Police Seek Suspect in Armed Burglary

Weekend Blotter: July 28—July 30

Police are looking for a suspect after an armed burglary in the early morning hours of Thursday July 27, on the 1200 block of 17th Street Northeast.

At approximately 3:45 a.m., a man entered a home at that address through an unlocked window. Once inside, he armed himself with a kitchen knife, took a computer and a video game console, and fled the scene.

The person of interest can be seen in this video:

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for any crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 12:30 p.m. on Friday, a man was arrested at the First District Station on charges of Theft First Degree—Stolen Auto.

At 1:17 p.m. on Friday, a woman was arrested on the 300 block of K Street NE on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

At 8:30 a.m. on Friday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of K Street NE on charges of Robbery.

At 6:42 a.m. on Saturday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of A Street SE on charge of Threats to Do Bodily Harm.

At 3:46 p.m. on Sunday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of Eighth Street SE on charges of Threats to Do Bodily Harm.

At 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of F Street NE on charges of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon.

At 2:39 a.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 500 block of Seventh Street NE.

At 12:44 a.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 700 block of Kentucky Avenue SE.

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:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“Be willing to report suspicious activity,” states Lieutenant Eddie G. Fowler. Call 911.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted from July 28-30, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.


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