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by Prince Of Petworth February 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0


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From MPD around 5am:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1800 block of 7th Street, NW. The victim has been transported to a local hospital with a non life threathing injury. The lookout for the suspect is a black male wearing a ski mask and dark clothing. Should anyone have any information that can assist the investigation please call our Command Inforamtion Center at 202-727-9099 or text a tip to 50411.”


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From MPD:

“Members of 5D responded to a call for service for a shooting at 8th & Monroe St NE as well as a Man with a Knife. When units arrived on the scene they found a 19 y/o male suffering from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim reports that he was shot in reference to a robbery. However, MPD is investigating additional information.

RPT DATE
February 18, 2018 11:02 AM

OFFENSE
Assault with intent to Kill (AWIK)

LOCATION: 3409 9th ST NE”

by Prince Of Petworth February 17, 2018 at 2:55 pm 0


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A reader reports:

“Around 11:30PM last night, I heard what I thought was probably a couple of gun shots fired on the 800 block of Kennedy Street, NW. Shortly after a cop car came patrolling around, circled the block, and then came back around with its search light on – minutes later, dozens of cop cars joined in with their red and blue lights and I believe they followed a suspect into the back entrance of an apartment complex on Longfellow. I’m most surprised nothing has been reported on this and that there wasn’t an AlertDC notification about this situation.”

Ed. Note: I believe Alert DC notices/MPD reports are not automatically sent for shots fired, they are sent when somebody is hit by gunfire.

by Prince Of Petworth February 16, 2018 at 9:55 am 0


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From MPD:

“On today’s date [Thursday] at 5:40 pm there was an:

Aggravate Assault – CCN: 18- 026-031 – f/o 4014 Georgia Avenue, NW – The complainant reported he was riding his bicycle when he was approached by a group of male juveniles. The juveniles began assaulting the complainant, striking him all over his body causing him to fall to the ground. The juveniles the fled the scene on foot and made good on their escape.

C1 has a contusion to the left eye and swollen facial area, he was transported to a medical facility.

No usable look-out at this time.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 15, 2018 at 10:55 am 0


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“Dear PoPville,

Walking to work on 2nd Street NE between K and L around 9:30am, a man with a black mask, black jacket and black pants was walking down the street exposing himself. When I noticed I quickly walked by. When I got a safe distance away I turned around and he kept looking back, then zipped up and ran off toward 3rd street. I called the police but wanted to give everyone else a heads up. Right when this happened, I remembered reports of a flasher in NoMa. I wonder if this is the same guy.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 15, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


Georgia and Quebec sent by BJ

From MPD:

“Last night at approximately 9:30 pm, the 7th District had an armed carjacking at 1433 Shippen Lane SE. Taken was a 2016 red Mercedes Benz.

There was GPS enabled on the vehicle and MPD was notified that the vehicle was in the 700 b/o Quebec place NW.

4D officers responded and located the vehicle in the rear of the 700 b/o Quebec Place N.W.

The vehicle was unoccupied when officers arrived. A perimeter was set up for K9 track. K9 was unsuccessful.

The 700 b/o Quebec has since been reopened.

Anyone with information should call 202.727.9099″


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From MPD at 11:30pm:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 1400 block of Euclid Street NW. An adult victim has been transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 12, 2018 at 9:55 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Mark Andre

“Dear PoPville,

“Doug” the scammer is loose on Q Street. Just chased him away from our house just down from Dacha. Calling himself “Dr. Doug Scott” and that he needs to make a call since he left his suit somewhere blah blah blah. The pic you have from Jan 16 is spot on except he’s now wearing glasses. He rang the bell and when I opened the outer door (since I thought it was UPS) he stuck his foot in the door and began his pitch. I called him out as a scammer and that the whole neighborhood was aware of him. He got real quiet and backed away slowly. The Hubby was a little taken aback by how forceful I was but then I showed him the photo and your ongoing coverage and I mentioned he shoved his foot in the door. I did call the cops.”

From the Whitman-Walker Health:

“Thank you for publishing this piece on Doug/Gene. I wanted to offer an update that this individual is not a Whitman-Walker employee and has not been on staff with us.

We appreciate you bringing light to this story as we’ve learned of their scams.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0


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From MPD:

“Good morning. Members of the Third District are currently investigating a shooting that took place in the area of 9th and V Streets NW this morning. An adult victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 202-727-9099. Motorists and pedestrians may experience road closures in this area while the investigation is ongoing.”

The mayor’s office reported:

“Outreach representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Community Relations and Services have been in communication with MPD in regards to a shooting on the 900 block of Florida Ave NW. A Male Victim was transported to a near by hospital and will be treated for non life threatening injuries.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 9, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

From an email:

“The DC Superior Court wants to update the public on an oversight that resulted in jury summonses for the week of January 29 and February 5 not being mailed in a timely way. The Court has taken steps to prevent any recurrence. More importantly, the Court reports that not one trial was delayed due to an unavailability of jurors.

“We appreciate everyone who serves jury duty throughout the year, but I want to especially thank those who served the past two weeks on such short notice,” said DC Superior Court Chief Judge Robert E. Morin. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2018 at 10:00 am 0


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“Dear PoPville,

I would like to try to let a woman know that myself and my husband are willing to be witnesses for her if she wishes to press charges against her assailant. We attempted to intervene and called 911 when we witnessed her being assaulted on the street at 7th and M tonight [Tuesday 7:30pm]. I thought she was being robbed but when I stopped and honked to try to scare him off and he went back to choking her and holding her against a vehicle it became more apparent they knew each other or were in a relationship. I really would like to help her if possible.”

Ed. Note: If the victim or a friend of the victim happens to come across this offer please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with the OP. Wishing you peace and safety.

by Prince Of Petworth February 6, 2018 at 12:30 pm 0


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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 2300 block of 11th Street, Northwest.

On Monday, February 5, 2018, at approximately 11:30 am, officers responded to a report of an unconscious person. Once on the scene, they discovered an adult male, inside of a residence, suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The decedent remained on the scene until being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The victim has been identified as 71 year-old Michael Mahoney, of Northwest, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.”

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