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January 2008


Release Date
Title
01/14/2011 Former Arizona Man Sentenced For Firearms Offenses Defendant Arrested After Guns Found in Trailer Near the National Mall(PDF)
01/14/2011

District of Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Operating An Unlicensed Money Transmitting Business (PDF)

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July 2008

Release Date
Title
7/28/2008

District teenager sentenced to 15-year prison term for three armed robberies

7/31/2008

Maryland man pleads guilty to March 2008 armed robbery of couple on G Street, NE--defendant caught on videotape using one of victim’s credit cards--

7/31/2008

Chinese National Sentenced to 32-Month Prison Term and Subject to Deportation Upon Release, Following Guilty Plea to Traveling into the District of Columbia to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct with a Minor

7/31/2008

District Man Sentenced to 12-Year Prison Term for Two Burglary Offenses

District Woman Found Guilty of Arson and Related Charges For Burning Uncle’s Home, Leaving Family Homeless

7/28/2008

Convicted Sex Offender Found Guilty of Kidnaping, Robbing, and Sexually Assaulting Two Howard University Students

7/29/2008

District teenager sentenced to 15-year prison term for three armed robberies

7/29/2008

Boyfriend of former District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue employee pleads guilty to income tax fraud scheme--more than $180,000 embezzled through fraudulent income tax refund scheme--

7/28/2008

Two Young Men Plead Guilty to Multiple Armed Robberies at the D.C. Farmers Market in June 2008

7/25/2008

Three local men sentenced to lengthy prison terms for sexual assault and attempted killing--Victim kidnapped, sexually assaulted at gunpoint, shot repeatedly and left to die --

7/24/2008

Convicted felon sentenced to 15 years in prison after sending an image of child pornography to the District of Columbia

7/24/2008

Bank robber pleads guilty to series of bank robberies in 2007

7/24/2008

Seventy-three-year-old Maryland man sentenced to five years in prison for transporting child pornography and enticing a minor

7/24/2008

District Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Traveling into the District of Columbia to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct and Enticing a Minor Child

7/23/2008

PCP trafficker sentenced to life in prison--Defendant arranged for PCP to be smuggled by drug couriers on commercial airlines--

7/23/2008

Former J. Press employee sentenced to prison for embezzling $200,000

7/22/2008

Federal grand jury charges Maryland woman with embezzlement of close to $200,000 from her employer

7/23/2008

Capitol Heights, MD man found guilty of sexually abusing a prostitute at gunpoint

7/18/2008

Jury finds District of Columbia man guilty of first degree premeditated murder while armed--After fatally shooting victim in the head, defendant doused and set the body on fire--

7/18/2008

District man sentenced to 28 years in prison for LeDroit Park shooting

7/18/2008

Jamel Mackabee sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting 17-year-old innocent bystander at Club Smarta/Broadway

4/7/2008

Bowie, Maryland man receives jail time for Federal Employee Compensation Benefit Fraud

7/17/2008

French Corporation sentenced to $500,000 criminal fine and two years probation for role in conspiracy to export cryogenic submersible pumps to Iran

7/16/2008

SE District man found guilty of felony murder in the death of Dushawn Alberto Swann --Man involved in a botched robbery, which turned into a murder--

7/16/2008

Northwest District man found guilty of first degree murder of 17-year-old youth and related offenses in 2004 triple shooting in NW

7/16/2008

Seventh defendant in D.C. property tax refund fraud scheme pleads guilty--Salon owner received more than $1.5 million and 21 fraudulently obtained property tax refund checks during sixteen years in scheme--

7/15/2008

District of Columbia man receives 57-month prison term for robbing downtown SunTrust Bank--Bank robber was foiled when spotted leaving wholesale liquidator where he had gone to spend the proceeds of the robbery--

7/15/2008

Virginia Man Plead Guilty to Robbing Chevy Chase Bank in Downtown D.C.--Bank robbery was the first of two committed by the defendant in three days in May 2007--

7/11/2008

Local Doctor Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison and Agrees to Pay $5 Million for Submitting False Claims to Medicaid and Other Insurers

7/9/2008

Federal and local authorities announce $951,602 settlement with Rural/Metro Corporation regarding false Medicaid billings

7/7/2008

District Man Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder While Armed in Brazen Slaying at Joe’s Steak and Egg Restaurant--Victim was an intern with the Public Defender Service--

7/1/2008

District of Columbia man sentenced to 96 months in prison for interstate transportation of a minor for the purpose of prostitution--Defendant, who advertised on “craigslist,” forced a 16-year-old girl into prostitution--

7/1/2008

District Man Found Guilty in the Armed Robbery and Shooting of Downtown Liquor Store Manager

7/1/2008

Local Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Armed Robbery of the Georgetown Ralph Lauren Polo Store

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