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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
The ex-UPS worker is on trial for the 2009 slayings of Deloris Dewitt and her daughter, Ebony Dewitt in Largo.
Jury selection in the murder trial of 28-year-old Jason Scott—previously sentenced to 100 years in prison on federal home invasion, child pornography, and firearms charges—was set to begin Monday in Upper Marlboro. In 2010, Scott was indicted by a Prince George's County grand jury on seven counts, including two charges of premeditated murder in the 2009 deaths of Largo residents Deloris Dewitt and her daughter, Ebony Dewitt. The bodies of the Dewitts were found burning in a car not far from their home, according to The Washington Post. Scott also is facing charges related to the invasion and burglary of the Dewitt residence. His trial is set to begin on Feb. 19. In 2012, Scott was separately convicted on the home invasion, weapons and …
Monday, August 6, 2012
After a gas leak was reported at a Largo movie theater located in an outdoor shopping center, nearby buildings were evacuated.
A natural gas leak was reported at the Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 movie theater in Largo this afternoon, leading to the evacuation of the building, officials say. According to Ron Bridges, a spokesperson for the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department, Washington Gas has been alerted and is en route to the theater. The evacuation of the theater and surrounding buildings is precautionary, Bridges said, as it is an outdoor gas leak. He said he does not anticipate that the buildings will be shut down for a long period or that this will cause any major inconvenience or issue to residents who frequent the outdoor mall. The department is unsure of the cause of the gas leak at this time, according to Bridges.