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D.C. Attorney Pleads Guilty To Distributing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente announced Friday a Washington, D.C. attorney pleaded guilty to distributing videos of child sexual abuse. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Mark Sims replied to a Craigslist ad posted by an undercover FBI agent. Sims discussed meeting the agent’s … Continue reading

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D.C. Man Gets 7-Year Prison Sentence For Conspiracy To Distribute PCP

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Wednesday a D.C. man was sentenced to seven years in prison for conspiracy to distribute phencyclidine or PCP. Forty-nine-year-old Reginald Cecil Duckett of Washington, D.C. conspired with nine others to purchase and redistribute … Continue reading

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14-Year-Old With Diplomatic Status Stabs Boy In D.C.

Metropolitan Police said a 14-year-old girl stabbed a 13-year-old boy multiple times in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Around 12:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a stabbing at a private school. At the scene, police located the victim who … Continue reading

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Bowie Woman Gets 70-Month Prison Sentence For Identity Theft And Fraud

A Bowie woman was sentenced Friday to 70 months in prison for mail fraud, aggravated identity theft and bank fraud. Forty-seven-year-old Tonia Latrice Lewis obtained and utilized the identities of dozens of people to apply for loans and open bank … Continue reading

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Weak Sales Forces Pie 360 To Shutter Its Doors

It’s been a hard year for Baltimore eateries, with many being forced to close due to lack of sales. Pie 360 is the last restaurant to be added to the closing list, joining Camden Pub, Fleet Street Kitchen, Blk//Sugar, Clementine, … Continue reading

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Owner Of DJB Holding Charged With Fraud Linked To A Ponzi Scheme

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Tuesday that a former financial advisor has been arrested and charged with fraud connected to an alleged Ponzi scheme. Fifty-five-year-old Dawn J. Bennett of Chevy Chase was apprehended in Santa Fe, New Mexico … Continue reading

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D.C. Man Pleads Guilty To Third-Degree Sexual Assault

U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips announced Monday that a man had pleaded guilty to groping a woman after he pushed her into a car-for-hire. Twenty-seven-year-old Darnell Franklin of Washington, D.C. pled guilty under the Alford doctrine in which defendants do … Continue reading

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Democrat Krish Vignarajah Announces Run For Maryland Governor In 2018

Krish Vignarajah, former aid to First Lady Michelle Obama, said Wednesday that she plans to run for governor in 2018, making her the first female candidate to officially jump in the race. In her prepared remarks, Vignarajah said she is … Continue reading

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D.C. Man Given 30-Year Prison Sentence For Sexually Assaulting Woman

A Washington, D.C. man was sentenced in a District of Columbia court Monday for abducting and sexually assaulting a woman. In May, 28-year-old Kevin Thompson was found guilty of kidnapping and first- and third-degree sexual abuse. Honorable Hiram E. Puig-Lugo … Continue reading

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D.C. Nurse Practitioner Guilty Of Money Laundering, Illegally Distributing Opioids

A jury found a licensed nurse practitioner based in Southeast Washington guilty of 42 federal charges in the courtroom of the Honorable Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on August 10. Forty-six-year-old Ivan Lamont Robinson of Washington D.C. was found guilty of two counts … Continue reading

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