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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

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kadeem Quarles Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Role in 2007 Murder Near Anacostia Metro Station

WASHINGTON – Kadeem Quarles, 27, formerly of Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his role in the murder of man during a carjacking in November 2007 at the Anacostia Metro station, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Quarles pled guilty … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kadeem Quarles Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Role in 2007 Murder Near Anacostia Metro Station

WASHINGTON News: District Man, John James Pleads Guilty to Killing One Man, Wounding Another

Killing Followed Argument at Craps Game in Southeast Washington WASHINGTON – John James, 26, of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to charges stemming from a September 2015 shooting in Southeast Washington in which one man was killed and another was wounded, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced. James pled guilty in the Superior Court of … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, John James Pleads Guilty to Killing One Man, Wounding Another

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kavon D. Young Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Possession Charge

Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Semi-Automatic Firearm and Ammunition WASHINGTON – Kavon D. Young, 28, of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to a federal firearms charge following his arrest in a traffic stop, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Young pled guilty in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kavon D. Young Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Possession Charge

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Leopold Badu Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Series of Thefts at Gyms and Movie Theater

Defendant Stole Credit Cards, Rang Up Thousands of Dollars in Purchases WASHINGTON – Leopold Badu, 43, of Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to six years in prison for incidents in which he stole credit cards and other items from lockers and bags at three gyms and a movie theater, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Leopold Badu Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Series of Thefts at Gyms and Movie Theater