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Daily News Clips - March 10, 2017


A video was released of a person of interest wanted in connection with an armed robbery. The suspect allegedly shoved a woman against a wall and stole her purse at gunpoint, and DC Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person of interest. • A pizza deliveryman was carjacked Thursday afternoon outside a Domino’s carryout near the Tenleytown Metro station. The assailant drove away in a purple Toyota Corolla with a Maryland license place (9CT3935).

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WJLA: D.C. police search for suspect who shoves woman against wall, steals purse at gunpoint “D.C. police are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman of her purse in Northeast on Saturday, Feb. 11. According to police, the suspect approached the woman in the 500 block of 9th Street and pushed her against a wall, pointed a gun at her, and took off with her purse.”

Washington Post: Three men face hate-crimes charges in deadly shooting of transgender woman “Three men face hate-crimes charges in connection with the deadly shooting last summer of a 22-year-old transgender woman and for targeting two other transgender women, according to court papers filed this week.”

Washington Post: Pizza deliveryman carjacked in Tenleytown, police say “A pizza deliveryman was carjacked Thursday afternoon outside a Domino’s carryout near the Tenleytown-American University Metro station, according to D.C. police.”

Washington Post: Man pleads guilty to robbing taxi drivers hailed at Union Station “An 18-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing two taxi drivers he had hailed on separate days at Union Station and asked both times to drive him to the same street in Northeast Washington, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 13-year-old girl from NW DC “Police need your help locating a missing 13-year-old from Northwest, D.C. Aniya McNeil was last seen in the 1100 Block New Jersey Ave. NW on Wednesday, March. Aniya is described by police as a black female, 4’11” tall, 120 pounds, medium complexioned, with black hair and brown eyes.”

Fox5DC: Man missing after last seen near National Museum of African American History and Culture “U.S. Park Police need your help finding a man last seen on the National Mall near The National Museum of African American History and Culture. 42-year-old Preston Berry was last seen near the museum on Thursday around 1 p.m.”

WJLA: Former FOP-DYRS union official pleads guilty to embezzling more than $180,000 “A former union official with the Fraternal Order of Police pled guilty Thursday to federal charges of embezzling more than $180,000 from a branch of the union, according to the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: D.C. focuses on ‘super speeder’ fines, but what about the others? “Leif Dormsjo, director of the District’s Department of Transportation, makes a strong case that driving more than 25 mph over the speed limit on local streets should result in a $500 ticket.”

Mayor City Council

Washington Post: Watchdog calls for review of D.C. mayor’s campaign contributions “Months before D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser is expected to announce her bid for re-election, her last campaign may be under official review.”

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

Posted March 10 2017 at 9:06 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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