Reward offered for stabbing of female dog in D.C.


A female dog was found suffering from multiple stab wounds, and D.C. police are offering a reward for the person or persons responsible. According to the Washington Humane Society, a black and white pit bull-type dog was found in the alley behind 2920 P Street Southeast on Thursday. Investigators determined that the dog has been […]

D.C. police officer under investigation for sex trafficking after runaway teen, drugs found at home

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By Scott McCabe D.C. police are investigating whether one of their own officers was running a prostitution ring after investigators found a runaway girl and other young women at his home in Southeast Washington. According to documents filed in federal court, a 16-year-old girl who had gone missing told police that the officer bought sexy […]

D.C. police officer accused of taking nude photos of runaway girl

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A D.C. police officer was arrested Monday for taking nude pictures of a 15-year-old runaway girl after she had returned home, according to charging documents. Officer Marc Washington, who had been assigned to patrol the 7th District in Southeast Washington, was charged with production of child pornography. “To learn of an allegation of this kind […]

Update: Armed kidnapping suspect captured in southeast D.C.

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UPDATE: Friday, Nov. 22 The Fugitive Task Force arrested Jeff Brown at an apartment in Elvans Road, in Southeast, Washington, DC, without incident. This was not a result of a readers tip. By Scott McCabe The U.S. Marshals are on the hunt for an area man wanted in an armed kidnapping in D.C. last month, […]

26 charged in Texas-to-D.C. heroin ring

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Twenty-six people have been charged in a sweeping indictment of a drug ring that trafficked heroin, cocaine and marijuana from Texas to the District of Columbia, authorities said. More than 200 federal and local law enforcement officials raided 17 locations around the capital region, resulting in the arrest of 17 people and the recovery of […]

Most Wanted: Gang member wanted in armed robbery, pistol-whipping

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U.S. Marshals are looking for a known gang member accused of pistol-whipping his victims in an armed robbery, and they are asking the public for information that can lead to his arrest. This isn’t the first time members of the Capital Area Fugitive Task Force have been called on to hunt down  21-year-old David “Ty” […]

Former Washington Capitals goalie released on kidnapping, assault charge

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Former Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov was released from jail in Denver as he faces charges of kidnapping and beating his girlfriend. Varlamov, who was traded from the Capitals in 2011, appeared in court Thursday and was allowed to travel with the Colorado Avalanche as the case works its way through the judicial system, according […]

Roll Call: Police shoot man at homeless shelter; 600 arrested in PG sweeps; and D.C. court prepares for Chris Brown hearing


We round up the crime news because it’s scary out there. • Police shoot, kill man during fight at homeless shelter (NBC4) • Security clearance officials to face Senate hearing in wake of Navy Yard shooting (Associated Press) • TV’s Bruce Johnson attacked while reporting the news in Southeast Washington (D.C. Crime Stories) • Late night […]

Most Wanted: Gym enthusiast accused of sex assault of a child

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This week’s Most Wanted fugitive is a gym buff who’s wanted in a crime against a minor in Montgomery County. According to U.S. Marshals deputies, in June 2008, Byron Leiva-Salguero was charged with a child sexual assault that occurred earlier that month. Levia, a delivery truck driver with routes throughout the D.C.-area, was living on Stewart Lane […]

Subjects sought in stabbing at Twinbrook Metro station

Metro Transit Police have say these two individuals fled the scene of a stabbing at the Twinbrook Metrorail station.

A man was stabbed Thursday morning just outside the Twinbrook Metro station in Rockville, officials said. It happened around 10 a.m. The victim was taken to a hospital where he was expected to survive, according to Metro Transit Police. No arrests have been made. Police have released photos of two individuals who were seen running […]