Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 22 | via CBC News
John Geer, 46, was fatally shot by police in August 2013 in an unusual confrontation for which no charges have been laid. His family has launched a suit for wrongful death. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via WNFL-AM Green Bay
A Virginia prosecutor called on Wednesday for a grand jury to consider criminal charges against a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed resident of a Washington suburb in August 2013.Fairfax County, Virginia, Chief Prosecutor Raymond Morrogh said he asked the county circuit court to empanel a grand jury the day after the county agreed to pay John Geer's family $2.95 million to settle its wrongful death lawsuit. The police officer who shot him, identified as Adam Torres, said Geer, 46, reached toward his waist as if trying to grab a gun. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Fairfax Times
Fairfax County has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to the family of former Springfield resident John Geer, who was shot by a Fairfax County police officer in August 2013 as he stood in his doorway with his hands above his head. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via WCAV
Fairfax County has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit after one of its police officers shot and killed a man in the doorway of his home two years ago. Officer Adam Torres shot and killed 46-year-old John Geer of Springfield in August 2013 after a report of a domestic dispute. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via The Washington Post
A Fairfax County police officer was relieved of duty after allegedly uploading child pornography to a social media site, authorities said. Fairfax police said in a statement Friday that the department had learned of the pornography Monday and that an officer had posted it Wednesday. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Navajo Times
John Grimson Lyon of Clifton, Virginia, was convicted of wire fraud, false claims and theft of government property following a three-day jury trial that ended Wednesday night in Great Falls. The 61-year-old former state director for the Bureau of Land Management's 31-state Eastern States Region could face 35 years in prison, $750,000 in fines and the forfeiture of $112,000. Comment?
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