Not what I expect to read on the Petworth Listserv but it sure woke me up.
“Maryland State Police have identified the inmate as 45-year-old Kelvin Poke (pictured below). Police say Poke, who was serving life plus 40 years at the Jessup Correctional Institution for kidnapping, carjacking and robbery, was admitted to the hospital on Dec. 31 around 2 a.m. for chest pains. Anyone who has seen Poke or has any information on his whereabouts should call Maryland State Police at or The DC Metropolitan Police Department at .
Kelvin Poke- black male, Height-6’ 3”, Weight- 235lbs.
The suspect escaped from the scene in a 1993 Blue st St. NW on fire. The suspect has carjacked another vehicle, WHITE FORD TRUCK, DC Tag- DC 3690. Direction of travel is unknown.” and which was located in at the 1100 block of 1
Update from Petworth Listserv: The Regional Threat and Analysis Center is reporting that the suspect (reported as an escapee in an earlier broadcast) is in custody with the Prince Georges County Police and Maryland State Police following a shootout. The suspect was captured in in the vicinity of the Cedar Hill Cemetery . Condition of the suspect is unknown.
Yesterday there were 67,047 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor’s Office: “The District’s reported data for December 1, 2021 includes 126 new positive coronavirus…
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