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Daily News Clips - February 15, 2017

Summary

A man was stabbed Tuesday night near the Navy Yard neighborhood. The victim was conscious and breathing when authorities arrived, and DC Police are searching for a male suspect last seen wearing a black jacket. • Cyheme Hall, 21, was arrested by DC Police and charged with the first-degree murder of Deeniquia Dodds, a 22-year-old transgender woman killed on July 4th. The suspect was the fourth person arrested in connection with the case.

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Washington Post: Stabbing near Washington Navy Yard “A man was stabbed and wounded Tuesday night near the Navy Yard neighborhood in Southeast Washington. The stabbing occurred about 9 p.m. at 9th and M Streets SE, police said. The victim was conscious and breathing, said Officer Sean Hickman, a police spokesman.”

Washington Post: Fourth arrest in July 4 slaying of transgender woman “D.C. police said Tuesday they arrested a fourth suspect in connection with the shooting of a transgender woman on July 4.”

Washington Post: Suspect who was arrested in multiple-victim shooting outside D.C. liquor store sought revenge, police say “A man charged with shooting four people in D.C. last year during rush hour at a busy intersection had targeted a man he believed had fatally stabbed an acquaintance, according to newly filed court documents.”

Fox5DC: DC jewelry store under investigation after stolen items recovered “D.C. police sources confirmed to FOX 5 that the Dupont-area jewelry and pawnshop business is now at the center of a criminal investigation after the Metropolitan Police Department’s Pawn Unit recovered a large amount of stolen items at this store believed to be buying the stolen property.”

WJLA: D.C. Attorney General warns residents and businesses of Pepco impersonators “Criminals are impersonating the electric utility company Pepco and trying to scam District and Maryland residents. A recent wave of fraudulent calls, from people claiming to be Pepco billing employees, prompted D.C. Attorney General, Karl Racine, to issue a warning to D.C. and Maryland residents.”

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Washington Post: District demolishes homeless encampment near Kennedy Center “First the garbage trucks arrived, then the front-end loader, then teams of D.C. sanitation workers armed with shovels and rakes. Within three hours, the small neighborhood of tents and barbecue pits that had become a mainstay this winter for homeless men and women — and a nuisance for neighbors — was gone.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted February 15 2017 at 9:05 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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