Police arrest man in fatal shooting
A Laurel man was arrested Sunday in connection with a fatal shooting at a July 4 celebration, police said.
Calvin Shaw, 22, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Crevontai Key, according to D.C. police.
Key was fatally shot at a holiday celebration about 8 p.m. Wednesday on the 5000 block of First Street NW, police said. Three others were shot during the incident.
Man gets 13 years for 2010 robbery
A Hyattsville man convicted in connection with a Northeast D.C. attack was sentenced to 13 years in prison, officials said.
Emmanuel W. Guzeh, 26, was sentenced Monday in D.C. Superior Court. He was convicted in May of assault with intent to commit robbery, kidnapping, assaulting a police officer and related weapons offenses, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington.
Guzeh and several accomplices were charged with pistol-whipping two men in Northeast D.C. in October 2010, and robbing them at gunpoint. The assailants fled the scene in two cars. The car in which Guzeh was traveling crashed into a dumpster behind an apartment building on the 4900 block of Benning Road SE, prosecutors said. As he fled, Guzeh pointed a handgun at pursuing police.
When authorities searched Guzeh's car, they found duct tape, flex-cuffs, a .357 revolver, two boxes of ammunition and a bullet-resistant vest.
Officers found slightly more than $2,000 worth of heroin, as well as cocaine and oxycodone in the trunk of the car that Guzeh and the other assailants tried to break into, officials said. The car's owner was convicted of unlawful possession with intent to distribute heroin and related charges.
Police rescue dogs spooked by fireworks
Montgomery County police picked up several dogs on July 4 that had likely been scared by fireworks.
Officers at the department's Fourth District, which includes Wheaton, found three dogs on Independence Day, police said.
In one case, a Fourth District officer opened her cruiser's door so she could get something from the back seat when a dog named Tiger jumped into the vehicle.
The officer thought the dog had probably been spooked by fireworks and was not far from home. She took him to an animal shelter, police said. Tiger had been adopted from the shelter and was quickly identified and reunited with his family.
Police are reminding dog owners to ensure their pets have identification tags that include the owner's name, address and contact information.