Naval Undersea Warfare Center http://ripr.org en Washington D.C. Naval Yard Shooter Visited Newport http://ripr.org/post/washington-dc-naval-yard-shooter-visited-newport <p>The former Naval reservist who killed at least 12 people in Washington, DC, yesterday visited Newport in August. Aaron Alexis told Newport police that he was hearing voices.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Two officers responded to the Marriott hotel on America’s Cup Avenue for a harassment incident at about 6:30 in the morning on August 7<sup>th</sup>. According to a police report, Alexis told the officers he was a naval contractor and travels often.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:50:54 +0000 Ian Donnis 21853 at http://ripr.org Ringleader of Navy Kickback Scheme Pleads Guilty http://ripr.org/post/ringleader-navy-kickback-scheme-pleads-guilty <p>The architect of a scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy of millions of dollars has pleaded guilty to three felonies that could send him to prison for years.&nbsp;</p><p>Ralph Mariano, a former civilian employee at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal government property, the theft of government property and tax evasion.&nbsp; He faces up to 20 years in prison and $600,000 in fines at his sentencing September 5<sup>th</sup>.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 18:13:46 +0000 Flo Jonic 16086 at http://ripr.org Ringleader of Navy Kickback Scheme Pleads Guilty