Man admits to robbing armored truck, tour office
A D.C. man has pleaded guilty to the armed robbery of an armored truck and the DC Ducks amphibious tour office. Ricardo Hunter, 55, faces a prison sentence of 15 to 20 years.
In September 2010, Hunter and another man approached a manager of the DC Ducks and Old Town Trolley Tours office in Northeast Washington, prosecutors said. They put a gun to his head and told the manager that if the alarm went off, he "was dead." Hunter and his partner made off with more than $7,000.
Two months later, Hunter and two accomplices robbed an armored truck that was delivering and picking up money from a gas station on the 2800 block of Sherman Avenue NW, prosecutors said. One of the men stuck a gun in the guard's stomach and said, "Give it up," while Hunter stole the guard's handgun.
Gaithersburg man killed in apparent home invasion
A man was fatally stabbed during an apparent home invasion in Gaithersburg on Monday. Montgomery County police say they received a report of a shooting at the Whetstone Apartments at 22 Whetstone Drive shortly after midnight. Instead, officers found an unresponsive man suffering from a single stab wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said several people had entered the apartment and began arguing. Police have identified the victim as Cesar Smith, 45, of Gaithersburg.
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