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WASHINGTON News: District Man, Deangelo Jenkins Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Narcotics Charges

Two Guns and Cocaine Base Recovered in Searches of Defendant and Car He Was Driving WASHINGTON – Deangelo Jenkins, 33, of Washington, D.C., has pled guilty to federal firearms and narcotics offenses stemming from an investigation in which law enforcement recovered two loaded handguns and cocaine base, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Deangelo Jenkins Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Narcotics Charges

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Lonniel Peterson Jr. Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Escaping from Halfway House in Southeast Washington

Defendant Later Re-Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges WASHINGTON – Lonniel Peterson Jr., 28, of Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty to escaping from a halfway house in the District of Columbia, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Robert Turner, United States Marshal for the District of … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Lonniel Peterson Jr. Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Escaping from Halfway House in Southeast Washington

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Ridge Jackson Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Two Armed Robberies in Southeast Washington

Victims Were Lured to Location Through Dating App WASHINGTON – Ridge Jackson, 24, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to a nine-year prison term for a pair of armed robberies he committed within a 24-hour period last spring in Southeast Washington, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced. Jackson pled guilty in July 2018, in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Ridge Jackson Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Two Armed Robberies in Southeast Washington

WASHINGTON News: District Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old Child

Defendant Was the Child’s Father; She Called Mother and 911 WASHINGTON – A 31-year-old man, of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to sexually abusing his 12-year-old biological daughter, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced. The man, who is not identified here to protect the privacy of the victim, pled guilty in the Superior Court of … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old Child

WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to More Than 16 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting Stepdaughter

Abuse Began When Child Was 10, Continued for Years WASHINGTON – A 39-year-old man, from Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 16 years and eight months in prison on a charge stemming from years of sexual abuse against his stepdaughter, beginning when she was only 10 years old, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to More Than 16 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting Stepdaughter

WASHINGTON News: District Woman, Briana Barnes Sentenced for Distributing Synthetic Marijuana Woman Arrested After Making Sales in Northeast Washington

WASHINGTON – Briana Barnes, 20, of Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to six months of incarceration on a charge stemming from an investigation into the sales of synthetic cannabinoids in Northeast Washington, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Barnes pled guilty in August 2018, in … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Woman, Briana Barnes Sentenced for Distributing Synthetic Marijuana Woman Arrested After Making Sales in Northeast Washington

WASHINGTON News: District Woman, Shadashia Gillis Pleads Guilty to Perjury For Lying to Grand Jury in Homicide Investigation

Defendant Was An Important Eyewitness in Slaying of 24-Year-Old D.C. Resident WASHINGTON – Shadashia Gillis, also known as Shadashia Warren, 27, of Washington, D.C., has pled guilty to one count perjury for lying to a grand jury during a homicide investigation, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced today. Gillis pled guilty on Oct. 26, 2018, … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Woman, Shadashia Gillis Pleads Guilty to Perjury For Lying to Grand Jury in Homicide Investigation

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Eric Singletary Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend With Firearm

Defendant Placed Gun in Victim’s Mouth and Claimed to Own Her Body WASHINGTON – Eric Singletary, 36, of Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to five years in prison for assaulting his former girlfriend with a firearm, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced today. Singletary pled guilty in July 2018, in the Superior Court of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Eric Singletary Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend With Firearm