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by Prince Of Petworth November 27, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

From MPD around 7:30pm Monday night:

“The Third District is currently investigating an assault that occurred in the 1600 block of New Jersey Avenue, NW. The victim has been transported to the hospital for medical treatment. The assault occurred inside of a residence so there should be no interruption of traffic flow in the area.

Should you have information related to this investigation please call our Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 or send a text tip to 50411.”

Update this morning via email:

“Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries and our detectives are making significant progress in our investigation. We anticipate being able to bring this case to closure.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 26, 2018 at 9:25 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Last night we were alerted to sounds of gunshots in the area of First Place and M St NW at approximately 20:45 hours. At the time we located two vehicles that appeared to be struck by gunfire, but no victims. However shortly after 2100 hours a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen responded to a local hospital for treatment. The wounds are not believed to be life threatening.

If you have any information about this case, please contact the First District’s Detectives Office at 202-299-2025. As always, if you witness any suspicious or disorderly activity in that area, please call 911 immediately.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 20, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

Thanks to all who passed on this lovely message from NextDoor:

“Not sure how to put this, so let’s plunge right in. At about 3pm today, my roommate looked out her window, which faces into our back steps. For context, these steps are set back pretty far from the alley. To get to them, you’d have to make your way through some brush (we’re not great landscapers).

Anyway, when my roommate looked out the window, she saw two people in the midst of a very special hug. It was a doggy-style special hug, with the woman bent over the steps. I have photo evidence of this, which I know SEEMS creepy until you remember that two strangers were having sex AT MY HOUSE. I will spare you all these photos out of neighborly kindness. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 15, 2018 at 9:55 am 0


1st and O Street, NW

Liz reported:

“Came out of Dunbar pool at 1st and O at 6:30pm to whole block shut down, police everywhere, and helicopter circling-police actually came into pool looking for someone around 6pm and canvassed the school.”


1st and M Street, NW photo by capnzola

capnzola reported at 7pm:

“so so so many shots fired outside north Capitol and M st. Cops running and citizens running. Oh my god”


North Capitol and New York Ave, NW photo by capnzola

Alan Henney reported:

“AMR AMBULANCE STRUCK BY GUNFIRE; POSSIBLY TARGETED- North Capitol St at New York Ave NE-DC. NO injuries. Crew is with police now on M St NW.”

Alert DC reported:

Shooting at 17:32 hrs in the Unit block of K St. NW. Lookout for red 2-door Honda last seen eastbound New York Ave. NW.”

Updates when/if MPD releases more.

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 at 3:55 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Earlier today [11:30am] officers responded to the 1300 block of North Capitol St NW for a call for sounds of gunshots. Responding officers did recover several spent casings in the block. A canvass of the area for victims or damaged property yielded negative results. Police presence in the area will be increased in the interim. Anyone with any information regarding this matter are urged to contact MPD at 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 1, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0


stock photo

“Dear PoPville,

Someone stuck some fire starters into our car wheel Sunday morning and set our car on fire. I saw that you had some posts about car arson in DC, do you know of recent cases? It’s pretty scary and we want to know if it’s part of a recent pattern. Someone mentioned that there were some cases of car arson in Logan this summer.

Since the incident, we heard from others living in the area that there’s been a string of car arsons in the shaw/truxton circle/logan region over the last few months. People have been helpful in updating the fire detectives working on their case. I’m sure the detectives will connect the dots, but I’m trying to proactively see if there are other similar incidents in the area.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 29, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0


10 Florida Avenue, NW

Thanks to FoH for sending from “North Cap and Fla Ave. Near Wicked Bloom”

Their Website says:

“The premier natural wine destination for Washington DC and beyond. Our shop is a partnership between Jeff Segal and Selection Massale.

We work with producers who use organic and biodynamic agriculture and minimal intervention in the cellar to make real wines (and spirits and beers).

We’re here in service of these producers. Their bottles will be available in our shop, on our website, and through our newsletter. They’ll also join us for frequent tastings and events.

Coming soon.”

By the by – here’s what that corner looked like in 2015:

And here’s an old photo of the original Truxton Circle fountain that was located at this intersection:


Undated, Via National Archives in College Park

by Prince Of Petworth October 29, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This unit is located at 1653 New Jersey Avenue NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“This bright & sunny 2BR/2BA condo features an open floor plan, tons of natural light & HWD flrs. Updated kitchen has SS appliances, gas cooking, granite & modern lighting. Upstairs,enjoy the master BR w/ its en-suite bathroom & jetted tub, additonal BR w/ balcony & 2nd full bathroom feat. a steam sauna! RESERVED PARKING AVAILABLE! Walk Score: 94” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 17, 2018 at 9:30 am 0

Fabiana sent the photo above and asked: “This is 14 St NW between Randolph and Shepherd. What happened?”

Amber replied: “Spoke to officer and they are executing a search warrant.”


3925 14th Street, NW

Steve reported around 10pm:

Astrid pool hall was just raided. The FBI swat team ran through and there are about 10 old guys handcuffed out front. It looked like only one or two were arrested.”


via google maps

Harry reported shots fired in Truxton Circle around 11pm:

“Not seeing this yet on the MPD twitter, but last night around 11pm I heard about 7-10 gunshots in the 200 block of Q Street, NW. MPD arrived promptly, swept the area, found casings through the street.

And Benjamin passes on from Adams Morgan around 10pm:

MPD reported:

“Alert: Robbery (Gun) at 2213 hrs in the 1800 block of Ontario Pl NW. Lookout for a B/M, 6’4″ with facial hair, black clothing, black bandanna, armed with a handgun.”

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