DC Crime Summary – May 12th - 18th, 2017

DC Crime Summary – May 12th - 18th, 2017

There were several violent crimes reported in the District this week • Nyekemia Everett, 31, was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Christopher Heard, 37, at the Woodland Terrace public housing complex last month. The suspect was formally charged with first-degree murder. • Zaan Scott, 25, died after he was shot five weeks ago in an armed robbery near the Congress Heights neighborhood. The victim was going to get his fiancee her favorite candy when he was approached by two suspects and shot after an argument. • A six-year-old boy died after he was struck by a vehicle near the Bellevue neighborhood yesterday. While the incident was initially described a hit-and-run, police have identified the driver and were interviewing the man. • Julio Perez-Torres, a 26-year-old American University graduate student, pled guilty to attempting to have sex with two children ages 5 and 7. • Bilah Ahmed, a 44-year-old Georgetown dentist, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting five male patients when the were under anesthesia. • Law Enforcement officers from across the nation gathered at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial on Monday to honor police who died in the active line of duty.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Suspect arrested in April killing in public housing complex in SE Washington “A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting that occurred last month in the Woodland Terrace public housing complex in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police.”

WJLA: Swim instructor dies 5 weeks after armed robbery, shooting in Southeast D.C. “Five weeks ago, Zaan Scott, 25, stopped at a corner store to buy his fiancee some of her favorite candy, but that night ended with Scott getting shot during an armed robbery at that same store, paralyzing him.”

Washington Post: Boy, 6, was trying to cross road to his birthday party in park, when fatally hit by car, family says “Xavier Luckey turned 6 on Wednesday, and his family and friends were throwing him a party in a park in Southeast Washington, complete with a cake topped with a toy helicopter.”

NBC Washington: Man Stabbed During Altercation at Van Ness-UDC Metro Station “The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said a man was stabbed in the face during a confrontation at a Metro station early Sunday morning.”

NBC Washington: Man Gets 21 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Daughter “Authorities said a 48-year-old Washington, D.C.-man has been sentenced to prison for sexually abusing his daughter. Prosecutors have not identified the man in order to protect the privacy of his daughter.”

WJLA: AU grad student sentenced to 10 years for attempting to have sex with 2 kids ages 5, 7 “An American University graduate student has been sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for attempting to have sex with two children ages 5 and 7. Julio Perez-Torres, 26, pled guilty on Jan. 13 to attempted coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity, according to a release from the Department of Justice (DOJ).”

NBC Washington: Missing DC Man Last Contacted Woman He Met Online, Family Says “The family of a 22-year-old man who has been missing for nearly a month is desperate for any information that will help them find him. Marty William McMillan Jr. was last seen on April 22 on the 2900 block of M Street SE. He told his family he was going out with a woman he met on the dating website Plenty of Fish.”

Washington Post: D.C. man sentenced to 64 months in prison for three bank robberies “Aside from the obvious “crime does not pay,” several other conclusions can be drawn from an account of the three bank robberies carried out on two days last year in the up-and-coming NoMa neighborhood of Washington D.C.”

Washington Post: Woman reports attempted sexual assault in Adams Morgan “A woman reported being the victim of a sexual assault attempt Tuesday morning in Adams Morgan. The victim told police that a man approached her, pushed her to the ground and grabbed her as she was walking along T Street NW, near the intersection of 18th Street, around 2 a.m.”

WJLA: Man recovering after vicious attack by teens at Gallery Place Metro; 2 arrested “A man is recovering from a shattered hand and cuts and bruises Monday after a group of teens jumped him at the Gallery Place Metro station on May 12. Police arrested two juveniles in connection to the attack.”

Washington Post: Erdogan’s guards clash with protesters outside Turkish ambassador’s D.C. residence “Tuesday’s clash involving protesters and security guards for visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prompted outrage by local and U.S. officials who accused the guards of using violence to quell what had been a peaceful demonstration in Northwest Washington.”

Washington Post: Former Georgetown dentist pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 5 patients, 2 employees “A former Georgetown dentist pleaded guilty Monday to five counts of sexually assaulting five male patients at his practice while they were under anesthesia. In addition to counts concerning the patients, 44-year-old Bilah Ahmed also pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two employees at his former practice.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Death of painter in cycling crash saddens Brookland artist community “Dan Neidhardt was just shy of turning 70 when he took up cycling. It was part of his new exercise regimen, and small jaunts around his Brookland neighborhood in Northeast Washington soon turned into 20-mile rides out of the District.”

Washington Post: D.C. police identify driver fatally injured in crash as Silver Spring man “A driver killed early Monday in a single-vehicle crash in Northwest Washington has been identified as a resident of Silver Spring, Md., according to D.C. police.”

WJLA: Senate passes bill for new Metro safety panel, already approved by Va., Md., D.C. “The Senate has approved a bill creating a new, independent safety oversight panel for Washington’s troubled subway system. A resolution creating the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission was approved Tuesday and now heads to the House.”

Police Update

NBC Washington: Nearly 400 Fallen Officers Remembered at DC Vigil “Thousands of people gather on the National Mall to remember 394 officers who died in the line of duty. News4’s Darcy Spencer reports Prince George’s County Police Office Jacai Colson was among those honored.”

WUSA9: Southeast D.C. mom honors the fallen for Mother’s Day “The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund says officer deaths are up 36 percent from this time last year. That’s why a Southeast D.C. mom decided to use her Mother’s Day differently, to honor the fallen.”

NBC Washington: Officers Gather at Memorial to Remember the Fallen “Law enforcement officers will gather at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Monday to remember 234 officers who gave their lives to make their communities safer.”

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Posted May 19 2017 at 3:00 PM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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