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by Prince Of Petworth January 16, 2019 at 11:15 am 0

A reader reports just after 11am:

“Just missed this….was told someone got shot I Wayne ave and Ramsey ave. So many ambulances….”

Alan Henney reports:

“update: BANK ROBBERY w/ROBBER SHOT/ SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE- BB&T Bank (NOT M&T), 1100 Wayne Ave. Suspect was carrying a backpack with wires. ALL suspects (1) in custody. Suspect en route to hospital. Bomb techs coming for backpack.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 16, 2019 at 9:25 am 0


person of interest via MPD

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Special Investigations Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 2800 block of Dumbarton Street, Northwest.

At approximately 4:55 pm, the suspect grabbed a juvenile victim and attempted to lure them away from the listed location. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 15, 2019 at 3:55 pm 0


via google maps

UPDATE from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 1200 Block of North Capitol Street, Northwest.

At approximately 2:59 pm, members of the First District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm 0


7th and T Street, NW

Update from a reader at 1:45pm:

“Actually just heard back from leasing office. It’s a mentally unstable woman who refuses to leave. Police said they aren’t using forced entry yet. Residents are allowed to enter and leave through the back door. No word about entry/exit for residents on 8th floor.”

Readers report at 1pm:

“In the office building above the metro station. Colleagues who went out for lunch aren’t allowed back in.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 14, 2019 at 12:30 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD Saturday:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Homicide Branch are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1700 block of Benning Road, NE at approximately 2:00 pm this afternoon. Three individuals sustained multiple gunshot wounds during the incident, and were transported from the scene to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Unfortunately, one of the individuals later expired at the hospital. Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call MPD at 202-727-9099, or text the information to 5-0-4-1-1.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm 0


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From MPD:

“Earlier tonight [Friday], an adult male and an adult female were injured in a shooting that is believed to have taken place in the area around the 5000 block of 6th Place, NE. The both victims received non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives from the Fourth District are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 202.727.9099 or text 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 10, 2019 at 3:45 pm 0

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District Detectives’ Office are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a Voyeurism offense that occurred on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in the 500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 10, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0

“Investigators with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in the 1800 block of Montana Avenue, Northeast.

According to the preliminary investigation, at approximately 4:53 pm, the victim was traveling southbound on his bicycle at the listed location. The victim was struck by a vehicle that was traveling on Montana Avenue, Northeast. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle did not remain on scene.

The vehicle of interest was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video above.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099.”

Ed. Note: Unfortunately I’m told by the victim’s girlfriend that he is still in the hospital.

Mount Pleasant Crime Query: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 10, 2019 at 1:45 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“The First District is currently investigating an incident that took place in the area of the 700 block of 7th Street SE which took place this evening [Wednesday] between 6:00pm and 6:15pm. A victim, of what we believe to have been an assault, woke up on the ground and realized that her purse was missing. However, she is unable to remember what happened. Her property was later recovered a short distance away.

The case is being actively investigated by First District detectives. Should anyone have any information regarding the incident, please contact the First District Detectives office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.”


via google maps

Another reader shares an incident on Wallach Place Tuesday night:

“Sharing the unfortunate news that a young woman was violently mugged by two assailants on our street this evening between 6:14-6:20pm in front of the 1300 block of Wallach Place.

A passerby disrupted the attack and the men fled. (I heard the woman scream and saw one man flee from my upstairs window.) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 10, 2019 at 11:15 am 0

From the Humane Rescue Alliance:

“The Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of those involved in a tragic case of alleged animal cruelty. On Friday, January 4, HRA received a call about a dog who had been abandoned at Skip’s Liquor Store and Laundromat in NE: the dog had significant injuries to all four legs. Surveillance video (seen here) reviewed by HRA experts shows a man hitting the dog, possibly with an object, and then dragging her away from his vehicle before driving off. (more…)

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