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Daily News Clips - January 17, 2018

Summary

D.C. police arrested and charged a 15-year-old in an armed carjacking early Saturday evening near the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in Southeast Washington. The suspect, whose name was not released, was charged after two suspects allegedly brandished handguns and demanded a woman exit her vehicle in the 2300 block of High Street SE at about 5:54 p.m. Saturday, police said. • Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery at a Mexican restaurant in Northwest D.C. last week. Police say the robbery happened Friday inside the El Don Restaurant in the 4400 block of 14th Street. According to police report, the masked suspects entered the restaurant at around 11:31 p.m. with four employees and two customers inside. One of the suspects was armed with a black handgun and pointed the weapon at the owner of the restaurant while saying, “Give me everything you got.”

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Posted January 17 2018 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 16, 2018

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A 14-year-old boy died after he was shot Sunday night in Southeast D.C., police say. Steven Slaughter was killed on the 1700 block of Minnesota Avenue SE, police said Monday morning. He was a ninth-grader at Friendship Collegiate Academy. Slaughter was shot as he headed home from a corner store with a friend. Officers responded after 7 p.m. after a report of a shooting. • A 17-year-old teenager is dead and two others were injured in a shooting in Northeast D.C. on Friday, according to officials. D.C. police said the shooting happened in the basement of a home in the 400 block of Riggs Road Northeast near LaSalle Elementary School at about 2:05 p.m. Authorities said when officers arrived at the home, 17-year-old Davon Fisher and two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Posted January 16 2018 at 10:04 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - January 5th - 11th 2018

DC Crime Summary - January 5th - 11th 2018

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Southeast D.C., police said, marking the first fatal shooting of the year. Police responded to the 2400 block of Skyland Place about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday after reports of gunshot sounds. Officers found the victim, Paris Brown, unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Fire and EMS officials found no signs consistent with life, police said. • A D.C. teenager shot more than a year ago died of his injuries Friday, becoming the city’s first homicide victim of 2018. James Colter was shot multiple times and found unconscious behind a Northeast Washington home on Dec. 9, 2016. After suffering from his injuries for more than a year, Colter, who turned 17 since he was shot, died Friday. The next day, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled his death a homicide. • D.C. police say a shooting took place outside of George Washington University Hospital Tuesday night. According to police, a man was shot at around 7:47 p.m. in the 900 block of 23rd Street in Northwest D.C. After being wounded, the victim walked into the hospital and was conscious and breathing. • Two men face up to life in prison when they are sentenced in April for trafficking teenage prostitutes across the D.C. area. Ivan Williams, 28, and Dennis Davis, 26, were found guilty by a jury in Alexandria federal court Wednesday evening. Prosecutors said the men used the proceeds from prostitution to fund their dreams of rap stardom. • Police are asking for help finding a 2-year-old boy they say was last seen with his father on Tuesday in Southeast, D.C. Officers say Emir Sheffield was reported missing after he was last observed in the 2400 block of Alabama Avenue with his biological father, Sherrod Twitty. He was reported missing the following day. Emir is described as a black male with a light complexion. He is 3-foot tall, weighs 25 pounds, and has black braids and brown eyes. He was wearing a red shirt, blue pants, tan boots, a tan jacket and a red hat when he was last seen.

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Posted January 12 2018 at 7:50 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 12, 2018

Summary

A 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Southeast D.C., police said, marking the first fatal shooting of the year. Police responded to the 2400 block of Skyland Place about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday after reports of gunshot sounds. Officers found the victim, Paris Brown, unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Fire and EMS officials found no signs consistent with life, police said. • Two men face up to life in prison when they are sentenced in April for trafficking teenage prostitutes across the D.C. area. Ivan Williams, 28, and Dennis Davis, 26, were found guilty by a jury in Alexandria federal court Wednesday evening. Prosecutors said the men used the proceeds from prostitution to fund their dreams of rap stardom.

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Posted January 12 2018 at 2:37 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 11, 2018

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Police are asking for help finding a 2-year-old boy they say was last seen with his father on Tuesday in Southeast, D.C. Officers say Emir Sheffield was reported missing after he was last observed in the 2400 block of Alabama Avenue with his biological father, Sherrod Twitty. He was reported missing the following day. Emir is described as a black male with a light complexion. He is 3-foot tall, weighs 25 pounds, and has black braids and brown eyes. He was wearing a red shirt, blue pants, tan boots, a tan jacket and a red hat when he was last seen. • Police have confirmed that a body found inside a vehicle at Westfield Wheaton Mall was an 81-year-old man reported missing from Washington D.C. Police say the body of Delmar Mosley was discovered at around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the mall’s parking lot. Montgomery County police say the death does not appear to be suspicious. A source tells FOX 5’s Matt Ackland that exposure to the weather may be a factor in Mosley’s death.

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Posted January 11 2018 at 9:43 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 10, 2018

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D.C. police say a shooting took place outside of George Washington University Hospital Tuesday night. According to police, a man was shot at around 7:47 p.m. in the 900 block of 23rd Street in Northwest D.C. After being wounded, the victim walked into the hospital and was conscious and breathing. • One person is in police custody after stealing a police cruiser and leading officers on a short chase in Southeast Washington Wednesday morning. The suspect stole the police cruiser from the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE about 1 a.m., police say. Officers pursued the suspect for a short distance before the suspect crashed two miles away on the 600 block of F Street SE. Police have not released the suspect’s name but say the person was arrested at the scene.

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Posted January 10 2018 at 10:34 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 9, 2018

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A Virginia man arranged to pick up 9 pounds of marijuana delivered to an address in Washington, D.C., but it had already been handed over to police, according to a police report. A FedEx box of eight vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana arrived at a community art space in southwest D.C. Friday, according to the police report. It was addressed to a community farm that operates out of the location, but no one there was expecting the marijuana, so it was handed over to police. • A 60-year-old man who was struck by a vehicle on a street in Northeast Washington on Dec. 31 has died of his injuries, according to D.C. police. Roderick Scott, of Northeast, was pronounced dead at a hospital on Sunday, police said. The crash occurred about 5:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE, near Brentwood. Police said Scott was struck by the driver of a westbound Honda Civic. The driver remained on the scene.

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Posted January 09 2018 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 8, 2018

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A D.C. teenager shot more than a year ago died of his injuries Friday, becoming the city’s first homicide victim of 2018. James Colter was shot multiple times and found unconscious behind a Northeast Washington home on Dec. 9, 2016. After suffering from his injuries for more than a year, Colter, who turned 17 since he was shot, died Friday. The next day, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled his death a homicide. • A set of twins was arrested and charged in three different robberies over the past few months, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Detectives said Tyquise Powell, 18, and Tyrese Powell, 18, were arrested on Jan. 5 and charged in robberies in November and December, 2017. In all three cases, the victims were in the process of renovating homes at the locations.

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Posted January 08 2018 at 9:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 5, 2018

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A woman has filed suit against George Washington University, alleging that the school mishandled a sexual harassment complaint against her that was filed by a student. University officials behaved in a sexist manner during their investigation, Catherine Woytowicz alleges in court documents. GWU is also accused of “expanding the coverage of their prohibitions so that they mean anything and everything and place all law-abiding faculty, staff and students at risk,” her lawsuit states. • Marcelina Yanez was at Basilica on Christmas Eve, filling pews with pamphlets, preparing the candles and staying for the evening Mass. Just moments after leaving the Northeast Washington church, Yanez was struck by a car while crossing Michigan Avenue to reach a bus stop. Yanez was hit about 6:20 p.m. D.C. police said she had walked into the road trying to cross from north to south and that she was not at a crosswalk. She made it across three lanes before being hit by a 2009 Honda Civic, police said. She died Wednesday at a hospital.

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Posted January 05 2018 at 10:53 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 4, 2018

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Police are investigating two gruesome unsolved murders in the D.C. area and trying to determine if they are connected. Armani Nico Coles, 27, was found shot on the road on Dec. 28 at around 6:20 p.m. near Interstate 295 at the Maryland and D.C. line. About an hour later and three miles away, 23-year-old Kerrice Lewis was discovered in the trunk of a burning car on Adrian Place near Ridge Road in Southeast D.C. She was also shot, according to police. • D.C. police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting last month of a 22-year-old man inside a vehicle in Southeast Washington. Derrick Hart, 22, of Southeast, has been charged with first-degree murder while armed. He is charged with shooting Maleak Coffin, of Southeast, shortly after 11 a.m. on Dec. 23. Coffin was found unconscious in the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE. Police said he died at a hospital Dec. 26.

