A judge on Friday approved the government’s request to continue to hold Herman Lee Cook Jr. without bail for the alleged murder of Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. The government argued that Cook Jr is a “threat” to the community, due to his prior criminal records. Cook’s attorney argued that their client has a family and […]
Herman Lee Cook Jr.
Herman Cook was charged with the murder of Donald Johnson.
The man charged with the murder of 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. was allegedly caught on tape committing the act, according to charging documents. Johnson was fatally shot August 8, 2016 around 7 p.m. in the rear parking lot of Emery Recreation Center, 5701 Georgia Ave., NW. Police responded to reports of gunfire and found Johnson […]
A prosecutor on Wednesday argued for a judge to order Herman Lee Cook Jr. held without bail for the alleged murder of Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. Cook Jr. was arrested Tuesday and was charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly killing Johnson last August. On Wednesday a judge agreed to the government’s request to […]
Months after issuing a warrant for his arrest, police arrested Herman Lee Cook, Jr., who police say killed 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr. Johnson was fatally shot in August 2016 on the 4700 block of Georgia Ave., NW. When police arrived to the scene they found Johnson suffering from gunshot wounds. Johnson was brought to […]
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating three suspects, who have warrants out for their arrest for three separate August homicides. Police have identified Daryl Thompson, 27, as the suspect in the fatal shooting of Tyler Jerel McEachern, 23. McEachern was killed in the 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace SE on Aug. 29. […]
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding Herman Lee Cook., Jr. Cook is wanted for the alleged murder of 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr., earlier this month. Johnson was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 5700 block of Georgia Ave., NW, last Monday. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he […]