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Daily News Clips - May 26, 2017

Summary

Khoa Hoang Nguyen, 43, was arrested for illegally paying people to draw samples of their blood. The blood was stored in large quantities in an abandoned apartment near Nationals Park, and the suspect was formally charged with practicing registered nursing without a license. • Jarvell Tyree Kent, 19, was arrested and charged in connection with five armed robberies in Northeast and Southeast. The robberies occurred in April and May, and authorities are also searching for an accomplice.

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Washington Post: Police arrest man they say was buying blood from people at vacant D.C. apartment “A 43-year-old man has been charged with paying people $30 to draw samples of their blood, which D.C. police said he was storing in “large quantities” in an abandoned apartment near Nationals Park in Southwest Washington.”

Washington Post: Police arrest man in connection with five armed robberies in Southeast, Northeast “A 19-year-old man has been arrested by D.C. police and charged in connection with five armed robberies that occurred in April and May in Northeast and Southeast Washington, according to authorities.”

Washington Post: Downtown office burglar is prolific, but haul is slim “The intruder passed by five new Apple laptops in the fifth-floor offices of Tauzin Consultants on New York Avenue. The person ignored the $50 bottle of Basil Hayden bourbon on the managing director’s desk, a gift from a friend.”

WUSA9: DC couple has radio show about missing children “Thursday was National Missing Children’s Day. One young girl’s disappearance has captivated the D.C. community, Relisha Rudd. So many people have questions about her disappearance, including two people who never met her but are making it their mission to shine a spotlight on the little girl with the bright smile.”

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WJLA: D.C. city leaders prepare for summer with focus on jobs, crime, recreation “D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser discussed preparations for summer with topics centered on jobs, crime and recreation on Thursday. At D.C. Employment Services, employers met with young people to discuss potential summer jobs and long-term opportunities.”

NBC Washington: D.C. Plans to Spend Its Biggest Budget in History. Will That Spending Actually Work? “On Thursday, D.C. Councilmembers gathered for one of their favorite endeavors: spending your money. Amid much rhetorical backslapping, the 13 legislators discussed how to divvy up what is by far the biggest budget in District history, at just south of $14 billion.”

NBC Washington: DC Parks, Police and Pools Gear Up for a Safe—and Busy—Summer “The approach of the Memorial Day Weekend has Washington, D.C. preparing for summer. Public pools are about to open, summer jobs programs are available for teenagers, and there’s still time to sign your kids up for summer camps through the Department of Parks and Recreation.”

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Posted May 26 2017 at 8:31 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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