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Police: Caroline Formally Charged with Murder

Investigators have accused Caroline of killing a 52-year-old man during an armed robbery last week.

Arlington County police today formally charged 52-year-old James Sylvester Caroline of Washington, D.C., with the murder of a Columbia Pike jewelry store owner.

Police . He has been and will continue to be held without bond, according to police.

Caroline is accused of killing Tommy Wong, a 52-year-old Herndon resident, at Capital Jewelers on Columbia Pike during an armed robbery last week.

Caroline also is the suspect in a June 9 armed robbery in northwest Washington, according to police. 

Investigators are not planning on bringing any additional charges against Caroline in relation to the Arlington homicide at this time, police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck said.

Sternbeck would not provide any further information.

A  was held Wednesday night for Wong in front of Capital Jewelers.

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Douglas Manuel August 04, 2012 at 07:07 PM
Arlington County has one of the lowest crime rates in the nation. It appears this criminal was not smart enough to ask why. It is because the police in Arlington have a reputation for catching the bad guys, thus eliminating them from repeating their criminal endeavors. A big Sierra Hotel and thank you to ACPD.

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