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Posted January 04 2018 at 10:19 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - January 3, 2018

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A woman who was found dead inside the trunk of a burning vehicle Thursday night in Southeast Washington had been fatally shot, D.C. police said Friday. Her death has been ruled a homicide. A police report says the 1998 Lexus was found on fire about 7:20 p.m. in an alley behind homes in the 800 block of Adrian Place SE, near Fort Davis Drive. • A D.C. man was fatally shot Thursday in Northeast Washington, authorities said. At around 11:25 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Eastern Avenue NE for the report of a shooting, D.C. police said in a statement. They found 23-year-old Ronzay Green of Northeast suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, and he was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, the statement said.

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Posted January 03 2018 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 21, 2017

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Within the span of two-and-a-half-hours, four men were shot in three shootings in D.C. Wednesday afternoon. Two men were shot about 2 p.m. in the 4200 block of Fourth Street SE. When officers arrived at the scene, both were conscious and taken to a hospital. There are no suspects at this time. An hour later, police responded to a second shooting five minutes away from the Children’s National Medical Center. Less than a mile away, a third shooting happened in the 600 block of Park Road NW. Police found a man shot but conscious and breathing. • Police are looking for a teenager who was last seen in Southeast D.C. Tuesday morning. Fifteen-year-old Jeremiah Gregg was last seen around 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, D.C. police said Wednesday.

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Posted December 21 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 20, 2017

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A crowdfunder who raised more than $284,000 on Kickstarter is facing a lawsuit alleging he spent the money on personal expenses and never delivered the product that consumers ordered. The businessman behind Sivil, Inc., Willard Simon, allegedly spent more than $112,500 at bars, restaurants, clothing stores, visits to the Hirshhorn Museum and more. The shirts he promised to thousands of people were never manufactured, prosecutors say. • DC police need your help finding 16-year-old Shaquan Scott. She was last seen on the 600 Block of 46th Place, Southeast, on Saturday, December 16, wearing a purple hoodie, black jogging pants, and white tennis shoes. Police said she was reported missing the December 17. Scott is a black female, with a medium-brown complexion, brown eyes and brown hair, police said. She stands at 5’3” and 125 pounds.

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Posted December 20 2017 at 10:12 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 19, 2017

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Southeast D.C. Monday evening. Police say they received a call at around 5:22 p.m. about a shooting in the 1800 block of Bruce Place. Authorities found a male victim shot at the scene. He would later die from his injuries. Police have not confirmed the victim’s age or identity, but an ANC commissioner and a youth worker both say the victim was a teenage boy and the shooting happened on a basketball court near the Douglass Community Center. • The same robber, apparently armed with a pistol, has held up convenience stores in the District five times since the day after Thanksgiving, the D.C. police said. In the first of the holdups, a convenience store was robbed in the 900 block of Bladensburg Road NE about 2:20 a.m., the police said. In the most recent of the robberies, money was taken at gunpoint from a store, possibly the same one, in the same block of Bladensburg Road, the police said.

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Posted December 19 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 18, 2017

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A young girl was shot Saturday afternoon in Southeast Washington, apparently while children were playing with a gun, according to D.C. police. The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, said police spokesman Hugh Carew. Police said it appears the gun went off while a small group of “juveniles” was playing with the weapon. Their ages were not given. The girl, a toddler, was conscious when she was taken to a hospital, he said. A police official confirmed she was struck in the leg. • A juvenile girl shot in Northeast D.C. Friday evening, police say. The shooting happened at around 7:22 p.m. in the 1500 block of Benning Road. Police say the girl was conscious and breathing at the scene.

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Posted December 18 2017 at 10:07 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - December 7th - 14th 2017

There were several violent crimes this week in the District. • Two suspects were caught on camera after police say they stole money from a Petworth business at gunpoint Saturday evening. The suspects were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in photos. D.C. police are now trying to find the two people who were involved in the robbery at a Annie’s Ace Hardware at the 1200 block of Upshur Street, Northwest, just before 7 p.m. • Officials have released new images of two alleged ‘persons of interest’ in Monday’s shooting at a Metro station. Authorities say the shooting happened at the Minnesota Avenue Station around 9 p.m. One man was struck but was conscious and alert when he was transported with non-life-threatening injuries following the shooting. • A driver believed to be working with either Uber or Lyft is wanted after he sexually assaulted a woman in Southeast D.C. on Sunday, according to police. DC police said the woman called for a ride at about 4 a.m. on Sunday and the driver suddenly parked the vehicle in the 400 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast, about four blocks east of the Capitol. Investigators said the driver began to inappropriately touch the woman and tried to take off her pants. When the woman began screaming for help, authorities said the suspect started choking and punching her. • Authorities say a body found Tuesday morning in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood may be that of a woman who was reported missing the day after Thanksgiving. Officers received the call at about 8:30 a.m. and responded to the 300 block of 34th Street. Investigators say a woman’s body, believed to be 53-year-old Joni Shareete Rockingham, was in a trash can near the rear driveway of a vacant home.

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Posted December 15 2017 at 12:32 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 15, 2017

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A 23-year-old woman has been charged with voyeurism in a case involving a D.C. charter school for students with special needs. D.C. police said Krisha Garris of Temple Hills, Md., used a cellphone on Dec. 1 to record a 13-year-old girl as she undressed in a bathroom at St. Coletta Special Education Public Charter School in Southeast Washington. Garris then put the video on her Snapchat account, according to police. • D.C. police are investigating what is being called a burglary and possible hate crime at a non-profit organization where the LGBTQ community can gather in the Petworth neighborhood. Surveillance video recorded inside Casa Ruby in the 2800 block of Georgia Avenue in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday at around 1:45 p.m. captured a suspect in a blue or purple-colored hooded sweatshirt also wearing what appears to be a surgical mask pepper-spraying another person before leaving.

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Posted December 15 2017 at 9:44 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 14, 2017

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D.C. police are searching for a woman last seen nearly two weeks ago in the Northeast. 26-year-old Michelle Jones Manley was last seen in the 1600 block of Benning Road on Thursday, November 30. Authorities say she was reported missing on December 12. Manley is described as a black female with a medium complexion. She is about 5-foot-5-inches tall, weighs around 125 pounds and has hazel eyes and brown hair. • Three men driving a stolen church van robbed piles of coats from a luxury store at CityCenterDC, police say. Video shows a church van pull up to the Arc’teryx store on H Street NW just before 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Three men wearing dark jackets, hoods and beanies get out of the van and the video appears to show one of them throwing something at the entrance to break into the store. After breaking inside, the suspects run out of the store with coats and stuff them into the van before taking off.

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Posted December 14 2017 at 9:44 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 13, 2017

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Authorities say a body found Tuesday morning in a Northeast D.C. neighborhood may be that of a woman who was reported missing the day after Thanksgiving. Officers received the call at about 8:30 a.m. and responded to the 300 block of 34th Street. Investigators say a woman’s body, believed to be 53-year-old Joni Shareete Rockingham, was in a trash can near the rear driveway of a vacant home. • A child of 2 or 3 years old was found in Northeast D.C. Tuesday morning, hours before police were able to locate her parents. About 4 p.m. Tuesday, police announced they located the parents of a child they found on the 5300 block of Chillum Place NE, near the Maryland border, about 9:40 a.m. The child wandered away while her mother slept inside, police said. No charges are expected.

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Posted December 13 2017 at 10:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 12, 2017

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Officials have released new images of two alleged ‘persons of interest’ in Monday’s shooting at a Metro station. Authorities say the shooting happened at the Minnesota Avenue Station around 9 p.m. One man was struck but was conscious and alert when he was transported with non-life-threatening injuries following the shooting. • A driver believed to be working with either Uber or Lyft is wanted after he sexually assaulted a woman in Southeast D.C. on Sunday, according to police. DC police said the woman called for a ride at about 4 a.m. on Sunday and the driver suddenly parked the vehicle in the 400 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast, about four blocks east of the Capitol. Investigators said the driver began to inappropriately touch the woman and tried to take off her pants. When the woman began screaming for help, authorities said the suspect started choking and punching her.

