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Daily News Clips - March 29, 2017


El Hadji Alpha Madiou Toure, 28, was arrested in connection with the stabbing death of Corrina Mehiel, who was found tied up in a basement apartment on Capitol HIll. According to reports, the suspect allegedly did not know the vicitm, and the victim may have been targeted in a robbery. • Lionel Stacey Bruce of Northeast, a 58-year-old pedestrian, has died from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a vehicle in the Deanwood neighborhood. Authorities have charged Michael Anthony Fenderson second-degree murder and driving under the influence.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: Police: Man, 28, charged with murder of North Carolina woman temporarily living in D.C. ” A 28-year-old man was arrested Monday in connection with the murder of 34-year-old Corrina Meheil, a North Carolina woman temporarily living in Northeast Washington, police confirmed on Tuesday.”

Washington Post: Man struck by vehicle in Northeast Washington dies of injuries “A 58-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle Saturday night in Northeast Washington has died, and police said they charged the driver with second-degree murder and driving under the influence.”

WJLA: Police searching for critically missing 13-year-old D.C. girl “Police are searching for 13-year-old Osharna Pittman who went critically missing on Monday. Police are searching for 13-year-old Osharna Pittman who went critically missing on Monday.”

Washington Post: Man arrested near White House claimed to have ‘nuclear bomb detonator,’ police say “A man was arrested Tuesday morning near 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW after he told police he was in possession of a “nuclear bomb detonator,” authorities said.”

Washington Post: Police identify body of woman found in Potomac River “D.C. police have identified the body of a woman recovered Saturday from the Potomac River near the Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment plant, according to a department spokeswoman. The remains were of Sarah Gaddy, 27, of Northeast, according to the spokeswoman, Aquita Brown. A cause of death has not been announced by the medical examiner’s office.”

Police Update

Washington Post: D.C. police chief begins implementing new recruitment incentives “D.C. police have begun expanding the agency’s civilian cadet corps and are rehiring some detectives and sergeants who recently left the agency to help staff the force amid a retirement bubble.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: 2 construction workers rescued from disabled boom lift in Southeast DC “A high-angle rescue team was safely able to get two construction workers off of a disabled boom lift stuck about 10 stories high in Southeast D.C. D.C. Fire and EMS Deputy Fire Chief John Donnelly said the workers were stranded on the construction equipment in the 1200 block of First Street at around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.”

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Posted March 29 2017 at 9:56 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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