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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announced an arrest has been made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) and an Armed Robbery (Knife) that occurred in the Third District.

· Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife): On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at approximately 3:30 pm, in the 1400 block of Park Road, Northwest.

o The victim was approached by two suspects. One of the suspects brandished a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times. The suspects fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. This case remains under investigation.

· Armed Robbery (Knife): On Monday, April 3, 2017, at approximately 4:40 pm, in the 1000 block of Irving Street, Northwest. (more…)


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From MPD:

“On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, around 11:45 a.m., the victim was in the 4200 block of 9th Street, NW, when he was approached by two suspects one of whom assaulted him and the other brandished a handgun and took the victim’s property. Both suspects fled from the scene of the robbery. Based on the investigation conducted by the 4D detectives and the responding officers, an arrest was made of one of the suspects. This suspect was identified as a 17 year-old juvenile male of Northwest, Washington, DC. The detectives are working to identify the second suspect and are hopeful to make another arrest in this case.”

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From MPD:

“At approximately 1:45pm this afternoon, 2 subjects approached an individual in the 1200 block of S Street NW and attempted to rob her. The suspects ran off and responding units located them in the 2000 block of 9th Street NW. Both individuals were quickly stopped without incident and positively identified as the subjects who committed the attempted robbery. At the time of the arrest, one of the individuals was in possession of a handgun, which was recovered. Both subjects are adult males and were charged with Assault with the Intent to Rob While Armed, along with other charges. The victim of the robbery attempt was not injured and no property was obtained.

This is another excellent example of the community and the police working together to get 2 violent criminals and an illegal handgun off the streets.”

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From MPD:

“Officers with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District announced arrests made in reference to several illegal dumping offenses that occurred in the Fourth District.

On April 19, 2017, in the 1600 block of Manchester Street, NW, refuse was illegally deposited. An investigation was conducted and arrested was 36-year-old Michael Harris of Northeast, Washington, DC. He was charged with Illegal Dumping.

On April 20, 2017, in the rear of the 5900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, refuse was illegally deposited. An investigation was conducted and arrested were 31-year-old Emmanuel Williams of Northwest, Washington, DC, and 41-year-old Sydney Powell of Northeast, Washington, DC. Both defendants were charged with Illegal Dumping.

On May 1, 2017, in the rear of the 3500 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, refuse was illegally deposited. An investigation was conducted and arrested was 41-year-old Jesus Cruz of Northwest, Washington, DC. He was charged with illegal Dumping.”

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 600 block of C Street, Northeast, on Sunday, April 16, 2017.

At approximately 1:40 pm, members of the First District responded to a report of an unconscious male inside of a residence. Upon arrival on the scene, officers located an adult male who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire & EMS personnel were called to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The decedent remained on the scene until he was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 79-year-old David Norwood, of Northeast, DC.

On Monday, April 17, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 21-year-old Malcolm Amir of Northeast, DC. He was charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.”

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Pamela Butler

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in connection with the 2009 disappearance of Pamela Butler.

On Tuesday, February 17, 2009, officers assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District responded to the 5800 block of 4th Street, Northwest, for the report of a missing person. The missing person was identified as 47-year-old Pamela Butler of Northwest, DC. After an extensive investigation, and more than seven years missing, a Petition for Presumption of the Death of a Missing Person was granted by a DC Superior Court Judge. A death certificate was issued for Ms. Butler in July 2016.

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 51-year-old Jose Rodriguez-Cruz of Fairfax, Virginia. He was transported to the Homicide Branch where he is being charged with First Degree Murder-Premeditated in connection with the disappearance of Pamela Butler.

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred in the 600 block of 14th Street, Northeast, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

At approximately 4:19 pm, members of the First District responded to the listed location for a report of an unconscious person inside of a residence. Upon arrival, members located an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The victim remained on the scene until she was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent was identified as 34-year-old Corrina Mehiel, of Burnsville, North Carolina.

On Monday, March 27, 2017, members of MPD’s Fifth District arrested 28-year-old El Hadji Alpha Madiou Toure, of no fixed address, as a fugitive from another jurisdiction for an outstanding warrant. He was subsequently transported to the Homicide Branch where he was charged with First Degree Murder while Armed and Theft One in the death of Corrina Mehiel.”

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From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department announced that an arrest has been made in connection with multiple offenses which occurred in the 2800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

At approximately 2:00 pm, the suspect engaged in a verbal altercation with a victim inside of an establishment. Following the exchange, the subject physically assaulted the victim and made threatening remarks. The subject proceeded to exit the establishment and throw a brick at the door, causing damage.

Based upon the initial investigation at the scene and witness statements, the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating this as a potential bias related crime.

On Monday, March 13, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 20-year-old Andrew Cook, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Felony Destruction of Property. Cook was additionally charged with Simple Assault and Threatening to Kidnap or Injure a Person.”

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From MPD:

“Every day, the Metropolitan Police Department works to recover and investigate illegal firearms in Washington D.C. In addition to our patrol officers, the Department has specialized units—such as the Gun Recovery Unit (GRU), Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU), and Crime Suppression Teams (CSTs)—who work tirelessly to safely and respectfully secure illegal firearms and get them off of our streets. From Friday, February 17, 2017, through the morning of Monday, February 20, 2017, MPD detectives and officers recovered 17 illegal firearms in the District of Columbia.

Among the firearms recovered were: (more…)

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From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit has announced an arrest in a First Degree Sexual Abuse (Stranger), Kidnapping, Burglary, and Robbery offense which occurred in the 1800 block of T Street, Northwest, on October 6, 2007.

At the listed location, the suspect broke into the residence and went to the victim’s bedroom. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim and stole items from her home before fleeing.

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 42-year-old Ronald Berton Jr, of Craigsville, Virginia, was arrested and charged with First Degree Sexual Abuse with Aggravating Circumstances, Burglary One, Kidnapping, and Robbery.”