Arrest in H Street Burglary

Crime Blotter: April 12th

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District announced Thursday that an arrest has been made in a burglary that took place Tuesday, April 10 on the 600 block of H Street NE.

At approximately 4:41 a.m., a suspect entered an apartment building at that address. Once inside, he went into four occupied residences and took property belonging to the victims before fleeing the scene.

On Tuesday April 10, a 17-year-old juvenile male from Northwest was arrested and charged with four counts of Burglary One.

In Other News

At 7 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1900 block of C Street NE on charges of Speeding and Reckless Driving.

At 3:11 p.m. Thursday, a woman was arrested on the 600 block of Fourth Street NW on charges of Knowingly with Intent Distributing 500 Grams of More of Mixture Containing Cocaine.

At 6:05 p.m. Thursday, there was a felony theft from a specialty store on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE.

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, a car was stolen on the 800 block of 13th Street NE.

At 11:34 p.m. Thursday, there was a burglary in a parking lot or garage at 900 19th Street NE.

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 April 13th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.