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Recent Crime News
Saturday May 16 | via Gazette.net
A former Army Ranger accused of killing his roommate in Gaithersburg in 2006 has reached a plea agreement that lets him go free after serving more than five years in prison. On Thursday, Gary James Smith, 32, now living in Olney, entered an Alford plea in Montgomery Circuit Court to involuntary manslaughter in the death of fellow soldier Michael McQueen. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via The Washington Post
Secret Service officers stopped a person on Thursday who was flying a small drone over the park in front of the White House. The drone operator was taken into custody by U.S. Park Police. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via Gazette.net
Joey Poindexter, 40, of Gaithersburg, who was recently convicted of sexually assaulting young men when they were drunk, was sentenced on April 15 to 150 years in prison. The sentence is less than the 200 years that prosecutors had asked for, but more than the minimum of 78 years under sentencing guidelines. Comment?
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