Man Arrested in Northeast Robbery

Crime blotter: November 21st

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District announced that an arrest has been made in an Armed Robbery (Gun) of an Establishment offense that occurred in the 1100 block of 4th Street NE on Monday, Nov 20th.

At approximately 6:32 p.m. that day, the suspect entered a business.  Once inside, the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded property from the victim.  The suspect then went behind the counter and took merchandise before running away.

On Monday Nov 20th, a 33 year-old Northeast man was arrested for Armed Robbery (Gun).

In Other News

At 8:25 a.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on 1200 block of 18th Place NE on charges of Cruelty to Children.

At 9:04 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of Saratoga Avenue NE on charges of Fleeing from a Law Enforcement Officer in a Motor Vehicle.

At 8:51 a.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of Bladensburg Road NE on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance.

At 3:48 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of 1300 Brentwood Road NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License Outside a Home or Business.

At 1:46 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 1200 block of D Street NE.

At 10:55 p.m. Monday, there was a theft in a residence on the 1500 block of Independence Avenue SE.

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on November 22nd, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.