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Posted December 12 2017 at 9:43 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 11, 2017

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Two suspects were caught on camera after police say they stole money from a Petworth business at gunpoint Saturday evening. The suspects were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in photos. D.C. police are now trying to find the two people who were involved in the robbery at a Annie’s Ace Hardware at the 1200 block of Upshur Street, Northwest, just before 7 p.m. • A private ambulance that was called to take a patient to a hospital was struck at least once when gunfire broke out Friday night in Southeast Washington. The AMR ambulance was part of a fleet contracted by the D.C. Fire Department to carry patients whose condition is not adjudged to be life-threatening.

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Posted December 11 2017 at 9:29 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - November 31st - December 7th

DC Crime Summary - November 31st - December 7th

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A woman was fatally shot in the District on Saturday, and police arrested a man in the death, authorities said. D.C. police said Valerie Regina Coleman, 55, of Southeast, was found in a house in the 1700 block of 16th Street SE shortly after 8 a.m. The police said Kevin Lamont Smith, 47, of Southeast, was arrested and charged with second degree murder while armed. The shooting appeared to be linked to a domestic dispute, the police said. • A man who was found mortally wounded Wednesday night in Southwest Washington’s Bellevue neighborhood had been stabbed, D.C. police said after an autopsy was completed and his death ruled a homicide. The victim was identified as Ricky Williams, 41, of Southeast. No arrests have been made, and police did not comment on a possible motive. • A man is in critical condition after a fire at an apartment building in Southeast D.C. The fire took place at the Friendship Court Apartments in the 4500 block of 3rd Street at around 6:30 p.m. Monday. D.C. Fire and EMS spokesperson Vito Maggiolo says firefighters forced entry into an apartment and rescued the victim from the burning unit. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital. • D.C. police are investigating and searching for a suspect after two people were shot in southeast Washington on Thursday morning. Few details were immediately available, but police said a man and a woman were shot along 6th St. SE across from Charles Hart Middle School. Both victims were conscious and breathing following the shooting. • Metropolitan Police Department Detective Greggory Pemberton told a jury this week that he spent most of this year focused not only on one case, but primarily on one task: sifting through hundreds of hours of video footage that captured the roughly half-hour period on Jan. 20 when prosecutors say the defendants rioted. The government’s presentation demonstrated how prosecutors and police can pick apart a “black bloc” — a protest strategy particularly associated this year with the antifa movement in which participants dress in dark clothes and otherwise mask their appearance to thwart identifications by law enforcement.

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Posted December 08 2017 at 1:49 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 8, 2017

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D.C. police are investigating and searching for a suspect after two people were shot in southeast Washington on Thursday morning. Few details were immediately available, but police said a man and a woman were shot along 6th St. SE across from Charles Hart Middle School. Both victims were conscious and breathing following the shooting. • A man who was found mortally wounded Wednesday night in Southwest Washington’s Bellevue neighborhood had been stabbed, D.C. police said after an autopsy was completed and his death ruled a homicide. The victim was identified as Ricky Williams, 41, of Southeast. No arrests have been made, and police did not comment on a possible motive.

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Posted December 08 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 7, 2017

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Metropolitan Police Department Detective Greggory Pemberton told a jury this week that he spent most of this year focused not only on one case, but primarily on one task: sifting through hundreds of hours of video footage that captured the roughly half-hour period on Jan. 20 when prosecutors say the defendants rioted. The government’s presentation demonstrated how prosecutors and police can pick apart a “black bloc” — a protest strategy particularly associated this year with the antifa movement in which participants dress in dark clothes and otherwise mask their appearance to thwart identifications by law enforcement. • A man died after he was found injured on a sidewalk Wednesday night in Southwest Washington’s Bellevue neighborhood, according to D.C. police. The incident occurred shortly before 11 p.m. in the first block of Forrester Street SW, near the southern tip of the District close to the Maryland line, in front of a strip of apartment buildings.

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Posted December 07 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 6, 2017

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Two smartphone stores in the District have been robbed in three days, with similarities in tactics and techniques used by the robbers. These included the use of trash receptacles found at the scene to make off with the haul. In addition to the robbery Sunday in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, another phone store was held up Friday in the 1500 block of Benning Road NE, according to information released on Tuesday by the D.C. police. • DC police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in an armed robbery that took place this morning around 4:45 in the 900 block of Bladensburg Road, Northeast. The suspect was captured on video by a nearby surveillance camera.

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Posted December 06 2017 at 9:53 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 5, 2017

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A man is in critical condition after a fire at an apartment building in Southeast D.C. The fire took place at the Friendship Court Apartments in the 4500 block of 3rd Street at around 6:30 p.m. Monday. D.C. Fire and EMS spokesperson Vito Maggiolo says firefighters forced entry into an apartment and rescued the victim from the burning unit. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital. • A man was arrested by Transit Police on Sunday after they say he got into a Metro station without paying, threw a bike onto Metro tracks, causing a crash and also set trash on fire. Authorities say at around 7 p.m., 50-year-old Demarcus Joseph Graves got into the Minnesota Avenue Station without making an attempt to pay the fare.

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Posted December 05 2017 at 9:40 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 4, 2017

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A woman was fatally shot in the District on Saturday, and police arrested a man in the death, authorities said. D.C. police said Valerie Regina Coleman, 55, of Southeast, was found in a house in the 1700 block of 16th Street SE shortly after 8 a.m. The police said Kevin Lamont Smith, 47, of Southeast, was arrested and charged with second degree murder while armed. The shooting appeared to be linked to a domestic dispute, the police said. • A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in D.C. for having a gun after police responded to a shooting, police say. D.C. police officers responded to a shooting in the 2800 block of Connecticut Avenue NW and saw three black males walking northbound, according to a police report.

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Posted December 04 2017 at 9:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - November 24th - 30th 2017

DC Crime Summary - November 24th - 30th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A man was shot and killed and a boy was wounded in southwest Washington, D.C., on Saturday night. D.C. police said the deceased victim has been identified as Khyre Amar Ledbetter, 18, of northeast Washington. They said Lebetter and the boy were found inside an apartment in the 300 block of P Street Southwest around 9:20 p.m. on Nov. 25. • A 43-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday night at an apartment complex in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Joseph Phill Smith, of Northwest, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second man also was shot and suffered injuries police deemed non-life-threatening. • A woman says she was sexually assaulted while walking in the Southwest waterfront neighborhood not far from Nationals Park. The incident happened between 12:30 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. on Monday when the victim was walking in the Unit block of M St. SW near South Capitol Street SW. A man grabbed her from behind, police said, and pushed her to the ground. The man then sexually assaulted her, according to police. • A man who stabbed someone multiple times in SE DC is currently being sought by police. The knife assault occurred on November 29 at around 3:30 p.m on the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue in SE DC. The suspect fled after stabbing the victim multiple times. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. • Police are trying to track down a man who attacked and robbed a woman inside Union Station. It was just after 4 p.m. Tuesday when Termia Logan got off the Metro and came to the mall area inside Union Station to return merchandise after a day at work. She said she got to the top of the escalator near the H&M store when the man bashed her face with a closed fist knocking her out cold on the floor. It caused blood to pour from her face and her eye was swollen shut.

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Posted December 01 2017 at 5:30 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - December 1, 2017

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A man who stabbed someone multiple times in SE DC is currently being sought by police. The knife assault occurred on November 29 at around 3:30 p.m on the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue in SE DC. The suspect fled after stabbing the victim multiple times. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. • While holiday shoppers started to ship gifts, one person in Northwest Washington was accused of trying to send methamphetamine through the mail. A arrest report shows the suspect was arrested on Tuesday at the UPS store on 18th Street in Adams Morgan. Investigators believe the three vacuum-sealed packages contained more than 1,000 grams of meth, which they estimate to be worth $30,000.

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Posted December 01 2017 at 10:34 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 30, 2017

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Two tourists were groped inside the Capitol, leading to calls from members of Congress to increase visitor safety. U.S. Capitol Police said two girls told officers they were groped and had a photo taken of them by the suspect on Nov. 22. Authorities said the suspect, only identified as a 20-year-old man, was arrested and listed the offense as misdemeanor sex abuse. • Police are looking for several suspects in six robberies in the District, based on surveillance images and cameras. It is not known if any of the robberies are connected. Two of the robberies happened along Georgia Avenue NW, not far from the Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro stop. Three happened in Northeast Washington, and one in Southeast Washington.

