Archives: Crime

  • Stupid Crimes for June 14

    Scott McCabe

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    Taste the Rainbow A Kentucky man is accused of selling more than sweets out of his "Get It" candy store in Louisville. Lorenzo Byrd is facing numerous drug charges, including trafficking in marijuana and trafficking a controlled substance, reports WDRB.com. Police said they found 50 baggies...

  • Feds recommend nearly 11 years for man who stabbed gay teen

    Naomi Jagoda

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    Prosecutors are recommending that the ringleader in the stabbing of a gay teenage boy near the Howard Theatre last year be sentenced to about 11 years behind bars, court papers show. Ali Jackson, 20, pleaded guilty earlier this year to bias-related assault with intent to kill in connection...

  • Accused kitten thief pleads not guilty

    Naomi Jagoda

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    A 24-year-old woman accused of stealing a kitten from the Washington Humane Society pleaded not guilty in D.C. Superior Court on Thursday, court records show. Porsha Nicole Evans, of Southeast D.C., has been charged with second-degree theft. The brown-and-white kitten known as Callista was...

  • Prince George's County man faces 115 years for stalking ex-wife

    Scott McCabe

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    A Hyattsville man was found guilty of stalking and harassing his ex-wife, including setting up fake online profiles seeking sex from men. Michael Anthony Johnson was convicted on 73 counts and is facing a maximum of 115 years in prison at his sentencing July 18. Prince George's County...

  • Juvenile dies after hit-and-run in Prince George's County

    Naomi Jagoda

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    A juvenile died after a hit-and-run collision in Prince George's County, police said. The crash occurred at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday at Temple Hills Road and St. Barnabas Road in Temple Hills. According to a police preliminary investigation, a sport-utility vehicle with two adult occupants...

  • Police ID dead driver, Prince George's officer involved in Bowie collision

    Naomi Jagoda

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    Prince George's County police have identified the man who died Wednesday after a police car struck his vehicle and the county police officer who was driving the striking vehicle. The deceased driver is 32-year-old James Dejay Toliver, of Upper Marlboro. The officer is Cpl. Michael Mogavero, a...

  • The Blotter for June 13

    Scott McCabe

    Published: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    Arrest in Taser sex-assault attempt D.C. police have made an arrest of a Montgomery County man who they said used a Taser in a break-in and attempted sexual assault of a woman in Northwest Washington. Fifty-year-old Paul Mannina, of Ashton, Md., was charged Wednesday with assault with intent...

  • Montgomery County teacher charged with sex abuse of students

    Scott McCabe

    Published: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    A Silver Spring middle school teacher has been accused of sexually abusing three students on campus. Montgomery County police began the investigation last month after administrators at the A. Mario Loiederman Middle School reported that two 11-year-old girls said they were inappropriately...

  • Most Wanted: University Park burglary suspect identified

    Scott McCabe

    Published: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    U.S. Marshals deputies are looking for a burglary suspect who was chased away by an unsuspecting University Park homeowner. According to police, on the afternoon of May 14, the homeowner arrived at the residence on the 6500 block of 43rd Avenue and found the basement window broken, and a...