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by Prince Of Petworth December 15, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0


3636 16th Street, NW

4pm Update: MPD reports the police activity in the 3600 Block of 16th Street NW is cleared and the streets are open.”

Thanks to all who’ve messaged. Matt reported just after 12pm:

“Massive police presence at The Woodner on 16th st. 16th is shutdown for the full block between Spring and Oak. Reportedly an armed robbery in the elevator and the attacker is barricaded inside.”

Sharon reports:

“Official said fire plus robbery, suspects being sought. Lots of fire, ambulance, police.

Cars are able to divert onto 14th St via one of the small streets. Buses aren’t able to make turn so are sitting on 16th St.
Fire trucks have hoses out on the street so at some point it seems there was also a fire.
16th St shut down past the bridge/Arkansas Ave”

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2017 at 10:55 am 0


via google maps

Last August an arrest was also made for voyeurism at Columbia Heights Station.

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Youth and Family Services Division, Physical and Sexual Abuse Branch, announced an arrest has been made in a Voyeurism offense that occurred in the 1900 Block of Independence Avenue, Southeast, on Friday, December 1, 2017.

On December 1, 2017, the suspect unlawfully used a cell phone for the purpose of recording a juvenile victim, who was partially undressed, without the express and informed consent of the victim.

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 23-year-old Krisha Garris, of Temple Hills, MD, was arrested and charged with Voyeurism.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 13, 2017 at 2:45 pm 0

Did this dude just really want a ride back to the city? FFS. I hope he at least tipped him well…

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force announced that an arrest has been made in reference to a Kidnapping and an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred in the 2400 block of Calvert Street, Northwest, on Monday, December 11, 2017.

The victim, who is a driver for Lyft, picked up the suspect in the 2400 block of Calvert Street, Northwest and drove him to Aberdeen, MD. Once there, the suspect asked the driver to drive him back to the District of Columbia. The driver declined and the suspect forced his way back into the vehicle, brandished a handgun, and ordered him to drive back into the District of Columbia. The victim complied. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 13, 2017 at 12:05 pm 0

A reader reports:

“There was a shooting in the alley behind 3rd Street, in between Taylor and Upshur Streets around 10 AM this morning. The victim was hit. Cops are at the scene now but I haven’t seen anything put out by MPD yet. Add this to the shots fired on 3rd street last night.”

Another reader reports:

“I just drove through that area on the way to work at 10am or so, cops everywhere, Upshur St blocked off, detectives rushing to scene, crying and exclaiming women in the alley.”

Update from MPD:

“On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 1010 hours, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District were dispatched to the alley rear of the 300 Block of Upshur Street, NW, for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wound. He was conscious and breathing. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services were summoned to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.

Look out for: a B/M with dreads, driving a gray minivan with a broken driver side window with a trash bag converging the window.

Anyone with any information involving this offense please call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 13, 2017 at 9:30 am 0


via google maps

From MPD at 1:17am:

“Sounds of Gunshots 3rd and Upshur

We just received a call for sounds of gun shots. I’m on the street along with other MPD members checking the area. So far there is nothing found.”

at 1:24am:

“We have located one vehicle with damage to the rear window in the 4200 b/o 3rd Street N.W.

by Prince Of Petworth December 12, 2017 at 9:30 am 0


via Metro Transit Police

From Metro Transit Police:

“NEW IMAGES | Police need your help to ID these 2 Persons of Interest in last night’s shooting at Minnesota Ave Station. Able to ID? Have info? Call MTPD detectives at 301-955-5000 or send a text to “MyMTPD” (696873).

MTPD is investigating a shooting (around 9pm Monday) that occurred at Minnesota Ave Station. One victim, adult male, transported conscious/alert with non-life-threatening injuries.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 11, 2017 at 8:02 pm 0


Photo by Andrew Bogrand

UPDATE from MPD:

“On Monday, around 6:30 PM, MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots in the 700 block of Shepherd Street, NW. The responding officers located a juvenile male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. There were several suspects described as black males that exited from a light colored van and began shooting at the victim. There is no further description of the vehicle or the suspects at this time. The Fourth District detectives are investigating this offense. Anyone with information is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 11, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with an Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Sunday, December 10, 2017, in the 400 block of East Capitol Street, SE.

At approximately 4:00 am, the victim was receiving a ride in a vehicle for hire. During the ride, the suspect parked the vehicle, at the listed location, and attempted to sexually assault the victim. The victim was able to escape the vehicle. The suspect fled the scene in a 4-door dark colored sedan. The victim was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 11, 2017 at 10:55 am 0

From MPD:

“Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to a Burglary Two offense which occurred in the 1400 block of Maryland Avenue, Northeast on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

At approximately 12:40 am, a suspect gained entry to an establishment at the listed location. Once inside, the suspect attempted to open the cash register but was unsuccessful. (more…)

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