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Daily News Clips - April 2, 2017


Leoncio Loza, 75, was stabbed multiple times in Kenilworth Park last month and has died from his injuries. AuthoritIes are actively investigating the incident and are seeking the public’s assistance in the case. • A video was released of a suspect wanted in connection with shooting and killing a man and injuring another in a broad daylight shooting in the Douglass neighborhood. DC Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect.

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Washington Post: Man stabbed on D.C. path last month has died “A 75-year-old District man who was stabbed on a path in Kenilworth Park last month has died, and police are seeking help finding his killer, authorities said Sunday. Leoncio Loza was stabbed multiple times on March 21, near the 4200 block of Anacostia Avenue NE, according to D.C. police, who responded along with U.S. Park Police.”

WJLA: Police looking for suspect that killed 1, injured 1 during broad daylight shooting in DC “DC Police are looking for the suspect that shot and killed one man while injuring another during a broad daylight shooting on Tuesday. Police responded to the 2100 block of Alabama Ave., SE around 3:45 p.m. to find a car accident at the intersection of Santon Road and Alabama Ave., SE. Police discovered the driver and passenger of one of the vehicles had been shot.”

Washington Post: Prince George’s County man charged with murder in Southeast D.C. stabbing “A Prince George’s County man was charged with murder Friday in the fatal stabbing of a Southeast D.C. man last month. Kenneth Rice, 31, of Suitland, was charged in the March 11 slaying of Dennis Lee Wise, 51.”

Washington Post: Man pleads guilty in sexual assault at D.C. courthouse holding cell “A District man admitted in court Friday that he sexually assaulted another man in a D.C. Superior Court holding cell, an attack that went unnoticed by U.S. marshals. Jerome Holliway, 37, of Southeast Washington pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse. ”

Washington Post: Tweets, stats and confusion: The case of D.C.’s missing girls “It began with tweets from D.C. police in late December: “CRITICAL MISSING” trumpeted one alert about a 13-year-old girl with a ponytail and pink slippers who was last seen outside her home in Southeast Washington. The siren echoed through cyberspace, retweeted 113 times, reposted by as many more on Instagram and Facebook. When the girl returned home hours later, that news was retweeted just 13 times.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 15-year-old “D.C. police need your help locating a missing 15-year-old girl from Southeast. Kyerra Lattimore was last seen in the 1400 block of Alabama Ave. on Monday.”

WJLA: Police respond to string of robberies overnight in DC, northern Virginia “A string of robberies happened overnight in parts of DC and northern Virginia. Around 11 p.m. Thursday, the Alexandria Police Department responded to a call for a stolen vehicle. Police said two suspects fled the area of Taney and Rickenbacher in Virginia.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Bowser has a point: Va. and Md. governors have shown little leadership on Metro “D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) took a rare public swipe at the governors of Virginia and Maryland last week. She faulted them for studying Metro for the umpteenth time rather than finding it the money that everyone knows it needs.”

Washington Post: Sanford Capital faces $539,500 in fines after D.C. inspects some of its buildings “District inspectors have found more than 1,000 housing-code violations that carry the threat of $539,500 in fines during a sweep of apartments managed by Sanford Capital, a company that has drawn scrutiny for poor housing conditions even as it receives millions in taxpayer subsidies.”

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

Posted April 03 2017 at 9:38 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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