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Daily News Clips - May 3, 2017


Linda Washington, 53, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after she attacked her ex-boyfriend last summer. Authorities said the suspect attacked the victim with a butcher knife and threw sulfuric acid on him. • As many as three gunmen fired about thirty bullets into a residential neighborhood in Capitol Hill on Monday. No one was injured in the shooting. DC Police said the suspects fled the scene in a silver vehicle.

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Washington Post: Woman sentenced to 12 years for attacking ex with knife and sulfuric acid “A D.C. woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday in connection with two attacks against her ex-boyfriend last summer. Authorities said one of the attacks involved a knife and the other involved sulfuric acid.”

Washington Post: At least 30 bullets are fired into residential community on Capitol Hill “As many as three gunmen on Monday evening fired at least 30 bullets into a residential community that abuts Pennsylvania Avenue on Capitol Hill, according to D.C. police. No one was struck, but the volley of shots frightened residents, some of whom were out with children.”

Fox5DC: DC elementary school staff member accused of assaulting student “D.C. police have confirmed to FOX 5 that they are investigating “an allegation of a simple assault between a staff member and a student” at a D.C. elementary school. A tipster who claims to be a teacher at Miner Elementary School in Northeast D.C. told FOX 5 there was a physical encounter between a second grade student and an administrator.”

WJLA: Police searching for group who stole motorcycle at gunpoint in NW D.C. “Investigators are looking for a group of people who pulled a couple off a motorcycle, at gun point, in Northwest Washington. The motorcycle-jacking happened early Sunday morning along Connecticut Avenue, near Chevy Chase Circle.”

WJLA: 2 men indicted for alleged armed robberies at six 7-Eleven stores in D.C., Maryland “Two men have been indicted Tuesday for alleged armed robberies at six 7-Eleven stores in Washington, D.C. and Maryland in 2013, according to a release from the Department of Justice. Darrell Blackwell, 24 and Michael Kemp, 27, were both arrested and charged in the crimes.”

Washington Post: Police release photo of man sought in graffiti incidents at D.C. national monuments “Authorities on Tuesday released a photo of a man being sought in connection with graffiti mentioning the assassination of John F. Kennedy that was found on the Mall in February.”

Police Update

Washington Post: D.C. Council confirms Peter Newsham as city’s new police chief “The D.C. Council on Tuesday confirmed Peter Newsham as police chief, voting 12 to 1 to make the veteran the 30th leader of the District’s crime-fighting force since the department was formed at the start of the Civil War.”

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Posted May 03 2017 at 10:55 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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