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Maryland Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison on Federal Charges

Maryland Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison on Federal Charges

 

The following information was sent by Bill Miller of the U.S. Attorney's Office:

 

Jury Finds UMUC Student's Killer Guilty of Second Degree Murder

Jury Finds UMUC Student's Killer Guilty of Second Degree Murder

 

The following information was sent to us by Nancy C. Lineman:

 

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks announced today that a jury found 21-year-old Alusine Kanu of Alexandria, Virginia guilty of second-degree murder for killing 23-year-old Olusen Fashina of Lanham. 

Armed Robbery of Olney Bagel Shop

Armed Robbery of Olney Bagel Shop

The following information was sent to us by Montgomery County Police:

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section are investigating an armed robbery of the Chesapeake Bagel Bakery that occurred today in Olney.

Prince George’s County Executive Comments on the Sentencing of Jack Johnson

Prince George’s County Executive Comments on the Sentencing of Jack Johnson

 

 

Tuesday, former Prince George's County executive Jack Johnson was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison. He must pay a $100,000 fine which 37,000 of that is due in February. He is also required to serve 3 years of probation after he completes his prison term.

His prison term will begin in January. 

 

Suspect in Custody for Three Wheaton Kidnappings and Robberies

Suspect in Custody for Three Wheaton Kidnappings and Robberies

According to the Montgomery County Police:

A Media Conference will be held to announce a suspect in custody for three incidents of kidnapping and robbery
in Wheaton, Maryland, November 30, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.  The media
conference will be held at the Montgomery County Police Headquarters,
2350 Research Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland.

Assistant Chief Hamill will announce that a suspect is in custody for
the three incidents of kidnapping and robbery that occurred in Wheaton
on November 23, November 26, and November 27. 

PGPD Conducts Death Investigation on 20th Avenue

PGPD Conducts Death Investigation on 20th Avenue

According to Prince George's County, The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is conducting an investigation into the death of a man that occurred in Hyattsville, Maryland.

On November 26, 2011, at approximately 10:14 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 6200 block of 20th Avenue for a report of a male found unresponsive at this location.  Upon arrival, patrol officers found the decedent lying on the ground suffering from head and facial trauma.  The decedent, Gabriel Diaz-Rivera, 25, of the 6200 block of 20th Avenue, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  Diaz-Rivera’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy was performed.  The results of that autopsy are pending at this time.

Southern Maryland Cocaine Conspirator Sentenced to 14 Years In Prison

 

The following information was sent to us by Marcia Murphy:

 

Greenbelt, Maryland - U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced Jonathan Latif Chase, age 37, of California, Maryland, today to 14 years in prison followed by five  years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack cocaine.”