Posts Tagged ‘stabbings’

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Yet another Jeffrey Thompson associate, Pennsylvania contractor Stanley L. Straughter, has been charged by the U.S. [...]

A Columbia Heights Street Vendor Stabbed; It All Started With a Bump

According to court records, Sergio Lopez was arrested for assault with intent to kill on April 1 at approximately 8 p.m at 14th and Monroe Streets NW. Word is, the victim of the assault was a well-known Columbia Heights street vendor who sets up a table [...]

DOC Finally Responds To Mendo On Jail Assault Issue

On Feb. 22, City Desk reported that there had been six inmate-on-inmate stabbings at the D.C. Jail since November. We followed up to report that the Department of Corrections refused to offer their own statistics on the subject.
But the DOC still had to comply with At-Large Councilmember Phil Mendelson's request for data leading up to [...]

Department Of Corrections Refuses To Say How Many Inmates Have Been Stabbed At The D.C. Jail

On Feb. 22, City Desk had reported that there had been at least six stabbings at the D.C. Jail since November. A few days prior to our post, we wrote the Department of Corrections with a simple request. We asked for the department's own figure on the number of stabbings since November.
On Feb. 18, the [...]

At Least Six Stabbings Inside D.C. Jail Since November

The Department of Corrections continues to have a problem with violence inside the D.C. Jail. In November, an inmate was stabbed. On Jan. 13, Darrell C. Lee II was stabbed multiple times inside his cell. City Desk has learned of four additional violent incidents. According to sources familiar with events, at least four additional inmates [...]

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