“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division announced an arrest has been made in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 2800 block of Dumbarton Street, Northwest.
At approximately 4:55 pm, the suspect grabbed a juvenile victim and attempted to lure them away from the listed location. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.
On Friday, January 18, 2019, 37-year-old Susanne Purdy, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with Kidnapping.”
person of interest via MPD
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Special Investigations Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 2800 block of Dumbarton Street, Northwest.
At approximately 4:55 pm, the suspect grabbed a juvenile victim and attempted to lure them away from the listed location. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. (more…)
Photo by DC Fire and EMS
Yikes, thanks to a reader for passing on from DCFD:
“Update vehicle into building 28th & M Sts NW. #DCsBravest treated 1 patient on scene and transported a 2nd. Both minor injuries. No structural damage.” (more…)
1222 Wisconsin Ave, NW
From the Georgetown BID:
“Ho, ho, hoagie! Philadelphia-based Wawa flew into Georgetown today at 1222 Wisconsin Ave NW–its second DC location. Grab a free coffee, sample the Georgetown-inspired Bulldog Double Shot latte, and trigger that breakfast sandwich habit you’re bound to develop. But this isn’t just your average Wawa. Did we mention new items like milkshakes and custom sandwiches? We fancy.”
3401 Water Street, NW courtesy The Berliner
From a press release:
“New scratch-made wurst and beer hall The Berliner (3401 Water Street NW) opens near the Georgetown waterfront on December 13 in the space formerly occupied by neighborhood mainstay Malmaison. To celebrate its highly anticipated launch, The Berliner will offer one complimentary beer to the first 100 guests on opening night. (more…)
14th and Irving Street, NW
I’ve been getting tons of inquiries asking for updates on the coming Columbia Heights Wawa. I’m told that building permits have finally been issued and “hard construction” begins after the holidays. If all goes according to plan they should be open by May 1st.
And thanks to Eric Kmetz for passing on word about the Georgetown Wawa: (more…)
via google maps
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a Second Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Saturday, December 1, 2018, in the 1200 block of 33rd Street, Northwest.
At approximately 12:02 am, the victim was receiving a ride in the suspect’s rideshare vehicle. During the ride, the suspect engaged in sexual contact without the victim’s permission.
The suspect is described as a White male, and was last seen driving a black SUV vehicle.
Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of these incidents should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.”
31st and M Street, NW
Thanks to Rachel for sending. Patagonia is currently located at 1048 Wisconsin Ave, NW:
“Housed in an old factory that once produced industrial-size scales, our store carries a nice assortment of quality Patagonia clothing and gear for outdoor sports, travel and everyday living. A center for environmental activism, we hold regular events, provide meeting space for nonprofits and have an energized staff that advocates for conservation on Capitol Hill and volunteers with groups like the Anacostia Watershed Society. Drop in to meet them and learn more about our remarkable company.”
Anyone know what’s going to happen to that cool location?