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Daily News Clips - February 14, 2018

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A 14-year-old girl with autism disappeared from her home in Germantown, Maryland, early Tuesday and may have gone to Union Station in D.C. Montgomery County police are concerned about the physical and emotional welfare of Darryllyn Greene. Greene was last seen about 5 a.m. at her home on Jump Drive in Germantown. She is familiar with mass transit and may have been at Union Station in D.C., more than 30 miles from home, about 9 a.m., police said. • An envelope with a “powdery substance” found at former President Barack Obama’s D.C. office is now found to be baby powder, following a police investigation on Tuesday. The incident was reported at around 11 a.m. at the World Wildlife Fund Headquarters at 1250 24th Street in Northwest D.C. The former president has leased office space in the building since leaving the White House in January 2017.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: Missing 14-Year-Old Girl With Autism May Have Gone to Union Station “A 14-year-old girl with autism disappeared from her home in Germantown, Maryland, early Tuesday and may have gone to Union Station in D.C. Montgomery County police are concerned about the physical and emotional welfare of Darryllyn Greene. Greene was last seen about 5 a.m. at her home on Jump Drive in Germantown. She is familiar with mass transit and may have been at Union Station in D.C., more than 30 miles from home, about 9 a.m., police said.”

Fox5DC: White powdery substance found to be baby powder at former President Obama’s DC office “An envelope with a “powdery substance” found at former President Barack Obama’s D.C. office is now found to be baby powder, following a police investigation on Tuesday. The incident was reported at around 11 a.m. at the World Wildlife Fund Headquarters at 1250 24th Street in Northwest D.C. The former president has leased office space in the building since leaving the White House in January 2017.”

WUSA: MISSING: 77-year-old man from NW DC “Police need your help finding 77-year-old Julien Emmanuel Clarke. Clarke was last seen on the 800 block of Farragut Street, Northwest, on Sunday and reported missing Monday. Police said Clark is a black man, with a medium brown complexion, brown eyes, and bushy gray hair. He stands at 5’9” and about 170 pounds.”

Fox5DC: Medical examiner: 12-year-old SEED School student’s cause of death ruled suicide by hanging “Three weeks after her death, police have released an update to the case of a student who died on the campus of a D.C. boarding school. According to D.C. police, the medical examiner ruled Stormiyah Denson-Jackson’s death as “asphyxia due to hanging.” The method of her death has been ruled suicide. Patricia Denson, Stormiyah’s mother, told FOX 5 she had not been informed of the report and had not been contacted by police since it happened.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Northeast DC Residents Rescued Strangers After Crash “After a driver crashed into a pole on South Dakota Avenue NE, two people who live nearby jumped into action to save two people trapped inside the car. “I took a couple cracks at it, broke the window,” one of the rescuers said.”

Washington Post: Four injured, one critically, in D.C. car crash “In a day of several unusual automotive mishaps, one car crashed into a house in Fairfax County, and three other cars burned in separate incidents elsewhere. Four people were injured in what appeared to be the most serious of the incidents. One of the four injured was in critical condition after a car crashed and caught fire about 1 p.m.in the 3000 block of South Dakota Avenue NE, according to the D.C. fire department. The fire was relatively small, and was quickly extinguished, the department said.”

Fox5DC: Power outage temporarily shuts down entrance at Dupont Circle Metro station “A power outage at the Dupont Circle Metro station temporarily shut down one of the entrances at the station Tuesday evening. Metro said the 20th Street entrance was closed due to a Pepco power problem, which affected escalators and elevators inside the station. The 19th Street entrance remained open throughout the power outage. The power was eventually restored and there was no impact to rail service, according to Metro. Shuttle bus service was requested from Farragut North.”

Fox5DC: WMATA: Metro repairs will impact commuters, tourists during latter half of summer “Several Metro line and station closures will impact commuters as well as tourists over the summer, with Red Line repairs impacting service at four stations for 45 days, two of which will be closed. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) officials say beginning on July 21, Metro will close Rhode Island Ave. and Brookland stations, and there will be no Red Line service between Fort Totten and Noma-Gallaudet stations. The change in service is expected to go on through Labor Day, Monday September 3.”

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Posted February 14 2018 at 10:49 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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