CRIME UPDATE FROM THE DC POLICE UNION

DC Crime Summary – July 1st – 7th

The DC Police Union’s thoughts and prayers are with all of our brothers and sisters in blue in Dallas. • There were three homicides and several other violent crimes this past week in the District. • Omar Lindsay, 42, was shot and killed in the Eckington neighborhood on Sunday, and no suspect information is available at this time. • Antoine McCullough, 30, was shot and killed on Saturday in a residence on18th Street Southeast. John Williams III, 35, was also shot that night and died at the scene. Police are continuing to investigate all three homicides cases. • Bryan Rodriguez, 21, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly shot a woman Thursday evening in the Petworth neighborhood. • After, Tyrone Lee Lewis, 27, of Southeast D.C. was fatally shot in November 2014, James Edward Ruffin, 26, was charged with Lewis’ first-degree murder.

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Police News

Washington Post: Five police officers killed in Dallas, seven others injured during shooting at protest “At least five Dallas police officers were killed and seven others wounded Thursday evening as a protest over recent police shootings was interrupted by chaos.”

Washington Post: Watch police on a lunch break save a man choking on a Subway sandwich “Sometimes, a Subway sandwich does not go down smoothly. And when a timely Heimlich maneuver is required, police in Virginia are there to help. That’s what Fairfax County police said after posting video of two officers on a lunch break helping a man who reportedly had life-threatening trouble with his foot-long during a June 30 visit to the fast-food chain.”

Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Northeast D.C. alley “A man was fatally shot in a Northeast Washington alley on Sunday night, and investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating the perpetrator, police said Monday. Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 300 block of V Street about 9:45 p.m., police said. Officers found Omar Lindsay, 42, of no fixed address, suffering from a gunshot wound.”

Crime News

Washington Post: Two people fatally shot in separate incidents in the District “McCullough was one of two District men to be fatally shot in the early morning hours. Police said found John Williams III, 35, about 5:20 a.m. in the 200 block of 50th Street Northeast. Williams, of Northeast D.C., died at the scene, according to a news release.”

Washington Post: Man charged with shooting woman Thursday night in D.C. “A 21-year-old D.C. man on Friday was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon after police said he shot a woman Thursday evening in Northwest Washington. Bryan Rodriguez of Northeast shot the woman after the two argued with each other in the 4400 block of Iowa Avenue NW about 5:15 p.m., police said.”

Washington Post: D.C. police arrest suspect in 2014 fatal shooting in Southeast D.C. police on Tuesday arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred two years ago in Southeast Washington. James Edward Ruffin, 26, of Northeast, has been charged with first-degree murder while armed. Police said he was arrested by members of the department’s fugitive squad.

WUSA9: MISSING: 17-year-old from SE, DC “Police are searching for a 17-year-old from Southeast, D.C. Miracle Wyatt, 17, was last seen in the 1900 block of Trenton Place on June 20, Metropolitan police said.”

NBC Washington: Former DC Teacher Accused of Sexual Relationship With Student “Alan Wade Coleman, 45, was arrested in Gainesville, Florida, where he was working as a teacher and tennis coach at Eastside High School. Coleman is wanted in D.C. for allegedly having sex with a female student who was 14 years old at the time, according to police records.”

NBC Washington: NC Chase Suspect Wanted in DC Stabbing of Store Officer “The State Highway Patrol said Klein Andrew Lawrence, 32, of Hyattsville, Maryland, was in custody after weaving through morning rush-hour traffic at nearly 110 mph. A list of charges includes speeding to elude a law officer, cocaine possession and hit and run.”

Public Safety

Fox5DC: Metro SafeTrack Surge #3 begins “The work will impact trains going to and from Reagan National. Passengers should expect additional congestion on the airport’s roadways and in its parking facilities. Work will be performed on the Yellow and Blue Metro lines between the Reagan National Airport and Braddock Road stations.”

Posted July 08 2016 at 11:02 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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