Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Burglary

Crime Blotter: March 5

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help identifying and finding a suspect after a Burglary Two offense that occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 14 on the 1200 block of Wylie Street NE.

At around 3:15 p.m., the suspect went into a business at that address.  Once inside, the suspect took electronics and other items and then escaped.

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

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 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 12:25 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of 18th Street NE on charges of Driving Under the Influence (Second Offence).

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 March 6th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.