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A photo of a person of interest was released by DC Police. The possible suspect was driving a blue Toyota Prius with the following Kentucky tag: 711-KMY. Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person of interest. • Anjel Burl, 16, was described as missing by DC Police. She was last seen near the Benning Road metro station, and authorities are asking fro the public’s help in locating her.

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WUSA9: Person of interest sought in death of visiting artist in DC “Corrina Mehiel had dinner with colleagues Sunday night. She was scheduled to leave D.C. and return to North Carolina Monday morning. “She said don’t worry I’m not going to leave like this because I’ll come back and see you,” recalled Mel Chin, visiting professor at GW’s Corcoran School of Art and Design.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 17-year-old girl from SE DC “D.C. Police are asking for the public’s help in finding missing teenager, Demetria Carthens. The 17-year-old was last seen Tuesday, Feb. 7 in the 200 block of I Street, Southeast.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 16-year-old from NE DC “Police need help locating a missing 16-year-old from Northeast, D.C. Anjel Burl was last seen in the 200 block of 43rd Road NE on Wednesday. She was reported missing on Thursday.”

Washington Post: Man faces weapon charges, remains in critical condition after police-involved shooting “Authorities released more details Thursday about an officer-involved shooting that left a 32-year-old man in critical condition. The man, who D.C. police identified as Michael Leach of Southeast Washington, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a pistol without a license and assault on a police officer following the Wednesday shooting.”

Washington Post: 32 years after a horrific murder, one man wants justice. Another just wants an ending. “David Fuller is sitting in a McDonald’s in a small southern Missouri town, sharing publicly for the first time the most pivotal moment of his life. It was Oct. 1, 1984, in Washington, D.C., and his mother, Catherine Fuller, had just stepped off the X2 Metro bus that had brought her home from her cleaning job at a downtown office building.”

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Washington Post: Metro makes it official: Higher fares, reduced service coming July 1 “Metro’s board gave final approval Thursday to fare increases and service cuts as part of an austere fiscal 2018 budget aimed at easing the transit agency’s financial struggles. Beginning July 1, peak-period rail fares will increase 10 cents, with $2.25 as the new minimum and $6 as the maximum one-way fare. Off-peak fares will rise 25 cents, to $2, as will bus fares.”

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

Posted March 24 2017 at 10:07 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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