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Daily News Clips - March 9, 2017


Robert Lewis, 21, faces up to five yeas in prison after he plead guilty to burglarizing a home and robbing a man in separate incidents in 2015 and 2016. The suspect was also convicted of breaking into a different home in 2015, and he faces an additional three to five years in prison in connection with those charges. • Last night, there was a nationwide outage of 911 service that affected AT&T wireless customers in the District. The outage lasted about 90 minutes and 911 service has been restored.

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Washington Post: District man faces 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to burglary, robbery charges “A 21-year-old District man pleaded guilty Wednesday to burglarizing a home and robbing a man in separate incidents in Northwest Washington in 2016 and 2015, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 15-year-old Southwest D.C. girl “The Metropolitan Police Department need the public’s help finding a missing 15-year-old girl from Southwest D.C. Dayanna White was last seen in the 100 block of Ivanhoe Street in Southwest on Friday, March 3.”

WJLA: D.C. man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen boy, robbing 2 people at Metro stations “A 26-year-old man pled guilty Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy and robbing two people at Metro stations in May 2016 in Washington, D.C. Dominick Simons pled guilty to charges of first-degree sexual abuse, robbery, and attempted robbery, for three separate crimes against victims he stopped at or near Metro stations over a two-day period, according to a Department of Justice release.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Nationwide 911 outage affected local AT&T wireless users “A nationwide outage of 911 service affected AT&T Wireless customers for about 90 minutes Wednesday night, including service in the District and suburban jurisdictions.”

Mayor City Council

NBC Washington: Sherwood’s Notebook: Karl Racine… a Run for Mayor? “D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine sounds like someone revved up to run for mayor. But will he get in? And, realistically, could he win? Last Friday on the WAMU Politics Hour, Racine came within a toe of stepping up to the start line for the 2018 race against incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser”

Fox5DC: OCF: Complete audit of Bowser’s mayoral campaign was not conducted “D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is facing questions about questionable campaign contributions from her 2014 mayoral campaign. The government watchdog group Public Citizen filed a complaint Tuesday to the District’s Office of Campaign Finance (OCF) alleging Muriel Bowser’s 2014 mayoral campaign received $31,500 in illegal contributions that were still reflected on the contributions website.”

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

Posted March 09 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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