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MPD Recovered 17 illegal firearms Friday-Monday morning

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2017 at 10:40 am 8 Comments

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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:

Friday, February 17, 2017

· A black Taurus 9mm handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 600 block of Girard Street, Northeast CCN: 17-027-416

· A silver Ruger .357 caliber handgun was recovered in the 5200 block of B Street, Southeast. CCN: 17-027-665

· A Taurus 9mm handgun was recovered in the 3300 block of 22nd Street, Southeast. CCN: 17-027-646

Saturday, February 18, 2017

· A black Ruger 9mm handgun was recovered in the Unit block of R Street, Northeast CCN: 17-028-060

· A black Glock .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 300 block of Decatur Street, Northwest CCN: 17-028-066

· A black and silver Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun was recovered in the 100 block of Ivanhoe Street, Southwest CCN: 17-028-157

· A black and brown Astra .25 caliber handgun was recovered in the 3500 block of Stanton Road, Southeast CCN: 17-028-205

· A black Springfield Arms 9mm handgun was recovered in the 100 block of Q Street, Northwest. CCN: 17-028-293

· A black Taurus .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 700 block of Princeton Place, Northwest. CCN: 17-028-167

Sunday, February 19, 2017

· A Taurus .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1300 block of Staples Street, Northeast. CCN: 17-028-875

· A black and brown .38 caliber revolver was recovered in the 4300 block of 3rd Street, Southeast. CCN: 17-028-671

· A black .22 caliber Berretta was recovered in the 2000 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast. CCN: 17-028-719

Monday, February 20, 2017

· A black 9mm Glock semi-automatic handgun was recovered in the 6200 block of 8th Street, Northwest. CCN: 17-029-202

· A 9mm Ruger handgun was recovered in the 5000 block of Southern Avenue, Southeast. CCN: 17-029-352

· A .45 caliber Springfield Armory was recovered in the 3000 block of Stanton Road, Southeast. CCN: 17-029-347

· A silver 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun was recovered in the 1300 block of Congress Street, Southeast. CCN: 17-029-358

· A black 9mm Millenium Pro handgun was recovered in the 3100 block of Naylor Road, Southeast. CCN: 17-029-301

The Metropolitan Police Department also recovers firearms with the assistance of anonymous tips made through MPD’s anonymous tip line. Anyone who has information regarding gun recoveries should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411

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