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Daily News Clips - April 7, 2017


Terik McLeod was arrested and charged on Wednesday with killing Devaun Drayton and a witness to the murder, Carlton Fisher. The suspect allegedly killed Mr. Dayton 13 years ago after they had an argument about a gun. • Devone L. Foote, 35, was arrested and charged with sexually abusing seven teenage girls at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man charged with murder in two decade-old D.C. shootings “On March 10, 2004, two teenagers in Northeast Washington apparently had an argument about a gun. What exactly Devaun Drayton and Terik McLeod — the former a skilled but troubled juvenile boxer just 17 years old, the latter a high school dropout — discussed behind Phelps High School in Northeast isn’t clear.”

NBC Washington: Shots Fired in DC’s Shaw Neighborhood “There were two shootings in D.C.‘s Shaw neighborhood Wednesday night, police say. One man was hurt in one of the shootings. News4’s Shomari Stone reports the area has seen several violent incidents in just 24 hours.”

Washington Post: Man charged with sexually abusing 7 girls in a Smithsonian museum “A Southwest Washington man was charged with five counts of second-degree sexual abuse and three counts of assault in connection with the alleged assault of seven teenage girls Tuesday in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.”

Washington Post: Woman breaks courthouse window during hearing in a fight over a man, police say “A District woman was charged Thursday with throwing a rock at and damaging a glass window at D.C. Superior Court, causing an estimated $50,000 in damage. Prosecutors charged Tyree Nolan, 20, of no fixed address, with felony destruction of government property and domestic violence threats.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 14-year-old Northeast D.C. girl, Kinayja Satterwhite “The Metropolitan Police Department needs the public’s help locating a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since Wednesday, April 5.”

Police Update

Washington Post: D.C. Council committee votes to back D.C. police chief nominee “In a split vote, a D.C. Council committee voted Thursday in favor of elevating acting police chief Peter Newsham’s nomination to become the department’s permanent chief, a key step toward assuming the post.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Plan to close D.C. General, city’s blighted family homeless shelter, clears hurdle “D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s administration has cleared a major stumbling block in her effort to close the city’s dilapidated shelter for homeless families at the former D.C. General Hospital.”

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Posted April 07 2017 at 8:30 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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