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Daily News Clips - January 11, 2018

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Police are asking for help finding a 2-year-old boy they say was last seen with his father on Tuesday in Southeast, D.C. Officers say Emir Sheffield was reported missing after he was last observed in the 2400 block of Alabama Avenue with his biological father, Sherrod Twitty. He was reported missing the following day. Emir is described as a black male with a light complexion. He is 3-foot tall, weighs 25 pounds, and has black braids and brown eyes. He was wearing a red shirt, blue pants, tan boots, a tan jacket and a red hat when he was last seen. • Police have confirmed that a body found inside a vehicle at Westfield Wheaton Mall was an 81-year-old man reported missing from Washington D.C. Police say the body of Delmar Mosley was discovered at around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the mall’s parking lot. Montgomery County police say the death does not appear to be suspicious. A source tells FOX 5’s Matt Ackland that exposure to the weather may be a factor in Mosley’s death.

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Fox5DC: 2-year-old boy missing after last seen in DC with father “Police are asking for help finding a 2-year-old boy they say was last seen with his father on Tuesday in Southeast, D.C. Officers say Emir Sheffield was reported missing after he was last observed in the 2400 block of Alabama Avenue with his biological father, Sherrod Twitty. He was reported missing the following day. Emir is described as a black male with a light complexion. He is 3-foot tall, weighs 25 pounds, and has black braids and brown eyes. He was wearing a red shirt, blue pants, tan boots, a tan jacket and a red hat when he was last seen.”

Fox5DC: 81-year-old DC man reported missing found dead inside vehicle at Westfield Wheaton Mall “Police have confirmed that a body found inside a vehicle at Westfield Wheaton Mall was an 81-year-old man reported missing from Washington D.C. Police say the body of Delmar Mosley was discovered at around 11 a.m. Wednesday in the mall’s parking lot. Montgomery County police say the death does not appear to be suspicious. A source tells FOX 5’s Matt Ackland that exposure to the weather may be a factor in Mosley’s death.”

Fox5DC: Officers injured after man allegedly steals police vehicle and crashes following chase “A person who allegedly stole a police vehicle is under arrest after a high speed chase ended with a crash. Police say the suspect, identified as 38-year-old Keith Edwards, stole the cruiser near Capitol Hill around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday morning and then led officers on a chase which reached speeds of over 100 miles an hour.”

NBC Washington: Man Shot Outside George Washington University Hospital; Gunman Sought “Police have released surveillance photos of a man who shot another man just feet from George Washington University Hospital and a busy Metro station Tuesday night. Investigators say the two men were arguing with each other on the 900 block of 23rd Street NW when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim at 7:40 p.m. The victim walked into the hospital’s emergency room for help. Witnesses say he was shot outside the doors of the hospital.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: Candle causes fire that forced woman to jump from apartment window “A candle caused a fire that left a woman hospitalized after she jumped from her apartment window to escape the flames. The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Wayne Place in Southeast, D.C. Investigators say the woman jumped from the window before they arrived on the scene. The fire appeared to have started on the second floor of the three-story apartment.”

WUSA: Metro bus crashes in to Metro Access Van in DC “A Metro bus crashed into a Metro Access Van in the District early Wednesday morning, officials said. The Metro bus tried to take the exit ramp to Georgia Avenue, went over the embankment and slid into the ramp and hit the van head on. Officials said there weren’t any passengers on board the bus or van. The damages are minor.”

WUSA: Washington Post suspends reporter for inappropriate conduct “The Washington Post says it has suspended reporter Joel Achenbach for “inappropriate workplace conduct” involving women at the newspaper. The Post says Achenbach will be suspended for 90 days without pay. Achenbach has released a statement saying, “I’ve said and done things that were unprofessional, and I apologize to the women affected by this and acknowledge their courage in speaking out.”“

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: More than 400 homeless and at-risk families and individuals housed during D.C. holiday campaign “More than 400 families and individuals who are without homes or teetering on homeless have been placed in housing since November as part of a focused effort by the administration of Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D). Bowser launched the “Home for the Holidays” campaign as part of her goal to make homelessness in D.C. — where soaring home prices have led to an affordable housing crisis — “rare, brief and nonrecurring.””

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Posted January 11 2018 at 9:43 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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