fake bags

A Virginia woman pled guilty to purchasing fake designer bags online, returning the bootleg bags to stores for refunds and selling the originals on Instagram.com for over $2,000 each.

Police say Praepitcha Smatsorabudh, 41, of Arlington, ran an online scam that netted her $1 million in profit from late 2014 to the end of 2015.

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Chef Ty Johns

A 19-year-old man is charged with stabbing a popular lesbian caterer during an argument over missing folding chairs.

Chef Tyonne Johns, 35, had just finished catering a gay wedding at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park in Fairfax County, Va., when she was confronted by Kempton Bonds, of Clifton, Md.

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Ronald Hamilton and Crystal Hamilton

Prince William County police officer Ashley Guindon, 28, clocked in to work her first shift on Saturday night.

She was killed hours later by Pentagon Army staff sergeant Ronald Hamilton when she responded to a 911 domestic violence call at his home in Lake Ridge, VA.

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stalking Virginia police have arrested a man they said stalked a 10-year-old boy he tried unsuccessfully to adopt.

According to court documents obtained by The Virginia-Pilot, William Thomas Duncan Jr., 41, tried unsuccessfully to adopt two 10-year-old boys from different counties in the past 2 years.

Police say Duncan was so obsessed with one of the boys, that he gave him toys with GPS trackers hidden inside.

Duncan showed up at the boy’s school and at a field trip to the Carolina Zoo earlier this month.

He reportedly hired a private detective to find out which school the boy attended.

A magistrate ordered Duncan held without bond on a charge of interstate stalking.

Vester Flanagan

Vester Flanagan’s male escort days were long gone when he executed 2 Virginia TV journalists live on air before killing himself.

Flanagan, 41, shot and killed WDBJ-TV journalist Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, during a live broadcast on Wednesday.

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Vester Flanagan

The man who executed 2 Virginia journalists on live TV was a mentally unbalanced narcissist who decorated his refrigerator with pictures of himself.

Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, shot and killed former co-workers, WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27 in cold blood during a live TV news broadcast early Wednesday morning.

He later turned the gun on himself following a brief police chase on I-66.

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