Washington, DC

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 Monday, February 18, 2019, through Monday, February 25, 2019, MPD detectives and officers recovered 33 firearms in the District of Columbia.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all guns recovered in the District of Columbia.

Among the firearms recovered were:

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

· A Hi-Point CF380 .380 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the Unit block of New York Avenue, Northwest. CCN: 19-029-742

A Taurus 85 .38 caliber handgun was recovered in the 2100 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 27-year-old Darwin Marquette Jones, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. CCN: 19-029-674

A Hi-Standard HB .22 caliber handgun and a Liberty Patent Ruby 1914 .32 caliber handgun were recovered in the 2000 block of 3rd Street, Northeast. CCN: 19-029-469

A BB gun was recovered in the 1700 block of 8th Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 12-year-old juvenile, of Northwest, D.C., for Possession of a BB gun. CCN: 19-029-487

A Remington Airmaster 77 Pellet rifle BB gun was recovered in the 1600 block of Kalorama Road, Northwest. CCN: 19-029-511

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

· A Springfield Armory XD-40 ..40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 200 block of 35th Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 20-year-old James Steven Baskins, of Northwest, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 19-030-095

An Anderson AM15 .223 caliber rifle was recovered in the 1400 block of Oglethorpe Street, Northeast. CCN: 19-030-132

Hi-Point C9 .9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 4600 block of Quarles Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 57-year-old Kenneth Lee Henderson, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-030-154

Thursday, February 21, 2019

· A .40 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the Unit block of Chesapeake Street, Southeast. CCN: 19-030-470

· A Daisy Powerline 426 BB gun (pictured below) was recovered in the 2700 block of Bruce Place, Southeast. CCN: 19-030-594

A Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 2500 block of 14th Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Malik Keyon Bynum, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 19-030-695

· A BB gun was recovered in the 800 block of Jefferson Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-030-520

Friday, February 22, 2019

· A Sig Sauer P933 .9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 1000 block of 4th Street, Northeast. CCN: 19-031-163

A Sig Sauer ACP 1911 .45 caliber handgun was recovered in the Unit block of New York Avenue, Northwest. CCN: 19-031-085

· A Sig Sauer P250 .9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 900 block of Ingraham Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 17-year-old juvenile, of Southeast, D.C. for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Receiving Stolen Property, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 19-031-173

· A Ruger P95DC .9mm caliber handgun and a Smith & Wesson SW40VE .40 caliber handgun were recovered in the 5200 block of Just Street, Northeast. CCN: 19-031-495

Saturday, February 23, 2019

· A Taurus .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1700 block of Lang Place, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 36-year-old Derrick Wesley Johnson, of Landover, MD, for Felon in Possession and Simple Assault. CCN: 19-031-751

· A Springfield Armory XF9 .9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 4400 block of Hayes Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 36-year-old Anthony Winslow, of Southeast, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Threats to Bodily Harm, and Felon in Possession. CCN: 19-031-728

· A Glock 21 .45 caliber handgun, a Glock 22c .40 caliber handgun, and a Century Romanian Draco AK 7.62 caliber handgun were recovered in the 4800 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast. CCN: 19-031-972

Sunday, February 24, 2019

· A Smith & Wesson 6906 .9mm handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 1400 block of Cedar Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 18-year-old Carlos Richard General, of Southeast, D.C., Carrying a Pistol without a License and Felon in Possession, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 19-032-446

· A Glock 17 .9mm caliber handgun and a Luger handgun were recovered in the 800 block of Southern Avenue, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 31-year-old Robert Valentine, of Northeast, D.C., for Robbery, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Feeling from a Law Enforcement Officer in a Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle (Crime of Violence), Bench Warrant, and Leaving After Colliding. CCN: 19-031-700

· A Taurus Brazil revolver was recovered in the 2300 block of Q Street, Southeast. CCN: 19-032-313

Monday, February 25, 2019

· A Ruger LCP .380 caliber handgun was recovered in the 5600 block of East Capitol Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 17-year-old juvenile, of Northeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License. CCN: 19-032-863

· A Ruger P95DC .9mm caliber and a Kel-Tec .380 caliber handgun (both pictured below) were recovered in the 1400 block of Cedar Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 17-year-old juvenile, of Southeast, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition.. CCN: 19-033-193

· A glock 39 .45 caliber handgun and a Smith & Wesson M7P Shield .9mm caliber handgun were recovered in the 1400 block of Cedar Street, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 18-year-old Antonio McNeal, of Southeast, D.C., and 17-year-old juvenile, of Southeast, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition. CCN: 19-033-194

· A FMK Firearms Extreme .300/5.56 caliber rifle was recovered in the 2400 block of Elvans Road, Southeast. CCN: 19-033-090

It is one of MPD’s main goals to safely remove illegal firearms from DC streets to reduce crime and the fear of crime in the community. The responsibility to recover firearms falls on the -shoulders of all MPD officers. We also thank members of the community for their help in creating safe neighborhoods.

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. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $2,500 to anyone who provides information that leads to the recovery of an illegal firearm hidden in the District of Columbia.”

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