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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – December 7th, 2016

Summary

Terry Crutchfield, 45, of Southeast, was fatally shot Tuesday inside a house in the Deanwood neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time. This homicide is the city’s 127th homicide in 2016. • A man was stabbed and critically wounded in the Grant Park neighborhood late Tuesday night. The man was unconscious but was breathing after the stabbing. • Premarcos Simon, 51, an emergency room technician at United Medical Center in SW, was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual assault of a patient. In a statement, hospital officials said they would not comment on the circumstances during the internal and police investigations.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: D.C. police identify man fatally shot inside home in Deanwood neighborhood “D.C. police have identified a man who was fatally shot Tuesday inside a house in the Deanwood neighborhood. Terry Crutchfield, 45, of Southeast Washington, was pronounced dead on the scene, according to police. He was shot shortly before 11:30 a.m. at the home in the 1500 block of Olive Street NE, near the Deanwood Metro station. Police said Crutchfield had been shot twice in the abdomen and was found dead in a second-floor kitchen in the back of the residence.”

WJLA: Man dies after being shot in head in Northeast D.C.; marks city’s 127th homicide in 2016 “A man died after he was shot in the head late Tuesday morning in Northeast Washington making it the city’s 127th homicide in 2016, according to police. Police are investigating the incident and are searching for a shooter.”

Washington Post: Man seriously wounded in DC stabbing “A man was stabbed and critically wounded in Northeast Washington late Tuesday night, authorities said. The stabbing occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of Clay Street NE. The man was unconscious but was breathing after the stabbing, said Officer Sean Hickman, a police spokesman.”

WTOP: Hospital employee in DC arrested for sexually assaulting patient “An emergency room technician at United Medical Center, in Southeast D.C., has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman who was receiving treatment at the hospital. D.C. police said Premarcos Simon, 51, of Waldorf, Maryland, was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual assault of a patient, during the course of treatment. Simon told NBC Washington he denied the allegations and he did not sexually assault anyone. In a statement, hospital officials said they would not comment on the circumstances during the internal and police investigations.”

Washington Post: Police investigate discovery of nooses at D.C. construction site “A D.C. police spokesman said the department is investigating the Nov. 28 discovery of the nooses at a Clark Construction LLC site that was part of the Wharf project in Southwest Washington…An official with Clark Construction Group LLC said in a statement that the company determined that a subcontractor employee was “involved in the incident” and he was fired from the project.”

Washington Post: Sentencing postponed for man accused of encouraging violence in D.C. neighborhood “A federal judge on Monday postponed sentencing for a man who D.C. police and prosectors say is so dangerous that returning him to his community in Southeast Washington would pose a grave risk of violence. Keith Cooper, 23, has been detained for the past seven months, charged with possession of ammunition by a felon. Police said bullets were found during a search of his home near East Capitol Street and Benning Road after a spate of violence on May 16 that included a shootout and two other shootings hours apart that left Cooper’s mother and another man dead.”

Mayor and City Council

Fox5DC: DC Council approves generous paid family leave bill “ Lawmakers in the District of Columbia voted Tuesday to impose a new tax on businesses to provide more than half a million workers with eight weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, one of the nation’s most generous paid family leave programs.Tuesday’s 11-to-2 vote by the liberal D.C. Council came despite concerns that the leave program would harm small businesses and cost some workers their jobs. Although three states guarantee paid family leave, all of them fund the benefit in part through employee contributions.”

WUSA9: DC Mayor Bowser has ‘wide-ranging discussion’ with Trump “District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser says she had ‘a wide-ranging discussion’ with President-elect Donald Trump and emphasized to him that the city doesn’t get special treatment from the federal government. The Democratic mayor met with Trump at his Trump Tower office in New York on Tuesday, at her request. After Trump’s election, she said ‘some mending of relationships’ was needed between Trump and a city that overwhelmingly voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton.”

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Posted December 07 2016 at 10:52 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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