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Posted November 30 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 29, 2017

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Police are trying to track down a man who attacked and robbed a woman inside Union Station. It was just after 4 p.m. Tuesday when Termia Logan got off the Metro and came to the mall area inside Union Station to return merchandise after a day at work. She said she got to the top of the escalator near the H&M store when the man bashed her face with a closed fist knocking her out cold on the floor. It caused blood to pour from her face and her eye was swollen shut. • A Northwest Washington community helped the police find a suspect accused of assaulting a stranger and a police officer. A Metropolitan Police Department report showed the crimes happened near Meridian Hill Park Tuesday morning, but the document did not mention a motive.

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Posted November 29 2017 at 10:04 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 28, 2017

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A woman says she was sexually assaulted while walking in the Southwest waterfront neighborhood not far from Nationals Park. The incident happened between 12:30 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. on Monday when the victim was walking in the Unit block of M St. SW near South Capitol Street SW. A man grabbed her from behind, police said, and pushed her to the ground. The man then sexually assaulted her, according to police. • Teens attacked a man with a belt buckle in Adams Morgan, police say, on Saturday night. No gun was shown, police said, but one of the teenagers allegedly involved made use of a belt buckle.

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Posted November 28 2017 at 10:02 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 27, 2017

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A man was shot and killed and a boy was wounded in southwest Washington, D.C., on Saturday night. D.C. police said the deceased victim has been identified as Khyre Amar Ledbetter, 18, of northeast Washington. They said Lebetter and the boy were found inside an apartment in the 300 block of P Street Southwest around 9:20 p.m. on Nov. 25. • A 43-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday night at an apartment complex in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Joseph Phill Smith, of Northwest, was pronounced dead at the scene. A second man also was shot and suffered injuries police deemed non-life-threatening.

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Posted November 27 2017 at 9:34 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 21, 2017

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A man posing as a ride-share driver picked up a woman in his car and sexually assaulted her on American University’s campus early Sunday, police said. Police arrested and charged El Houcine Jourhdaly, 36, of Springfield, Virginia, on sexual abuse and kidnapping charges Monday. The 21-year-old victim and a male companion told police they saw an Uber sticker on a car. About 3:20 a.m. Sunday, the victim flagged down the driver near Dupont Circle, police said. • Police say two men have been arrested after they assaulted and shot a person in Northwest DC early Sunday morning. Troy Jenkins, 26, of Hyattsville, Md. and David Slater, 26, of Northeast DC, have been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, according to authorities.

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Posted November 21 2017 at 12:54 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 20, 2017

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A 30-year-old man was fatally shot in Southeast Washington on Saturday night, D.C. police said Sunday. Police said Marcel Harrison, of Southeast, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 3000 block of 30th Street Southeast. Police had been responding to a call of an unconscious person when they found Harrison at about 11:43 p.m. • A 25-year-old man was found fatally shot in Northwest Washington early Sunday, D.C. police said. Police said Christian Isaac Lopez Ramirez suffered multiple gunshot wounds after shooting broke out in the 1000 block of Spring Road Northwest. Police found Ramirez about 2:01 a.m. after a report of an unconscious person at the location, which straddles the Columbia Heights and 16th Street Heights neighborhoods.

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Posted November 20 2017 at 9:20 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - November 10th-16th 2017

DC Crime Summary - November 10th-16th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • Several overnight shootings in D.C. have left one person dead and at least three other people injured. The deadly shooting was reported just after 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 5200 block of Just Street in the Northeast. A woman was pronounced dead on the scene. Police do not have a motive in this shooting and have no suspect information at this time. 27 gunshots were apparently fired at this crime scene. • One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Northwest Washington, police say. The first victim was found on the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue NW just before midnight Thursday. The man, later identified as 22-year-old Jonathan Vilchez, was pronounced dead at the scene. • A teenage student was shot in the chest a block away from Ballou High School Thursday afternoon, D.C. police say. The shooting happened in the 3200 block of 4th Street SE around the time school ended for the day. The victim is a 17-year-old student at Ballou High School, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a brief news conference. He is unconscious but breathing, police said. • One person was wounded in a shooting that happened near an on-ramp to Interstate 295 in Northeast D.C. Police say the shooting happened along Eastern Avenue close to the northbound ramp to I-295 just after 7 a.m. Emergency crews transported a male victim to a nearby hospital. His wounds are not believed to be life-threatening. • Police are investigating after a man was shot while driving in Northeast, D.C. early Wednesday morning. Investigators with Metropolitan police believe the victim was driving in the area of 42nd and East Capitol St. when the shooting started. The victim is believed to have traveled quickly between 4200 E. Capitol St. to Kenilworth and Division Ave. Police found the victim inside the vehicle at this location.

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Posted November 17 2017 at 7:41 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 17, 2017

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Police are investigating after a man was shot while driving in Northeast, D.C. early Wednesday morning. Investigators with Metropolitan police believe the victim was driving in the area of 42nd and East Capitol St. when the shooting started. The victim is believed to have traveled quickly between 4200 E. Capitol St. to Kenilworth and Division Ave. Police found the victim inside the vehicle at this location. • A 15-year-old boy is missing Wednesday and was seen on Nov. 9 in Southeast Washington. Shawn Davis was last seen in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, SE. Davis is described by police as black with a medium complexion and approximately 5-foot-6. He is 130 pounds and has black hair with brown eyes, and was wearing a burgundy shirt, tan pants and black sneakers.

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Posted November 17 2017 at 3:29 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 16, 2017

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Several overnight shootings in D.C. have left one person dead and at least three other people injured. The deadly shooting was reported just after 7 p.m. Wednesday on the 5200 block of Just Street in the Northeast. A woman was pronounced dead on the scene. Police do not have a motive in this shooting and have no suspect information at this time. 27 gunshots were apparently fired at this crime scene. • An alleged assault and robbery at the Anacostia Metro station in Southeast D.C. has one commuter calling on Metro authorities to do more for rider safety. The woman, who did not want to be identified out of fear for her own safety, told FOX 5 the incident happened Tuesday at around 12:30 p.m. She reported two men ran by her and up to an elderly man. She saw them punch the man, who fell face first on the ground, and rob him before running away.

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Posted November 16 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 15, 2017

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Disturbing video captured several people kicking and beating a victim with a baseball bat in Northwest DC, according to officials. The video, captured by nearby surveillance cameras, shows a person holding a baseball bat and speaking to an accomplice in the 1700 block of 7th Street, Northwest on Friday. A person is thrown to the ground and four suspects begin to attack the victim, three of them stomping on the victim while one suspect hits him with a bat. • One person was wounded in a shooting that happened near an on-ramp to Interstate 295 in Northeast D.C. Police say the shooting happened along Eastern Avenue close to the northbound ramp to I-295 just after 7 a.m. Emergency crews transported a male victim to a nearby hospital. His wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.

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Posted November 15 2017 at 10:16 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 14, 2017

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Police are searching for a man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman in northeast Washington on Saturday, D.C. police said. According to a police report, the woman told police the man approached her in the 1100 block of Penn Street Northeast around 6 a.m. on Nov. 11. She said the man took her cellphone from her pocket and drew a handgun. • A manhunt is underway as police search for a suspect they say crashed their vehicle in a Southeast, D.C. strip mall parking lot after fleeing from officers Tuesday morning. Police say they received a report of an armed man in a car along the 1100 block of Barnaby Terrace at around 5:30 a.m.

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Posted November 14 2017 at 9:45 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 13, 2017

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A teenage student was shot in the chest a block away from Ballou High School Thursday afternoon, D.C. police say. The shooting happened in the 3200 block of 4th Street SE around the time school ended for the day. The victim is a 17-year-old student at Ballou High School, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a brief news conference. He is unconscious but breathing, police said. • One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Northwest Washington, police say. The first victim was found on the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue NW just before midnight Thursday. The man, later identified as 22-year-old Jonathan Vilchez, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Posted November 13 2017 at 10:23 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 9, 2017

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One man was killed and another injured in a double shooting late Wednesday night in Northwest D.C. Officers responded to the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue around 11:52 p.m. where they found a man unconscious and suffering from gunshot wounds. He later died at the scene. A short time later, a second man was found in the rear of the 800 block of Kennedy Street. That victim was found with gunshot wounds to the arm, stomach and leg. He was transported to a nearby hospital. • A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was shot in Northwest D.C., police say. Yoselis Regino Barrios died after he was found shot in an alley on the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street NW, D.C. police said Wednesday. The location is less than a mile east of the Rock Creek Park Golf Course.

