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Daily News Clips - April 17, 2017


An unidentified man was unresponsive when he was found after a stabbing near Stanton Park Sunday afternoon. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • Two men were shot and critically wounded Friday night in the Douglass neighborhood in Southeast. No further details are available at this time.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man ‘unresponsive’ after stabbing in Capitol Hill neighborhood “A man was “unresponsive”after being stabbed in the Capitol Hill neighborhood Sunday afternoon, D.C. police said. Police spokeswoman Margarita Mikhaylova said the incident occurred about 1:40 p.m in the 600 block of C Street Northeast, near Stanton Park. Mikhaylova said the victim was unconscious and not breathing.”

Washington Post: Two men shot and critically wounded in the District “Two men were shot and critically wounded Friday night in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said. Officers responded to the shooting in the 3500 block of Stanton Road about 8:06 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman.”

Washington Post: Convicted sex offender posed as employee, drove school bus for a week “D.C. school officials said Friday that a convicted sex offender “fraudulently posed as an employee” and got behind the wheel of a school bus, transporting children for a week in mid-March before officials caught him and removed him from service.”

WJLA: Man sentenced to 3 years in attack, attempted sexual assault of worker in D.C. hotel room “An 18-year-old man was sentenced on Friday to three years in prison for attacking and trying to sexually assault a housekeeper inside of a hotel room in Nov. 2016 in Washington, D.C.”

Washington Post: Murder cases without the victim’s body are difficult, prosecutors say, but winnable “When the man charged with killing Pamela Butler appeared in D.C. Superior Court for the first time after his arrest this month, his defense attorney questioned whether prosecutors could even prove a crime occurred.”

Public Safety Update

NBC Washington: DC Police Cruiser, Car Crash in Northwest “At least one person was injured after a D.C. police cruiser and car collided in the District’s Tenleytown neighborhood Saturday. The crash happened near the intersection of Wisconsin and Nebraska avenues in Northwest before 7 p.m.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: DC Mayor Wants to Lease Apartment Buildings for Homeless Families “DC Mayor Muriel Bowser plans to start leasing apartment buildings in the District to house homeless families. For several years, the District has been paying tens of millions of dollars to house hundreds of homeless families in motels, mostly along New York Avenue.”

Washington Post: More contributions to D.C. Council member cannot be tracked to source “A D.C. Council member who is facing possible disciplinary action for failing to identify the source of contributions to his 2015 campaign also filed reports with regulators for his reelection last year that omitted information on tens of thousands in reported donations, according to a Washington Post analysis.”

Washington Post: A homeless family needed shelter. D.C. gave them bus tickets to North Carolina. “The nation’s capital is one of the few places in the country that guarantee homeless families a right to shelter. So when Chanda Davis faced eviction last winter from the apartment in Southeast Washington she shared with her four children, she thought she could count on D.C.’s Department of Human Services for help.”

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

Posted April 17 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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