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Daily News Clips - August 30, 2017

Summary

Police said a woman met a man in a Washington, D.C., bar who allegedly kidnapped her before she escaped and hid outside a Prince George’s County, Maryland, home. Toby Madout-Parke, 29, of Lanham, Maryland, was arrested on Aug. 29 and charged with kidnapping in connection with an incident that began in Washington and ended in Maryland. • A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted Tuesday in Washington in connection with scuffles that broke out outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence here in May during the visit of the Turkish president, authorities said. All were charged by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury with conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, said the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: Police say Kidnapping Started at DC Bar, Ends Outside Md. Home “Police said a woman met a man in a Washington, D.C., bar, who allegedly kidnapped her before she escaped and hid outside a Prince George’s County, Maryland, home. Toby Madout-Parke, 29, of Lanham, Maryland, was arrested on Aug. 29 and charged with kidnapping in connection with an incident that began in Washington and ended in Maryland.”

Washington Post: Turkish security officials are indicted in fracas in D.C. “A total of 19 people, including 15 identified as Turkish security officials, were indicted Tuesday in Washington in connection with scuffles that broke out outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence here in May during the visit of the Turkish president, authorities said. All were charged by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury with conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, said the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia.”

Fox5DC: Police say Metrobus passenger threw cup of urine onto bus driver “Metro Transit Police say a bus driver was assaulted after a passenger threw a cup of urine onto her. According to police, the incident happened Saturday at around 6:14 p.m. on the X2 Metrobus that was traveling in the area of Minnesota Avenue and Benning Road in Northeast D.C.”

Public Safety Updates

WJLA: DC firefighters extricate trapped person in Rock Creek Parkway crash “Firefighters rescued a person who was seriously injured after being trapped in a car that crashed and went down an embankment in D.C. Tuesday, authorities say. The D.C. Fire Department says the crash happened on Rock Creek Parkway north of Virginia Avenue NW sometime before 8:30 a.m.”

Mayor and City Council

WJLA: DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton sounds alarm on homes in disrepair in Northwest “DC’s delegate to Congress is urging the State Department to take action over abandoned, decaying buildings owned by foreign governments. A letter from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D – DC) highlights a number of properties in Northwest Washington that have been abandoned, in one case for well over a decade.”

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Posted August 30 2017 at 9:58 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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