Police Recover Handgun, Seek Shooting Suspect in Northeast

Crime Blotter: March 7 and 8

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On Thursday, March 8, 2018, at approximately 6:07 pm, Officer Reynolds, Officer Akhtar, and Officer Stevens of the First District Crime Suspension Team (CST) conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of 15th Street NE.  During the stop, the CST officers recovered a semi-automatic handgun and placed the driver under arrest.

Shooting in Northeast

Fifth District MPD officers are investigating a shooting on the 2100 block of I Street NE that occurred on Thursday March 8 at approximately 10:48 p.m.

The victim was shot once in the right arm and once near his thigh. The victim was treated at a local hospital. At this time there is no definite lookout for any suspects.

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 6:09 p.m. Wednesday, there was a theft at a grocery store on the 400 block of M Street SE.

At 11:37 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on the 700 block of 11th Street NE.

At 7:30 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1100 block of K Street SE on charges of Unlawful Possession of Liquid PCP.

At 12:15 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1700 block of East Capitol Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 7:12 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of 15th Street NE on charges of Possession of an Unregistered Firearm.

At 7:45 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of 12th Street SE on charges of Threats to do Bodily Harm.

At 10:37 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of 13th Street SE on charges of Simple Assault –Violence Against a Minor.

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 8th and 9th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.