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May 31, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison For Fatal Shooting - Defendant Tried to Back Out of Guilty Plea

District Man Sentenced to Prison For Stabbing in Southeast Washington - Stab Wound Lacerated Victim's Trachea

District Man Sentenced to 16 Years and Seven Months in Prison For Brazen Attack in Northeast Washington - Numerous Shots Fired, Five Victims Accosted

May 27, 2011

Man, Woman Sentenced to 40-Year Prison Terms For Killing Northwest Washington Couple - They Joined Another Man in Targeting Home For Burglary

District Man Pleads Guilty in Recent Beating - Victim's Head Wounds Required at Least 20 Stitches to Close

Two District Men Convicted of Carrying Out Nighttime Home Invasion and Burglary - Entered Home While Victims, Including a Baby, Were Asleep

District Man Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for 2005 Slaying, Shot Victim 20 Times - Victim Had Been Arguing With Defendant's Father

May 25, 2011

Three Defendants Sentenced in New Year's Eve Attack - Assault Blinded Victim in One Eye

May 24, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison For Fatal Stabbing in Premeditated Attack - Stormed Into Victim's Apartment, Stabbing Him At Least 18 Times

May 23, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years In Prison For Burglary in Northeast Washington - Entered Residence While Owner Was at Home

Former Title and Escrow Agent Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud - Case Involves More Than $1.8 Million in Loans

May 20, 2011

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Charges in Home Invasion - Two Other Assailants Were Fatally Shot in Confrontation With Police

May 19, 2011

Local Law Enforcement Team Wins National Honor For Its Work Against Child Exploitation - Award Recognizes U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI, Metropolitan Police Department

Eighth Person Pleads Guilty to Charges in Credit Card Scheme - Defendant Paid Part of Her Car Payments With Stolen Credit Card Information

May 17, 2011

District Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Three Children Under the Age of 12

District Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter In September 2010 Slaying in Southeast Washington - Evidence Indicates He Did Not Intend to Shoot 21-Year-Old Victim

Former Title and Escrow Agent Indicted For Mortgage Fraud - Case Involves More Than $1.8 Million in Loans

May 16, 2011

Maryland Woman Sentenced to Prison For Deadly Crash in Northwest Washington - Stumbled Out of a Bar, Got Behind the Wheel, and Hit Victims

May 13, 2011

Maryland Woman Indicted For Health Care Fraud, Other Charges After Investigation Into Billing Practices - Some Clients Purportedly Got More Than 24 Hours of Therapy in a Single Day

Man Pleads Guilty to 11 Bank Robberies and One Attempted Bank Robbery - Admits Taking Part in 16-Month Robbery Spree

May 12, 2011

MPD Officer Pleads Guilty To Attempted Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of An Unregistered Firearm - He Was On Duty And In Uniform When He Purchased Goods Believed To Be Stolen

May 11, 2011

Two Men Plead Guilty in Armed Burglary of Residence - Father and Two Young Daughters Were Inside the Apartment

Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Specialist Pleads Guilty to Conflict of Interest Charge

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Official Pleads Guilty To A Conflict of Interest Offense

District Man Sentenced to Nine-Year Prison Term in February 2010 Bank Robbery - Defendant Acted as Getaway Driver

May 10, 2011

Former CEO and Two Board Members of Chinese Publicly Traded Company Charged in Connection With $50 Million Scheme to Defraud

District Teenagers Convicted of Murder, Other Charges in Killing That Took Place During an Attempted Robbery - Victim Was Slain While Trying to Save His Friend

District Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Two-Year-Old Child Who Was Supposed To Be Under Her Care - Defendant Delayed Medical Treatment, Tried to Thwart Criminal Investigation

May 9, 2011

Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing More Than $30,000 In Checks From D.C. Government Office - Cleaning Staff Member Took Checks While Working in Building

May 6, 2011

District Man Convicted of Possession of Child Pornography - Defendant Collected More Than 8,800 Images and 250 Videos of Child Pornography

District Man Pleads Guilty to Daytime Burglary - Neighbor's Call, Fast Police Work Lead to Arrest

Three Members of Violent Drug Ring Sentenced For Conspiracy and Murder in 2008 Slaying of Person They Viewed as a Witness - More Than 30 Shots Fired at Victim - Judge Orders Prison Terms of 37, 42 and 48 Years

Teenagers Sentenced For Armed Robbery Near Metro Station - Both Admit to Committing a Series of Robberies Near the Station in 2010

May 5, 2011

Man Convicted of Shooting Two People at School, Carjacking Vehicles in Attempt to Escape, and Shooting at Police Officers - School's President Was Shot in the Face

MS-13 Member Sentenced to Two Years in Prison For Felony Threats Meant to Silence Witness - Defendant Is Among Eleven People Indicted For Gang-Related Crimes

Former Howard University Security Officer Sentenced In Connection With Credit Card Scheme - She Stole Student Sign-in Sheets to Get ID Information

May 4, 2011

Four Charged in Drug Conspiracy, Accused of Distributing Cocaine in Washington Area - Nearly 30 Kilograms of Cocaine, Firearms, Seized in Searches

Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing One Victim, Attempting to Rob Another in Separate Attacks in Northwest Washington - Shot One Victim in the Chest

District Man Sentenced to 44 Months in Prison On Burglary, Weapons Charges - Stole Computers, Then Posted His Picture on Victim's Facebook Page

Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty in Theft Of More Than $450,000 From Employer - Clerk Created Files For Fake Real Estate Transactions

District Man Convicted of Federal Charges For Role As Heroin Supplier to Drug Trafficking Network - Drug Ring Operated in Potomac Gardens Housing Complex

May 3, 2011

FedEx Corporation to Pay United States $8 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations - Payment Settles Lawsuit Over Billing Practices

District Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Motorist In Unprovoked Attack in the Third Street Tunnel - Victim Was Hit Twice, Car Had At Least Eight Bullet Holes

District Man Sentenced to Three-Year Prison Term For Sexually Assaulting Woman - Defendant Entered Home While Victim Was Asleep

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery - Held Up Bank in Northwest Washington in December 2010

District Man Ordered to Forfeit More Than $6 Million For Operating an Unlicensed Money Transmitting Business

May 2, 2011

Former Driver Sentenced to 80-Month Prison Term For Taking Part In Armed Robbery of Armored Truck She Was Among Those Who Planned, Staged the Crime





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