An assault case in New York has been upgraded into homicide after the elderly victim of a vicious punch to the face died months after an alleged attack by Richard Springer, 29, outside of a Queens deli. Eve Gentillon of Jamaica died Saturday, four months after the assault.
If you said wedding crasher, you would be literally correct. In what may be the alleged worst maid of honor in history, Amanda Willis not only almost ran into the best man but allegedly tore up the wedding of her former best friend Jennifer Jones. I emphasize former.
In Dayonta Bearch, Gary Blough, a disabled Navy veteran, is recovering from a vicious beatdown. The reason is not a mugging or a personal feud. Rather, Blough rescued a turtle that was being tortured by two men. Ryan Ponder, 23, and Johnnie Beveritt, 18, then allegedly jumped Blough as he tried to release the turtle back into the water.
We have been discussing lawyers and professors nailed as drug dealers. Now close to my home, the former mayor of Fairfax City will enter a plea in a meth-for-sex prosecution. R. Scott Silverthorne, 51, is reportedly ready to plead guilty after allegedly offering an undercover officer methamphetamine in exchange for an orgy at a Tysons Corner hotel. Silverthorne told The Washington Post that 2015 was a “terrible year” due to political challenges. 2017 has the makings of a much much worse year.
Days like this remind me just how dull my colleagues are . . . and that is a good thing. IRS attorney and Georgetown Adjunct Law Professor Jack Vitayanon, 41, has been arrested in a conspiracy to distribute 500 grams of methamphetamine. Continue reading
John Haskew of Lakeland, Florida presented a novel defense to his charge of diverting $7 billion from a bank. Haskew told the court that he was justified in making the transfer because “Jesus Christ created wealth for everyone.” He has now given up the ghost of waiting for divine judgment and pleaded guilty.