Washington, DC

via google maps

From MPD:

“Shooting in the 900 Block of Randolph Street, NE. Lookout for a B/M driving a black vehicle last seen fleeing the 4000 block of 10th Street, NE.”

Alan Henney reported:

“CHILD SHOT— 10th St and Quincy St NE-DC in the University Heights Neighborhood (near CUA). 12-year-old boy shot in the thigh/femur area. He has good vitals, en route now to a trauma center.”


“Dear PoPville,

Thought I’d share something we came across while venue searching- did you know that St Francis Hall (a super popular venue!) doesn’t allow gay couples to get married there? There is a lovely person there who’s been trying to fight the policy but hasn’t had any luck. Read More


Just a photo of a Yorkie, not the scofflaw in question. Photo by Mr.TinDC

Thanks to Toni for sending yesterday at 3:43 PM: “One of the Stranger Alerts I’ve Received:

Alert: Bank Robbery Investigation in the 3800 Block of 12th Street NE. Lookout for B/F, medium complexion, tan jacket, blue jeans with a Yorkie dog.

Update this morning from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force have announced an arrest has been made in an Unarmed Bank Robbery offense that occurred on Monday, February 24, 2020, in the 3800 block of 12th Street, Northeast. Read More


3126 12th Street, NE at Jackson Street, NE

From an email:

“Shannan Troncoso, Chef/Owner of Brookland’s Finest, is happy to root for her home town team, the Kansas City Chiefs with a nod to all things barbeque. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Troncoso will offer an all-day menu – at the bar and in the dining room – of brisket, smoked wings, baked beans and cole slaw this Sunday, February 2. Read More


Thanks to ashleynmeadows for sending us the rather artistic, though painful sight from Bloomingdale.

Bill reports below: “Behold my car (that had wheel lock on it) first thing this morning. Here in Brookland. The police recommended that I get more surveillance cameras and said that they don’t have enough staff to adequately increase patrolling in our neighborhood. THIS HAS GOT TO STOP!

It’s coincidentally my birthday so happy birthday to me.”

It had been 1 day since our last stolen wheels report.


12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NE

Derek sends 5pm yesterday. In March 2018 The Post reported about a horrific crash here:

“A fire engine responding to an emergency call Friday was involved in a crash that left a motorist dead and critically injured a pregnant pedestrian on Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast Washington, fire officials said.”

From 2018: Read More


“Dear PoPville,

My wife and I are considering purchasing a house in Brookland that had been flipped quickly by a developer. We submitted an offer, had an inspection done, etc. Other than a few small things and one moderate foundation issue, each of which the developer agreed to fix, one issue we asked about was accessing the permits for the work that had been done. The seller’s agent informed us that the work as done without having acquired permits Read More


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