Thursday, April 26, 2012
Deandre Ricardo Williams was sentenced Wednesday to 49 years in prison.
A man charged in the fatal shooting of a University of Maryland student in January 2011 was sentenced Wednesday to 49 years in prison for first-degree murder, The Diamondback reported. Deandre Ricardo Williams, 24, was also sentenced to serve 20 years for the use of a handgun in a violent crime, which he will serve concurrently with his murder sentence, The Diamondback reported. Williams entered the College Park home of 22-year-old Justin DeSha-Overcash on Jan. 11, 2011, to rob him of money and marijuana, according to the statement from the Prince George's County State's Attorney’s Office read at a February plea hearing. When DeSha-Overcash threw a glass jar at Williams' head, Williams shot DeSha-Overcash twice in the abdomen, according …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Stephan Weaver was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday.
The man convicted for his role as the driver in the fatal shooting of UMd. student Justin DeSha-Overcash last year was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday, The Washington Post reports. Stephan E. Weaver, 23, pleaded guilty to attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and using a handgun in a crime of violence when he drove to DeSha-Overcash's off-campus apartment on Jan. 11, 2011 to rob him. For more on this story, read The Washington Post.
Stephan E. Weaver was found guilty of armed robbery and handgun charges.
Stephan E. Weaver, 23, of Bowie, faces sentencing this morning for armed robbery and handgun charges, after pleading guilty for his role as the getaway driver in the murder of 22-year-old University of Maryland student Justin DeSha-Overcash. Weaver is scheduled for sentencing at 11 a.m. in Prince George’s County Circuit Court in Upper Marlboro. Deandre Ricardo Williams, 24, of Hyattsville, who is charged with fatally shooting DeSha-Overcash, awaits sentencing in April. Williams appeared in court last month for a plea hearing, when Chief Wesley Adams of the Homicide Division of the Prince George's County State's Attorney’s office read the statement of facts, agreed upon by both Williams' defense and the state's attorney's office:
Friday, February 10, 2012
Hyattsville man is charged in fatal shooting of University of Maryland student.
The Hyattsville man charged for fatally shooting a University of Maryland student could be found guilty of first-degree murder and handgun crimes. Deandre Ricardo Williams, 24, appeared in Prince George's County Circuit Court Friday afternoon, when he pleaded "not guilty statement of facts." Though not admitting guilt, the plea means that the defense and state's attorney agree upon the evidence for charges. The plea also means Williams will go directly to sentencing, without a trial. According to the agreement read at Friday's hearing by Chief Wesley Adams of the Homicide Division of the Prince George's County State's Attorney’s office: Weaver, 23, of Bowie, pleaded guilty to armed robbery and gun charges and awaits sentencing on Friday…
Deandre Ricardo Williams, who is charged in the shooting murder of University of Maryland student Justin DeSha-Overcash, will appear in court for a plea hearing Friday.
The man charged in the January 2011 fatal shooting of a University of Maryland student is scheduled to appear in court for a plea hearing Friday afternoon. Deandre Ricardo Williams, 24, of Hyattsville, faces eight charges, including first-degree murder and robbery, related to the death of Justin DeSha-Overcash. The State's Attorney's Office believes Wiliams will enter a plea for the first-degree murder charge, The Washington Times reported. Police believe Williams and Stephan Weaver, 23, of Bowie, intended to rob DeSha-Overcash of money and drugs at his College Park home on Jan. 11, 2011. Weaver drove himself and Williams to DeSha-Overcash's College Park home and waited in the car as Williams went inside, police have said. Weaver pleaded …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Deandre Ricardo Williams is charged in the shooting death of UMd. student Justin DeSha-Overcash.
Updated 10:39 a.m., Feb. 2, 2012 The plea hearing for Deandre Ricardo Williams has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 10, in Upper Marlboro, according to Chief Wesley Adams of the Homicide Division of the Prince George's County State's Attorney office. Though he could not confirm an exact time for the hearing, Adams said it would not occur before 10:30 a.m. Original Post, Jan. 27, 2012 The plea hearing for the man charged in the shooting death of a 22-year-old University of Maryland student last year will be rescheduled. Deandre Ricardo Williams, 24, of Hyattsville, faces eight charges, including murder and robbery, related to the death of Justin DeSha-Overcash. Williams was scheduled to appear in court Friday, but it's been postponed, and …
Thursday, December 29, 2011
County Circuit Court judge rejects defense argument, that Deandre Williams's confession should be thrown out.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Here are the most clicked-on stories on College Park Patch in 2011.
This year in Patch news, readers were particularly interested in a certain dog replacing a certain turtle. Three--yes, three--stories about the new bar, The Barking Dog, were among the 10 most clicked-on stories in 2011. But I was stunned to find that a short update on a temporary Halloween store on U.S. Route 1 was the most read story this year. There also appeared to be a real interest in Terp athletics, with two University of Maryland athletics stories cracking the top 10. Also included are: the arrest of two suspects in the tragic murder of UMd. student Justin DeSha-Overcash, a Westboro Baptist anti-gay protest at Northwestern High School and a Memorial Day miracle in the form of cheap gas. Here are links to the 10 most clicked-on …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
First comes at end of July.
Court dates are set for the two suspects who admitted to the January shooting of 22-year-old University of Maryland student Justin DeSha-Overcash Deandre Ricardo Williams, 23, of Hyattsville will appear in court at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 26. Williams shot DeSha-Overcash twice in his home, according to court documents. He faces one count of first-degree murder and seven other charges. Stephan Weaver, 22, of Bowie will appear in court at 7:30 a.m. Friday, July 29. According to charging documents, Weaver drove himself and Williams to DeSha-Overcash's home and waited outside while Williams entered with a handgun. Weaver faces robbery and gun charges. Both admitted to the murder when they were arrested in March. According to charging documents…