Police Arrest Suspect in DC Stolen Car, Maryland Assault Case

Crime Blotter: August 4th

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On Tuesday afternoon at around 3:30 p.m., First District Officers Yaroslav Babich and Keegan Glabus were on patrol on the 1700 block of East Capitol Street. While patrolling, they saw a stolen Hyundai Elantra.

The Officers were able to stop the vehicle arrested the driver on charges of Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle (UUV).

The Officers were also able to determine that the operator of the stolen vehicle had an outstanding warrant in the State of Maryland for Aggravated Assault with a weapon. The man was charged therefore also charged as a fugitive from justice.

In Other News 

At 2 a.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of Sixth Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 6:47 a.m. Tuesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon at a convenience store on the 1900 block of Benning Road NE.

At 3:49 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of E Street SW on charges of Leaving After Colliding –Property Damage.

At 9:56 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 110 block of Maine Avenue SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 10:07 p.m. Tuesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 2100 block of Maryland Avenue 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 August 5th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.