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Daily News Clips - January 9, 2017


Devin Hall, 23, was found fatally shot inside of his vehicle in the Congress Heights neighborhood on Saturday afternoon. Authorities are actively investigating the incident, and no suspect information is available at this time. • Malik Hough, 21, and Thomas Joyner, 28, were arrested Friday in connection with the shooting death of Herbert Dowtin, 22, and Joe Cook, 35. Both victims were killed last year.

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Washington Post: Man found dead inside a parked vehicle in Southeast D.C. “A 23-year-old man was found fatally shot inside his vehicle in Southeast Washington on Saturday, D.C. police said Sunday. Police said Devin Hall of Temple Hills, Md., was found inside the vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, in the 3500 block of 6th Street SE about 4:15 p.m. Saturday. The location is in the Congress Heights neighborhood.”

Washington Post: Two men arrested in connection with fatal shootings in Southeast Washington “Two men were arrested Friday in connection with separate killings in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said. The men were identified as Malik Hough, 21, of Southeast, and Thomas Joyner, 28, of Greenbelt, Md.”

Washington Post: Police investigating cause of Northeast Washington crash that killed two “D.C. police are investigating a crash early Saturday that killed two men, authorities said Sunday. Police are trying to determine why a black Mercedes-Benz the men were riding in veered off New York Avenue NE, and struck a guardrail, killing Tyrone Tyrell Waters, 23, and Michael Waters, 34, both of Southeast. Both men were thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.”

Washington Post: Homeless man sentenced to more than a year in prison for repeatedly stealing packages outside of homes in Dupont Circle “A District man who authorities say targeted residents of the ­Dupont Circle neighborhood was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison for repeatedly stealing packages from residents’ doorsteps since the 1980s.”

Washington Post: Man charged in killing of yoga instructor has long record, but mostly for theft “Shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 17, Adrian Duane Johnson walked into a CVS pharmacy in Columbia Heights. Police said he grabbed four Oral B Pro electric toothbrushes, retailing for $217.98 total, and refused to pay.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: D.C. authorities vow to respect Trump’s inaugural protesters — if they’re peaceful “On the floor of an Army post two miles south of the Capitol on Friday, soldiers moved index cards representing groups of roving protesters around a giant map of Washington. Then they plotted where to post police and National Guard soldiers to ensure the presidential inauguration is not disrupted.”

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Posted January 09 2017 at 9:23 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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