Repeat violent offenders back on the streets

Wanted man arrested 74 times but charges always reduced to misdemeanors or dropped: Former Woodland Hills Escapee Sought In Shooting:

Fugitive Arrested 74 Times Captured In Nashville:



Police Union frustrated by repeat offenders back on the streets

“D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier leaves her post in two weeks with high popularity and crime down over her tenure but frustrated by a system that she said allows repeat violent offenders back on the street time after time…” Continue reading: Outgoing police chief decries District’s ‘broken’ criminal justice system

Metro murder suspect in court

“Spires threw Sutherland’s cellphone at the dying man and then walked away. But he returned and stomped on Sutherland’s body, according to one witness. Another passenger tells police that Spires kicked the dying man.

“Witnesses say Spires robbed two other passengers before leaving the train at the NoMa-Gallaudet Station, where he was seen dropping a black bag.

“Inside the bag, police say they found a bloody cloth and an insurance card with Spires’ name on it. Police also found the knife they believe Spires used in the attack in a trash can at the station.

“Spires had been arrested just two days earlier in Friendship Heights on charges of robbery and assaulting a police officer…”

Read more: Court records reveal new details from July 4 Metro stabbing

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3 Responses to Repeat violent offenders back on the streets

  1. Arrests in Baltimore for illegal guns often lead to dropped charges or little jail time

    “As Baltimore police and prosecutors race to tamp down a sustained spike in violence, many of the charges against people caught with illegal guns aren’t sticking, or defendants are only jailed for a fraction of their sentence. About one-quarter of such gun cases are dropped before defendants go to trial, according to a Baltimore Sun analysis. Even when convicted of illegally possessing a firearm, prosecutors say defendants are sentenced, on average, to 16 months in jail with a substantial portion of their sentences suspended… Continue reading: Arrests in Baltimore for illegal guns often lead to dropped charges or little jail time.

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