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Daily News Clips - May 15, 2017


Nyekemia Everett, 31, was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Christopher Heard, 37, at the Woodland Terrace public housing complex last month. The suspect was formally charged with first-degree murder. • Julio Perez-Torres, a 26-year-old American University graduate student, pled guilty to attempting to have sex with two children ages 5 and 7.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Suspect arrested in April killing in public housing complex in SE Washington “A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting that occurred last month in the Woodland Terrace public housing complex in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police.”

NBC Washington: Man Stabbed During Altercation at Van Ness-UDC Metro Station “The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said a man was stabbed in the face during a confrontation at a Metro station early Sunday morning.”

NBC Washington: Man Gets 21 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Daughter “Authorities said a 48-year-old Washington, D.C.-man has been sentenced to prison for sexually abusing his daughter. Prosecutors have not identified the man in order to protect the privacy of his daughter.”

WJLA: AU grad student sentenced to 10 years for attempting to have sex with 2 kids ages 5, 7 “An American University graduate student has been sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for attempting to have sex with two children ages 5 and 7. Julio Perez-Torres, 26, pled guilty on Jan. 13 to attempted coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a release from the Department of Justice (DOJ).”

Washington Post: D.C. man sentenced to 64 months in prison for three bank robberies “Aside from the obvious “crime does not pay,” several other conclusions can be drawn from an account of the three bank robberies carried out on two days last year in the up-and-coming NoMa neighborhood of Washington D.C.”

Washington Post: Massive police response in D.C. for arrests, crowd near Capitol Hill “An effort to make an arrest on the edge of Capitol Hill on Saturday evening attracted a crowd that prompted police to call in reinforcements. Two arrests were made on charges of assaulting officers, and in the chaos, two police vehicles collided, injuring officers, according to police accounts.”

Police Update

NBC Washington: Nearly 400 Fallen Officers Remembered at DC Vigil “Thousands of people gather on the National Mall to remember 394 officers who died in the line of duty. News4’s Darcy Spencer reports Prince George’s County Police Office Jacai Colson was among those honored.”

WUSA9: Southeast D.C. mom honors the fallen for Mother’s Day “The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund says officer deaths are up 36 percent from this time last year. That’s why a Southeast D.C. mom decided to use her Mother’s Day differently, to honor the fallen.”

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: 1 man killed in vehicle accident in Northwest DC “Police are investigating a deadly vehicle accident in Northwest D.C. The accident happened around 3 a.m. along Blair Road between Kansas Avenue and McDonald Place.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: ‘This is not a war on pets’: D.C. mayor backs off proposed chicken ban “Bowing to public uproar and deeply skeptical council members, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has scrapped proposals for a far-reaching set of animal regulations that would have decidedly cramped the style of cats, dogs and chickens in the nation’s capital.”

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

Posted May 15 2017 at 10:08 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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