DC Crime Summary – February 4th - 10th, 2017

DC Crime Summary – February 4th - 10th, 2017

There was a homicide and several violent crimes in the District this week. • Derronn Stover, 17, was shot and killed Sunday night in the Benning neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Cheval Reid, 25, was fatally shot early Tuesday morning in the Brookland neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time, and DC Police are actively investigating this incident. • After Carolyn Ellis, 65, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, DC Police arrested David Phillip Jones, 36, and charged him second-degree murder. • After Ronnell Tye Reaves, 22, was killed in a shooting last month, Matthew Moore, 32, was arrested and charged in connection with the homicide. • Wlliam Charlie Bowman, 27, was arrested in Atlanta and extradited to the District as he was charged with the second-degree murder of James Dorsey, Jr., 37, on January 10th. The suspect is the second person charged in the case. • Nathaniel Taylor, 23, was identified as a second suspect in connection with the killing of Nuru Frenche, 23, in the Deanwood neighborhood in April of this past year. DC Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. • Si’Onna Branison, 10, was struck by a hit-and-run driver last week, and she suffered multiple broken bones. DC Police have seized the striking vehicle, as they continue to investigate the case.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Northeast Washington “A man was fatally shot early Tuesday morning in Northeast Washington, authorities said. At around 1:45 a.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of Irving Street NE for the report of gunshots and found 25-year-old Cheval Reid of Southeast suffering from gunshot wounds, D.C. police said in a statement. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the statement said.”

Washington Post: Teenage boy fatally shot in Northeast Washington “A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday night in Northeast Washington, police said. At about 9:35 p.m., officers responded to the unit block of Berns Street NE near East Capitol Street for a report of gunshots, D.C. police said in a statement. They found Derronn Stover of Southeast suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the statement said.”

NBC Washington: Woman Struck, Killed as She Crossed the Street; Driver Charged with 2nd-Degree Murder “On the night she died, 65-year-old Carolyn Ellis was leaving a celebration, where she was honored for her community service. That was no surprise to Ellis’ friends, who remembered how many children she supported, how many she helped get scholarships, how many she helped get through college.”

Washington Post: Second man charged in Takoma 7-11 case “A second suspect was charged Tuesday in a homicide that occurred last year outside a 7-11 store in the Takoma neighborhood of the District, D.C. police said. They said Wlliam Charlie Bowman, 27, of Northwest, DC, was arrested Jan. 10 in Atlanta, and extradited to the District, where he was charged with second degree murder while armed in the death of James Dorsey, Jr., 37.”

NBC Washington: Third Man Arrested in Killing of Transgender Woman Deeniquia Dodds “A third man has been arrested and charged in the killing of a 22-year-old transgender woman in D.C. on July 4. Montee Tyree Johnson, 21, was arrested Wednesday in the death of Deeniquia Dodds. Johnson, of Southeast D.C., has been charged with first-degree murder while armed, D.C. police said.”

Washington Post: Maryland man arrested in connection with fatal D.C. shooting “A Maryland man was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal shooting in the District last month, authorities said. At around 6:40 a.m. on Jan. 17, officers responded to the 600 block of 14th Place Northeast for the report of a shooting and found two men in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds, D.C. police said in a statement.”

Washington Post: D.C. police search for second suspect in April killing “D.C. police identified a 23-year-old man Wednesday as a second suspect in the killing of a Brandywine man during a shooting in Northeast Washington in April. Police said they obtained a warrant for Nathaniel Taylor on a charge of first-degree felony murder in connection with the killing of 23-year-old Nuru Frenche. Frenche was found fatally shot in the 4900 block of Just Street NE about 10:30 p.m. on April 23.”

Fox5DC: Family: Police have vehicle that struck 10-year-old girl in their possession “The family of a 10-year-old girl who was struck by a hit-and-run driver say police have the striking vehicle in their possession. Si’Onna Branison was heading home from after school care when she got off a Metrobus at around 6 p.m. Tuesday on 8th Street and Kansas Avenue in Northwest D.C. While she was in a crosswalk, she was hit by a car.”

Washington Post: Sex offender missing from federal prison is caught in D.C. “A wanted sex offender who disappeared after leaving a federal prison in Virginia was caught Wednesday in the District, police said.”

Washington Post: Man to face trial next year in killing of Savopoulos family, housekeeper, in D.C. mansion “The man charged in the 2015 quadruple slayings of a Northwest Washington couple, their son and their housekeeper is not likely to be tried until September 2018.”

Public Safety

NBC Washington: Metro to Replace Least-Reliable Series of Rail Cars “Metro announced Monday the system’s least-reliable rail cars will go into retirement starting next week. Metro General Manager and CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld announced in a statement the 4000 series will be retired. The 4000-series rail cars travel an average of 27,259 miles between delays compared to the top performing cars, the 6000 series, which travel more than 103,000 miles between delays, four times the reliability as the 4000 series.”

Police Update

Washington Post: D.C. Council votes down salary-doubling retention bonus for retiring cops “Emergency legislation to award $63.8 million in raises and retention bonuses for police officers failed to muster the votes it needed to pass through the D.C. Council on Tuesday.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted February 10 2017 at 10:32 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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