Six Year Sentence for Manslaughter in Petworth Gang Case

To the frustrated disappointment of Miguel Drullard’s family, sixteen-year-old Christian Navarrette-Rivas was sentenced today to six years in prison for voluntary manslaughter in the dragging death of 22-year-old Drullard. Navarrette-Rivas pleaded guilty in January to driving his red Jeep Liberty and intentionally striking Drullard on Oct. 16, 2011. The car drug Drullard as it moved … Read more →

Plea Deal in Fatal Petworth Hit-and-Run Gang Murder

The sixteen-year-old suspected of taking part in a gang melee in Petworth in October has pleaded guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter and two counts of assault. Christian Navarette-Rivas appeared in court Tuesday morning to enter the plea. According to the government’s evidence, Navarette-Rivas was driving a red Jeep Liberty, which he used to … Read more →

Christian Navarrette-Rivas to Concede Probable Cause in Fatal Hit-and-Run Gang Case

A preliminary hearing for Christian Navarrette-Rivas was postponed again today. It is the second postponement for the case. Navarrette-Rivas, who was 16 when he was arrested in October, is suspected of second-degree murder while armed. Prosecutors allege that he struck Miguel Angel Drullard Jr with a vehicle during a gang argument in the 4400 block … Read more →

Charging Documents Describe Gang Melee Before Fatal Hit-and-Run

The Maryland 16-year-old accused of killing Miguel Drullard in a gang fight earlier this month was ordered held Friday pending a preliminary hearing. Christian Navarrette-Rivas, 16, is accused of intentionally striking down Miguel Drullard Jr, 22, with his vehicle, a red Jeep Liberty, on the 4400 block of 14th Street NW on Oct. 6. Navarrette-Rivas, … Read more →

MPD Corrects Press Release on Arrest in Miguel Drullard Homicide

A press release issued by MPD earlier today has been corrected, excluding language that said Miguel Drullard was shot. The release states that 16-year-old Christian Navarette-Rivas has been arrested in connection with the case. The newly issued press release is after the jump. October 20, 2011 Arrest Made in the Homicide of Miguel Angel Drullard, … Read more →

16-year-old Arrested, Charged as Adult, in Death of Miguel Drullard

A 16-year-old Maryland teen has been arrested and charged as an adult in the death of Miguel Angel Drullard Jr. Drullard is believed to have been intentionally struck by a vehicle in Northwest DC Oct. 6. Christian Navarette-Rivas, of Riverdale, Md., is suspected of second-degree murder while armed in connection with the case, MPD said. … Read more →

Christian Navarette-Rivas

Pleaded guilty in the Oct. 6, 2011, death of Miguel Angel Drullard Jr.