“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!”
“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.”
From MPD Monday:
“At approximately 345 pm, members of the First District were called to the 1200 block of Howison Place SW for sounds of gunshots.. Moments later, an adult male was located a few blocks over suffering from an apparent gunshot graze to the body. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injury. ..There may have been (1) or (2) vehicles fleeing the area at a very high rate of speed.. Anyone with information relating to this is asked to call 202-727-9099 or email me directly at [email protected]
You can also send us your anonymous TEXT TIPS 50411″
“On 5/27/19, at approximately 10:58 p.m., officers from the First District were in the 1300 block of First Street SW when gunfire was heard nearby. The officers responded to the area of the gunshots and found an adult male victim that had been shot in the back. (more…)
“Greetings Fifth District Community members,
The Fifth District is investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at approximately 12:54 AM at the Brentwood Recreation Center, located in the 2300 block of 14th Street, NE.
Members of the Fifth District were on patrol in the area and heard numerous sounds of gunshots. Upon responding to the scene, the members observed dozens of people running from the scene in a panicked state. One juvenile male victim was subsequently found in the 2300 block of 15th Street, NE, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries at this time. (more…)
I live near the Rhode Island Metro and have been excited to see the ongoing development of some parts of Edgewood/Brookland/Brentwood while at the same time retaining some of the original neighborhood feel. As the Rhode Island stop has developed, there have been some noticeable absences – to me – in my year plus of living here. This includes a nicer wine store that comes without the security-intensive wine store. Don’t get me wrong, Wardman Wines in Brookland proper is great but is walkable on weekends only. So I’ve been watching with delight as a wine/liquor store developed in the RI live/work area by the station.
Yesterday I noticed people inside the new Exotic Wine and Liquors store. Went inside and was able to view and buy though official launch appears to be this weekend.” (more…)
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in the 1200 block of Brentwood Road, Northeast.
At approximately 10:26 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue, Northeast. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 23-year-old Rafiq Hawkins, of Northeast, DC. (more…)
6th and Rhode Island Ave, NE
Thanks to Neil and Rebecca for sending:
“Just saw the new development that will replace the old Rhode Island Ave Shopping Plaza located near the RI Metro station began its demolition of the shopping center… Excited for the Alamo DrafthouseCinema!”
“MRP is developing Bryant Street, a 13-acre site, as a residential-driven mixed-use community that will ultimately include 1,550 residential units and 245,000 square feet of retail.”
Thanks to a reader for sending yesterday: “Found on cars in Brentwood.”
via google maps
“On Monday, March 4, 2019, at approximately 9:30am a woman was double parked in the 1400 block of Saratoga Avenue, Northeast WDC. The woman got out of her car and attempted to adjust the seatbelt that was caught in the rear passengers door. While working on the seat belt a suspect approached the driver side of the vehicle open the door and drove away. The woman attempted to hold on to the door handle but was unable to maintain her grip, two witness observed the incident and invited the woman to ride with them as they followed the vehicle. As they followed the vehicle the woman advised the witnesses that her 18 month old child was in the vehicle sitting in the car seat. (more…)
via google maps
“On 1/30/2019, at approximately 1:42 AM, members of the Fifth District responded for the sound of gunshots in the 2300 block of 15th Street, NE. The units arrived on the scene and located spent shell casings, but no victim. A short time later, an adult male victim showed up at a local hospital with an apparent gunshot wound to the left hand. This case is currently under investigation by members of the Fifth District Detective’s Office.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call (202) 727-9099, or send an anonymous text to 50411.”