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Daily News Clips - September 7, 2017

Summary

D.C. police have arrested a 22-year-old who, police say, threatened taxicab drivers with a knife, demanding money and other valuables. On Wednesday, police arrested and charged Thomas Maynard Parker, of the District, with three counts of armed robbery (Knife). All three incidents occurred in the Sixth Police District. • D.C. police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting in March of a 28-year-old man who was gunned down near his residence in Congress Heights.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Police arrest 22-year-old in armed robberies of taxicab drivers “D.C. police have arrested a 22-year-old who, police say, threatened taxicab drivers with a knife, demanding money and other valuables. On Wednesday, police arrested and charged Thomas Maynard Parker, of the District, with three counts of armed robbery (Knife). All three incidents occurred in the Sixth Police District.”

Washington Post: Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting in Congress Heights “D.C. police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting in March of a 28-year-old man who was gunned down near his residence in Congress Heights.”

Washington Post: Credit-card fraud probe exposes alleged D.C. dogfighting ring called ‘DMV Board’ “An investigation into a long-running credit-card fraud scheme in the D.C. area led to the exposure of a D.C.-area dogfighting ring last week called the “DMV Board,” according to federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: DC Task Force Provides Shelter, Counseling for Teen Runaways “Washington, D.C. is providing more counseling and help for teenagers who runaway from home.”

Washington Post: Attorneys general from 15 states, D.C. sue to save DACA “A group of attorneys general from 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop the administration from winding down the DACA program, which granted a reprieve from deportation to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children.”

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Posted September 07 2017 at 9:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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