Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Burglaries

Weekend Crime Blotter

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help finding a suspect wanted in multiple burglaries in the First District.

On Monday, Feb. 5 between 2:00 p.m. and 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, the suspect entered an establishment at 1400 H Street NE.  Once inside, he stole the victim’s property and fled. 

On Monday, Feb. 12 at around 11:54 p.m., the suspect entered an establishment at 1300 H Street NE by crawling through a window.  Once inside he took the victim’s property and fled.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera.  He can be seen in the photos 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 12:10 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of Eighteenth Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 12:45 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 2100 block of I Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 6:19 p.m. Saturday, there was a robbery on the 2100 block of H Street NE.

At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1500 block of South Capitol Street SW on charges of Leaving After Colliding –Property Damage.

At 5:27 a.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 200 block of Massachusetts Avenue NE.

At 8:48 a.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 1700 block of East Capitol Street.

At 1:20 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of Ohio Drive SW on charges of Fishing Without a License.

At 1:39 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 2200 block of M Street NE on charges of Leaving After Colliding –Property Damage.

At 5:30 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1800 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

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 18th and 19th 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.