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Daily News Clips - September 20, 2017

Summary

An 11-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and injured Tuesday morning in Northeast D.C., police say. The boy was hit on the 4200 block of Benning Road SE. Police were called about 8:45 a.m. The boy ran into the road and was struck, police said in an update. • A 30-year-old man was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy on the platform of the Union Station Metro, according to D.C. police. Timothy Cox of Northeast, was charged with second-degree child sexual abuse.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: 11-Year-Old Boy Hit by Vehicle, Injured in Northeast DC “An 11-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and injured Tuesday morning in Northeast D.C., police say. The boy was hit on the 4200 block of Benning Road SE. Police were called about 8:45 a.m. The boy ran into the road and was struck, police said in an update.”

Washington Post: Police charge man with sexually assaulting teenager at Union Station Metro “A 30-year-old man was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy on the platform of the Union Station Metro, according to D.C. police. Timothy Cox of Northeast, was charged with second-degree child sexual abuse.”

Washington Post: Man charged with killing stepbrother in spat over snitching, D.C. police say “D.C. police have charged a man with fatally shooting his stepbrother in the head last week in Northwest Washington during what authorities said was an argument over snitching. Antonio Williams, 36, of Northwest, was charged with second-degree murder while armed. He was arrested Monday by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force.”

Washington Post: Suspect in fatal Georgetown shooting arrested in West Virginia “A suspect sought in the fatal shooting of a Maryland man and the wounding of another person in Georgetown in July has been arrested in West Virginia and extradited to the District, police said Tuesday. Demarius Anton Jackson, 24, of Hyattsville, Md., was charged with second-degree murder while armed in the July 8 shooting, which occurred at about about 2:50 a.m in the 3500 block of Water Street NW.”

NBC Washington: Woman Who Breached White House Security 5 Times Since 2016 Ordered Released “A judge set free a South Carolina woman who admitted breaching security at the White House five times since 2016, including during the annual Easter Egg Roll in March. Alicia Keppler, 32, must return to her home state of South Carolina and is prohibited from returning to Washington, D.C., for a year.”

Public Safety Updates

Fox5DC: DC looking into proposal of setting up supervised injection sites for drug users “More than 200 people died in the District last year from opioid overdoses, which is a 160 percent increase from two years before. D.C. leaders say drastic measures are needed to stop overdoses, and some are considering a plan that may surprise you.”

Fox5DC: Lincoln Memorial vandal engraves letters with penny, police say “A vandal has been arrested after police say he was caught engraving letters into the Lincoln Memorial on Monday. U.S. Park Police say an officer caught the suspect using a penny to engrave the letters “HYPT MAEK” into the fifth pillar on the north side of the Lincoln Memorial.”

Fox5DC: Nearly a dozen artificial turf fields in DC failed last round of safety tests “A parents’ group known as Tireless DC tells FOX 5 that 11 artificial turf fields in the District have failed their most recent round of testing, leading to closures and replacements, and igniting another debate over the safety of synthetic turf.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Poor, sick and still traveling long distances for health care in D.C. “The District’s poorest residents are still forced to travel far outside their neighborhoods for their health care, according to a report released Tuesday by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser.”

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Posted September 20 2017 at 10:01 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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