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.
Two victims were shoot at 9:45 p.m. last night on the 1700 block of Independence Ave. SE. The first, struck in the chest, was taken to a local hospital, where he is reported to be in stable condition. The second, hit in the shoulder, was treated at the scene and released. The police have no suspects. The shooting is under investigation by First District Detectives.
In Other News
There were cars stolen:
on the 200 block of I St. SW;
on the 200 block of Virginia Ave. SE;
at an undisclosed location in PSA 107;
Ward 6 school board candidates, Mark Naydan and Joe Weedon, answered questions about their plans for Ward 6 public schools at a forum at Eastern Senior High School on Tuesday.
Mark Naydan: The Educator
Mark Naydan has been a history and government teacher at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Maryland for 10 years. He has been a resident of Ward 6 for more than 20 years. He taught in five countries and is involved in Northwestern’s PTA and the National Education Association.
The Third Annual Taste of H Auction will be held at the Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H Street NE) on Oct. 26 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at www.tasteofh.org. Tickets cost $45/person.
“Taste of H” Auction for J.O. Wilson Elementary School assists in efforts to update the library and help families with medical and household emergencies.
Thursday, October 16
Critical Exposure- 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Over 100 membersof the Critical Exposure community come together to support this fundraiser. Help them kick off their 10-Year Anniversary at this celebration of their student and professional photographers. There will be an auction for participants to buy their favorite pieces. For more information about the auction and fundraiser, click here.