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Archive - May 2013

Suspicious Death on Second Street SE

The Crime Blotter

At approximately 11 a.m. today, May 31, a middle-aged woman appeared to have committed suicide on the 200 block of Second St. SE. She lept from the third floor window with a rope fastened around her neck. She had tied her hands with duct tape and weighted herself down with a bag.

The suicide was discovered by Peter J. Waldron, a neighbor, who found the body hanging a foot or two outside his first floor window.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on May 25, 2013 posted by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listerv.

Weekend Arts Round Up

Superhero Edition

Friday May 31

The Fridge (6pm to 8pm)

If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, you watched superheroes save the world every Saturday morning.  In Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, a series of artists including DECOY, ULTRA & CHE KGB elevate comics to fine arts status.  For more info, click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th Street, SE.

Saturday June 1

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High-Speed Chase Ends on Ninth St. NE

The Crime Blotter

Last night, a man pointed a gun at a crowd of people on the 4200 block of Benning Rd, NE from a burgundy vehicle. The police pursued the car onto Capitol Hill at about 7:40 p.m.

The chase ended on the 900 block of Ninth St. NE., when the driver and two passengers bailed out of the vehicle. First and Sixth District officers canvassed the area using dogs. All three suspects were caught. A gun was recovered.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on May 31, 2013 posted by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listerv.

May 30th

Pandering, A New Legislative Epidemic?

The Nose

Dial the Surgeon General!

Call the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention!

Grab a bugle and summon the US Cavalry!

There is a dread malady, Dear Readers, blighting the lives of our hapless elected officials. The oft denigrated denizens of the dais are suffering a pernicious plague of PANDERING!

No, the mendacious mandarins of the Wilson Building are not moonlighting as DC Madams or Pimps on the Pike!

Have a bone to pick with The Nose, email thenose@hillrag.com

Car Stolen on the 800 Block of Bladensburg

The Crime Blotter - May 29

There was an automobile stolen on the 800 block of Bladensburg Ave. NE.

There were thefts on:

  • the 2100 block of Maryland Ave. NE from a home;

  • the 1000 block of Bladensburg Ave. NE;

  • the 900 block of H St. NE from a convenience store;

  • the 700 block of the Sixth St. NE;

  • the 600 block of North Carolina Ave. SE at a government building.

There were thefts from automobiles:

  • on the 600 block of Seventh St. NE;

  • on the 400 block of the Seventh SE;

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on May 30, 2013 posted by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listerv.

May 29th

Peas (with the pod), Please!

Small Bites

 

 

Annette Nielsen is a writer and a cook who has been engaged in food, farming and sustainability issues for over 15 years.  A native of the Adirondacks, and a long-time resident of both NYC and DC, she lives in Southwest near the waterfront with her husband and son.  Follow her on twitter: @The_Kitchen_Cab; reach her by email: annette@hillrag.com.

Arson at Eliot-Hine

The Crime Blotter - May 28 - Updated

There was an arson at Eliot-Hine Middle School at 1:05 p.m. on May 28.

"The school was evacuated. Toilet paper in a bathroom was set on fire. The matter is under investigation," stated  Director Gwendolyn Crump of the Metropolitan Police Department's Office of Communications.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information can be texted to 50411.

In Other News

There were burglaries on:

  • the 1200 block of Sixth St. NE at a home at 6:50 a.m. on May 28;

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on May 29, 2013 posted by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listerv.

May 28th

Evening Assault at Benning Road Convenience Store

The Crime Blotter - May 27

There was an assault with a deadly weapon in a convenience store on the 1900 block of Benning Rd. NE at 8:25 p.m. on May 27.

There was an armed robbery on the 700 block of 12th St. SE in a public housing project at 3:46 a.m. on May 27.

Anyone with information concerning these crimes is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information can be texted to 50411.

In Other News

There were burglaries on:

  • the 1900 block of Maryland Ave. NE at 9 p.m. on May 26 at a residence;

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on May 28, 2013 posted by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listerv.