On Monday, April 16th at around 5:00 p.m., an adult victim exited the Stadium-Armory Metro and walked west on A Street SE. Two juvenile males followed her to the 1700 block of A Street SE. There, one male pushed the victim down and stole her phone. The suspects fled back to the Metro.
First District Officers Possinger, Wershbale, Perez and Officer Naples immediately responded and located the suspects in the Metro. Detective Gargac and Detective Talley arrived to assist. The victim identified the suspects and her property was recovered in their possession.
Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should please contact the First District Detectives Unit at 202-299-2025, or the Command Information Center 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 about 10 a.m. Monday, three women and two men were arrested on the 100 block of Constitution Avenue NE on charges of Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding (protest).
At 4:23 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 1800 block of D Street NE on charges of [Simple] Assault on a Police Officer.
At 4:52 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of M Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.
At 5:00 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of 19th Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
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 17th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.