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“Dear PoPville,

At around 3:45AM this morning, a man entered my house on the 4700 block of Colorado Ave NW while my wife and I were home and took her purse off the kitchen counter. He came in through our patio door in back, which was not locked at the time.

By coincidence I happened to be awake and heard the door open, so I immediately ran after him but was too far behind to catch him. He ran down the alley, got onto a bike, and rode away. Read More

“Dear PoPville,

Those who regularly come in and out of Rock Creek Park via Blagden Avenue in Crestwood may have been surprised to receive $100 tickets from a stop sign camera at Blagden & Allison St. NW. The camera has been operational for several years, from what neighbors can remember, but starting around January, it started spitting out tickets at a crazy rate — and for driving and stopping behavior no reasonable person would consider unsafe. Read More


via google maps

From MPD:

“The Fourth District is currently investigating an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) that occurred at approximately 11:45 pm in the 4000 block of Arkansas Avenue, NW. The victim reported he was sitting in his vehicle at the listed location when two suspects approached his vehicle. One of the suspects attempted to open the car door, but was unable to open the door. When the suspects were unable to gain entry to the victim’s vehicle, one of the suspects produced a handgun and fired multiple rounds at the rear window of the victim’s vehicle. Read More

“Dear PoPville,

For the past month, neighbors in Crestwood have not had regular mail (missing 2-3 nights a week). Mail has been found in large dumps in the woods. Are thieves looking for stimulus checks? Is this a disgruntled worker? No one knows, as the postal inspector, is not responding to emails.

Sad state of affairs indeed.”


From an email:

Sunday, October 27th
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CASA Crestwood is an annual neighborhood tour of homes raising funds for the prevention of homelessness in DC. Read more about the amazing organization you will be supporting by attending CASA Crestwood, Thrive DC. Read More


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