by Prince Of Petworth March 16, 2019 at 2:05 pm 0


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From MPD:

“On 3/15/2019, at approximately 10:00 PM, an adult female reported that she had just been carjacked by two (2) suspects, in the 1000 block of Mt. Olivet Road, NE. The complainant reported that one of the suspects produced a handgun, and ordered her out of her vehicle. The suspects then fled the scene in the complainant’s vehicle.

A short time later, at approximately 10:30 PM, members of the 5D Crime Suppression Team located the vehicle in the parking lot of the Circle 7, at 1211 Mt. Olivet Road, NE. The officers approached the vehicle, at which time the suspects fled in the vehicle, striking an officer who was out on foot. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 15, 2019 at 9:45 am 0


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From MPD:

“On 3/14/2019, at approximately 11:40 PM, officers patrolling in PSA 507 reported hearing the sound of gunshots in the area of 19th and H Street, NE. The officers began an immediate canvass of the area, and located two (2) adult victims with gunshot wounds in the 1700 block of H Street, NE. An adult male suffered a graze wound to the lower back, and was transported to a hospital with non life threatening injuries. An adult female victim suffered a gun shot wound to the right foot, and was transported to a hospital with non life threatening injuries. There is no usable look-out at this time. This case is under investigation by the Fifth District Detective’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this event is encouraged to call (202) 727-9099, or send and anonymous text to 50411.”

One reader reported at that time: “10-12 gunshots heard.”

by Prince Of Petworth March 13, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0


alley behind the 1600 block of L Street, NE

A reader shares the correspondence trying to get this flow of water addressed:

From DC Water:

“So as I understand it, an inspector went to the site and believes that the leak is coming from the building, so he could not access it. He thinks the building may not be occupied. Does that sound right?”

OP shares developer address/info and:

“See attached video there is more water leaking today. This is terrible – how can we address ASAP? I can’t believe this has continued to happen over a month. The water is flowing into Blandesburg road and has flooded the empty lot.”

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


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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 6, 2019 at 2:05 pm 0

From MPD:

“At approximately 10:50 pm on 1/5/19, a victim was located in the 1500 Block of Benning Road, NE, suffering from an apparent gun shot wound. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to please call (202) 727-9099.”

“At approximately 3:30 am on 1/6/19, the Fifth District responded to the Unit Block of O Street, NW for the sound of gun shots. Upon arrival a victim was located suffering from an apparent gun shot wound. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to please call (202) 727-9099.”

A reader reported around 8pm Saturday:

“just heard what sounded like an automatic weapon firing off by 14/Irving. Anyone else reporting that? Heard from inside my apt.”

Another: “I drove right by this in an uber – heard the shots and saw 3 men running on Columbia road, almost hit them with the car. Around 8pm.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 29, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection to a homicide that occurred on Monday, November 26, 2018, in the 1800 block of Benning Road, Northeast.

At approximately 1:49 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located two adult male victims, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene. The first victim displayed no signs consistent with life and remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The second victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 20-year-old Randall Francis, of Southeast, DC.

The suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Malik Morris, of Northeast, DC. He is described as a black male with a medium complexion. Morris is wanted on a DC Superior Court arrest warrant for is First Degree Murder While Armed (Premeditated). He can be seen in the photo above. (more…)

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