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“Independence Day” murderer arrested

Some here at The Concerned Citizen think that its time for Mayor Bowser and our city officials to get serious about violent crime in D.C. and consider reinstitution of the Death Penalty as an option for punishment in extreme cases.

spiresYesterday, D.C. police officers found and arrested Jasper Spires; the young man pictured in this article, who they say stabbed former student government president, 24 year old Kevin Joseph Sutherland, on the Fourth of July, at the Gallaudet Metro station. Spires was subsequently charged with “Murder While Armed”.

Here are 3 reasons why we think that violent crime is of no consequence to lawbreakers in the District of Columbia.

Filed under: Local Crime, Punishment

Plea Deal Expected for Jeffrey Thompson

A lawyer directly involved in the case has confirmed that plea negotiations between Jeffrey Thompson and prosecutors are in the “final stages” and a plea deal could come as soon as Friday for the D.C. businessman believed to be behind an illegal shadow campaign for Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010. Federal prosecutors have been building the case against Thompson for about three years. He was named by others caught up in the scandal as the mastermind of a $650,000 off-the-books campaign undertaken on Gray’s behalf.

Filed under: Punishment

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