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Daily News Clips - March 27, 2017


Nathaniel Davis, Maurice Nathaniel Jackson, and Daquan Hooks were shot and killed in Southeast this past weekend. No suspect information is available at this time, and DC Police are actively investigating the homicides. • A man was shot and wounded Friday night in the Trinidad neighborhood on Friday night. The unidentified victim was found unconscious and unresponsive when first responders arrived.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington “A 24-year-old Maryland man was shot and killed late Saturday in Southeast D.C., police said Sunday. The shooting happened around 9:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of White Place in Southeast, at intersection with Minnesota Avenue, police said.”

Washington Post: Southeast Washington sees two men fatally shot in two days “Two men were found fatally shot in Southeast Washington in the past two days, one Friday and the other Thursday, D.C. police said.”

Washington Post: Shooting victim found unconscious in NE Washington “A man was found shot and critically wounded Friday night in the Trinidad area of Northeast Washington D.C. police said. Police found the victim unconscious and unresponsive after they were called to the 1200 block of 16th Street NE about 10:20 p.m., said Officer Sean Hickman, a spokesman.”

Washington Post: One person shot, another stabbed in two incidents in Northwest and Southeast D.C. “One person was shot and another was stabbed in separate incidents in Washington. In one incident, there was a report of a shooting around 1 a.m. in the 1900 block of Naylor Road in Southeast.”

NBC Washington: 2 Men Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child in Southeast DC “Two men have been charged with sexually assaulting a child in southeast D.C., police said. Maurice Delonte Dawkins, 21, was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree child sexual abuse on Thursday.”

NBC Washington: Video, More Photos of Person-of-Interest Released After Artist Is Fatally Stabbed in DC Rowhouse “D.C. police have released a surveillace video and more photos of a person of interest after a woman was found bound and stabbed to death inside a rowhouse in Northeast Washington on Tuesday.”

Washington Post: Woman’s body found in the Potomac River near Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant “A woman’s body was recovered Saturday morning from the Potomac River, D.C. police said Sunday. The body was found near the Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant around 10:30 a.m., police spokesman Sean Hickman said. Police are investigating the death.”

Washington Post: Comet Pizza gunman pleads guilty to federal and local charges “A North Carolina man who commandeered a Washington pizza restaurant with an assault-style rifle in December pleaded guilty Friday to weapons and assault charges in a deal with U.S. prosecutors.”

Washington Post: D.C. gun robberies down by 40 percent compared to 2016, according to police figures “With the year almost a quarter over, D.C. police crime statistics for 2017 show one particularly sharp departure from those for the same period last year. Compiled police figures show a drastic decline in robberies of the most menacing kind: Those that involve guns.”

Woman was arrested after she tried to scale White House fence for third time

Police Update

Washington Post: Despite mixed reviews, D.C. Council signals support for Newsham as police chief “D.C. Council members signaled support for Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s nomination of Peter Newsham as the city’s next police chief at a hearing Friday, as a wide array of witnesses gave Newsham mixed reviews for his conduct on and off the job over nearly three decades in law enforcement in the District.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. Mayor Bowser creates a task force on missing children after a public outcry “D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced Friday that the city will dedicate more resources to city children who go missing. The mayor’s statement comes in the wake of a public outcry about the number of children, particularly teenage girls, who go missing in the District. It also follows a call by members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday asking the FBI to assist D.C. police in their investigation of missing children.”

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

Posted March 27 2017 at 10:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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