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

Summary

A man was stabbed in the shoulder in the Carver/Langston neighborhood on Saturday afternoon. Police say the victim is conscious and breathing. Officials are looking for a 30-year-old black male, wearing a white shirt, black jeans and long dreads. • Police are investigating after a man walked into a hospital Sunday afternoon suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was shot in the Washington Highlands neighborhood at around noon. • At least three men connected with the Million Mask March were arrested on Saturday in separate incidents. On Saturday morning, two men were arrested for vandalizing several buildings along Pennsylvania Avenue, including the FBI Building and the Trump Hotel, as well as a police vehicle. Hours later, U.S. Secret Service arrested a third protester carrying a firearm near the White House, prompting a brief lockdown. • A suspect was arrested Friday in connection with a Sept. 24 burglary in the Trinidad neighborhood in D.C. and an Oct. 28 burglary in Old Town Alexandria.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: D.C. police investigating after man suffering a gunshot wound walks into hospital “D.C. Police are investigating after a man walked into a hospital Sunday afternoon suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man, who said he was shot at the intersection of Wheeler Road and Southern Avenue Southeast, sustained what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his side, police spokeswoman Rachel Reid said. Officers were investigating a report of shots fired nearby about 12:25 p.m., but it was not immediately known if it was related. The call came from just over a half mile from where the man reported being shot, in the 4200 block of 6th Street Southeast.”

WTOP: 3 men connected with anti-capitalist protest arrested in incidents near White House, FBI, Trump hotel “At least three men connected with the Million Mask March were arrested in Washington, D.C., on Saturday in separate incidents. On Saturday morning, D.C. Metro Police arrested two men for vandalizing several buildings along Pennsylvania Avenue, including the FBI Building and the Trump Hotel, as well as a police vehicle. Hours later, U.S. Secret Service arrested a third protester carrying a firearm near the White House, prompting a brief lockdown. The Million Mask March has become an annual anti-capitalist demonstration hosted in cities around the world, featuring protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks. During the march, police observed damage at the FBI Building, the Trump International Hotel, and to a police cruiser.”

Washington Post: Foggy Bottom, Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle and Tenleytown hit by robberies “A quaint and quiet street in relatively safe Foggy Bottom was the scene of an armed robbery Thursday night, as robberies also occurred in the Dupont Circle, Tenleytown, and Adams Morgan areas. An arrest followed the Adams Morgan robbery, which occurred at a convenience store in the 1700 block of Columbia Road NW. Based on descriptions, it appeared unlikely that anyone took part in more than one robbery.”

WUSA9: Two arrested for defacing, destroying government property “Two men were arrested Saturday in connection vandalism at Trump International Hotel and Federal Bureau of Investigation that occurred during the Million Mask March, Metropolitan Police said. At around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, police noticed that several buildings and public sidewalks in the area were vandalized with spray paint. The Trump International Hotel in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the 900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest were both damaged.”

Washington Post: Suspect arrested in connection with two D.C. burglaries “A suspect was arrested Friday in connection with two burglaries in the District. One involved a break-in in the early morning hours, the other involved climbing through a rear window, D.C. Police said. In the first, D.C. Police said, someone broke into a house in the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue NW on Sept. 24, while the victim was asleep. Money, credit cards and electronics were taken, police said. In the second burglary, police said a house in the 1100 block of Queen Street was entered through a window on Oct. 28, and electronics, jewelry and other items were taken.”

WUSA9: Man stabbed in shoulder in NE DC “A man was stabbed in the shoulder in Northeast, D.C. on Saturday afternoon. Around 12:35 p.m., police responded to the 1700 block of Benning Road for a stabbing. Police say the victim is conscious and breathing. Officials are looking for a 30-year-old black male, wearing a white shirt, black jeans and long dreads. The victim has not been identified at this time. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 73-year-old woman from DC “Police are looking for a 73-year-old D.C. woman who was last seen on Sunday. Joan Brockenberry-Bowie, 73, was last seen in the 1200 block of Gallatin Street in Northwest, D.C. around 11:30 a.m., Metropolitan police said. She is described as a black woman, standing 5’2” tall and weighing 200 pounds. Brockenberry-Bowie has black/gray shoulder length curly hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing beige/orange pants, a purple coat, yellow rubber boots and carrying a pink wallet.”

Police Updates

Washington Post: Residents, activists sound off on state of police in the District “The marathon meeting was called primarily so District residents could discuss a replacement for Cathy L. Lanier, who recently retired after heading their city’s police department for nearly a decade. It quickly evolved into a discussion on what type of policing should be practiced in the nation’s capital. For more than seven hours Thursday night into Friday morning, members of the D.C. Council’s public safety committee heard from more than 50 people — advocates for reform, a parent of a murder victim, experts in crime statistics, defense lawyers, a police union official and residents concerned about safety in their neighborhoods. District officials say that they have received applicants for the chief’s position but have not begun interviewing.”

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Posted November 07 2016 at 10:32 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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