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Posted November 09 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 8, 2017

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A double shooting in Northwest D.C. left one man dead and another injured Tuesday evening, according to authorities. DC police said the shooting happened in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street, Northwest at about 8:20 p.m. Officials said two men were shot. One man succumbed to his injuries and the other was being treated at the hospital, authorities said. • A man has been arrested after authorities said he set a fire at the Embassy of Malaysia and vandalized the Embassy of Austria. Versie Segers is accused of throwing an incendiary device over the fence line at the Embassy of Malaysia in Northwest Washington Saturday. The incendiary device included a T-shirt soaked in alcohol to potentially fuel the fire. Secret Service agents helped extinguish the fire, according to the court filings.

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Posted November 08 2017 at 11:20 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 7, 2017

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A 35-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday evening in Northwest Washington’s Petworth neighborhood, according to D.C. police. Juan Nelson Roberts of Northeast was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 6:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Shepherd Street NW, between Georgia and Kansas avenues. Police said he was shot several times. • A baby was found unharmed in Northeast DC after police said a suspect stole a car with the child inside on Monday. DC police said officers responded to 18th Street and Monroe Street, Northeast at about 10:15 a.m. for a report of a kidnapping. The victim told officers the sleeping baby was left in the car while the victim ran into a business quickly.

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Posted November 07 2017 at 10:23 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 6, 2017

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An off-duty D.C. police sergeant who worked on the force for 17 years was shot and killed in west Baltimore Saturday morning, police said. Sgt. Tony Mason Jr., 40, was sitting in parked car on the 2800 block of Elgin Avenue with a 43-year-old woman when an unknown person approached the car and began shooting, police said. The shooter then ran away, police said. • A man has been arrested after police say he killed a man inside a home in Northeast D.C. Saturday night. Samuel Davis, 59, of Northeast D.C. is charged with first degree murder, police say. Police were called to the 1700 block of Benning Road NE Saturday night and discovered the victim inside. Investigators had said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body.

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Posted November 06 2017 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - October 27th - November 2nd 2017

DC Crime Summary - October 27th - November 2nd 2017

There was one homicide and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A man found dead inside a home in Northeast D.C. was suffocated to death, according to an autopsy. D.C. police were called to the 1700 block of Benning Road NE Saturday night and discovered the victim inside. Investigators had said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body. No suspects have been identified. • A man is wanted for stabbing two other men who came to the defense of a woman he was arguing with on U Street Northwest, police said. The man and a woman, dressed in a Marilyn Monroe Halloween costume, were arguing loudly in the 1700 block of U Street NW about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report. • Someone opened fire outside a convenience store in Anacostia on Monday morning, injuring two men, police said. The men were shot on the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. Police responded about 11 a.m. and found the men with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the men was unconscious. Police are searching for a dark-colored, four-door sedan with rims on the tires, Patrol Services South Chief Robert Conte said. Police released a photo of a vehicle of interest. • Police say two men were shot early Wednesday morning in Northeast, D.C. The shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. on the 1200 block of H Street. At this time, investigators are on the lookout for a black male, 6-foot-tall, wearing a dark hoodie with stripes on the back. • A Washington man was violently robbed this morning on the Metropolitan Branch Trail. The incident occurred about 9:30 a.m., Monday, near S Street NE as much of the city was at work or in school.

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Posted November 03 2017 at 3:31 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 3, 2017

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A second man has been arrested and charged with setting a pregnant woman on fire, causing her to deliver her baby early and suffer severe burns. Jonathan Edward Miller, 27, of Temple Hills, was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, arson, assault and other related charges, according to court documents. • A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with the robberies and thefts from six taxi drivers in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. The youth was charged as a juvenile and his name was not made public. Police said that a second person was with the boy in some of the cases and has not yet been arrested.

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Posted November 03 2017 at 10:11 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 2, 2017

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Police say suspects on rental bikes robbed a woman in a Northwest D.C. neighborhood. The incident happened on a busy street with plenty of witnesses. The suspects were wearing white masks and riding rental bikes when they swarmed around the victim walking in the area of 21st Street and N Street. The woman’s purse was swiped, according to witnesses. The incident happened at around 10 p.m. Tuesday. • D.C. police raided a home in Southwest D.C. Monday night and seized 53 pounds of marijuana, 72 grams of cocaine and $75,000 in cash. The police department’s narcotics division searched the home on the 900 block of 6th Street SW about 10:20 p.m. Monday, police said in a statement released Wednesday evening. The address is just northwest of the Waterfront Metro station.

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Posted November 02 2017 at 10:08 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - November 1, 2017

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Police say two men were shot early Wednesday morning in Northeast, D.C. The shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. on the 1200 block of H Street. At this time, investigators are on the lookout for a black male, 6-foot-tall, wearing a dark hoodie with stripes on the back. • A Washington man was violently robbed Monday morning on the Metropolitan Branch Trail. The incident occurred about 9:30 a.m., Monday, near S Street NE as much of the city was at work or in school.

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Posted November 01 2017 at 10:27 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 31, 2017

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Someone opened fire outside a convenience store in Anacostia on Monday morning, injuring two men, police said. The men were shot on the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. Police responded about 11 a.m. and found the men with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the men was unconscious. Police are searching for a dark-colored, four-door sedan with rims on the tires, Patrol Services South Chief Robert Conte said. Police released a photo of a vehicle of interest. • A former Washington, D.C., charter school teacher pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student. Alan Coleman entered the plea in D.C. Superior Court Monday morning, admitting to having sexual intercourse with the girl multiple times over a five-year span.

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Posted October 31 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 30, 2017

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A man found dead inside a home in Northeast D.C. was suffocated to death, according to an autopsy. D.C. police were called to the 1700 block of Benning Road NE Saturday night and discovered the victim inside. Investigators had said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the body. No suspects have been identified. • A man is wanted for stabbing two other men who came to the defense of a woman he was arguing with on U Street Northwest, police said. The man and a woman, dressed in a Marilyn Monroe Halloween costume, were arguing loudly in the 1700 block of U Street NW about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report”

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Posted October 30 2017 at 10:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - October 20th - 27th 2017

DC Crime Summary - October 20th - 27th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A woman has died and a man is hurt after a shooting Friday night in Anacostia. Shawntese Murphy, of Suitland, Maryland, died after she and the man were shot on the 1600 block of U Street SE. Murphy was 30. Police responded about 10:55 p.m. Murphy was pronounced dead on the way to a hospital. • A man was shot and killed and another man was wounded Sunday night near Congress Heights in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1900 block of Savannah Terrace SE, off Suitland Parkway. Police said both men were taken to hospitals, where one died. The second victim was listed as conscious. • Three people have been injured in a shooting in Southeast D.C., according to authorities. DC police said the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, Southeast at about 1:55 p.m.Tuesday • Police have taken one person into custody and are searching for another after their alleged involvement in a shooting and a robbery in Montgomery County that led to a crash in the District and an alert on the campus of a D.C. university. Officers say the first in a series of incidents happened around 1:16 a.m. in Northwest, D.C. where several men allegedly attempted to rob a truck driver in front of a 7-11 Store in the 200 block of Cedar Street.

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Posted October 27 2017 at 3:00 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 27, 2017

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A 16-year-old boy has been charged in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in Southeast D.C. Carl Hardy was shot on I Street SE, near the Potomac Gardens housing complex, on Sept. 10. Three weeks later, he died of his injuries. D.C. police announced on Thursday that Saquan Williams was arrested and has been charged with first-degree murder. • Three men have been charged in a string of CVS store robberies. Their latest heist happened late Thursday night at a CVS in the District’s Tenleytown neighborhood near the Metro station on Wisconsin Avenue NW. But this time, police say, they were caught.

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Posted October 27 2017 at 10:00 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 26, 2017

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A police stop of a vehicle speeding across the Kutz Bridge at the Tidal Basin led authorities to a cache of drugs and weapons, including two long rifles, drugs and ammunition, according to law enforcement authorities. Police said they arrested Demetrice Spencer, 33, of Northeast and Kevin Howe, 24, of Southeast and charged each with several firearms violations and drug charges. The incident occurred Friday about 11:30 p.m. • DC police need your help finding two missing teens from Northeast DC. Both girls were last seen on October 23. Angel Nmachi Rockerfeller, 14, was last seen on the 1000 block of Maryland Ave, Northeast, on Monday. Her disappearance was reported Tuesday. She was wearing a navy blue sweatshirt with Washington Leadership Academy written on it when she was last seen.

