Posts Tagged ‘Ron Machen’

I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Big Bag of Money

What do you do with $17,900 in cash?

D.C. Cop Who Prostituted Minors Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

The officer also filmed a teen performing oral sex on him.

Georgetown Student Inspired by Breaking Bad Pleads Guilty to Possessing Ricin

Student pleads guilty to possessing ricin he cooked in his dorm room.

District Line Daily: D.C. Statehood Gets a Very Brief Spotlight

Congress! Statehood! Don't get too excited.

D.C. Holds Celebrity Accountable in Court

Chris Brown pleads guilty. Finally.

Former D.C. Cop Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing a Girl in His Church Choir

A 22-year veteran of the  Metropolitan Police Department was sentenced to 18 years in prison today for sexually abusing a girl multiple times between 2004 and 2006, U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen announced in a press release today.
The officer, Wendel Palmer, was the youth director at the Bethuel Temple Church of Christ Apostolic on the 2400 block of Martin [...]

D.C. Basketball Powerbroker Curtis Malone Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison

Curtis Malone, who was once nationally recognized for his success with area Amateur Athletic Union basketball program DC Assault, was sentenced to 100 months in prison today for his role in a network that distributed large amounts of cocaine and heroin in the D.C. area.
Malone was arrested in August as part of a year-long Drug Enforcement [...]

Albrecht Muth Sentenced to 50 Years for Murder of Viola Drath

Albrecht Muth could get out of jail just in time to celebrate his 100th birthday. The 49-year-old man was sentenced to 50 years today for the 2011 murder of his 91-year-old wife, Viola Herms Drath, a Georgetown socialite and journalist, the Washington Post reports.
Prosecutors were seeking life in prison.
Muth, who is German, was convicted of the [...]

Former Charter School Exec Sentenced to Nine Months in Prison for Embezzling School Money

The former executive director of Nia Community Public Charter School was sentenced to nine months in prison for embezzling $29,000 in funds intended for the Southeast school, U.S. Attorney Ron Machen Jr.’s office announced today.
Monique Murdock pleaded guilty back in November to the charges and also admitted to making unauthorized purchases with a government-issued purchase [...]

District Line Daily: Politics Gone Wild

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Jeff Thompson, the financier of Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral shadow campaign, pleaded guilty Monday to [...]

Man Who Shot Cab Driver in Adams Morgan Pleads Guilty

The man who shot and killed a cab driver in Adams Morgan and subsequently had a shootout with police last summer pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court.
Ercell Overton, 32, also pleaded guilty to two counts of felony assault on a police officer while armed, U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen Jr. announced.
If the [...]

Chatter: Graft Brewing

What you said about what we said last week
In last week’s paper, Loose Lips columnist Will Sommer read the tea leaves scattered by U.S. Attorney Ron Machen when he charged former at-large Councilmember Michael Brown with bribery following a months-long sting operation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While D.C. politicos may be sleeping [...]

District Line Daily: Governor Good Times

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The family of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been living large, according to the Post, spending [...]

District Line Daily: Return of the Docs

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Today's Washington City Paper isn't afraid of the derecho! It's out today, and has a cover [...]

Justice Department Confirms Ron Machen Is Running Associated Press Investigation

Good news for D.C. politicos: Corruption-hunting U.S. Attorney Ron Machen has a lot on his plate. While Machen authored the Friday letter that informed the Associated Press that the Department of Justice had secretly seized two months' worth of its phone records, it wasn't clear how closely involved Machen was. Today, however, a DOJ official [...]

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