Peter Newsham

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, 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, Kelby Gordon Found Guilty of Murder in Shooting That Killed Innocent Bystander

Victim Had Just Finished Having Breakfast With Mother WASHINGTON – Kelby Gordon, 32, of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder while armed, assault with intent to kill while armed, and related firearms offenses for killing an innocent bystander and firing into an occupied bedroom during a broad-daylight shooting in … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kelby Gordon Found Guilty of Murder in Shooting That Killed Innocent Bystander