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Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 300 block of 18th Place, NE

Arrest Made in the Homicide in the 300 block of 18th Place, NE

 

This notice comes to us from MPD:

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in the homicide that occurred in the 300 block of 18th Place NE.

Two Men Sentenced to Prison Terms For 2009 Attack Against Two Special Police Officers in Southeast

Two Men Sentenced to Prison Terms For 2009 Attack Against Two Special Police Officers in Southeast

This notice comes to us from William Miller:

 

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WASHINGTON - Eric Brown, 20, and Markell Howard, 21, both of Washington, D.C. have been sentenced to prison terms on charges stemming from a November 2009 attack against two special police officers, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced. One of the officers was shot in the arm and the other managed to avoid the gunfire.

 

Homicide: 1400 block of Morse Street, NE

 

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This notice comes to us from Anthony Clay:

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 1400 block of Morse Street, NE

Report Says Teenage Crime Way Up In D.C.; Lack Of Youth Programs To Blame?

A few days ago, Scott McCabe of the Washington Examiner published an article reporting that teenage crimes in D.C. are way up thus far this year

"The number of children under 18 arrested and charged with violent crimes -- homicide, rape and aggravated assault -- has risen 10 percent this year compared with last year,"  McCabe wrote.  "Burglary arrests of juveniles jumped 90 percent, while thefts shot up 173 percent."

Read McCabe's entire story on the Examiner's website.

Investigation Into Homicide in the 1800 block of Central Place NE

 

This story comes to us from Gwendolyn Crump:

Washington DC - Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide in the 1800 block of Central Place, NE.

 

Fourth DC Youth Who Escaped South Carolina Has Been Captured

This story comes to us from Reggie Sanders:

Washington, DC -- The DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) announced that a youth under the agency’s supervision who escaped from a South Carolina placement center on April 20th was taken back into custody by the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force today without incident.  The task force is made up of several state and local law enforcement agencies, including the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the United States Marshals Service. 

 

Eleven Alleged MS-13 Members Indicted on Racketeering And Other Charges in Series of Violent Crimes

This story comes to us from the United States Attorney’s Office:

        Eleven alleged MS-13 members have been indicted on federal racketeering and other charges for various violent crimes throughout the Washington, D.C. area, including murders, assaults and other attacks aimed at eliminating rival gangs.

 

           The indictments were unsealed yesterday, Wednesday, February 9, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. They were announced by Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr., Executive Associate Director James Dinkins of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).