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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Virginia State Police continues probe into death of teen who decided to fight Portsmouth cop

During the encounter, based on witness accounts, a struggle ensued between the officer and the male subject. The male subject was subsequently shot by the officer. The Portsmouth Police officer immediately requested rescue to respond to the scene. The male subject, William L. Chapman II, 18, of the 100 block of Gilmerton Avenue in Portsmouth, died at the scene.

Metro announces four new ways to keep from killing you on your next commute to work

The additional safety measures were identified as part of Metro’s collaborative review with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation team, but are not to be misconstrued as formal recommendations from the NTSB.

Prince William County Police Beat: Burglars rock and roll

A resident of the home reported to police that he was inside his residence when he heard the sound of glass breaking. When the caller went around to the rear of the home, he observed an unknown man walking away from the backyard. Upon checking the home, a rear sliding glass door was found shattered. No entry was made into the home and no property was reported missing. A police K-9 was used to search for the suspect

Israel Maldonado charged with leading gang of teens in raid of beer from Manassas store

Employees reported to police that five unknown suspects, 3 males and 2 females, entered the store and attempted to steal beer. When confronted by employees, a struggle ensued. All suspects fled the store with the beer prior to police arriving in the area. Minor injuries were reported

Hi-balling Jeep flies off road; flips over three times; three teens hurt on way to church

An 18-year-old female from Middletown, Del., who was a front seat passenger in the vehicle, and who was not properly restrained at the time of the crash, was ejected from the vehicle. She was removed from the scene by Delaware State Police Aviation (Trooper 4) and transported to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center where she was treated and admitted with serious injuries

Delaware State Police Beat: Nathaniel A. Guerrier identified as wrong-way motorist killed in wreck on I-95

The initial investigation has determined that the crash occurred this morning, Thursday, April 16, 2015, at approximately 2:19 a.m., as a male subject was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Impala and was traveling in a southbound direction in the northbound lanes of I-95, south of DE Rt. 896, in Newark. The front of the Impala then struck the front of a 2004 Freightliner tractor which was being operated by Francisco E. Corona, 30, of Elizabeth, NJ, and which was traveling in the northbound EZ Pass lanes of the interstate. As a result of the impact, the Chevrolet Impala became engulfed in flames and came to rest on the left shoulder of northbound I-95

DARWIN AWARD NOMINEES: Two bozos from Fairfax charged with staging a train wreck to extort insurance money

The Indictment alleges that on the early morning hours of September 6, 2013, the two men parked a car in the path of an oncoming Amtrak train, got out of the car prior to the collision, and then returned to the car after the collision, feigning injury, all for the purpose of submitting bogus claims for personal injuries and other losses.

Last Call: Wearing all dark clothing…in the rain…at night…not in crosswalk…proved fatal in race across road to a bar in Pasadena

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway to the “The Office Bar and Grill” when he walked in front of the path of the vehicle. The pedestrian was attempting to cross Mountain Road outside of a crosswalk and was wearing all black clothing. In addition, when this collision occurred, it was raining steadily, further reducing visibility.