Posts Tagged ‘PRINCE JONES’

D.C.’s Trayvon Martin

There has been a bit of talk about Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman and his ties to the area—he grew up in Manassas, and the Post even has a profile of him in today's paper. But while 17-year-old Trayvon—who was unarmed when Zimmerman shot him—never lived nearby, D.C. has had its share of similar cases. [...]

Yes, Virginia, Police Outside D.C. Pull Out Their Guns, Too

As we take in the gun-to-a-snowball-fight travesty, a reminder that D.C.s MPD isn't the only place around here to employ folks who shouldn't have guns: Saturday's Washington Post had a story from Tom Jackman that tried to keep some attention on last month's killing of David Masters by a Fairfax County police officer.
Masters was shot [...]

The Killing Fields of NoVa…

I wrote a column this week about the killing of Sal Culosi, shot three years ago last weekend by Fairfax County SWAT officer Deval Bullock. At the time of his death, Culosi was under investigation for sports betting.
Nobody was ever charged with any crimes in either the gambling investigation or the killing of Culosi, who [...]