Judge Holds 3 Domestic Violence Defendants and A Homicide Defendant During Initial Hearings

During initial hearings on March 17, DC Superior Court Judge Heide Herrmann presided over eight domestic violence defendants, one sex abuse defendant and a murder defendant.

Deangelo Glover is charged with first-degree murder while armed for the death of 32-year-old Tyrone Wright on Jan. 19.

According to court documents, Glover, 29, allegedly shot Wright 17 times in the head and body in the parking lot of the Mayfair Mansions apartment complex on the 3800 block of Hayes Street, NE. 

An additional victim, who was friends with Wright, was shot once but survived his injury after being treated at a local hospital.

Glover is being held at the DC Jail until his next hearing, which is scheduled for April 7.

Judge Herrmann also held three domestic violence defendants who are all charged with contempt. Some of their additional charges include simple assault, unlawful entry and destruction of property.

All three defendants were on pretrial release in domestic violence cases and allegedly violated their release conditions.

The defendants will be held until their next hearings, which are all scheduled for April 6.

Finally, the judge released six additional defendants. 

Five of the defendants are charged in domestic violence cases with for simple assault and attempted possession of a prohibited weapon. 

Two of these defendants were brought in on bench warrants for failing to appear at their probation hearings. They were released with orders to return to court on March 23.

The other domestic violence defendants were given stay-away orders and will return to court in August.

Judge Herrmann also released a defendant charged with sex abuse and simple assault. He was released with a stay-away order and told to return to court on Aug. 18.