Police Arrest Man in Southwest Knife Chase

Weekend Crime Blotter

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On Sunday afternoon at around 1:20 p.m., Metropolitan Police District (MPD) officers were approached in the 1300 block of Half Street SW by a victim who told them that someone was chasing her with a knife. Officers immediately apprehended and subsequently arrested the suspect in the area.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 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 12:58 p.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 900 block of Wesley Place SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 1:15 p.m. Saturday, a man and a woman were arrested on the 1000 block 12th Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 5:55 p.m. Saturday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 400 block of 17th Street NE.

At 7:16 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 2100 block of H Street NE on charges of Leaving After Colliding –Property Damage.

At 7:45 p.m., a man was arrested on the 1300 block of North Carolina Avenue NE on charges of Simple Assault.

 

At 2:13 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 300 P Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 2:25 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested at the intersection of South Capitol and N Streets SW on charges of Leaving After Colliding –Property Damage.

At 4:45 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence (First Offence).

At 12 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1700 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 2:05 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1300 block of First Street SW on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 5:42 p.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 1600 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 April 21st and 22nd, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.