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Daily News Clips - June 12, 2017

Summary

After two DC Police Officers and a third man were struck by a vehicle in Adams Morgan on Thursday night, the driver is being charged with assault with the intent to kill and the possession of an illegal firearm among other charges. DC Police Officers have created a GoFundMe page to support the officers who were injured in the attack. • Dominic Brooks, 29, was fatally stabbed early Friday morning near Hendley Elementary School in Southeast. No suspect information is available at this time, and authorities are actively investigating the incident.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: Police: 29-year-old man stabbed to death in Southeast Washington “D.C. police are conducting an ongoing investigation Friday after a 29-year-old man was stabbed to death early Friday morning in Southeast Washington.”

WJLA: Police ask for public’s help locating person of interest in alleged NW, DC sexual abuse “DC police are asking for the public’s help locating a person of interest allegedly connected with a second-degree sexual abuse that took place on Saturday, March 18 in Northwest Washington.”

Washington Post: Virginia man intended to kill police officers when he hit them in D.C., prosecutors said “The Virginia man who plowed through one of the District’s busiest nightlife districts Thursday night intentionally aimed his white pickup truck at police with the intent to kill and had made anti-police statements the day before, according to prosecutors and court records.”

Washington Post: D.C. man gets more than 17 years for sex assault on inmate in courthouse cellblock “The graphic security camera video of the sexual assault in the courthouse holding cell was unlike anything the veteran D.C. Superior Court judge had ever seen.”

WJLA: Police: DC man sentenced to 6 years after committing numerous robberies over 1-year-period “A 25-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to ten robberies committed between July 15, 2015 and July 18, 2016, D.C. police announced on Friday.”

Police Update

Fox5DC: GoFundMe set up for DC officers hurt in Adams Morgan hit-and-run crash “A GoFundMe account has been established to support two D.C. police officers who were injured when they were struck in a hit-and-run crash in Adams Morgan on Thursday night.”

Public Safety Update

WJLA: Officials: Boat catches fire in Southwest D.C. “A boat caught on fire in D.C. Sunday off of Haines Point, officials say. D.C. Fire boats were sent to put out the burning 18-foot Bayliner.”

Washington Post: Capital Pride parade disrupted by protesters; revelers rerouted “The D.C. Capital Pride Parade was disrupted by protesters Saturday who say the event is too corporate and marginalizes minorities and the very community the tradition was created to celebrate.”

Mayor and City Council

WJLA: Mayor Bowser announces ‘Orlando United Day’ to honor victims of Pulse shooting “Mayor Muriel Bowser named June 12 as “Orlando United Day” in D.C. in honor of the 49 shooting victims of the Pulse nightclub.”

Washington Post: In D.C., a legal win for same-sex, common-law marriage “They met working out at the Rhode Island Avenue YMCA downtown in 1993. James Spellman, a financial services consultant, saw Michael Kelly and invited him for coffee. By the next year, their friendship had grown into a romance.”

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

Posted June 12 2017 at 9:27 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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