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Friday | via TBD.com
"When you bring guns into the city, what do you expect is going to happen?" asked lifelong D.C. resident Terry Tolberg. It was the District's most recent shooting, at North Capitol Street and Hanover Place NW, the gunfire at 3:22 p.m. the day after Christmas. Comment?
Thursday Dec 25 | via Martinsburg Journal
A man indicted on kidnapping and robbery charges for allegedly holding a Martinsburg woman captive in a bathroom for more than a week says he has been tortured by police, correctional officers and other inmates since his arrest last year. Kent James Crangle, 64, of Alexandria, Virginia, made the allegations of abuse in a motion filed earlier this month by his attorney, Christopher Prezioso, asking a court to grant him a bond reduction. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via FindLaw
Before NIEMEYER, WYNN, and FLOYD, Circuit Judges. ARGUED:Steffanie Jones Lewis, International Business Law Firm, PC, Washington, D.C., for Petitioner. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via Black Voice News
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON - In an effort to provide sufficient educational opportunities for incarcerated youth, the Department of Justice and the Department of Education have released a joint corrections guidance for state educational agencies, a move expected to help Black youth, a group confined to juvenile correctional facilities at higher rates than their White peers. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via Patch.com
RAIDS Online report notes that in Dec. 10 Old Town Alexandria incident, suspect robbed a bank "by threatening with a bomb." Data in the online crime reporting service, RAIDS Online, is provided directly from each law enforcement agency, according to the site. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via The Washington Post
These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police . Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Patch.com
An Alexandria bank was robbed at gunpoint Friday, according to the FBI, by a man they think has robbed four banks in the area since Nov. 14. On Friday, Dec. 12, at 12:53 pm, a black male subject robbed the Burke & Herbert Bank, at 155 N. Paxton St. in Alexandria, according to the FBI. The bank is located in the West End of Alexandria, off of Duke Street just east of the Landmark Mall area. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via WTOP-FM Washington
Alexandria police arrested 20-year-old Desmond Maxey of Maryland Wednesday. Detectives say Maxey -- who goes by "Fat Nasty" -- is responsible for at least three of the residential burglaries in the area. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via The Washington Post
The man who is charged in the fatal shootings of three of Alexandria's most well-known residents over the past decade was driven to kill by a child custody decision that went against him and a hatred for what he termed the city's "enforcement class," according to papers filed by prosecutors Thursday. In writings that were seized by authorities, Charles Severance, 54, expressed anger over a court decision to take his son from him and described a political doctrine that he felt allowed him to kill members of the "status quo utopian elite," the filings said. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Patch.com
Suspect robbed Seminary Plaza shopping center bank on Thursday morning, Nov. 20. FBI is offering up to $5,000 reward for information. At approximately 10:53 a.m., on Thursday, Nov. 20, a man robbed the SunTrust Bank located at 4616 Kenmore Ave., in Alexandria. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via Patch.com
Fairfax County Police arrested an Alexandria woman last week on numerous charges including assaulting law enforcement after she failed to stop for police near Fort Belvoir, according to FCPD. The woman was stopped at Inlet Cove Drive and Richmond Highway, last Wednesday at about 2:52 a.m., according to police. Comment?
Nov 25, 2014 | via The Washington Post
Charles Severance enters the courtroom in Ohio County Circuit Court in Wheeling, W.Va., for his extradition hearing. Severance is a person of interest in three slayings in Alexandria, Va., but is currently being held on a fugitive warrant from Loudoun County, Va., because he was accused of illegally having a gun. Comment?
Nov 25, 2014 | via York Dispatch
Two members of a violent out-of-state group, including the ringleader, have admitted to committing two Franklintown-area home invasions a year ago during which a man was shot and two teenage boys were bound, gagged and beaten. Trial was set to begin Nov. 17 for Army soldier Rico Carty Holmes II and Joseph Tyrone Henderson Jr., but both men pleaded guilty, according to senior deputy prosecutor Jonathan Blake. Comment?
Jun 24, 2010 | via American Reporter
Eight individuals were arrested Sunday for allegedly carrying out long-term, "deep-cover" assignments in the United States on behalf of the Russian Federation, the Justice Department announced today. Two additional defendants were also arrested Sunday for allegedly participating in the same Russian intelligence program within the United States. Comment?
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