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WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Female Cousin

Victim Was Only 9 Years Old When Sexual Abuse Began WASHINGTON – A 24-year-old man from Washington, D.C. was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for engaging in sexual acts in his home with a cousin who was 9 and 10 years old at the time, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu. The defendant, … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Female Cousin

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Darryl Smith Sentenced to 80 Months in Prison on Charges Involving Open Drug Market from D.C. Barbershop

Firearms, Drugs, and Cash Seized by Law Enforcement WASHINGTON – Darryl Smith, 41, the manager of a Southeast Washington barbershop, was sentenced today to 80 months in prison on federal narcotics and firearms offenses stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking at the business and surrounding area, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Thomas L. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Darryl Smith Sentenced to 80 Months in Prison on Charges Involving Open Drug Market from D.C. Barbershop

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Keith Johnson Found Guilty of Felony Assault Charges for Striking His Brother-In-Law in the Head with a Lug Wrench

Victim Was Hit So Hard That the Lug Wrench Broke In Two Pieces WASHINGTON – Keith Johnson, 48, of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and assault with significant bodily injury while armed for attacking his brother-in-law, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Keith Johnson Found Guilty of Felony Assault Charges for Striking His Brother-In-Law in the Head with a Lug Wrench

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Michael N. Jackson Sentenced to 30-Month Prison Term For Illegal Possession of Gun on Metrobus

Defendant Threatened to Shoot Metrobus Passengers WASHINGTON – Michael N. Jackson, 44, of Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to a 30-month prison term on a federal firearms charge, stemming from his possession of a loaded handgun onboard a Metrobus in Northeast Washington, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Ron Pavlik, Chief of the Metro … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Michael N. Jackson Sentenced to 30-Month Prison Term For Illegal Possession of Gun on Metrobus

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Leroy Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison Following Discovery of Guns and Drugs in His Apartment

U.S. Marshals Service Came to Apartment to Evict Defendant WASHINGTON – Leroy Jones, 32, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 10 years in prison after earlier pleading guilty to one count of possessing firearms, including a short-barreled rifle, in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Michael Hughes, U.S. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Leroy Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison Following Discovery of Guns and Drugs in His Apartment

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Elliott A. Starks Sentenced to 15-Year Prison Term for Killing Woman Near Southeast Washington Bike Path

Defendant Also Faces Revocation of His Parole for 1999 Murder WASHINGTON– Elliott A. Starks, 35, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to a 15-year prison term for killing a woman in December 2016 along a bicycle trail in Southeast Washington, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Elliott A. Starks Sentenced to 15-Year Prison Term for Killing Woman Near Southeast Washington Bike Path

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Tyrone Hopkins Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Firearms Charge

Defendant Arrested With Gun Tied to Broader Investigation Into Trafficking of Firearms into the District of Columbia WASHINGTON – Tyrone Hopkins, 25, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to five years in prison on a federal firearms charge stemming from his arrest last fall in a narcotics investigation, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Thomas … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Tyrone Hopkins Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Federal Firearms Charge

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Manulito Chambliss Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Offense Following Arrest During Traffic Stop in Northeast Washington

Defendant Caught With Plastic Bags Containing Significant Amounts of Cocaine Base WASHINGTON – Manulito Chambliss, 47, of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to a federal drug offense after a traffic stop by police for a broken headlight led to the discovery of cocaine in the car that he was driving, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Manulito Chambliss Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Offense Following Arrest During Traffic Stop in Northeast Washington