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Daily News Clips - November 3, 2017

Summary

A second man has been arrested and charged with setting a pregnant woman on fire, causing her to deliver her baby early and suffer severe burns. Jonathan Edward Miller, 27, of Temple Hills, was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, arson, assault and other related charges, according to court documents. • A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with the robberies and thefts from six taxi drivers in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. The youth was charged as a juvenile and his name was not made public. Police said that a second person was with the boy in some of the cases and has not yet been arrested.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: 2nd Man Charged With Setting Pregnant Woman on Fire “A second man has been arrested and charged with setting a pregnant woman on fire, causing her to deliver her baby early and suffer severe burns. Jonathan Edward Miller, 27, of Temple Hills, was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, arson, assault and other related charges, according to court documents.”

Washington Post: Police arrest 14-year-old in series of taxi robberies in Northwest Washington “A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with the robberies and thefts from six taxi drivers in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. The youth was charged as a juvenile and his name was not made public. Police said that a second person was with the boy in some of the cases and has not yet been arrested.”

Washington Post: Arrest made in string of burglaries in Northwest Washington “A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with six burglaries over a three-week period in September and October in Northwest Washington, according to D.C. police. Timothy Buckman of Northeast was charged Tuesday with six counts of burglary. Police said the break-ins occurred between Sept. 21 and Oct. 10 in residences on or within several blocks of Grant Circle Park, with several near Rock Creek Cemetery.”

Washington Post: Police arrest second teenager in fatal shooting in Potomac Gardens “Police on Thursday arrested a 17-year-old and charged him in the fatal shooting of a man in September at the Potomac Gardens apartment complex near Barracks Row in Southeast Washington. Quincy Garvin, of Southeast, has been charged as an adult with first-degree murder while armed.”

NBC Washington: London Man Pleads Guilty to Assault, Attempted Robbery of Georgetown Student “A London man who coerced a Georgetown University student off the streets and into his SUV in a robbery attempt pleaded guilty Thursday to assaulting and attempting to rob the student. Paolo Aldorasi, 34, pleaded guilty to assault and attempted robbery after prosecutors say he forced the student to attempt withdrawing cash at ATMs and make purchases at Cartier and Best Buy.”

Fox5DC: Video shows thief stealing SUV by using pickup truck to push vehicle down the street “An SUV was stolen from a Northeast D.C. neighborhood, but what makes this theft remarkable is the way it happened. Surveillance video shows him pulling up a pickup truck to the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT parked on 24th Street in the Langdon Park neighborhood. He bumps the SUV out of its parking spot and then pushes it down the street.”

Fox5DC: Man charged for unregistered firearms in DC says guns are legally owned, were disassembled “D.C. police tweeted out a photo showing that five guns and two ballistic vests were recovered during a traffic stop on Wednesday. The court affidavit filed in this case lists a small armory of weapons that included handguns, magazines, speed loaders, ammunition, a scope, locks and a holster. There were also two bulletproof vests. But the document also showed the guns appeared to be legally owned. There were receipts for the weapons and they were disassembled.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: DCist abruptly shuts down “The online publication DCist was shut down after its billionaire owner Joe Ricketts made the decision to stop publishing on Thursday. For readers that went to DCist’s website Thursday afternoon, the page is redirected to a letter by Ricketts detailing his decision to close down DNAinfo and Gothamist, the parent company of the DCist.”

NBC Washington: Metro Seeking Millions From Local Governments “Should your tax dollars go to paying for Metro even if you don’t ride the trains or the buses?”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Democrat Lawmakers Sue Over Trump Hotel’s Lease Secrecy “Democratic members of the House oversight committee are suing the Trump administration for its refusal to turn over information about the Trump family’s lease of the Trump Hotel in Washington. They filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. district court in Washington, D.C., on behalf of members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.”

Police News

Creators: Once Falsely Incarcerated, Now a Police Academy Graduate “In September, Michael graduated from Cuyahoga Community College’s Peace Officer Basic Training Academy. “When I walked out of prison, I told myself I would be an advocate — that as long as I was able, I would help others. For the longest time, it seemed I couldn’t get things right. I wasn’t doing what I’m supposed to be doing.” He smiled. “Graduating from the academy? This is what I am meant to do.”“

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Posted November 03 2017 at 10:11 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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