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Posted October 26 2017 at 9:45 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 25, 2017

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Three people have been injured in a shooting in Southeast D.C., according to authorities. DC police said the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road, Southeast at about 1:55 p.m. Tuesday • Police have taken one person into custody and are searching for another after their alleged involvement in a shooting and a robbery in Montgomery County that led to a crash in the District and an alert on the campus of a D.C. university. Officers say the first in a series of incidents happened around 1:16 a.m. in Northwest, D.C. where several men allegedly attempted to rob a truck driver in front of a 7-11 Store in the 200 block of Cedar Street.

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Posted October 25 2017 at 10:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 24, 2017

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A man was shot and killed and another man was wounded Sunday night near Congress Heights in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1900 block of Savannah Terrace SE, off Suitland Parkway. Police said both men were taken to hospitals, where one died. The second victim was listed as conscious. • Police are searching for a critically missing 15-year-old girl from Southeast D.C. Shastare Ladonja Gamble was last seen on the 1200 block of U Street Southeast Saturday, police said.

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Posted October 24 2017 at 11:38 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 23, 2017

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A woman has died and a man is hurt after a shooting Friday night in Anacostia. Shawntese Murphy, of Suitland, Maryland, died after she and the man were shot on the 1600 block of U Street SE. Murphy was 30. Police responded about 10:55 p.m. Murphy was pronounced dead on the way to a hospital. • Nearly two weeks after the brother of a Virginia Tech football player was gunned down in Southeast D.C., police say an arrest has been made in the case. On Friday, D.C. police arrested 21-year-old Michael Leonard Jones of Bladensburg, Maryland, and charged him with first-degree murder while armed for the slaying of Omar Rodgers.

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Posted October 23 2017 at 1:03 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - October 13th-19th 2017

DC Crime Summary - October 13th-19th 2017

There was one homicide and several violent crimes this week in the District. • A man is dead after a late night stabbing in Northeast, D.C. Police say the stabbing was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road. Officers say the man was stabbed in the neck and died at the scene. There is no suspect information or motives at this time. • Two men were shot and wounded when an unknown assailant opened fire in Southeast D.C. on Saturday night, authorities said Sunday. D.C. police said the double-shooting occurred in the 4900 block of G Street Southeast, about 3/4 of a mile south of the Benning Road Metro station. • D.C. police are investigating a body found in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday. According to police, the remains were found in a wooded area at 23rd and P streets. • The District man accused of fatally stabbing an American University alumnus on a crowded Metro train more than two years ago is poised to enter a guilty plea in D.C. Superior court Thursday, his attorneys have told a judge. • DC police are asking for the public’s help locating a person of interest for a robbery that they say happened on Sunday in Northwest Washington. According to police, around 3 a.m. the suspect broke into an establishment in the 400 block of Massachusetts Avenue and stole some cash before fleeing the scene.

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Daily News Clips - October 20, 2017

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DC police are asking for the public’s help locating a person of interest for a robbery that they say happened on Sunday in Northwest Washington. According to police, around 3 a.m. the suspect broke into an establishment in the 400 block of Massachusetts Avenue and stole some cash before fleeing the scene. • The man who killed a recent college graduate on board a Metro train in 2015 has pleaded guilty to the crime that shocked the city. Jasper Spires, 21, pleaded guilty to beating and stabbing Kevin Sutherland, 24, while the two men rode a Red Line Metro train on July 4, 2015.

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Posted October 20 2017 at 2:11 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 19, 2017

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A man is dead after a late night stabbing in Northeast, D.C. Police say the stabbing was reported around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road. Officers say the man was stabbed in the neck and died at the scene. There is no suspect information or motives at this time. • The District man accused of fatally stabbing an American University alumnus on a crowded Metro train more than two years ago is poised to enter a guilty plea in D.C. Superior court Thursday, his attorneys have told a judge.

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Posted October 19 2017 at 9:50 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 18, 2017

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D.C. police are investigating a body found in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday. According to police, the remains were found in a wooded area at 23rd and P streets. • The all-clear has been given at Howard University after there were unfounded reports of a shooter on campus Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities. DC police they responded to the 2400 block of 6th Street, Northwest at about 12:05 p.m. after receiving a report of a possible active shooter on campus. According to officials, there were two calls of reported shootings: one at the Administration Building and another at the College of Medicine building.

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Posted October 18 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 17, 2017

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A Marine was arrested after he attempted to carjack a double-decker tour bus near the White House on Sunday, according to officials. DC police said the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Tyler Jackson of Northwest D.C., attempted to steal the tour bus in the 1600 block of H Street at Lafayette Square near the White House at about 8 p.m. • DC police arrested a man they say vandalized dozens of vehicles parked in a garage. A police report lists 41 vehicles as being damaged — 38 with busted windows and three with cracked glass. D.C. police said they arrested Lendale Christie, 36, of no fixed address and charged him with burglary and destruction of property.

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Posted October 17 2017 at 9:51 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 16, 2017

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Two men were shot and wounded when an unknown assailant opened fire in Southeast D.C. on Saturday night, authorities said Sunday. D.C. police said the double-shooting occurred in the 4900 block of G Street Southeast, about 3/4 of a mile south of the Benning Road Metro station. • Police and the FBI and are asking for help finding an 11-year-old girl missing from the District. Dajana Houston was last seen on Saturday, October 14. She is a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. Houston is 5-foot-4-inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a purple shirt, black pants, and black shoes.

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Posted October 16 2017 at 10:29 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 13, 2017

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Police are searching for two suspects connected to an armed robbery of a woman that took place in front of her young child in Northeast D.C. Police say it happened at around 12:25 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the 1200 block of Wylie Street. According to the police report, the female victim was walking on the sidewalk on Wylie Street with her child riding on a bicycle nearby when a suspect approached her and said, “Give that money.” After the victim replied, “What money?” the suspect pointed at her purse and pulled up his shirt to pull out his gun tucked in his waistband. • D.C. police on Thursday identified a second man who died in a shooting in Northwest Washington on Tuesday night. Sefjuan Jones, 22, of Nashville, N.C., was pronounced dead at a hospital after the shooting near a three-story colonial in the 6200 block of Eighth Street NW, two blocks east of Georgia Avenue in the Brightwood neighborhood.

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Posted October 13 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 12, 2017

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D.C. police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man dead in Northeast, D.C. The shooting was reported around 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of 54th Street. Police arrived and found an adult man on the scene suffering from gunshot wounds. Investigators have no suspect or motive information at this time. • D.C. police are searching for someone who stole a 1-month-old pit bull puppy from her owner at gunpoint in southeast D.C. The puppy, whose name is Heaven, and her owner were on the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road SE, near Suitland Parkway, about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday when they were approached.

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Posted October 12 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 11, 2017

Summary

Two people were killed and another was left injured after a triple shooting in Northwest D.C. The shooting was reported just after midnight Wednesday morning in the 6200 block of 8th Street. Investigators say two men were found dead on the scene from gunshot wounds. The third man who was shot was transported to a nearby hospital. • Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed late Tuesday night in Northeast D.C. The shooting was reported around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 5400 block of Hunt Place. Officers have no suspect or motive at this time.

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Posted October 11 2017 at 10:02 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 10, 2017

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A fight broke out among a group of girls and one was stabbed in Southeast Washington early Tuesday morning, D.C. police report. According to police, the stabbing took place around 1 a.m. in the 5200 block of A Street. The girl who did the stabbing was arrested, police confirmed. • Police say they are searching for a 17-year-old girl who went critically missing early Monday morning. According to D.C. Police, Trenity Hall, 17, was last seen at around 2:31 a.m. in the 200 block of 51st Street, NE.

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Posted October 10 2017 at 9:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 9, 2017

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Two people were found fatally shot Sunday, both of them in vehicles in separate incidents in the District, police said. Omar Earl Rodgers, 25, of Southeast Washington, was found in a vehicle about 3:50 a.m. in the 2200 block of Martin Luther King Avenue SE, suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. Police said he died at a hospital. Police said Norman James, 30, of Southeast, was found in a vehicle in the 5100 block of H Street SE. He had been shot at least twice and died at the scene • Robbers held up six people at knifepoint within a little more than two hours early Sunday in Northwest Washington, police said. Four victims were robbed in the 1700 block of 15th Street NW about 5:10 a.m. An hour later, another robbery was reported in the 1300 block of Monroe Street NW, and about 7:15 a.m. the final victim was robbed in the 1200 block of Quincy Street NW.

