CRIME & SAFETY
Lieutenant with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department arrested
A lieutenant that has worked with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department for 17 years was arrested for obtaining drugs by fraud, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
A Man’s Cries for Help Went Ignored in the D.C. Jail. Then He Set Fire to His Mattress.
A man held in the D.C. Jail started a fire after corrections officers ignored his cries for help, according to jail residents who were locked on the same unit. The man repeatedly told officers that he was going to kill himself and asked to see a supervisor and a psychiatrist. But officers ignored his pleas overnight and into the next morning, according to the residents who heard his repeated cries for help.
Police identify 2 killed in Northeast DC shooting
D.C. police have identified two men that were killed during a shooting in Northeast on Wednesday night. Nathaniel Limes, 41, of Richmond, Virginia, and James Cooper, Jr., 46, of Northeast D.C., were killed after a reported shooting at around 9:50 p.m. in the 2500 block of 14th Street, police said in a news release.
Police Locate And Arrest “Pigeon Drop” Scam Suspect In Florida
DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. – A suspect facing charges in connection with two “pigeon drop” scam investigations in Prince George’s County is now in custody. The suspect is 50-year-old William Coleman of Orange Park, FL. With the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, Coleman was located and arrested on Tuesday in Orlando, FL.
Four people killed in tragic car accident in Prince George's County
A devastating car accident in Prince George's County has tragically claimed four lives. Watch as the local Fire Department responds to this fatal incident, providing a stark reminder of the importance of road safety.
Former DC Fire and EMS employees sentenced to prison for taking bribes
WASHINGTON — A DC Fire and EMS employee was sentenced Friday to a year in prison for a scheme with a coworker to defraud the department. Her co-conspirator was sentenced earlier this month. According to the Department of Justice, 45-year-old Charity Keys, of Bowie, Maryland, worked as a supply...
2 DC men arrested after attempting to run down Va. State trooper in stolen car, police say
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (7News) — Two men from D.C. were arrested after Virginia State Police said they tried to run down a trooper in a stolen vehicle in Alexandria Saturday morning. Around 11 a.m. officials said a trooper found a stolen Kia Optima parked on the side of Franklin Street.
Couple held at gunpoint during home invasion in Maryland, police search for suspects
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) — Police are searching for two suspects after a couple was held at gunpoint during a home invasion in Maryland on Thursday afternoon. Officers in Anne Arundel County said they responded to a home in Glen Burnie at approximately 2 p.m. A 42-year-old man...
Victim Suffers Non-Life Threating Injuries After Being Shot at Park
Detectives are on the scene of a shooting that occurred Saturday evening in Wheaton. According to safety reporter Cordell Pugh, a male was shot in the leg around 7:20PM at Wheaton Forest Local Park. The victim suffered non-life threating injuries and Montgomery County Police 4th District Officers applied a tourniquet prior to EMS arrival. Montgomery Parks Police in handling the investigation.
In 2005, a 12-year-old girl was abducted while walking to school in DC. 18 years later, the man responsible is going to prison
WASHINGTON — Nearly 18 years after a 12-year-old girl was attacked by a stranger as she walked to school in D.C., the man responsible has been sentenced to prison. According to the Department of Justice, 42-year-old Marquette E. Johnson was sentenced Friday to 27 years in prison and five years of supervised release for first-degree sexual abuse while armed and first-degree child sexual abuse while armed. He pleaded guilty to the charges in July.
DC man pleads guilty to 2020 murder of ex-girlfriend, young mother Shantal Hill
WASHINGTON - A D.C. man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2020 death of his ex-girlfriend. According to the Department of Justice, 24-year-old Carson Posey fatally shot his 28-year-old ex-girlfriend, Shantal Hill near the Tyler House Apartments on the south side of 1200 North Capitol Street, Northwest, on April 15, 2020.
DC apartment building evacuated due to high carbon monoxide readings
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — DC Fire and EMS responded to a call about a chemical odor Friday. The incident occurred at the 300 block of Division Ave. NE, D.C. at a 3-story apartment building. The odor was an elevated amount of carbon monoxide. The building was evacuated and three children were treated. The building […]
Car catches fire after crashing into Southeast DC woods, drivers whereabouts unknown
WASHINGTON (7News) — A car caught fire Friday afternoon after crashing into the woods in Southeast D.C., officials said. D.C. Fire and EMS responded to southbound Suitland Parkway, SE, past Alabama Avenue where the crash occurred. Firefighters extinguished the flames upon arrival. Witnesses told officials that a person was...
Virginia man arrested for cocaine and other drug paraphernalia
NEW CASTLE, Ind. (WANE) — A Virginia man was arrested after a traffic stop turned into a search where Indiana State Troopers seized cocaine and other drug paraphernalia. At approximately 10 a.m. Friday, Master Trooper Barry Bischoff was patrolling Interstate 70 when he noticed a grey Honda car driving over the posted speed limit. The Trooper initiated a traffic stop and noticed signs of criminal activity when interacting with the driver.
D.C. Man Pleads Guilty to Murder of Single Mother near Tyler House Apartments
WASHINGTON, DC – Carson Posey, 24, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend,… The post D.C. Man Pleads Guilty to Murder of Single Mother near Tyler House Apartments appeared first on Shore News Network.