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From MPD:

“On 10/27/19 at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers from the First District responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street NW for a report of a man in the street threatening people with a gun. On the scene, officers located a small group of people who reported that during an argument, a male suspect pulled out a gun, struck one victim and threatened to shoot the other victims. Read More

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From MPD:

“On 10/9/19, at approximately 1:40 a.m., officers from the First District responded to the 600 block of 4th Place SW for a report of a home invasion. The homeowner of the residence was awakened to find an adult male suspect tampering with his rear patio door. As the homeowner called for MPD to respond, the suspect shattered the patio door glass with a shovel and entered the home. The homeowner confronted the suspect, still armed with the shovel, and the two began to fight. Read More

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From MPD Tuesday:

“Tonight at approximately 7:15 PM, during a road rage incident, an aggressive driver brandished a firearm at another motorist on the 11th Street Bridge SE. Based on the rapid response by patrol and crime suppression officers, the suspect and vehicle were located near 3rd St SE and L St SE. With help from our K9 team, we were able to locate a firearm and arrest the suspect for ADW-Gun.”

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previously recovered gun

From MPD:

“Officers in the Third District recovered 2 illegal firearms in the Columbia Heights area today. The first gun was recovered during the execution of a search warrant in the 3000 block of 14th Street NW. The second gun was recovered on the 2800 block of 14th Street NW. Arrests were made in both cases.

We will continue our efforts to remove illegal firearms from our community and hold those individuals who have them accountable.”

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“On September 26, 2019 at approximately 9:30 pm, members of the Fourth District observed an adult male in the 4900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, who appeared to armed with a gun. Read More

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From MPD:

“Around 1133am today, officers were flagged down by 3 adult complainants at 12th and G Street NE where they advised that an adult male just pulled a gun on them and robbed them of their belongings in the alley. Officers in that area where able to share the description and within minutes they were able to apprehend the subject after a foot pursuit. Officers were able to recover the stolen property that was discarded during the foot chase as well as the weapon that was used in the robbery. Read More

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From MPD:

“On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at approximately 6:10 pm, Second District Officers were in the area of the 3300 block of Water Street, NW, Georgetown Waterfront Park, conducting an investigation when they observed an adult male jump into the water. MPD Harbor Patrol Officers responded to the scene and pulled the man out of the water. He was conscious and breathing when he was rescued. The man was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.”

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An Eyewitness reported yesterday (Thursday):

“At approximately 5:15 pm this afternoon, four individuals attempted to carjack a vehicle parked at the corner of Third and D Streets, SE, near Brent Elementary and St. Peter’s School. The driver, who was sitting in an unlocked vehicle waiting to meet his child when she was dropped off from camp, resisted and the four fled from the scene by foot. Read More

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From MPD:

“On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1:30 AM, Fifth District members were flagged down in the 1800 block of 2nd Street, NE by a victim who reported that two suspects had just attempted to carjack him at gunpoint.

The officers quickly located one of the suspects in the 300 block of V Street, NE and were able to apprehend him.

Also recovered during the investigation was a Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun, which was equipped with a high-capacity magazine and loaded with 28 rounds of ammunition.

This is yet another example of the fine work done each day by the members of the Fifth District!”

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“On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1:27 AM, members of the Fifth District observed a vehicle that was taken during an Armed Carjacking (Gun) offense on the Sixth District.

The vehicle fled from the officers, and a pursuit was initiated in the 1200 block of Brentwood Road, NE. The pursuit ended when the carjacked vehicle was involved in a traffic collision with a street curb in the 1900 block of 9th Street, NE.

Four suspects were subsequently placed under arrest for Armed Carjacking and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.”

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UPDATE from MPD:

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit have announced an arrest has been made in connection with First Degree Sexual Abuse and Burglary One offenses that occurred in the 1600 block of Irving Street, Northwest.

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at approximately 1:00 am, the suspect gained entry to the victim’s residence at the listed location. Once inside, the suspect demanded US Currency. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim. The suspect then fled the location on foot toward the south alley in the 1600 block of Irving Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-087-193

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, at approximately 6:00 am, the suspect gained entry to the victim’s residence at the listed location. Once inside, the suspect demanded US Currency. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim. The suspect then fled the location. CCN: 19-088-654

On Monday, June 3, 2019 at approximately 2:30 pm, the suspect gained entry to the victims’ resident at the listed location. Once inside, the suspect demanded US Currency. The victims did not comply. A witness heard the victim’s scream and saw the suspect fleeing from the residence. The witness followed the suspect. While following the suspect, he threw a brick at the witness. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers. The witness was not injured. CCN: 19-096-300

On Monday, June 3, 2019, 58 year-old Lester Wilkerson, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with two counts of First Degree Sexual Abuse, three counts of Burglary One and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Brick).

The Metropolitan Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing numerous tips in this case.”

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