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Posted October 09 2017 at 9:59 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 6, 2017

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Two men allegedly involved in an attack in which a sterno can was thrown at a bus driver were arrested and were also charged for committing two violent robberies, police say. Aric Lewis Holmes, 19, of Southeast D.C., and John Webb Paul, 21, of Northeast D.C., were arrested about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday after police identified them by reviewing footage of the bus attack. • Police searching for the killer of a woman stabbed and left in the woods near her home in Southeast Washington in November arrested a suspect Wednesday after matching his DNA to evidence at the crime scene, according to court documents.

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Posted October 06 2017 at 1:10 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 5, 2017

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D.C. police arrested a man Wednesday who had been sought in the fatal stabbing of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found last year along a bicycle trail near her apartment in Southeast Washington. • A U.S. Postal Service manager was sentenced to more than eight years in prison Monday for converting postal workers in Northeast and Northwest Washington into a virtual marijuana distribution network for West Coast drug producers, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday.

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Posted October 05 2017 at 12:32 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 4, 2017

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A D.C. man is under arrest after he allegedly threatened to kill a Metrobus driver on Tuesday. Police say the suspect refused to pay his fare, then confronted the driver with a knife and threatened his life more than once. According to a Metro spokesman, the suspect had a folding knife with a 3 1/2 inch blade. • Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped custody in the District. The suspect was last seen running eastbound in the 600 block of Lamont Street in Northwest. The suspect is described as an African-American man, 5’10” tall, around 155 pounds. He was wearing a white t-shirt, black pants and dark shoes.

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Posted October 04 2017 at 1:25 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 3, 2017

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A 24-year-old man who was shot three weeks ago outside the Potomac Gardens housing complex died at a hospital on Sunday, according to D.C. police. Carl Hardy, of Northeast Washington, was shot Sept. 10 in the 1200 block of I Street SE, just outside the gated apartment buildings south of Pennsylvania Avenue. • Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who went critically missing on Friday. D.C. Police say Trinity Watson was last seen at around 7:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of Otis Street, NE. She was reported missing the next day.

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Posted October 03 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - October 2, 2017

Summary

The Metropolitan Police Department said two people were shot while inside their car in northeast Washington, D.C., before they drove onto the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Investigators said the shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of New York Avenue and Bladensburg Road. They said the shots were fired from outside the vehicle. • A man was stabbed Sunday night on a Metro train in the District, authorities said. A Metro spokeswoman said the stabbing was reported about 8:30 p.m. on a Blue Line train headed towards Largo.

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Posted October 02 2017 at 9:40 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 29, 2017

Summary

Police are investigating after three men were shot in Southeast D.C. The shootings happened in the 3000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue around 3 a.m. Friday. No suspect information is available at this time. • Police have arrested a 22-year-old Maryland woman for attempting to rob four Washington D.C. banks in a one-hour span. Jessica Williams, of Suitland, has been charged with one count of bank robbery and three counts of attempted bank robbery.

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Posted September 29 2017 at 11:24 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 28, 2017

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A 31-year-old woman was found stabbed to death Wednesday morning inside a Southeast Washington home after D.C. police responded to a call for an assault, officials said. Officers were called to the 3000 block of 30th Street for the report of an assault in progress about 9:48 a.m., police said in a statement. Inside of a residence police found the victim had sustained stab wounds and D.C. fire and EMS rescuers found no signs of life, officials said. • Police arrested a woman they say sprayed a D.C. Metrobus driver with a juice drink while the operator was behind the wheel. The incident happened Tuesday around 5 p.m. aboard a bus in the 4300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in the Southwest.

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Posted September 28 2017 at 11:03 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 27, 2017

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A man was fatally stabbed late Saturday night on the edge of the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to the D.C. police. They said Andrew Alphonzo Cook, III, 46, of Northeast, was found with a stab wound about 11:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of North Capitol. He died Monday at a hospital, the police said. • A D.C. woman said a group of girls beat her up on the street this weekend in an unprovoked attack that left her bloody and bruised. Christy Mcpeek said the attack occurred when she was walking at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on 2nd Street in the Eckington neighborhood of Northeast D.C. near her home.

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Posted September 27 2017 at 10:12 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 26, 2017

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A D.C. police officer was killed in a fatal crash in Howard County Monday morning, police say. Howard County police say 31-year-old Barry Martin Eastman, of Ellicott City, Maryland, was driving a 2015 Kia Forte heading north on Route 32 in Clarksville at around 8 a.m. when he crossed the double yellow lines and crashed into a tractor trailer traveling in the opposite direction. • An 18-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday night in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 9:50 p.m. in the 2800 block of 14th Street NE. The victim was identified as Robert Lee Arthur Jr., of Northeast. Police said Arthur was shot several times and died at a hospital. No other details of the shooting were made available.

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Posted September 26 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 25, 2017

Summary

D.C. police confirm a juvenile was shot early Monday morning in southeast Washington. Police say the shooting, which happened in the 4200 block of 7th Street SE, was reported around 2 am. The victim was conscious and breathing when he was taken to an area hospital. He is expected to survive. • The court-ordered mentor of a 14-year-old D.C. girl was arrested Wednesday after he took the girl to his home for sex several times, police said. D.C. police arrested Andrew Brooks, 28, of Indian Head, Maryland, on the charge of transportation with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, police said Thursday.

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Posted September 25 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 22, 2017

Summary

A woman was hit by a car early Friday morning in Southeast Washington. The unidentified woman was unconscious but breathing, and D.C. Fire officials did not have additional information on her condition at this time. • A fourth woman has told police that a massage therapist who worked in D.C. and Maryland touched her inappropriately. The woman told police that Habtamu Gebreselassie, 24, touched a private area without her consent at a massage parlor on the 2000 block of P Street NW in D.C. in mid-June, a police report shows.

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Posted September 22 2017 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 21, 2017

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A man and a juvenile male are dead after police say they shot and stabbed each other late Wednesday night in Northeast D.C. The incident happened near 13th Street and Downing Street around 9:15 p.m. • Days after a woman told police that a D.C. massage therapist at the popular national chain Massage Envy sexually assaulted her, a second alleged victim has come forward, court documents show. Habtamu Gebreselassie, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland, is now accused of attempting to sexually abuse a woman on Aug. 28 at the Tenleytown location on the 4900 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW.

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Posted September 21 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 20, 2017

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An 11-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and injured Tuesday morning in Northeast D.C., police say. The boy was hit on the 4200 block of Benning Road SE. Police were called about 8:45 a.m. The boy ran into the road and was struck, police said in an update. • A 30-year-old man was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy on the platform of the Union Station Metro, according to D.C. police. Timothy Cox of Northeast, was charged with second-degree child sexual abuse.

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Posted September 20 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 19, 2017

Summary

A 16-year-old boy died Sunday after he was shot multiple times in Southeast D.C., police said. Police are investigating the death of MyAngelo Starnes, of Southeast Washington, as a homicide. Police responded about 8:15 p.m. after an electronic gunshot detection system alerted them to sounds of gunfire. • A woman was killed in a car crash in Southeast D.C. early Sunday after another driver crashed into the car she was riding in head-on, police say. Two other people are seriously hurt.

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Posted September 19 2017 at 10:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 18, 2017

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D.C. police have charged two men in a Thursday afternoon shooting that injured two people outside an apartment complex in the Shaw neighborhood. Police described a destructive scene in a crowded courtyard, with bullets striking vehicles and the windows of homes. • One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in southeast Washington early Sunday morning. Fire officials said the collision occurred at the intersection of Good Hope Road and Altamont Place, Southeast. The crash pinned three people inside their vehicles.

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Posted September 18 2017 at 9:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 15, 2017

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Two men were shot at an apartment complex in the District on Thursday, according to officials. The men were shot at the Second Northwest Cooperative Homes in the 400 block of N Street, NW, at around 4:55 p.m. The victims ended up being located in the 400 block of M Street, NW, police said. Several shell casings were found in the parking lot. • A Vatican priest working in the Holy See’s embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. officials flagged possible violations of child pornography laws, the Vatican said Friday. The Vatican declined to identify the diplomat, but said he was currently in Vatican City and that Vatican prosecutors have launched their own probe.

