Police Resolve Tuesday-Morning Domestic Barricade in Northeast

Crime Blotter: April 29th  

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In the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 30, Fifth District officers were called to a barricade situation on the 1500 block of Neal Street NE.

At around 4:07 a.m., officers were called to Neal Street after reports of a domestic-related stabbing. The suspect in the assault was reported to be inside of the home and armed with a weapon.

More than two hours later, at around 6:33 a.m., the suspect peacefully surrendered and was placed under arrest. The victim had been stabbed in wrist and elbow and was treated for non-critical injuries.

Carjacking in Northeast

At around 12:28 a.m. Monday morning, two suspects approached an occupied car on the 1000 block of 18th Street NE. One suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded the victim get out of the vehicle.

The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene in the vehicle.

Police later captured one of the suspects. The second remains at large.

These cases are being actively investigated by members of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Violent Crimes Branch.  If you have information or video regarding either incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or text information to the Text Tip Line at 50411.

In Other News

There were arrests for Simple Assault:

  • at 12 a.m. on the 900 block of Delaware Avenue SW
  • at 12:30 a.m. on the 300 block of H Street NE
  • at 8:05 p.m. on the 600 block of I Street NE

At 1:40 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of I Street SW on charges of Fleeing from Law Enforcement in a Motor Vehicle.

At 4:55 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of North Carolina Avenue on charges of Indecent Exposure.

At 11:50 p.m. Monday, there was an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon on the 1900 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 30th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.