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Daily News Clips - August 14, 2017

Summary

D.C. police are investigating an armed carjacking that occurred during Monday morning’s rush hour in the Ivy City neighborhood. The incident occurred about 7:15 a.m. in the 2000 block of Fairview Avenue, a block from New York Avenue. • A man was shot in the hand Saturday morning in Franklin Square Park, drawing a large police response to the downtown expanse in Northwest Washington, according to law enforcement authorities. His condition was not immediately known. Police said no arrest has been made.

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Washington Post: Armed carjacking closes portion of New York Avenue at rush hour “The outbound lanes of New York Avenue in Northeast Washington are closed as D.C. police investigate an armed carjacking that occurred during Monday morning’s rush hour in the Ivy City neighborhood. The incident occurred about 7:15 a.m. in the 2000 block of Fairview Avenue, a block from New York Avenue.”

Washington Post: Police investigate shooting in Franklin Square Park “A man was shot in the hand Saturday morning in Franklin Square Park, drawing a large police response to the downtown expanse in Northwest Washington, according to law enforcement authorities. Sgt. Anna Rose, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Park Police, said the victim was taken to a hospital. His condition was not immediately known. Police said no arrest has been made.”

Fox5DC: 17-year-old girl shot in NE DC dies “A 17-year-old girl shot Thursday in northeast D.C died on Saturday, according to police. Jamahri Sydnor was shot at around 3:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Saratoga Avenue on Thursday. Officials found Sydnor and an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds when they arrived on scene. A 21-year-old male was arrested and charged with assault with intent to kill by gun.”

Washington Post: Firefighter attacked at scene of medical call “A D.C. firefighter was attacked and injured Sunday while he was responding to a call about a medical problem, authorities said. The firefighter suffered injuries described as serious but not life-threatening in the incident, which occurred about noon in the 200 block of 37th Street SE, said Doug Buchanan, spokesman for the DC Fire and EMS department.”

Washington Post: Boy, 13, arrested in attempted carjacking in Northwest Washington “A 13-year-old boy was charged with trying to carjack a woman Thursday night in the Brightwood neighborhood of Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. Authorities said the youth and another person tried to pull the woman out of her car about 7:15 p.m. in the 6000 block of 13th Place NW, near Military Road and east of Rock Creek Park.”

Fox5DC: 5-year-old missing, last seen in NE DC on Saturday “The search continues for a 5-year-old DC girl who has been missing since Saturday. Jo’alle Parham was last seen in the 400 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE, according to officials. In a tweet sent Saturday, police said Jo’alle may be in the company of her biological mother, Wolanda Parham.”

Fox5DC: 2 arrested for stealing toy poodle from DC woman “Two more people have been arrested for brutally attacking a woman and stealing the toy poodle she was walking last week, D.C. police say. Police have charged 33-year-old Acoyia Williams and 53-year-old Esther Annette Tyson, both of Southeast D.C., on Wednesday with robbery (force and violence) for the attack.”

Public Safety Updates

Washington Post: High water rescues made by D.C. firefighters “D.C. firefighters helped rescue occupants of cars Saturday evening, after waters rose at low-lying points on two principal thoroughfares. One rescue came in the 600 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE, where the avenue passes beneath railroad and Metro tracks. Firefighters deployed a flat-bottomed rubber boat in that incident.”

Police News

Washington Post: Two state police troopers killed in Charlottesville helicopter crash while covering protest “Flying a helicopter was Berke Bates’s dream job. A week before starting classes to pilot helicopters and a day before his 41st birthday, the Virginia native and state police trooper was killed in a crash while patrolling a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on Saturday. Killed along with him was State Police Lt. H. Jay Cullen, 48. They had just returned from dropping off Gov. Terry McAuliffe, said Bates’s father, Robert Bates, when they were asked to surveil the violence on the ground.”

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Posted August 14 2017 at 10:08 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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