by Prince Of Petworth April 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm 0


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From MPD around 10pm Friday night:

“The Third District is currently on the scene of an area Hospital with a walk-in shooting victim. An adult male with a gunshot wound to the upper torso arrive via private vehicle. At this time, a crime scene has not been confirmed however 3D units did receive a call for the sounds of gunshots in the area of North Capitol and O street NW a short time prior to this.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area of North Capitol and O NW as we investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth March 20, 2019 at 9:45 am 0


1200 block of 4th Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Saw what looked like 20 to 30 students fighting from my window. This happened around 3:45pm, yesterday (3/19) afternoon. Considering the proximity, I assume these are Dunbar HS students. This is the second fight I’ve seen here between HS students in as many weeks.

Luckily, the cops showed up almost immediately. At the peak, 4 DCPD cars were pulled up to handle the situation. Saw about 4 students hauled away in handcuffs.”

by Prince Of Petworth March 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit announced an arrest has been made in reference to a First Degree Sexual Abuse and an Assault with the Intent to Commit Robbery that occurred on Friday, March 08, 2019, in the 200 block of P Street, Northwest.

At approximately 11:00 am, the victim was approached by the suspect, at the listed location, as she was getting into a ride share vehicle. The suspect sexually assaulted her and attempted to take her property then fled the scene. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.

On Friday, March 8, 2019, 36-year-old Broadus Johnson, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with First Degree Sexual Abuse and Assault with the Intent to Commit Robbery.

From MPD Saturday night:

“Armed Robbery Gun at 2328 hrs on the Metropolitan Branch Trail. Lookout for (10) B/M’S, ages in their teens, wearing all black clothing and armed with dark and silver guns. Last seen running North on the trail.”

by Prince Of Petworth March 6, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

Thanks to all who reported this horrible crash around 5pm last night:

“Entire street closed at NJ. Helmet and jacket on ground looked to be soaked in blood next to mangled bike. Horrifying. Hoping the victim is OK but I have no idea as to their condition.”

“NJ & R crash is bad. There’s a mangled bike and a garbage truck.”

WUSA9 reported:

“Police say the bicyclist was conscious and breathing when officers arrived and was transported to the hospital.

Police say the driver stayed on the scene after the accident.”

Updates when/if more is known on the cyclist’s condition.

From MPD:

“On 3/6/2019, at approximately 12:25 AM, Fifth District Officers responded to the 1500 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE, for the report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle. The officers arrived on the scene and located the victim, an adult male, laying in the roadway, unconscious and barely breathing. The victim was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The striking vehicle did not stay on the scene, and was last seen fleeing westbound on Rhode Island Avenue, NE, from Franklin Street, NE. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 25, 2019 at 12:15 pm 0

From ANXO:

“On March 8th, 2019, ANXO and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC (PPMW) will co-host the second annual “Wild Night: The Story of Basandere” in honor of International Women’s Day at ANXO Cidery & Pinxtos Bar (300 Florida Ave. NW). The evening will feature products and beverages from women-owned businesses across the District and is part of “ANXO Women’s Month”–a month-long series of events celebrating artists, makers, businesspeople, and other female self-starters throughout March. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 19, 2019 at 9:25 am 0


Photo by Jackie

Jackie reported:

“Yet another shooting over near Big Ben, multiple shots fired.”

From MPD:

“First District units are currently investigating a shooting that occurred today around 1:45 pm at the corner of North Capitol and New York Avenue, NW. An adult male was found suffering from gunshot wounds and transported to a local hospital. Anyone with information relating to this event, or any other criminal event that has occurred please call 202-727-9099, contact me directly at [email protected] or send your anonymous text tips to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 12, 2019 at 9:45 am 0


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From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a stabbing in the 900 block of U Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a non life-threatening wound to the abdomen. A suspect is in custody at this time.”


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“Members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic collision involving a pedestrian, that occurred on Monday, February 11, 2019 at approximately 11:34 pm in the 1500 block of North Capitol Street, NW. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 28, 2019 at 10:45 am 0

Thanks to all who emailed and messaged the update. Rob writes:

The astroturf on NJ Ave mystery seems to have resolved itself… Into a hydroponics store!”

The Garden’s twitter says:

“The Garden is a CBD shop providing an elite selection of CBD products while also educating customers on the health benefits and advantages of the hemp plant.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm 0


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From MPD:

“First District units are were on the scene of an shooting that occurred shortly after 11pm at the corner of New York Avenue and North Capital St..It appears that 2 male subjects approached a male victim on the corner and shot him prior to running away. The victim was taken to a local hospital.

If you have any information relating to this event, or any other criminal event that has occurred please call 202-727-9099 or contact me directly at [email protected]


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From MPD:

“On 1/26/19 at approximately 5:27 p.m., officers from the First District responded to the 800 block of 3rd Street SE for the sound of gunshots. On scene, officers located several shell casings. At this time, there is no lookout.

The case is being actively investigated by First District Detectives. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident. Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.”

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