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Weekend Crime Report – Good news Bad news edition

by Prince Of Petworth December 5, 2010 at 3:28 pm 21 Comments


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From MPD around 6:30pm Sat. evening:

“A short time ago there was a robbery at 5th Street and O Street, NW. A homeless victim was shot in the neck and received non-life threatening injuries. Officers deployed in the area made one arrest and recovered the handgun used in the offense.”


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From MPD around 6:50pm Sat. evening:

“At about 6:50 pm, a radio run was dispatched to Fourth District units for “The sounds of gunshots” in the area behind the 5000 block of 1st St., NW. Officers Burggraf & Gelsomino were the first to arrive in the area, assisted by other Fourth District officers. They canvassed the cemetery that abuts the dispatched location on foot. They located a male adult subject walking in the cemetery which is closed after dark. The officers’ ensuing investigation led to the recovery of two hand guns. The subject admitted to firing off a round in the cemetery. He was placed under arrest & charged with Carrying a Pistol without a License. Great job by the officers in doing a very thorough investigation resulting in the removal of this dangerous felon from our neighborhood!”


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And more good news regarding one of the attacks from the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Ave, SE. From MPD Sunday morning:

“This morning a juvenile suspect was arrested for the assault of a female last week that occurred in the 1300blk of PA Ave SE

The victim sustained a fractured jaw as a result of this apparent unprovoked attack.

First District Detectives worked this case tirelessly and received help from our community until we were able to identify the juvenile suspect. He was arrested this morning at his residence without incident.

As this is a juvenile no additional information can be released.”

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