As previously reported in the Oct. 21 Blotter, female pedestrians on the 1400 block of A St. SE at 9:29 p.m. were approached from behind by a black male. “Give me your money or I will kill you,” the mugger reportedly said. The victims complied turning over a purse.
Police stopped the suspect after a canvas placing him under arrest.
In Other News
There were cars stolen on:
the 700 block of I St. NE;
the 400 block of First St. SE;
the 1900 block of East Capitol St.
Radici Market, an independently owned specialty food & wine emporium located across from historic Eastern Market, is opening this coming weekend. Radici, meaning "roots" in Italian, focuses on the local, the natural and the traditional. Expect unique artisanal offerings from carefully selected purveyors from the old and new worlds. Boasting fresh pasta and mozzarella, the store will be every Hill shopper's first stop on their way to a great Italian, home-cooked dinner.
Pleasant Plains Workshop – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join Pleasant Plains Workshop for a group exhibition featuring the members of DDAY Collective. Members David Ibata, Danielle Scruggs, Alice Wonder, and Yodith Dammlash, explore the idea of art as a reflective process offering insight into the individuals who create the works.For more details about the exhibition, click here.
Pleasant Plains Workshop is located at 2608 Georgia Avenue NW
There is an EMMCA sponsored ANC 6B Candidates Meet and Greet on Monday, Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the SE Library.
At 6:27 a.m. this morning (Oct. 23), a pedestrian on the 900 block of Constitution Ave. NE was approached by man who demanded money brandishing a gun. The gunman fled without taking any property. The victim was unharmed. First District detectives are investing the incident.
Police Seeking Persons of Interest in Bladensburg Robbery
Police are seeking assistance in identifying three persons of interest in relation to the armed robbery of a store that occurred on Oct. 12 in the 900 block of Bladensburg Rd. NE.
The cold air is setting in, leaves are turning colors, and pumpkins and gourds are showing up on stoops all around the neighborhood...all of the signs that the best fall celebration is upon us: Halloween! The Hill is one of the best places to celebrate this holiday. Whether or not you have little ones dressing up, there is plenty of fun to be had for ghosts and goblins of all ages.
As developers build new condos and apartments across the city, there is a growing clamor for larger units–more than two bedrooms–to accommodate families wishing to stay in the city. The demand and lack of supply of housing for families was partially to blame for a delayed Zoning Commission decision on requested additional height and density for the latest phase of the Yards project coming to the Navy Yard neighborhood.
On the 400 block of Third St. NE at 1:26 p.m, a female pedestrian was approached from behind by a man who snatched her purse feeling northbound.
In Other News
There was a robbery on the unit block of P St. SW at 9: 10 a.m.
There was a robbery at an unknown location in PSA 108.
There was a car stolen on the 200 block of Sixth St. NE.
There was a burglary on the 600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE at an office.
There was a theft on the 100 block of Sixth St. SE.
There were thefts from automobiles on:
A female pedestrian walking home on the 1100 block of I St. NE, just north of the busy H Street corridor, at 8 p.m. was held up at gunpoint. Her purse was stolen, but she was not injured. The case is under investigation by First District Detectives.
There was a knifing on the 1600 block of Benning Rd. NE at 5:10 p.m.
There was a car stolen on the 1900 block of Maryland Ave. NE.
There were burglaries on:
the 1400 block of A St. NE at 1:20 p.m. at a home;
the 1300 block of A St. NE at 11 a.m. at a condo;
On Oct. 19 at 1:50 a.m., two pedestrians were walking on the 1100 block of G St. NE. Two juveniles held them up at gunpoint robbing them of $180 and two cell phones. First District officers in the area arrested the robbers and recovered the stolen property and a black, plastic BB gun.
Maryland Avenue NE Robbery
On Oct. 18, a pedestrian on the 1400 block of Maryland Ave. NE at 12:55 a.m. Kindle Fire in hand. Three black males walked up to him. One of them struck him in the head taking his electronic device.
The three suspects are described as:
The official "Grand Opening of the Lansburgh Dog Park" for Oct. 19 at 12 to 3 p.m.
Official Leash cutting with Ward 6 Council Member Tommy Wells
Test your dog on an agility course
Meet "Sam the Bloodhound
Dog park play (of course)
Paws of SW t-shirts for sale!
Lansburgh Dog Park is located at Delaware and K SW Streets. For more information or to volunteer at the dog park, contact PAWS of SW.
With only 19 days left until the DC General Election, The DC Board of Elections is making all of the necessary preparations to accommodate the voting public. Among them is Early Voting which begins at One Judiciary Square on Oct. 20 and runs through Nov. 1
Early Voting begins District wide on Saturday, October 25th at the following satellite voting centers:
Chevy Chase Community Center – 5601 Connecticut Avenue NW
Columbia Heights Community Center – 1480 Girard Street NW
The Blotter reported yesterday that an attempted robbery took place on the unit block of North Carolina Ave. SE. The report was incorrect. Here is the real story.
At 6:05 p.m., a female pedestrian was walking on the 500 block of New Jersey ave. SE. She was approached by a woman, who asked to use her phone. When she refused, the woman put her hand in her park and asked, “Do you want to see my knife?” Screaming, the victim fled south on New Jersey Ave. SE making good her escape.