'Easter Bunny' arrested in Danville, Virginia →
Joshua Lee Bolling, performing as the Easter Bunny at a local mall, was arrested for illegal possession of prescription narcotics.
Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleader Pleads Not Guilty... →
Sarah Jones appeared in court on Monday pleading not guilty to having sex with a former student while teaching at Heights High School in Kentucky. Jones is being charged with first degree sexual abuse and unlawful use of electronic devices. Her mother was also indicted for tampering with physical evidence. Jones resigned last November stating it was for personal reasons. “The day the...
Investigative Reports: Parole Board: New... →
berajsha730: Investigative Reports: Parole Board: New Hampshire Three prison inmates face New Hampshire’s Parole Board. The prisoners include a former state Assistant Attorney General who caused a scandal when stolen artwork, antique furniture, and rare books were found in his office; a former prostitute…
Attempted Robbery At Alexandria NOVA Campus
Earlier today there was an attempted robbery near Northern Virginia’s Community College campus in Alexandria, VA. The 2 men approached the victim demanding property and then fled. The suspects are being described as 2 Hispanic males. Police are still searching for the suspects and ask if anyone has any information to call them at 703-764-5000.
GMU students robbed at gunpoint →
Five George Mason students were robbed inside their Fairfax County home on Tuesday night. The students were inside playing video games and studying, when two men came in armed, and started demanding their valuables and money. They have not caught the suspects, but they are being described as being in their early 20’s, African American, and about 6 feet tall. Anyone with information is...
Teen Pleads Guilty to U.S. Terrorism Charge →
Mohammad Hassan Khalid, 18, of Ellicott City, MD plead guilty to a U.S. terrorism charge on Monday. Khalid was arrested at age 17 last summer and has been held by the FBI since. Khalid met Colleen LaRose, also known as “Jihad Jane,” in an online chat room when he was 15 years old and agreed to forward her money to pass to jihadists for the Muslim holy war going on in Europe and South Asia. ...
Purcellville woman found guilty of children’s... →
Drunk Man In Wheelchair Robs Gas Station, Gets... →
Ok, ok. This is not exactly driving while intoxicated, but we thought you might enjoy this case nonetheless for its sheer wackiness. A very intoxicated John Champion, who is confined to a wheelchair, is accused of robbing a Florida convenience store at knifepoint and assaulting the clerk. Champion was apparently quite intoxicated at the time, taunting the clerk by claiming that police would...
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Florida Man Executed →
Robert Brian Waterhouse, 65, died by lethal injection last night at Florida State Prison. Waterhouse was 29 when he was convicted for beating, raping, and drowning Deborah Kammerer, 29, in Tampa Bay after leaving a bar with her.
Man Arrested For Eating....Cats? →
Jason Louis Wilmert, 36, of Bakersfield, California is facing 2 misdemeanor charges for animal cruelty and using a pet or domesticated animal for food. Deputies were called to the suburban home when neighbors called in saying they were hearing cats screeching inside the home. Sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt says he has “never seen anything like this.” but could not comment on...
Felon Faces Multiple Charges After DUI Crash →
Clyde W. Miller II is being charged with DUI, Driving on Suspended License and Possession of a Firearm after he crashed his vehicle on Route 15 near Lucketts, VA. Around 4:15PM on February 9, 2012 deputies responded to reports that a man was driving erratically and wanted to hurt himself. Miller lost control of his 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee right and over-corrected in to oncoming traffic. He...
13 Year Old Boy Charged With Assault & Robbery →
A 13-year-old boy in Manassas, VA is being charged with assault and robbery after an incident that occurred on February 2nd. The victim was a 14 year old boy that knew the attacker. The father of the victim told police that when his son got off the school bus, the 13-year-old demanded money and when the victim didn’t hand it over, he was assaulted by the 13-year-old, resulting in facial...
Former Suburban Hospital Worker Sentenced →
Former Employee Keith Little, 50, of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD has been sentenced to life without parole for killing his former boss, 40 year-old Roosevelt Brockington. Back in December 2011, Little broke into the hospital’s boiler room in the basement and stabbed Roosevelt 72 times with a 12-inch knife. Prosecutors stated that Little was upset with Roosevelt for giving him a...
Fraternity Suspended For Hazing Incident →
The University of Florida has suspended the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity after a hazing incident occurred involving the chapter members. The incident is under investigation at this time.
Facebook ‘defriending’ Double Murder →
A couple was murdered after ‘defriending’ a woman on Facebook. The woman’s father and another man murdered the couple in their Tennessee home. The couple’s 8 month old baby was found unharmed in the mother’s arms when police arrived.
Dreamin' Demon: Teacher's Aid Charged With... →
duilawnews: Brooklyn, NY - A teacher’s aid has been arrested after he allegedly videotaped himself spanking a child and fondling another — in a public school classroom. FBI agents arrested 40-year-old Taleek Brooks after a computer and two external hard drives seized from his home were found…
Two Charged In Manassas Drug Bust →
Oscar Eugene Riggleman and Joshua Laroy Kritsch are facing drug charges in the Prince William County.
