DC Crime Summary – October 1st - October 7th, 2016
There was one homicide and several other violent crimes this week in the District. • Timothy Lassister, 37, of Northeast, was fatally shot Wednesday night in the Fort Lincoln area near the Maryland border. No suspect information is available at this time. • Antwan Buchanan, 41, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed for the Sept. 13 fatal shooting of Tesean Jermaine Ashe, 18, near the Carver/Langston neighborhood. • A man was stabbed multiple times near a 7-Eleven in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood early Saturday morning. The victim was transported to a local hospital conscious and breathing. No suspect information is available at this time. • Brian Craig Webster, 33, of Hyattsville, Md., was arrested in connection with two separate armed sexual assaults and burglaries on Aug. 28 and early Saturday morning, both in the Hill East neighborhood. • A man was shot and critically wounded late Tuesday in the Trinidad neighborhood. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition. No suspect information is available at this time. • A woman was shot Tuesday morning near the Washington Highlands neighborhood. The woman was conscious when taken to a local hospital. Authorities are asking for people to look out for a black woman driving a silver Hyundai. • Three juvenile girls were stabbed near Grant Park on Tuesday afternoon. All three of the girls are reportedly conscious and breathing. Two of the girls were arrested.
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WUSA9: Man stabbed multiple times near 7-eleven in DC “A man was stabbed multiple times near a 7-eleven in the District early Saturday morning. Between 4:00 a.m. and 4:30 a.m., police responded to the 1100 block of South Capitol Street in Southwest for a stabbing. The victim was transported to a local hospital conscious and breathing. Police do have the suspect in custody.”
WJLA: Man arrested for robbing, sexually assaulting two men in Southeast D.C. “D.C. police have arrested a suspect in connection with two separate armed sexual assaults and burglaries. The incident first occurred on Aug. 28 and the second happened early Saturday morning, both in Southeast. Brian Craig Webster, 33, of Hyattsville, Md., was arrested and charged with two counts of First Degree Burglary and two counts of First Degree Sexual Abuse while Armed, two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Carrying a Pistol without a License, according to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Sexual Assault Unit.”
Washington Post: Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting in Northeast Washington “D.C. police on Monday arrested a suspect in the Sept. 13 fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man who was killed near the eastern end of the H Street corridor in Northeast Washington. Antwan Buchanan, 41, was charged with second-degree murder while armed. Interim D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham credited surveillance video and help from the community for the arrest. The victim was identified as Tesean Jermaine Ashe, 18, of Southeast. He was shot about 5:30 p.m. in the 700 block of 16th Street NE. He died at a hospital.”
Washington Post: Man shot, critically wounded in Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast Washington “A man was shot and critically wounded late Tuesday in Northeast Washington’s Trinidad neighborhood, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue NE, near the campus of Gallaudet University and near New York Avenue. A police spokeswoman said the man was found lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital, where police said he was listed in critical but stable condition.”
WUSA9: Woman injured in SW, DC shooting “A woman was shot Tuesday morning in Southwest, D.C., according to the Metropolitan police. The shooting took place around 8:14 a.m. in the 100 block of Joliet St. SW. Police said she was conscious when taken to a local hospital. Authorities are asking for people to look out for a black woman driving a silver Hyundai. The investigation is still active.
WJLA: Three juveniles stabbed in Northeast D.C., two arrested “Three juvenile girls were stabbed in Northeast D.C. on Tuesday afternoon, the Metropolitan Police Department reports. Police say the stabbing happened in the 5400 block of Dix St NE at around 6:25 p.m. All three of the girls are reportedly conscious and breathing. Two of the girls were arrested, police say.”
Fox5DC: Woman stabbed near Eastern High School “D.C. police say a woman was stabbed Tuesday afternoon nearby Eastern Senior High School in Northeast D.C. Police said the stabbing happened at around 4:09 p.m. in the 1700 block of East Capitol Street near the school’s tennis courts. Witnesses said they saw two women get out of their vehicles on East Capitol Street and one of them wielded a knife and stabbed the other woman. The victim was wounded in the neck, but police say her condition was non-life-threatening. Police say there is a lookout for a black female standing 5’7” tall with blonde hair.”
Washington Post: D.C. teenage girl charged with making false report about school bomb plot “D.C. Police said they arrested and charged a 14-year-old girl from Southeast Washington for allegedly making a false claim that a school would be bombed. The teen on Wednesday allegedly called police about 9:20 a.m. and said she had seen two men dressed in all black who were across the street from Kipp charter school on Brentwood Parkway in Northeast. She said the men “were going to blow up the school in five minutes,” according to a police report. Police searched the area and found nothing. Video surveillance also showed nothing that concerned authorities, the police report said.”
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Washington Post: D.C. police, labor union settle divisive claims over overtime and All Hands on Deck “D.C. police and the union for the rank-and-file officers have ended one of their most divisive disputes with a $9 million agreement to pay overtime for working All Hands on Deck, the former chief’s signature crime-fighting program. The settlement worked out over the weekend comes after a federal arbitrator ruled in 2009 that the extra assignments were illegal and violated parts of the contract over pay and work schedules. The District appealed the decision to a labor relations board, but lost in 2011.”
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Posted October 07 2016 at 1:32 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link