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Daily News Clips - January 19, 2018

Summary

The brazen theft of an ATM at a 7-Eleven in Northwest D.C. was caught on camera early Friday morning. The dramatic video was captured at the 7-Eleven located in the 200 block of Cedar Street, Northwest, near the Takoma Metro train station, at about 1:55 a.m. Surveillance footage shows a blue Ford pickup truck backing into the store’s window, smashing the glass and destroying part of the building. • There are new details in the murder investigation of a 22-year-old D.C. man. Marty McMillan went missing back on April 23 after heading out to meet a woman he found on the online dating site POF, also known as PlentyOfFish. After his disappearance, police told his family last week that his remains were found on Oct. 30 along the side of Suitland Parkway in Prince George’s County.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Brazen 7-Eleven ATM theft in DC caught on camera “The brazen theft of an ATM at a 7-Eleven in Northwest D.C. was caught on camera early Friday morning. The dramatic video was captured at the 7-Eleven located in the 200 block of Cedar Street, Northwest, near the Takoma Metro train station, at about 1:55 a.m. Surveillance footage shows a blue Ford pickup truck backing into the store’s window, smashing the glass and destroying part of the building.”

Fox5DC: New details in case of slain DC man who went missing after arranging date online “There are new details in the murder investigation of a 22-year-old D.C. man. Marty McMillan went missing back on April 23 after heading out to meet a woman he found on the online dating site POF, also known as PlentyOfFish. After his disappearance, police told his family last week that his remains were found on Oct. 30 along the side of Suitland Parkway in Prince George’s County.”

NBC Washington: Man Convicted of Shooting Down DC Metro Escalator “A D.C. man was convicted Wednesday of firing a gun down an escalator in the Columbia Heights Metro station on a busy Friday afternoon. Cesar Morales, 23, chased and shot at his victim as dozens of people were near and inside the station, prosecutors said. The victim was unharmed, prosecutors said.”

NBC Washington: Charges Against 129 Inauguration Day Riot Defendants Dismissed; 59 Remain Charged With Felonies “The government will dismiss charges against 129 defendants in the Inauguration Day riots case to focus on a group of 59 believed most responsible for the violence and damage. More than 200 were arrested and charged with rioting after self-described anti-capitalists broke windows and set fire to a limousine in downtown Washington, D.C.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: DC apartment fire forces more than a dozen residents out into the cold “One man was rescued and over a dozen were forced out into the cold after an apartment fire overnight in Southeast, D.C. Firefighters used a ladder to rescue the man from his second floor apartment after the fire was reported just before 3 a.m. in the 4200 block of 6th Street. Officials say the man suffered critical injuries and was hospitalized. They say another patient was being evaluated for injuries.”

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Washington Post: District officials say two babies born at United Medical Center since obstetrics shutdown “City officials say two babies have been born at United Medical Center since regulators shut down the labor and delivery unit on Aug. 9 because of concerns about patient safety.”

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Posted January 19 2018 at 10:32 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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