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Archive - Jun 2017

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June 30th

Summer in the Sky

The Rooftop Pool at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel is a Destination for Good Times

“People love the floatables,” I am told as I look at the decorations in the rooftop pool at the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill. The boutique hotel at 415 New Jersey Ave. NW features cabanas that surround the blue waters of what the hotel says is the largest rooftop pool in the District.

June 29th

Applications for Historic Homeowner Grant Due July 5th

Historic Preservation Office Grants Provide up to $25,000 for Work on Homes in Historic Districts

Applications for the Historic Homeowner Grant are being accepted by the Historic Preservation Office until Wednesday July 5, 2017. The Grant, created by the Targeted Historic Preservation Assistance Amendment Act of 2006, provides annual funding for the historic districts of Capitol Hill, Blagden Alley, LeDroit Park and Anacostia, among others.

Robberies in Northeast

Crime Blotter: June 28

At 12:09 a.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 1400 block of Carrollsburg Place SW.

At 12:35 a.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of 21 Street NE on charges of Robbery.

At 5:11 a.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on the 1300 block of H Street NE. 

At 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of I Street SE on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

At 5:56 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of Maryland Avenue SW on charges of Simple Assault of a Police Officer.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on June 28, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

Help Police Identify This Man

Police are asking for help in identifying and finding a person of interest after an incident that happened in the 600 block of North Carolina Avenue SE.

On Monday, June 26 at about 12:46 p.m., a man inappropriately touched a girl as she walked into a business at the above address. He left on foot.

June 28th

Southwest DC Mourns the Passing of Dr. Beryl Carter Rice

Service to be held Friday June 30th

Southwest DC mourns the loss of Dr. Beryl Carter Rice, who passed away Friday June 23, 2017.

Police Seek Armed Kidnappers

Crime Blotter: June 27

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is asking for help in identifying and finding two people after an armed kidnapping that happened on the 1400 block of Potomac Avenue SE Tuesday June 6, 2017. 

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on June 26, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

June 27th

Man Arrested for Assault with Dangerous Weapon

Crime Blotter: June 26

At 12:00 a.m. Monday, a car was stolen on the 1300 block of F Street NE. 

At 9:30 a.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of Benning Avenue NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. 

 

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:

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on June 26, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

Application Withdrawn in Party House Case

Lawyers for CHC Bold PAC Pull BZA Application for 428 New Jersey Ave. SE

In a sudden development Monday, attorneys representing the CHC BOLD PAC, a congressional political action committee focused on Hispanic issues, withdrew their Board of Zoning Application for 428 New Jersey Ave. SE.