METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT

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

30-year veteran of St. Louis department named police chief

ST. LOUIS/December 29,2017  (AP)(STL.News) —The new police chief in St. Louis is a 30-year veteran of the department described by community activists as a “fair and decent” man who will reach out to residents, including those with a strong distrust of police. Mayor Lyda Krewson on Thursday announced the hiring of John Hayden, who most recently has … Continue reading 30-year veteran of St. Louis department named police chief