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Daily News Clips - June 7, 2017


A shooting took place Tuesday afternoon near the Bloomingdale neighborhood in Northeast. A man was injured in the incident, and authorities are actively investigating the matter. • A video was released of an assault that took place in the Queens Chapel neighborhood in May. DC Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person of interest.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: D.C. woman killed Monday night in Suitland Parkway collision “A District woman was killed in a crash Monday evening on Suitland Parkway in Prince George’s County. Briaunna A. Smith, 23, was the passenger in a vehicle involved in a collision with another car at the intersection of Branch Avenue in the Hillcrest Heights neighborhood about 10:30 p.m., according to U.S. Park Police.”

Washington Post: D.C. man convicted of raping a nun is sentenced to 35 years in prison “A District man who pleaded guilty to raping a nun was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Tuesday. Juan Randolph, 29, was convicted of first-degree rape and burglary last week in connection with the April 2015 attack on a woman in her Hyattsville home, according to a statement from the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office.”

WUSA9: Man exposing himself on Metro highlights larger issue “Sexual harassment is a big deal to Metro. It’s so big that the agency surveyed a thousand riders. One in five said it happened to them. Two thirds said they experienced sexual harassment on a train and about a third of people said they’ve experienced it on the bus.”

WJLA: Man injured in shooting in Northeast D.C., police say “A man has been injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Northeast Washington. Police say the unidentified man is conscious and breathing.”

WJLA: VIDEO: Person wanted for vicious assault in Northeast D.C., police say “A person is wanted by police after viciously attacking another individual on May 7 in Northeast Washington. In the video, the attacker, who’s wearing a blue sweatshirt, is standing at a counter and appears to confront the victim.”

WJLA: WATCH: 2 burglars break in, steal items from Northeast D.C. home “Police are searching for two people that broke into a home and stole items on May 22 in Northeast Washington.”

Police Update

WUSA9: Officers talk about race and policing after visiting the NMAAHC “Top brass with DC Police took a crash course in the dark history of law enforcement in America and the role officers played in the black community.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Bowser Committee Fined $13,000 for Excessive Contributions in 2014 Campaign “The Muriel Bowser for Mayor Committee has been fined $13,000 for excessive campaign donations during the mayor’s run for office in 2014.”

NBC Washington: ‘Governor’ Bowser? Council Considers Title Changes “How about Governor Muriel Bowser? A D.C. councilmember proposes retitling the jobs of D.C.‘s elected leaders to better reflect the fact that D.C. government serves as not just a city government, but that of a county—and a state.”

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

Posted June 07 2017 at 10:43 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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