairfax Hospital when he walked out with an IV in arm, jumped in a private transport ambulance and stole it, Fairfax County police said. While the vehicle was recovered, officers were on the 4200 block of Annandale Road in Annandale looking for Lowe, who is wanted for grand larceny, police said. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Mond…
Rifle-Toting Gunman Convicted Of Murdering Man Waiting At Southeast DC Bus Stop: Feds Rifle-Toting Gunman Convicted Of Murdering Man Waiting At Southeast DC Bus Stop: Feds
Rifle-Toting Gunman Convicted Of Murdering Man Waiting At Southeast DC Bus Stop: Feds The shooter who pulled an assault rifle out of a stolen truck and gunned down a man waiting for a bus in Southeast DC has been convicted of murder and other charges, federal authorities announced. Terrell Poe, 37, was found guilty by a jury in DC Superior Court this week in connection to the fatal shooting of 30-year-old Christopher Washington in September 2020 after he tracked his victim into the area from Maryland.  Both men were District residents. According to prosecutors, in the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, Washington was waiting at a bus stop when Poe pulled up in a s…
Felon Gets Fresh Prison Time For Carrying 'Military-Grade Semi-Automatic' Weapon In DC: Feds Felon Gets Fresh Prison Time For Carrying 'Military-Grade Semi-Automatic' Weapon In DC: Feds
Felon Gets Fresh Prison Time For Carrying 'Military-Grade Semi-Automatic' Weapon In DC: Feds A man no stranger to law enforcement will spend more time behind bars after being sentenced for carrying what prosecutors described as a "military-grade semi-automatic" weapon when police in DC stopped him. Vernon Pernell Hendrick, 33, who has multiple convictions on his rap sheet, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for carrying a Springfield Armory model 1911 semi-automatic handgun, one of the most powerful handguns on the market, authorities announced on Wednesday. According to court documents, Hendrick - while on active supervised release for previous crimes - was stopped by …
District Man Who Crashed Handyman's Carjacked Honda During Police Pursuit In MD Convicted: DOJ District Man Who Crashed Handyman's Carjacked Honda During Police Pursuit In MD Convicted: DOJ
District Man Who Crashed Handyman's Carjacked Honda During Police Pursuit In MD Convicted: DOJ The 21-year-old District man who carjacked a handyman at gunpoint and proceeded to crash his car days later will have years in prison to reconsider his actions, federal authorities announced. Gianni Saunders was found guilty on Tuesday, Jan. 30 of carjacking a handyman as he got out of his vehicle in the 2800 block of Denver Street SE in May last year after he was called to make repairs. According to prosecutors, on May 24, 2023, the handyman pulled up to make repairs inside a residential building; however, he was instead met by Saunders, who was armed with a handgun and extended magazine, …
Ex-Con Accused Of Killing Friend Over Fentanyl Pills In VA Arrested In Maryland: Police Ex-Con Accused Of Killing Friend Over Fentanyl Pills In VA Arrested In Maryland: Police
Ex-Con Accused Of Killing Friend Over Fentanyl Pills In VA Arrested In Maryland: Police Weeks after a woman was found shot to death over drugs in Prince William County, police say that an ex-con wanted in connection to her murder has been taken into custody. Karen Nicole Pollard, 37, has been arrested by Virginia State Police investigators following an incident that ended across state lines in Prince George's County overnight, authorities announced on Wednesday.  Pollard had been wanted for her alleged role in the fatal shooting of 51-year-old Patricia Kathlean Beglin in late December 2023. According to police, shortly before 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28, officers were ca…
Felon Attempted To Kick, Bite Officers Intervening During Domestic Dispute In Virginia: Police Felon Attempted To Kick, Bite Officers Intervening During Domestic Dispute In Virginia: Police
Felon Attempted To Kick, Bite Officers Intervening During Domestic Dispute In Virginia: Police What started as a verbal domestic dispute in Prince William County turned physical when a man kicked and attempted to bite intervening officers. Members of the Prince William County Police Department were called to the Westgate Apartment complex in the 8000 block of Ashland Avenue over the weekend in Manassas to investigate an incident involving Stafford resident James Russell Bennett II and at least one other person inside the home. While investigating the domestic incident, police said that they determined the 34-year-old Bennett was wanted for a previous drug-related incident, and he ref…
Shooting Suspect Wanted For Murder In Virginia On The Lam, Police Say Shooting Suspect Wanted For Murder In Virginia On The Lam, Police Say
Shooting Suspect Wanted For Murder In Virginia On The Lam, Police Say A Fredericksburg man is wanted in Virginia after a 26-year-old man was killed in Prince William County. Tyus James Terrell, 27, is wanted for murder and other charges after being identified as the suspect who allegedly gunned down Big Stone Gap resident Quatrail Raynard Smalls earlier this week, according to police. Shortly before 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday night, residents reported hearing multiple gunshots fired in the 3700 block of Wharf Lane in the Triangle neighborhood, with one person down. The shooting was reported on Wharf Lane in Triangle. Google Maps satellite view Upon arrival, o…
Armed Man Leads Officers Straight Into Gun-Filled DC Apartment, Police Say Armed Man Leads Officers Straight Into Gun-Filled DC Apartment, Police Say
Armed Man Leads Officers Straight Into Gun-Filled DC Apartment, Police Say A man attempting to elude police in Washington, DC accidentally led officers right to a small cache of weapons. Five people have been arrested following a massive gun bust by members of the Metropolitan Police Department's Violent Crime Suppression Division, who got an unlikely assist from one of the suspects. Over the weekend, officers on patrol spotted a man with a weapon, though when they attempted to stop him, he ignored their commands and he fled into a nearby apartment in Southeast DC, which led to a surprise for investigators. Once inside, police say that the officers spotted severa…