Archive for 'Crime'

Former T.C. teacher sentenced to a year in jail

Former T.C. teacher sentenced to a year in jail

By Erich Wagner (File Photo) The T.C. Williams teacher who in October admitted making sexual advances toward multiple female students was sentenced to a year in prison Thursday. Steven Miarer, 38, pleaded guilty on October 31 [...]

Ronald Kirby reward fund created

Ronald Kirby reward fund created

By Erich Wagner (File photo) The Alexandria Police Department announced Tuesday that a reward fund has been established for information regarding the shooting death of Ronald Kirby. Kirby, the director of transportation planning at the Metropolitan [...]

Breaking: Patterson guilty of voluntary manslaughter

Breaking: Patterson guilty of voluntary manslaughter

Updated at 6:39 p.m. By Erich Wagner (File photo) Arlington County sheriff’s deputy Craig Patterson was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter Friday afternoon in the May slaying of 22-year-old T.C. Williams graduate Julian Dawkins. The Alexandria [...]

First day of jury deliberations ends without verdict in Patterson murder trial

First day of jury deliberations ends without verdict in Patterson murder trial

By Erich Wagner (File photo) Attorneys in the trial of Arlington County sheriff’s deputy Craig Patterson made their closing arguments Thursday morning, but after five hours of deliberation, jurors had not agreed on a verdict. Patterson, [...]

Patterson grilled on witness stand

Patterson grilled on witness stand

By Erich Wagner (File photo) Craig Patterson, an Arlington County sheriff’s deputy, took the stand in Alexandria Circuit Court on Wednesday to give his version of the events that led to the fatal shooting of Julian [...]

Witnesses recount night of Dawkins killing

Witnesses recount night of Dawkins killing

By Erich Wagner (File photo) Prosecutors laid out their case against Arlington County sheriff’s deputy Craig Patterson Tuesday, calling on Lynhaven residents to recount what they saw and heard the night T.C. Williams graduate Julian Dawkins [...]

Opening statements heard in murder trial of Arlington sheriff’s deputy

Opening statements heard in murder trial of Arlington sheriff’s deputy

By Erich Wagner Attorneys outlined their cases in the murder trial of Arlington County sheriff’s deputy Craig Patterson Monday afternoon, with the defense team arguing that Patterson acted in self-defense when he shot Lynhaven resident Julian [...]

District man charged with breaking into recreation center

District man charged with breaking into recreation center

By Derrick Perkins (File Photo) Police have arrested a Washington man in connection with one of three burglaries at the Nannie J. Lee Memorial Recreation Center in recent months. Jamar Hunter, 22, faces burglary and destruction [...]

Ten years later and still no suspects in Dunning slaying

Ten years later and still no suspects in Dunning slaying

By Erich Wagner (File photo) The approach of the winter holidays means many residents will, once again, remember the shock and pain caused by the death of Nancy Dunning, who was murdered 10 years ago today. [...]

Police Chief: Rosemont ‘as safe as any community’

Police Chief: Rosemont ‘as safe as any community’

By Erich Wagner (File photo) Though authorities remain without a suspect in the shooting death of transit policy expert Ronald Kirby, Police Chief Earl Cook reiterated at a Thursday neighborhood meeting that Rosemont residents need not [...]