Dreamin' Demon: Man Arrested After Toddler Drinks... →
dreamindemon: Lilburn, GA — A 33-year-old man is facing felony charges after police say his roommate’s 2-year-old child accidentally drank from a water bottle containing GHB. Timothy Waldrop and the child’s father were apparently conversing in a bedroom inside the residence Saturday when the…
15 Virginia Men Arrested In Prostitution Bust →
15 Men were arrested during a prostitution sting in Newport News, VA. One of the men, Maurice DeShazo is a former Virginia Tech Quarterback.
Riverdale Shooting Victim Has Died →
The victim of the Prince George’s County Shooting has been confirmed as dead. The victim still has not been identified.
Assault, gang-related charges for Va. teens in... →
Former NFL San Francisco 49ers player attacked after trying to break up teenage gang related fight. Assault charges are pending in Chesapeake County.
A Massachusetts woman says the FBI used a chain saw blade to cut through her...– Fail Daily: FBI Uses Chain Saw On Wrong Door Boy, file this one under “Worst Nightmare” for any family.
Drunk Urinates, Then Fights →
Headline of the day, via the Maryland Coast Dispatch. Let it be said that showing solidarity with a friend who just got picked up for DUI shouldn’t include you also going to jail for picking a fight with police.
Woman throws banana at Virginia store clerk →
Run-by fruiting at a 7-11 in Dumphries, VA.
15 year old MD teen gets 85 years in beating death... →
Before he was out of middle school, Brian Wonsom, now 15, had already plead guilty to first degree murder and attempted rape. At 13, Wonsome had been consigned to the Cheltenham Youth Facility on burglary charges. While taking a test with teacher, 65 year-old Hannah Wheeling, Wonsom strangled and sexually assaulted her. Evidence from the Cheltenham crime scene also connected Wonson to a...
Trial to start in Md. after stun gun death →
In 2007 Jarrel Gray, a 20 year-old deaf man from Frederick, Maryland was tasered twice by County Sheriff’s Corporal, Rudy Torres in an attempt to break up what police described as a fight between Gray and another person. Gray later died. A civil trial begins this week on charges of excessive force brought by Jarrel’s family against Officer Torres. Torres’ use of the stun gun...
Boy, 11, catches suspect in hit-and-run crash -... →
Smart kid. The driver he nabbed, by chasing down the car and grabbing the license plate number, was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident and DUI among other charges. Police suggest they might never have identified the driver without the boy’s quick thinking.
Judge Judy Brings on Hammer Time for Palm Beach... →
Palm Beach county resident, Janet Knowles, 62, was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery using a deadly weapon. Knowles reportedly walloped a 65 year-old man in the head with a hammer. The root of the conflict? An apparently erratic Knowles told authorities she was annoyed with the episode of Judge Judy that was on the television at the time. The victim’s name has not been released...
The 30 Best Taco-Related Crimes Ever →
Who knew that there were 30 taco-related crimes out there in the first place, each one crazier than the last… Hysterical. We’ve never defended a client charged with a taco-related offense at the Gordon Law Firm, but we’re game for new challenges!
Maryland man charged in killings is sentenced to... →
“You were not just a one-man crime wave, you were a tsunami of crime.” That’s how District Court Judge, Peter J. Messitte described the lengthy and disturbing criminal history of Jason Thomas Scott (who is only 28 years old).
Prison for escaped inmate who roamed Hagerstown... →
Some days you just can’t get rid of an AK-47. While on the lam from an Pennsylvania prison, Woodrow Carmack was picked up roaming this streets of Hagerstown, Maryland with an assault rifle. According to Carmack’s lawyer, his client was attempting to sell the weapon and had no violent intentions despite his fugitive status.
FBI steps in to investigate Richmond City Jail... →
Looking into allegations of systematic civil rights abuses at the Richmond, VA jailhouse.
D.C. man charged in fatal December stabbing had... →
With this second arrest, two scissor-stabbing deaths have been attributed to James W. Smith of Baltimore since 2005. Smith was freed from prison in 2010, based on good behavior. He had been serving a sentence for first degree murder based on the 2005 death.
VA woman gets 35 years for fatally tossing... →
One of the more bizarre and terrible crimes Northern Virginia has seen in the last few years. Just a horrible tragedy.
Man pleads guilty to killing Arlington’s Carl... →
A rare and horrible murder in Clarendon, Virginia. 20-year-old Roger K. Clark plead guilty to first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Carl Diener. Clark had been deviously convicted of robbery and assault against in Annapolis. DNA evidence recovered from Diener’s clothing matched evidence from the Annapolis assault, leading to Clark’s arrest.
Guilty plea for Md. man in armed bank robbery →
Samuel Sullivan Jr., of Brandywine, Maryland faces up to 25 years in prison for his role in the Clarendon, Virginia BB&T; Bank robbery that he planned with cousin, Andrew Hooker-Orange. Hooker organ is scheduled to be sentenced at the end of the month.
"Frappuccino Firebomber" Caught, Cops Say He Was... →
Admitted arsonist, Ray Lazier Lengend of Queens, New York was nabbed by police thanks in par to a description of his vehicle, a Buick Regal which had been stolen from JFK airport and sported tell-tale Virginia plates. Lengend attributed his attacks to various personal grievances with each victim, many going back a number of years. In at least one instance, Lengend mistook a private residence as...
Severn woman faces assault and drug charges →
Police came to Stacie Beauford’s residence because of a reported stabbing. What they found there included more than $12,000 of heroin, cocaine and marijuana.