Charges Dropped in Antonio Vela Murder

Prosecutors dropped their case against Deangelo Garner on Friday in the 2010 shooting death of Antonio Vela. Garner was arrested on Sept. 24, 2010, and a grand jury indicted him on a charge of first-degree murder, plus several weapons charges, in June 2011. Garner pleaded innocent. A jury trial scheduled for April of this year … Read more →

Deangelo Garner Pleads Innocent in Death of Antonio Vela

Deangelo Garner pleaded innocent today to one count of first degree murder in the August 30 shooting death of Antonio Valdez Vela. Garner also pleaded innocent to weapons charges connected with the case. Judge Lynn Leibovitz set a trial date for the case of Jan. 30. Read more →

Antonio Valdez Vela

Antonio Valdez Vela, a 22-year-old man from Waldorf, Md., died August 30 after being shot. Vela was found suffering from gunshot wounds by Metro Police responding to a gunshots call at approximately 11:30 p.m. at in the 4400 block of F Street, D.C. Metro Police said. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. On … Read more →

Arrest in Ashley McRae Homicide

Reader Kaai gave an excellent heads up this morning that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of 21-year-old Columbia Heights woman Ashley McRae. “Antonio Sams of Southeast has been arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder. God is Good. She was such a sweet girl. I hope he never sees sun light … Read more →

DeAngelo Jose Garner

  • Arrested: Sept. 24, 2010
  • Age: 28
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Charges dropped in the Aug. 30, 2010 death of Antonio Vela.