- The Washington Times - Friday, June 29, 2007



Spider-Man bandit suspect caught

Fairfax police think they have captured their Spider-Man bandit.

The suspect was wanted in a robbery Monday of a grocery store pharmacist in Burke. The pharmacist said someone entered the pharmacy area of the Giant grocery store and demanded the painkiller OxyContin.

After getting the drugs, the suspect left the store wearing a Spider-Man mask.

The escape of the masked suspect was caught on the store’s surveillance camera.

A police spokeswoman said a tip linked the suspect to a possible vehicle used in the robbery. At about 2 a.m. yesterday, officers stopped a car driven by Dave Edward Wolfe, 25, of Burke. He has now been charged with robbery.


Sex assault suspect arrested in New York

A Woodbridge man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl was arrested in New York.

Kwame Boateng, 43, disappeared before police could serve him with an arrest warrant last weekend. He is accused of luring an 8-year-old girl into his apartment last Friday. Police said the girl was sexually assaulted while inside.

Investigators said Mr. Boateng had assaulted the girl on several occasions since September 2004.

Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service located Mr. Boateng in New York and arrested him Wednesday.


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