A lawsuit filed in March against the building’s owners and managers alleges that they are trying to convert the building against the tenants’ will. “Ownership and management are aggressively pursuing their attempts at coercing the August’s tenants into accepting condo conversion,” attorney Douglas Sparks wrote in the complaint. Read More
A man who admitted sexually assaulting a woman in the laundry room of a Northwest Washington apartment building and raping another woman five days later in a basement several blocks away was sentenced yesterday to 20 years in prison . . . [The first victim said of her attacker]: “He deserves to reap the consequences of his actions . . .[he] is a man without regard for humanity — who sees a woman crying, begging before him, and doesn't stop, even for a moment, to recognize her as a soul herself.” Read More
Police want you to see the video so officers can capture their man. The man who police say sexually assaulted a 29-year old woman in the basement of her condo building just north of Dupont Circle. The man is also wanted for questioning in connection with an earlier sexual assault at another Dupont Circle apartment building. Read More
“District police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred at 9:42 a.m. Friday morning at an apartment building in the Dupont Circle area of Northwest. Police said a 29-year-old female was sexually assaulted in the basement laundry room of her apartment building in the 1800 block of New Hampshire Avenue. ”
Police arrested a Wheaton man for raping a New York woman in her hotel room. The woman answered a knock at her door shortly after midnight. The man pushed her down, shut the door, and raped her. He held a pillow over her face, making it difficult for her to breathe. The woman broke free and ran to the front desk for help. Read More
Intoxicated intruder breaches lax security at the Holiday Inn in Bethesda and rapes female guest in her room during early morning hours.
Coach convicted of molesting teenage girls at public school. Civil lawsuits follow criminal convictions.
Teenage girls on school basketball team report coach’s sex abuse at the public school.
School hired coach for girls’ sports despite history of sex crimes. Read More
“Attorney Douglas R. Sparks cited a 1987 report [that] said Joy often shouted out ambulance windows at women and flirted when he should have been working. Sparks argued that the city should have known Joy was a poor choice to be an ambulance worker.” Read More
Attorney Douglas Sparks says DC’s internal documents show officials did not act properly after the first complaint, and the ambulance attendant should never have been put back on the street . . “It's hard to imagine a more outrageous set of circumstances than when you're molested in an ambulance, ” said attorney Sparks.
“In a . . . suit claiming that the District government was negligent in its supervision of an ambulance crew that . . . sexually assaulted a female patient being taken to the hospital, a District couple is relying on . . . Douglas Sparks . . . .” Read More
A civil lawsuit alleges that a city ambulance worker assigned to transport a.... woman to a hospital [instead] “parked the ambulance in an unknown location... exposed himself to the woman, fondled her, and committed other assaultive acts upon her...”
“Sources have said the driver of Ambulance 21 witnessed the attack in the rear view mirror and backs up P.J.’s story . . . The incident with P.J. is not the first time the D.C. Ambulance Service has had to investigate incidents of sexual misconduct by an ambulance crew member.”