Judge Releases Three Domestic Violence Defendants During Presentments

A DC Superior Court judge released three domestic violence defendants during presentments on Aug. 13.

A total of 24 defendants were presented before the court.

The released domestic violence defendants’ charges include simple assault and violating a civil protection order.

Judge Judith Pipe scheduled two of the defendants to return to court on Aug. 18 and one on Nov. 19.

Two homicide defendants charged with first-degree murder while armed are in the hospital and scheduled to come to court after being discharged.

Klein Lawrence allegedly shot Vanessa Brooks-Williams on July 10. Rondez Tibbs allegedly shot Malcolm Johnson on July 21.