NEWPORT NEWS

Jan. 8--Lloyd George Robinson (46, from outside the area) shot to death in condominium on Ridgewood Parkway (St. James Place condos). Three other men in condo said several masked men burst in demanding drugs and shot the victim to death. Marijuana and drug sale paraphernalia was found in the condo. No suspect info.

Feb. 2--Danielle Knarr (25, Newport News) stabbed to death in her home in the Aqueduct Apartments. Her boyfriend, Owen Atlee Walker II (26, Newport News) went to magistrate's office at 1 a.m. and said he had killed her. She was pronounced dead at the scene around 1:45 a.m. The couple's two children, a 3-year-old girl and a 1-year-old boy, were in the apartment unharmed. Walker was arrested and charged with murder. Arrest.

Feb. 21--Randy Jamar Sloan (18, Newport News, Warwick HS) shot to death near 28th/29th Street and Madison Avenue. A handgun was found next to him, but it was fully loaded and not the one used to shoot him. Pronounced dead at the scene. No suspect information.

Feb. 23--Sherman Wardel Bailey (40, Newport News) shot to death at trailer park on Christian Street around 2 a.m. Witnesses described males pounding on the side of a trailer at the time of the shooting. Macus Dontae Piggott (29, Newport News) identified as suspect. Piggott turned himself in to police on 2/23. Arrest.

March 1--Angeli Calender (17 months, Newport News) was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital with injuries consistent with "shaken baby syndrome." She died on March 4 at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. The child lived with her mother, her mother's boyfriend and her mother's other two small children. The death is being investigated as a homicide. On April 27, Lillian Calender (22, Newport News) and Michael Stoffa (25, Newport News) were charged with murder and felony child abuse.

March 7--Eric Ellis (38, Newport News) shot multiple times at location on 1100 block of 21st Street. Pronounced dead at hospital. Witnesses say he was standing next to the passenger side of a dark-colored Chrysler vehicle when he was shot. The vehicle drove off. No suspect information.

March 16-- Dominique Antwoine Wharton (25, Newport News) shot to death at Aqueduct Apartments on Sojourner Court. He found lying on a sidewalk and pronounced dead at the scene. On May 10, Eric Lydell Pridgen (25, Newport News) was charged with murder. Pridgen was already in custody on drug and weapon charges.

March 18--Quwantrell Demetrius Miles (25, Newport News) shot to death at Pinedale Manor Apartments on Adams Drive. Officers responded to reports of a shooting around 12:30 a.m. and found Miles suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No suspect information.

May 27 - David Walker III (19, Newport News) shot to death. He was dropped off at Mary Immaculate Hospital by two males in a vehicle who then left. Police determined the shooting was the result of "a failed drug transaction." On Aug. 6, police arrested Wayne Bernard Batchelor (20 Newport News) and charged him with murder. Shawn Okeefe Dickerson (20, Newport News) was also arrested and charged with murder. Two other men, Clavon Mathis (24, Newport News) and Samuel W. Franklin IV (19, Newport News) were charged with drug offenses.

June 7 - June 7 -- Charles Poertner (7, Newport News) taken unresponsive from his family's home on 58th Street, pronounced dead. He had cerebral palsey and a long history of seizures. The medical examiner determined the death was caused by severe dehydration and medical/nutrtitional neglect. On 12/2, the child's mother, Heather Kiran Poertner (26, Newport News) was charged with murder and felony child neglect

July 5 - Jasmine Williams (22, Newport News) shot to death at her apartment complex on Water's Edge Drive. Her boyfriend, Mark Adoremos (26, Newport News) was also found shot to death. Police say Adoremos shot Williams and then took his own life. Presumed murder-suicide.

July 9 - Greg Arsenault (29, Hampton) shot to death outside Kelly's Tavern in Port Warwick. The suspect told police that Arsenault was advancing on him and threatening him with a knife when he fired. Witnesses backed up the suspect's story. The suspect is a 27-year-old Newport News man, and the incident remains under investigation.

July 10 - Lonnie Antonio Levine (25, Newport News) found shot to death in a parking lot in the 300 block of Beechmont Drive in Denbigh. On Oct. 1, Darrin Lewis Spraggins (25, Newport News) was charged with murder. A second suspect, Tevin Terrell Davis (19, Hampton), was arrested on 10/28 during a warrant sweep.

July 20 - Jireh Jahsean Gayles (17 months, Newport News) found unresponsive in home on Aqua Vista Drive, pronounced dead. No cause of death announced by police, but the mother's boyfriend, Darius Orlando Brown (22, Newport News) is charged with murder on 7/22.

July 23 - Darrell Lorenzo Johnson (18, Newport News) shot to death near the intersection of 27th Street and Chestnut Avenue. No information on circumstances or suspects.

July 26 - Derron Richardson (23, Newport News) found shot to death at a location in the 4100 block of Newsome Drive. Ryan Ramon Mauricio Frink (20, Newport News) and Rakeem Ramon Williams (21, Newport News) charged with murder.

Aug. 5 - Frank Griffin IV (20, Newport News) shot to death just before 4 a.m. in the courtyard of the Newsome Park apartments. Police found a stolen gun in his possession and determined that he was shot while attempting to rob another person. The shooter came forward on Aug. 7 and spoke with police. Prosecutors will determine if charges will be filed.

Aug. 8 - Timothy Terelle Brand (33, no permanent address) shot to death at a "shot house" in the 600 block of 45th Street. On Aug. 13, Tawan Tyrone Thomas (27, Newport News) was arrested and charged with murder. On Aug. 16, Oris Wiggins (30, no permanent address) was arrested and identified as the suspected gunman.