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August 2011

August 31, 2011

District Woman Sentenced to 4 1/2 Years in Prison On Stalking, Contempt and Identity Theft Charges - Made Thousands of Calls to Victim at Home and Place of Employment

August 30, 2011

District Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing 15-Year Old Girl

District Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison For Armed Bank Robbery in Northwest Washington -Crime Took Place in Mid-Morning in Busy Chinatown Area

Former Employee Pleads Guilty to Two Burglaries At the Veterans Administration Hospital in the District of Columbia - Defendant Admits Committing Seven Other Burglaries at the Facility

August 29, 2011

Retired Naval Officer Convicted of Stealing From the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

District Man Sentenced to More Than 74 Years in Prison For Crimes Surrounding 2008 Killing - Defendant Still Faces a Retrial on Murder Charges

August 26, 2011

Four Sentenced to Prison Terms in Armed Kidnapping - Defendants Bound, Beat and Burned Victim in Retaliation For Burglary

Maryland Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison For Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Girl - Defendant Also Provided Victim With Pornographic Pictures and Videos

District Man Sentenced to Prison For Attacking Man in Northeast Washington -Victim's Head Wounds Required at Least 20 Stitches to Close

District Man Sentenced to Five-Year Prison Term For Stabbing Teen Near Northeast Washington Recreational Center - Victim Was Stabbed in the Neck, Severing a Muscle

August 25, 2011

Cousins Found Guilty of First Degree Murder While Armed, Other Charges in 2008 Slaying in Northwest Washington - Defendants Believed Victim Had Killed Family Member

August 24, 2011

Former Senior Executive For U.S. Postal Service Pleads Guilty To Bribery, Offered Contracts in Return For Payments - Defendant Took Total of $15,000 in Cash

Former Employee Sentenced to 2 ½ Years in Prison For Defrauding Non-Profit - Defendant Stole More Than $95,000, Spent it on Travel, Other Personal Expenses

District Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Assault After Brutal Stabbing of Housemate - Victim Was Hospitalized About Two Weeks

August 23, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 6 1/2-Year Prison Term For 2010 Attack in Northwest Washington - Defendant Repeatedly Yelled, "I Just Want to Hit Someone!"

August 22, 2011

Former D.C. Public Schools Employee Pleads Guilty To Accepting $20,300 From Government Contractor - Money Paid After Defendant Recommended Contract For His Friend

Albert Haynesworth Enters Plea of Nolo Contendere In Incident at Northwest Washington Lounge - Deferred Sentencing Agreement Sets Conditions Covering Next 18 Months

August 18, 2011

District Man Sentenced to Seven Months of Incarceration For Threatening Man in a Bias-Related Crime - Call to 911 and Quick Police Work Led to Defendant's Arrest

August 17, 2011

Eleven Arrested on Federal Drug Charges, Accused of Trafficking In Cocaine, Crack Cocaine and Marijuana - Drugs, Firearms, Cash Seized in Series of Searches Today

District Teenager Sentenced to Three Years in Prison For Burglary in Northeast Washington - Defendant Admitted Putting a Knife to an Elderly Victim's Neck

D.C. Man Sentenced to More Than 23 Years in Prison For Kidnapping Victim at Gunpoint, Holding Him For Ransom - Threatened to Kill the Victim Unless He Received $150,000

August 16, 2011

Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing More than $240,000 From Employer -Payroll Manager Admits She Manipulated Payroll System to Embezzle Funds

District Man Sentenced to Jail And Ordered To Pay $161,000 in Restitution in Tax Fraud Conspiracy

California-Based Taleo Corp. Agrees to Pay U.S. $6.49 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

District Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison In Brazen Downtown Attack And Robbery of Pedestrian - Defendant Had Two Additional Stolen Cell Phones at Time of Arrest

Maryland Man Convicted of Embezzling More Than $500,000 From District of Columbia Church - He Used Church Money to Buy Cars, Diamond Ring, Sports Tickets and Other Luxuries

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Kidnaping and Assault In Abduction of Two-Year-Old Family Member - Defendant Used Toddler As Bargaining Chip To Get To His Wife

District Man Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice, Other Charges In Sexual Assault Against His Ex-Girlfriend - Defendant Called Victim From Jail in Hopes of Keeping Her Away From Court

August 12, 2011

Maryland Man Sentenced to 15 Years In Series of Assaults and Robberies - Brandished Knife in Some of the Attacks

August 11, 2011

Man Sentenced to 94 Months For Robbing One Victim, Attempting to Rob Another in Separate Attacks - Shot One Victim in the Chest

August 9, 2011

Seventeen Charged in Drug Conspiracy, Accused of Distributing Cocaine in Washington Area - Cocaine, Firearms, Cash Seized in Searches

August 5, 2011

Jury Convicts Gang Members of Murder in April 2008 Rush Hour Murder

District Man Convicted of Operating Large Scale Crack Cocaine and Marijuana Distribution Business from Northeast DC Residence

Former D.C. Deputy Assistant Inspector General Sentenced For Filing False Statements, Fraud - Admits Helping a Friend Fake D.C. Residency to Obtain a Job

August 4, 2011

Former Accountant Sentenced to 63 Months For Stealing From Georgetown University's Credit Union - Used Access to Bank's Internal Systems to Steal More Than $200,000

August 3, 2011

Sister and Brother Are Found Guilty in 2009 Murder and Robbery of Northeast Washington Store Owner - Defendants Later Burned Gloves, Other Evidence

Former Head of Non-Profit Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Documents To Obtain HUD Funds Intended to Assist People With HIV/AIDS - Scheme Used Falsified Time Cards and Invoices

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty in Check-Kiting Scheme That Cheated Banks Out of More Than $188,000 - He and Others Opened Fraudulent Accounts, Targeting at Least Nine Banks

Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing More Than $250,000 From Vulnerable Adult Who Trusted and Relied Upon Her - Defendant Took Control of Victim's Money, Spent it on Vacations, Other Expenses

August 2, 2011

Maryland Man Convicted of Acting as an Accessory In September 2008 Bank Robbery - Defendant Served as Getaway Driver

August 1, 2011

District Woman Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud - Admits Providing False Information and Stealing Checks Intended for Her Son

District Man Sentenced to 9 1/2 Years in Prison For Shooting a Friend After Argument Over Money - Victim Remains at Rehabilitation Hospital, One Year After Attack

Maryland Man Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison On Charges Stemming From Deadly Home Invasion - Two Other Assailants Were Fatally Shot in Confrontation With Police

MPD Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft, Admits Taking $40,000 From 85-Year-Old Victim - Defendant Met the Victim While Investigating a Crime

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