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The Night Note: 08/22/2011

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    Manassas May Have a Serial Flasher   "Manassas police say a second woman has come forward to report a flasher with a shirt over his head exposing himself on a trail in the Wellington area. The woman recently told police that she was jogging on a trail behind the Boys and Girls Club, near the 9300 block of Amaryllis Avenue in the Wellington neighborhood, about 3:30 p.m. Aug. 6 when she saw a man step out from behind the bushes, exposing and touching himself, police Sgt. Eddie Rivera said."

    Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking of Teen Girls

    Washington Post   "A Fairfax County man pleaded guilty Monday to prostituting teen girls in a business that served clients across the region, authorities said. Alonso Bruno Cornejo, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking of children. Cornejo admitted to recruiting female runaways and enticing them into prostitution as part of a business he started in 2009, authorities said."

    PG officials Crack Down on Speeders in School Zones   "Prince George’s County officials unveiled on Thursday the first of 25 portable speed cameras that will be installed by the end of this year near designated school zones as part of an initiative to deter speeding.  Eight cameras will be installed by Sept. 21 under the county’s automated speed-enforcement program, which will roll out a total of 72 units by August 2012, said Susan Hubbard, a spokeswoman for the county’s Department of Public Works and Transportation."

    Insanity Defense 'Likely' in Lululemon Trial

    WTOP   "Lawyers for Brittany Norwood say a "not criminally responsible plea is likely," in the March 2009 brutal murder of Jayna Murray, Norwood's coworker in a Bethesda Lululemon yoga shop. In a series of motions, Norwood's attorneys are asking for a delay in her first-degree murder trial, which is scheduled to begin in October. Norwood's lawyers are also arguing for the suppression of her five interviews with Montgomery County police, saying she was not read her Miranda rights and was not afforded an attorney."