Arrest Made in Southeast Voyeurism Case

Crime blotter: December 13th

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Youth and Family Services Division, Physical and Sexual Abuse Branch, announced Wednesday that an arrest was made in an electronic peeping tom offense that happened in the 1900 Block of Independence Avenue SE on Friday, December 1.  

On that day, the suspect used a cell phone for the purpose of recording a juvenile victim, who was partially undressed, without the express and informed consent of the victim.

On Wednesday, December 13th, as per a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, a 23-year-old Maryland woman was arrested and charged with Voyeurism.

In Other News

At 1:32 a.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 1700 block of D Street NE.

At around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, 11 women and 4 men were arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE during a protest on charges of Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding.

At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of 22nd Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of Parker Street NE on charges of Leaving After Colliding – Property Damage.

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 December 14th, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.