The Blotter: Three arrested in robbery spree, students maced, Loudoun County man found shot

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Three arrested in connection to P.G. county robberies

Police in Prince George's County have arrested three men in connection with more than 50 burglaries in the county since December 2012.

Anthony Nyrekie Edwards, 40, David Benjamin Neal, 24, and Jamal Cooke, 21, all from Oxon Hill, have been charged with burglary. Police said the three men robbed more than 50 homes over six months, stealing everything from computers and jewelry to personal belongings.

Police did not say what the stolen items were worth in total but did say that at least one home had $70,000 worth of jewelry stolen.

Cooke has been released on a $25,000 bond, while Edwards and Neal remain in custody.

Southeast student maces others in fight

A student at Ballou High School in the Southeast maced a group of other students after getting into an altercation at the school.

Police said a group of at least 10 students got into a fight at the school, located at 34014th Street SE, then one student pulled out mace and began spraying.

Four people were hurt in the incident though their injuries were not life threatening.

Loudoun County man shot to death in home

A Loudoun County man was found shot to death Friday night in Sterling, the victim of a domestic homicide.

Police said Steven Spradling, 52, was shot around 9 p.m.,in his home, located in the 21700 block of Blossom Drive. His wife, Rosangela Spradling, 42, has been charged with first degree murder in connection with his death.

Steven Spradling was a member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police force.

Two children were in the home at the time of the shooting, but were unharmed. They are staying with family friends.

kjacobson@washingtonexaminer.com

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Kate Jacobson

Montgomery County reporter
The Washington Examiner