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DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – October 28th, 2016

Summary

An armed security guard was robbed of his weapon and radio Thursday night outside the Height-Benning Library in the Benning neighborhood. The suspect jumped a concrete barrier and ran eastward. Police found the radio nearby, but not the weapon. • A person is wanted for an armed robbery at a convenience store on Oct. 25 near Le Droit Park. • Antwain Bailey, 47, of Temple Hills, Md., was charged with first-degree murder while armed for the fatal shooting of Aubrey Dansbury, 27, on March 17. The first suspect, Anthony Wade, 29, of Southeast, was arrested in March and charged with second-degree murder while armed.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Police arrest second suspect in fatal shooting in Washington Highlands “D.C. police on Thursday arrested a second suspect in the March killing of a 27-year-old man in the Washington Highlands neighborhood of Southeast Washington. Antwain Bailey, 47, of Temple Hills, Md., was charged with first-degree murder while armed. The first suspect, Anthony Wade, 29, of Southeast, was arrested in March and charged with second-degree murder while armed. The shooting occurred shortly before 5:30 p.m. on March 9 in the 800 block of Chesapeake Street SE. The victim, Aubrey Dansbury, 27, of Southeast, died at a hospital on March 17.”

Washington Post: Armed security guard robbed of gun outside library in Northeast Washington “An armed security guard was robbed of his weapon Thursday night outside a library in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The incident occurred about 9:15 p.m. in the parking lot of the Dorothy I. Height-Benning Library in the 3900 block of Benning Road NE. The library had closed at 9 p.m. Police said the guard was walking to his vehicle in the rear of the library when he was approached from behind by a man holding a dark metal object to his head. ‘This is a gun,’ the victim told police, according to the offense report. ‘This is a revolution. I want your gun! Get on the ground.’”

WJLA: Person wanted for armed robbery at convenience store in Northwest D.C. “A person is wanted for an armed robbery at a convenience store earlier this week in Northwest Washington, according to Metropolitan Police. In a video released by police, the robber walks into the store, and goes behind the counter and pulls out a gun on the store clerk. The clerk attempts to escape, but the robber stops the employee, and takes money from the register. Police say the robber headed in the direction of 5th Street, NW. The robbery took place on Oct. 25 in the 400 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NW.”

WTOP: Police investigate Georgetown-area sex assault “Another sexual assault has been reported in Georgetown, the D.C. police say. On Wednesday, police say, a man groped a woman from behind near 33rd Street and Dent Place at about 8:15 p.m., then ran off. The police describe him as white; between 20 and 30 years old; 5-foot-10, with a medium build. They say he is unshaven and was wearing a gray hoodie with black stripes. There have been no arrests in at least four other sexual assaults in Georgetown that happened between Aug. 3 and Sept. 12. Police are looking into whether the latest case could be related to the other assaults.”

NBC Washington: Daron Wint to appear in court in brutal DC mansion slayings “The man accused of killing a couple, their young son and their housekeeper is scheduled to appear in court. Darron Wint will appear in court for a status hearing Friday. The victims—Savvas Savopoulos, 46; his wife, Amy, 47; their 10-year-old son, Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa, 57—were found dead inside the Savopoulos family’s multi-million-dollar Northwest D.C., mansion last May. Wint pleaded not guilty earlier this year to the 20 felony charges he’s facing in the brutal crime. The murder charges include four counts each of felony murder in the course of a kidnapping, felony murder in the course of a burglary and felony premeditated murder.”

Public Safety

WTOP: Buses crash in DC, send 43 students to hospital “A Metrobus and chartered school bus collided in D.C. Thursday, sending dozens of elementary school students to the hospital. The buses crashed at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Randolph Street in Northeast D.C. — near the border with Prince George’s County — around 4:30 p.m. Forty-three students were transported to Children’s Hospital with minor injuries, said D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Doug Buchannan. Three adults — including the driver of the school bus — also were taken to the hospital with more serious injuries, Buchannan added. The crash caused one of the buses to leak fuel and a hazardous materials crew is at the scene working to clean it up. Officials have not released any additional details about the crash at this time, including what led to the collision.”

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Posted October 28 2016 at 10:48 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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