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Daily News Clips - October 17, 2017

Summary

A Marine was arrested after he attempted to carjack a double-decker tour bus near the White House on Sunday, according to officials. DC police said the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Tyler Jackson of Northwest D.C., attempted to steal the tour bus in the 1600 block of H Street at Lafayette Square near the White House at about 8 p.m. • DC police arrested a man they say vandalized dozens of vehicles parked in a garage. A police report lists 41 vehicles as being damaged — 38 with busted windows and three with cracked glass. D.C. police said they arrested Lendale Christie, 36, of no fixed address and charged him with burglary and destruction of property.

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Crime Updates

Fox5DC: Marine attempts to carjack double-decker tour bus near White House, police say “A Marine was arrested after he attempted to carjack a double-decker tour bus near the White House on Sunday, according to officials. DC police said the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Tyler Jackson of Northwest D.C., attempted to steal the tour bus in the 1600 block of H Street at Lafayette Square near the White House at about 8 p.m.”

Washington Post: D.C. police arrest man they say vandalized dozens of vehicles parked in garage “A police report lists 41 vehicles as being damaged — 38 with busted windows and three with cracked glass. D.C. police said they arrested Lendale Christie, 36, of no fixed address and charged him with burglary and destruction of property. A D.C. Superior Court judge on Monday ordered Christie detained until a preliminary hearing scheduled for Thursday. His attorney declined to comment.”

NBC Washington: Missing 11-Year-Old Girl Found Safe “The FBI said a missing 11-year-old D.C. girl has been found safe. FBI Washington Field Office wrote on Twitter just before 6 p.m. Monday that Dajana Houston had been safely located. They thanked all those who helped publicize the case.”

Fox5DC: Home improvement contractor sentenced 10 years in prison for defrauding customers “A home improvement contractor who was called a serial predator by prosecutors was sentenced to ten years in federal prison. Michael Rosebar was convicted in June of destroying several homes he worked on and swindling more than 40 people out of more than a million dollars.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Metro to Open Early for Marine Corps Marathon “Rail service on the D.C. Metro will open up two hours early for the 42nd annual Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 22. The agency said trains will start running at 6 a.m., and Metro will operate extra Blue and Yellow Line trains on the day of the event.”

Washington Post: ‘They want to create their own suburbia’: On hopping 14th Street, beer garden clashes with homeowners “When Marge Allen and her husband moved to the 1400 block of S Street NW in 1988, they worried about vacant homes and drug dealers. These days, it is the prospect of 600 beer-drinkers on the end of the block north of Logan Circle that makes them nervous.”

Washington Post: DC ranked 5th rattiest city “Pest control company Orkin has released its annual list of the top rattiest cities and Washington D.C. finished fifth in this year’s rankings. The nation’s capital dropped down two spots from last year’s list. Chicago took the top spot for the third consecutive year.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Judge probes at intent behind latest travel ban during key federal court hearing “A federal judge on Monday launched skeptical questions at both government lawyers and those challenging the latest iteration of President Trump’s travel ban — probing at what government officials’ intent was in barring various types of people from eight countries from coming to the United States.”

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Posted October 17 2017 at 9:51 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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