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Probable Cause found at preliminary hearing of Saeed Woodall

Details of the murder of Deonta Farrar were discussed in cour this week. Saeed Woodall allegedly fatally shot 32-year-old Deonta Farrar on Aug. 9, 2016, in the 4500 block of Quarles Street, NE. Farrar was found by police suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. In court on Thursday, the prosecutor called the lead MPD homicide detective in Farrar’s case to […]

Judge rules probable cause to hold 16-year-old for murder

Lamont McDonald, 16, was brought into court in a wheelchair, for his first hearing regarding the murder of Malachi Yisrael. McDonald allegedly shot Yisrael, 43, in the 300 block of 50th street, Northeast on July 5 when a drug deal went wrong. The government called a homicide detective who discussed evidence collected and an eyewitness’s testimony. […]

Two adult males fatally shot

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Juan Carlos Osorio-Herrera and 23-year-old David Santiago Amaya-Medrano. Osorio-Herrera and Amaya-Medrano were discovered by police around 1:59 a.m., on Sunday July 30, in the 4800 block of Kansas Ave, NW. They were found suffering from gunshot wounds. DC fire and EMS transported Amaya-Medrano to the hospital were he later succumb […]

Demond Marcel Rush fatally stabbed

Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Demond Marcel Rush. Rush was discovered by police around 1:15 a.m., on July 29, in the 3600 block of 22nd Street, SE. He was found suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC fire and EMS responded to the victim and then transported him to the hospital for treatment […]

Saeve Evans still awaiting indictment

Saeve Evans appeared in court for a felony status conference. Evans allegedly fatally shot Breyona McMillian, 16, in the 1200 Block I Street, SE on Nov. 25, 2016. Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo asked the prosecutor if she was ready to indict Evans, but she said that they won’t be ready to indict until next month. Prosecutors have nine months […]

Jermaine Richards Jr. fatally shot

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jermaine Richards Jr. Richards was discovered by police around 2:55 p.m., on July 30, in the 4400 block of Quarles Street, NE. He was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC fire and EMS found no signs consistent with life and he was pronounced dead. Police have […]

Judge denies request for preliminary hearing before trial

The alleged suspects in the murder of 50-year-old Lenard Wills appeared in court for a status hearing. Joseph Barbour, Willie Glover and Charles McRae allegedly stabbed Wills on Dec. 21, 2015 on the 700 block of 24th Street, NE. In court, Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo asked McRae and Barbour if they wanted evidence, collected from the government, […]

Government requests Jose Rodriguez undergo fingerprinting

The defense for Jose Rodriguez-Cruz and the government discussed DNA evidence in a status hearing while Rodriguez-Cruz awaits a trial. Rodriguez allegedly killed 47-year-old Pamela Butler and was charged with first-degree murder on April 10. According to detectives he has had a history of alleged violence. The government said some DNA testing had been conducted […]

Police searching for person of interest in murder of Jason Dale

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the murder of 39-year-old Jason Antonio Dale. Dale was discovered by police, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, around 9:30 p.m. June 12, on the 500 block of Parkland Place, SE. He was then transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced […]