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Daily News Clips - June 29, 2017


Michael Vest, 29, was beaten and found dead on the front porch of a Trinidad neighborhood home Wednesday morning. The death was ruled a homicide, and DC Police are actively investigating the incident. • Saeed Woodall, 23, and Seth S. Holmes, 23, were arrested Tuesday and charged in connection with unrelated fatal shootings in the Kenilworth and Bellevue neighborhoods.

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Washington Post: Beating may have killed man in D.C.’s Trinidad neighborhood “A man was found dead Wednesday morning on the front porch of a home in Northeast Washington’s Trinidad neighborhood, according to D.C. police, who said they are investigating whether he was fatally beaten.”

Washington Post: Two D.C. men arrested in unconnected fatal shootings “Arrests were made Tuesday in two unrelated D.C. homicides, police said. About 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 9, 2016, officers went to the 4500 block of Quarles Street NE after hearing gunshots, D.C. police said in a statement.”

WJLA: VIDEO: 2 people wanted for brazen armed robbery at business in Northwest D.C. “Police are searching for two people wanted for a brazen armed robbery at a business on June 26 in Northwest Washington.”

WJLA: 1 arrested for stabbing woman multiple times in Southeast D.C., police say “A 19-year-old woman was arrested for stabbing another woman multiple times on June 25 in Southeast Washington.”

WJLA: Police looking to identify man wanted for misdemeanor sexual abuse “The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in reference to a misdemeanor child sexual abuse offense.”

WJLA: D.C. man, 22, missing several months after telling father he was going on date “A 22-year-old man is still missing Wednesday after he was last seen on April 22 after telling his father he was going on a date with a person he met on a social media site.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Two killed by train in Northeast Washington “Two people were struck by an Amtrak train and killed late Tuesday night in Northeast Washington, authorities said.”

Mayor and City Council

Fox5DC: DC Councilmember Brianne Nadeau proposing bill to help small businesses pay rent “The cost of living and doing business in the District has become so expensive that a councilmember has proposed using taxes to help small businesses pay their rent.”

NBC Washington: DC Council Member Calls for Statue Diversity “A D.C. Council Member is calling for more representation for minorities and women throughout the city. He says having more statues that honor people of color and women will inspire young people.”

NBC Washington: DC Council Member Seeks Answers About Handcuffed Teens “D.C. Council Member Charles Allen said he is still seeking answers from the U.S. Park Police about why a group of teens were handcuffed on the National Mall.”

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Posted June 29 2017 at 9:45 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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