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March 2012

March 30, 2012

District Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting an Acquaintance In Night-time Confrontation in Northwest Washington -Defendant Fired Four Shots Into the Victim-

Maryland Man Sentenced to 96 Months for Shooting His Teenaged Friend in Northwest DC -Defendant Fired at Least Nine Times at Victim-

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Traveling To District of Columbia to Have Sex With Under-Aged Child

March 28, 2012

Former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Part in Fraud Against Government Scheme Involved More than $295,000 Obtained Through Travel Vouchers and Fraudulent Time and Attendance Claims

March 23, 2012

Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison on Murder Charges In Fiery Assault That Led to Death of Manager of Good Guys Club -Defendant Already Was Serving Prison Term on Related Charges-

District Man Sentenced to Life in Prison With No Possibility of Release in the 2010 Killing of a Government Witness -Defendant Hid Behind a Building, Waiting to Attack the Victim-

Former Metro Bus Operator Pleads Guilty To Negligent Homicide In 2008 Fatal Crash in Northwest Washington -Defendant Crashed into a Taxi, Killing a California Businessman-

District Man Sentenced to 36 1/2 Years in Prison In 2010 Slaying of Teenager -Victim Had Worked as an Intern for D.C. Council Member-

District Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison For December 2010 Murder of Southwest Washington Woman -Defendant Tried to Make it Look Like the Victim Was Killed by a Burglar-

March 22, 2012

Two District Men Convicted of Murder, Other Charges In Slaying of Teenager in Northwest Washington -One of the Defendants Earlier Was Convicted of a Separate Murder-

District Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison On Drug, Firearms Charges -He and Another Man Were Caught Making a Heroin Deal-

March 21, 2012

Noted Scientist Sentenced to 13-Year Prison Term For Attempted Espionage, Fraud and Tax Charges Espionage Charge Stemmed From Undercover Investigation In Which Defendant Stated That Anything "the U.S. Has Done in Space, I've Seen"

March 20, 2012

Former D.C. Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault In June 2011 Incident at D.C. Jail -Admits Using Unnecessary Force in Confrontation With Inmate-

Harbert Companies Agree to Pay $47 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

March 19, 2012

District Man Convicted of Charges in Two Armed Robberies At Northeast Washington Laundromat -Defendant Victimized Same Employee Twice in Eight Days, in Broad Daylight-

Former D.C. Tax Examiner Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison In Scam Involving More Than $400,000 in Refunds -Defendant Had Refunds Sent to Herself and Others-

Man Sentenced to 14-Month Prison Term For Negligent Homicide, Other Charges In Traffic Fatality on the Key Bridge -Impaired Driver Struck Victim, Who Was Pushing Stalled Moped, Then Fled-

D.C. Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Wins National Award for Intergovernmental Collaboration -U.S. Attorney's Office Among Agencies Joining in Improving Technology-

March 16, 2012

District Man Sentenced to Three-Year Prison Term For Break-in at Rooming House in Northeast Washington -Took Part in Break-in at Residence Operated by a Charitable Order-

District Man Pleads Guilty to Murder In August 2011 Slaying in Northeast Washington -Victim Was Shot Multiple Times-

District Man Sentenced to Seven-Year Prison Term For Obstruction of Justice -Defendant Targeted Woman Who Testified Against Him at an Earlier Trial-

Former Employee Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charge in $900,000 Embezzlement Scheme Against XM Satellite Radio -She Conspired to Take Money Intended for Vendors-

District Man Sentenced to 42 Years in Prison In 2010 Killing of Teenager During Robbery -Defendant Opened Fire After Going Through Victim's Pockets-

March 14, 2012

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charges Following Investigation into Drug Trafficking Ring -He and Others Operated Near Seventh and O Streets NW, Other Locations-

March 13, 2012

Former Business Executive Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges In Alleged $28 Million Bribery and Kickback Scheme; Scam Involved Steering of Government Contracts, Payments to Former Managers at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Two Former District Department of the Environment Officials Plead Guilty to Federal Bribery Charges Defendants Admit Demanding $20,000 in Bribes in Exchange For Covering Up Asbestos Contamination

District Man Sentenced to 25-Year Prison Term For Series of Arsons in Densely Populated City Neighborhoods Several Firefighters Were Hurt in One of the Blazes; Fires Caused Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Damages

March 12, 2012

District Man Pleads Guilty to Assault With Intent to Kill While Armed in January 2012 Attack Against Pizza Delivery Driver -Defendant Pistol-Whipped, Robbed and Then Shot the Driver in the Head-

13 People Arrested Today in Drug Conspiracy, Accused of Distributing Cocaine in Washington, D.C. Area -Eleven Firearms, Drugs Seized in Searches-

District Man Sentenced to More Than Four Years in Prison For Stabbing a Homeless Man in Northwest Washington -Victim Was in a Sleeping Bag When He Was Attacked Last Fall-

Accused Member of Foreign Terrorist Organization Extradited To United States on Hostage Taking Charges

March 8, 2012

District Man Sentenced to 14-Year Prison Term For Firing Gunshots at Two MPD Officers -Officers Had Responded to Call About a Man With a Gun-

Maryland Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison For Armed Sexual Assaults of Victims He Met Through Craigslist -Defendant Bound Victims With Cords or Duct Tape-

March 5, 2012

Maryland Man Sentenced to Three-Year Prison Term In Crash That Seriously Injured 17-Year-Old Boy -Defendant Was Driving Recklessly and Under the Influence of Alcohol-

March 2, 2012

District Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison For Armed Robbery in Northeast Washington -Defendant Robbed a Construction Worker, Who Was Renovating a House-

Three Men Sentenced to Decades in Prison For Roles in Conspiracy To Obstruct Justice and Kill a Witness in a Homicide Case -Violence Included Shootings of Bystanders-

Former Real Estate Appraiser Sentenced to 65-Month Prison Term And Ordered to Pay Restitution For Mortgage Fraud -Scam Targeted Homes For Quick Resale at Fraudulently Inflated Prices-

District Man Sentenced to 65-Month Prison Term For Taking Part in Drug Conspiracy -He and Others Operated Near Seventh and O Streets NW, Other Locations-

Jury Convicts District Man of Assault With Intent to Kill, Obstruction of Justice, and Other Charges -Armed Defendant Confronted Two Men, Shot One of Them-

March 1, 2012

District Man Convicted of Aggravated Assault While Armed For Leading a Violent Armed Assault on an Unarmed Man -Victim Was Punched, Kicked and Struck With Bricks-

District Man Convicted of First-Degree Premeditated Murder While Armed in 2010 Slaying in Northeast Washington -Defendant Shot Victim Multiple Times in the Back-

Three Area Men Sentenced to Significant Prison Terms For Their Roles In Large-Scale Narcotics Conspiracy -Significant Amounts of Cocaine Recovered During Investigation-

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