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Daily News Clips - August 22, 2017

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A motorcyclist died in Northwest Washington in a crash late Sunday, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:07 p.m. in the 2400 block of Fifth Street NW, near Howard University, D.C. police said. The rider was identified as Demitris Mitchell, 23, of Northwest DC. • A man has been charged with stabbing his girlfriend Saturday night in his Logan Circle apartment after the two had argued and struck each other, D.C. police said. Marvin Iraheta-Grande, 24, of Northwest, was charged with assault with intent to kill.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Motorcyclist killed in late-night crash in Northwest D.C. “A motorcyclist died in Northwest Washington in a crash late Sunday, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:07 p.m. in the 2400 block of Fifth Street NW, near Howard University, D.C. police said. The rider was identified as Demitris Mitchell, 23, of Northwest DC.”

Washington Post: Man arrested in stabbing at Logan Circle apartment “A man has been charged with stabbing his girlfriend Saturday night in his Logan Circle apartment after the two had argued and struck each other, D.C. police said. Marvin Iraheta-Grande, 24, of Northwest, was charged with assault with intent to kill. Police did not learn about the stabbing until Sunday, after authorities said the boyfriend took the victim to an area hospital for treatment. The stabbing occurred about 10:30 p.m. Saturday in 1400 block of R Street NW.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: Providence Hospital in NE DC considering scale back of maternity and mental health care “A northeast D.C. hospital is undergoing changes including a proposed scale back of obstetric care and mental health services. Providence Health System wants to transform their health facilities into a “Health Village,” focusing on personalized care including both health and non-health services.”

Washington Post: Parent at D.C. school alleged to have misused Home and School Association funds “The Home and School Association at a D.C. elementary school says it has contacted police about a parent’s suspected misuse of about $25,000 of the organization’s funds. In a letter to school families over the weekend, the board of the HSA at Lafayette Elementary School said questionable transactions dating to 2016 were discovered this month and that actions have been taken to improve safeguards.”

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Posted August 22 2017 at 11:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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