A reader sends with a rather disconcerting note from a detective attached:

“I have had a few Burglary 1’s in the Petworth area where someone is going in at night while people are sleeping just taking wallets and purses occasionally small laptops or cell phones.”

MPD included with the video above:

“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a pair of Burglary I incidents which occurred on Friday, May 29, 2015, in the 900 block of Quincy Street, NW, and on June 12, 2015 in the 1400 block of Monroe Street, NW. The subject was subsequently captured by surveillance cameras.

DO YOUR PART TO HELP PREVENT AND SOLVE CRIME. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community. CCN 15-078-881/15-087-343.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.”

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“As our neighbor was walking to work this morning she found a small dog close to the Safeway in Petworth. He appears to be male and not neutered. He doesn’t have any tags or a collar. She called animal protection and he is hanging out in our backyard until they get here. I’m attaching a picture of him here. The owner / anyone looking for him can get in touch with the Humane Society – once he is checked in, he’ll be on their website.”

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From a press release:

“Chef/Owner Jamie Leeds is thrilled to present an exclusive look at her newest concept, The Twisted Horn, starting July 1st at the Up Bar located at Hank’s Oyster Bar & Lounge, 1624 Q St NW, D.C., 20009. From 10PM-Close every Wednesday of July, the second floor bar area will transform into The Twisted Horn Pop-Up for guests to sample the beverage program’s anticipated offerings. The crew behind the newest venture, led by General Manager Megan Coyle, just couldn’t wait any longer to start slinging craft drinks and small bites.

The pop-up will feature flavorful creations including the Louisiana Purchase (Cognac, Dry & Red Vermouth, Muddled Cucumber, Benedictine) as well as variations of classics similar to the Saboteur Sling (a take on the Singapore Sling, using savory Jalapeño & Ramp Infused Gin to balance the sweetness of the original cocktail). Microlocal snacks such as Gordy’s Pickle Jar, alongside various cheeses and charcuterie from The Twisted Horn’s menu will also be available.

Following the weekly pop-up, the permanent space is slated to open this fall at 819 Upshur Street NW in the Petworth neighborhood of The District. The seasonally driven drink list and menu will rely heavily on locally sourced and housemade ingredients to elevate the neighborhood bar into a craft cocktail experience.”

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Photo by PoPville flickr user KJinDC

“Dear PoPville,

I already filled out formal commendations for three officers (1 MPD and 2 Transit Police) but wanted to pass along my appreciation of these three outstanding officers.

My wallet was stolen right from my bag on the Petworth metro escalator at around 8:05am Friday morning. I saw the person who did it but he must have been working as a team and he got away.

I saw MPD Officer Anthony Christian walk into the CVS across the street from metro and followed him and explained the situation. He took down my information and even told me to get in his car and we canvassed the neighborhood looking for the suspect! I tried my best to explain what he looked like. I would have recognized him if I saw him, but what I learned this morning is that it’s important to notice clothing and details such as facial hair and haircut if anything like this ever happens again.

Officer Christian and I then reported what happened to the two transit police officers at the station (M. Garcia and M. Broadnax) who also took my information and filed a report. I was very shaken up and had no money,credit cards, or metro card. They walked around the station with me looking for my wallet in the hopes that the thief just threw it somewhere. We didn’t find it but they did give me a metro pass so I could get to work.

Under three hours later, both Officers Christian and Broadnax called me to say that a good samaritan had found my wallet by the CVS and turned it in. Not only was everything still in my wallet minus the $10 in cash, but Officer Christian even told me to keep his number because he works in ward 4 where I live and I can call him directly if I ever run into any issues in the future. Officer Broadnax even DROVE to Dupont to return my wallet to me. I’m so appreciative of these three officers that I want the community to know that the 4th district has some great police serving us.”