Jessie K. Liu

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: Maryland Woman, Aminata Bah Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Obstruct Investigation Into Homicide Committed by Boyfriend

Violence Took Place in July 2017 in Georgetown Area WASHINGTON – Aminata Bah, 24, of Bowie, Md., has pled guilty to conspiring to obstruct justice stemming from her actions over the course of the investigation into a murder last year that was committed by her boyfriend, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced today. The boyfriend, … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Maryland Woman, Aminata Bah Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Obstruct Investigation Into Homicide Committed by Boyfriend

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 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: U.S. Attorney Liu Announces Initiative to Combat Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

Efforts Are Part of Nationwide Effort Led by U.S. Department of Justice WASHINGTON – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia is launching an Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Initiative to expand its response to criminal and civil violations targeting older adults, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu announced today. The establishment of this … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: U.S. Attorney Liu Announces Initiative to Combat Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

WASHINGTON News: Iranian National, Arash Sepehri Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Export Products from the United States to Iran

WASHINGTON – Arash Sepehri, 38, a citizen of Iran, pleaded guilty on Nov. 7, to a federal charge stemming from his role in a conspiracy to cause the export of controlled goods and technology to Iran, in violation of U.S. Department of Commerce and military controls, as well as in contravention of sanctions imposed against … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Iranian National, Arash Sepehri Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Export Products from the United States to Iran

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 Man, Austin Boykins Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun and Drug Charges After Being Observed Engaging in Sale of Narcotics

Guilty Plea Will Result in Third Firearms Conviction WASHINGTON – Austin Boykins, 35, of Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense, after law enforcement discovered a loaded firearm and packaged narcotics in his vehicle following a street sale of drugs during an undercover operation, announced U.S. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Austin Boykins Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun and Drug Charges After Being Observed Engaging in Sale of Narcotics