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Jermaine Richards Jr.

Month in Review: July

There were twelve homicides in the month of July, and three cases were put to rest with a guilty verdict or plea. Though there were the same number of homicides in July of 2017 as last July, there have been less homicides as compared to this time last year. There have been seventy-one homicides compared […]

Police Chief Newsham announces arrests in two murder cases

Police Chief Newsham¬†announced the arrest of two suspects, wanted in connection with two separate murders. At a press conference, Newsham spoke about the importance of bringing closure to the families that have lost loved ones, and holding those accountable who committed these crimes. Newsham announced the arrest of 36-year-old Keith Archie who allegedly fatally stabbed […]

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 […]