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Posted September 15 2017 at 10:03 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 14, 2017

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Three people were shot in Northwest D.C. Wednesday night in the unit block of M Street at around 9:19 p.m. Police say a woman was found by officers unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head. A man was found with gunshot wounds to the torso. Another man was shot in the foot. No suspects are in custody. • An adult relative of a day-care center operator in Northeast Washington has been charged with sexually abusing an 8-month-old child under the center’s care, according to D.C. police. D.C. police said they are trying to determine whether there are additional victims, and are urging anyone with information on this case or on others to call 202-727-9099.

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Posted September 14 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 13, 2017

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A lockdown at the White House was lifted after a suspicious package was cleared Tuesday. The U.S. Secret Service tweeted that agents were investigating the package which was found near Madison and Pennsylvania Avenues. • A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing in Greenbelt, Maryland, has been found safe, police said Wednesday. Kidist Gianna Jayla Smith was seen leaving the Greenbelt Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday. A short time later, she was seen running down the sidewalk on Southway Road toward Greenbelt Road. She boarded a Metrobus and was later seen exiting the Minnesota Avenue Metro station in Northeast D.C.

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Posted September 13 2017 at 10:17 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 12, 2017

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A man has died after being stabbed Monday night in Southwest Washington, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW, near the southern tip of the District. The man was reported unconscious at the scene. • Two people were in custody Monday and at least one was arrested after they threw a sign and a notebook over the White House fence, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

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Posted September 12 2017 at 10:14 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 11, 2017

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Members of the D.C. Fraternal Order of Police have been collecting donations to help the victims of the hurricanes wreaking havoc on the United States. The officers have donated their own items and coordinated between family, friends and local businesses to fill four large trailers with supplies the victims desperately need. • Police are investigating after a shooting left a man dead in Northwest, D.C. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday outside of 615 Newton Place. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099 or text anonymously at 50411.

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Posted September 11 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

DC Crime Summary - September 1st - 7th 2017

DC Crime Summary - September 1st - 7th 2017

There were two homicides and several violent crimes this week in the district. • A teen was fatally shot in a triple shooting Saturday night aimed at a D.C. home. D.C. police said they think that someone in the group was targeted, but they’re not sure who, or whether the intended target was among those injured. • Police are investigating the death of a man inside the Columbia Heights Metro station in Northwest D.C. Fire officials say the victim was found bleeding from the head early Tuesday morning at the bottom of an escalator. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. A medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. • Two men were found shot in Northeast D.C. near the D.C.-Maryland border Friday night. D.C. police say the shooting took place in the 5900 block of Eads Street at around 10:11 p.m. The victims were eventually found several blocks away in the 400 block of Eastern Avenue. • A girl stabbed a boy at a school in Washington, D.C., Tuesday afternoon, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The 12-year-old daughter of a diplomat stabbed the 13-year-old boy twice in the shoulder with scissors in Georgetown at the British International School of Washington at 2001 Wisconsin Ave NW just before 1 p.m., police said. • D.C. police have arrested a 22-year-old who, police say, threatened taxicab drivers with a knife, demanding money and other valuables. On Wednesday, police arrested and charged Thomas Maynard Parker, of the District, with three counts of armed robbery (Knife). All three incidents occurred in the Sixth Police District.

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Posted September 08 2017 at 5:53 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 8, 2017

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D.C. police on Thursday arrested a third suspect in the July 10 shooting of a 1-year-old boy who was struck by three bullets during a shootout at an apartment complex in Northeast Washington. • Police said a man kiled in Congress Heights last March had been targeted in earlier shootings. 28-year-old Andrew McPhatter was killed March 1 while sitting in the driver’s seat of a green Buick Regal.

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Posted September 08 2017 at 11:54 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 7, 2017

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D.C. police have arrested a 22-year-old who, police say, threatened taxicab drivers with a knife, demanding money and other valuables. On Wednesday, police arrested and charged Thomas Maynard Parker, of the District, with three counts of armed robbery (Knife). All three incidents occurred in the Sixth Police District. • D.C. police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting in March of a 28-year-old man who was gunned down near his residence in Congress Heights.

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Posted September 07 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 6, 2017

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A girl stabbed a boy at a school in Washington, D.C., Tuesday afternoon, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The 12-year-old daughter of a diplomat stabbed the 13-year-old boy twice in the shoulder with scissors in Georgetown at the British International School of Washington at 2001 Wisconsin Ave NW just before 1 p.m., police said. • Another Metrobus driver has been assaulted after being spit in face by a passenger on his bus, Metro Transit Police say. This comes after a woman was seen on surveillance video throwing a cup filled with urine at a bus driver last month. The alleged assault happened on a U4 Metrobus at around 6:15 a.m. Monday in the 4200 block of Minnesota Avenue in Northeast D.C.

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Posted September 06 2017 at 10:36 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 5, 2017

Summary

A teen was fatally shot in a triple shooting Saturday night aimed at a D.C. home. D.C. police said they think that someone in the group was targeted, but they’re not sure who, or whether the intended target was among those injured. • Two men were found shot in Northeast D.C. near the D.C.-Maryland border Friday night. D.C. police say the shooting took place in the 5900 block of Eads Street at around 10:11 p.m. The victims were eventually found several blocks away in the 400 block of Eastern Avenue.

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Posted September 05 2017 at 9:50 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - September 1, 2017

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D.C. police arrested one student and discharged pepper spray inside a Northwest Washington high school cafeteria Wednesday after a large fight broke out, according to a police department spokesman. • Five children at a D.C. day care where a 23-month-old boy drowned in a backyard pool in June had been left unsupervised while the provider was running errands and the adult she left in charge was indoors, a city investigation has found.

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Posted September 01 2017 at 9:55 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 31, 2017

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A 42-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Northwest Washington’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of Harvard Street NW, near 14th Street and two blocks south of the Columbia Heights Metro Station. • Two juveniles were injured after a shooting in Northeast D.C. on Wednesday afternoon, police say. D.C. police say they received a call about a shooting that occurred in the 3500 block of South Dakota Avenue at around 1:55 p.m. A male victim was found shot in the leg, but was conscious and breathing, according to officials. The second victim showed up at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Posted August 31 2017 at 11:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 30, 2017

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Police said a woman met a man in a Washington, D.C., bar who allegedly kidnapped her before she escaped and hid outside a Prince George’s County, Maryland, home. Toby Madout-Parke, 29, of Lanham, Maryland, was arrested on Aug. 29 and charged with kidnapping in connection with an incident that began in Washington and ended in Maryland. • A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted Tuesday in Washington in connection with scuffles that broke out outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence here in May during the visit of the Turkish president, authorities said. All were charged by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury with conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, said the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia.

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Posted August 30 2017 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 29, 2017

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D.C. police are searching for two suspects involved in an incident where one of them fired a gun at a person on an escalator at the Columbia Heights Metro station. Police say two suspects were chasing the victim in the 1400 block of Irving Street at around 12:15 p.m. Friday. • Cassidy Karakorn, 38, an executive with the Human Rights Campaign, was killed in a traffic collision Saturday night in the District while operating a motor scooter. Police said her scooter collided in the 1100 block of Florida Avenue NE about 11:15 p.m with an auto that was making a U turn on the avenue.

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Posted August 29 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 28, 2017

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One man died and a second was in “very critical” condition after they were found last night in the Potomac River near Georgetown, authorities said. Witnesses reported seeing two men go into the water and not come to the surface, the D.C. Fire and EMS department said. • A District man on Friday admitted in court to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman he saw as she walked in downtown Washington in May.

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Posted August 28 2017 at 10:26 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 25, 2017

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A construction worker was shot in the head about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, during a robbery attempt in an alley behind his latest renovation project — a two-story rowhouse in the 1100 block of Oates Street NE. He died 90 minutes later at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. • A juvenile has been shot at a gas station in the District on Thursday, according to authorities. DC police said the boy was shot at a gas station in the 6300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW at about 4:45 p.m. Officials said the juvenile was conscious and breathing.

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Posted August 25 2017 at 11:26 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

Daily News Clips - August 24, 2017

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A man from suburban Baltimore was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. Balmore Mauricio Fuentes, 34, of Dundalk, Md., was shot in the head, police said. The shooting occurred about 1:45 p.m. in an alley behind a string of rowhouses in the 1100 block of Oates Street NE. • A community radio station based in Southeast D.C. is off the air after their headquarters was burglarized. “This could be a devastating blow to We Act’s mission of providing an independent progressive voice East of the River,” a GoFundMe page called Save We Act Radio says.

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Posted August 24 2017 at 9:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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