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Daily News Clips - June 16, 2017

Summary

Several bars and restaurants in the Adams Morgan neighborhood raised Monday for two DC Police Officers are recovering after a man driving a truck intentionally struck with his vehicle. • DC Police issued arrest warrants for twelve security guards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after they attacked peaceful protestors last month while the President was visiting Washington.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: After shooting, investigators probe trail of political anger left by attacker “The day before he turned a semiautomatic rifle on congressional Republican baseball players and was fatally shot in a firefight with police, James T. Hodgkinson went on a profane rant against President Trump at a nearby garage.”

Washington Post: D.C. police issue warrant for 12 on Turkish security team in May brawl “A dozen security guards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are now wanted by D.C. police, who on Thursday declared them criminal suspects and accused them of attacking peaceful protesters during a visit to Washington last month.”

WUSA9: Critical missing: 17-year-old boy from Northeast DC “The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a 17-year-old Antonio Streater Jr. He was last seen in the 1000 Block of Monroe Street, Northeast on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.”

Washington Post: Man arrested at Trump hotel with multiple weapons ordered back to jail for violating terms of release “A Pennsylvania man accused of bringing a military-style rifle to Trump International Hotel last month was jailed Thursday after prosecutors said he posted “disturbing” images online of newspaper articles about Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice.”

Police Update

NBC Washington: Adams Morgan Bars Raise Money for Officers, DDOT Worker Hit by Truck “At least a dozen bars and restaurants in Adams Morgan raised money Thursday for two D.C. police officers and a Department of Transportation worker who are recovering after a man driving a pickup truck plowed into them in the Northwest neighborhood.”

WJLA: Praise rolls in for Capitol Police after 2 officers take down Alexandria gunman “The sound was terrifying and unmistakable: round after round of rifle fire. “It’s heroic,” said Marty Murphy quietly. “You know, sacrificing themselves for the others.””

Mayor and City Council

WJLA: Former DC Councilman Jim Graham dies, tributes pour in “Jim Graham, a former member of the DC Council, has died according to the DC Council Secretary. Graham was 72 years old, according to his former Chief of Staff Calvin Woodland.”

Washington Post: Bowser says she will not investigate evidence of illegal leak in contracting process “Evidence made public Wednesday in a D.C. Council investigation of alleged corruption in the city’s contracting process points to favoritism for a top political donor, questionable firings of reform-minded District employees and the chance of an illegal leak of confidential information during the bidding for a prized construction project.”

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Posted June 16 2017 at 11:17 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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