Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect in Northeast Burglary

Crime blotter: February 7th & 8th

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help in identifying a suspect after a burglary in the early morning hours Monday.

At about 3 a.m. Monday Feb. 5th a suspect entered a building on the 1400 block of H Street NE. He stole property before fleeing.

The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera. He can be seen in the video above.

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. Information can also be sent by text to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen from outside a home on the 600 block of 15th Street NE.

At 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue NE.

At 11 a.m. Thursday, a car was stolen on the 1500 block of F Street NE.

At 6:55 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of H Street NE on charges of Fourth Degree Sexual Abuse (engaging in sexual activity with an intoxicated victim incapable of providing consent).

At 9:47 p.m. Thursday there was an assault with a dangerous weapon inside a home on the 700 block of Fourth Street 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 February 8th and 9th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.