5th and D Street Robbery

From: Godin, Daniel(MPD)
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2012 11:18 AM
To: Saunders, Mark (MPD)
Subject:

On February 16, 2012 at approximately 11:00 PM in the area of the 500 block of D Street NE, two citizens were approached by three black male suspects who produced a handgun and demanded their property. The suspects were described as black males between the ages of 18-22, that were thin in build and were last seen in the area ofthe 500 block of D Street NE.

On February 16, 2012 at approximately 8:25 PM in the area of the 600 block of 6th Street NE, a citizen was approached by a black male suspect described as between the ages of 48-52, 5’6 and dark complexion, who stated that hehad a handgun and demanded money from the citizen.

Currently Officers and Detectives are working diligently to close these two robberies.There is currently additional manpower and resources in the area, to includethe light tower which will be deployed.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Anonymous information may also be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINEby text messaging to 50411. Additionally, please call 911 if you observe suspicious persons or activities.

Daniel Godin

Acting Lieutenant PSA 104

Metropolitan Police Department

101 M StreetSW, Washington D.C. 20024

MPD announces the arrests of suspects in armed robbery spree

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Gwendolyn Crump 202-727-4383

February 15, 2012

MPD announces the arrests of suspects in armed robbery spree

(Washington, DC)- Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department announced today the arrests of two adult suspects who are believed to be responsible for multiple armed robberies in the District of Columbia.

The robberies occurred on the night of Monday, February 13, 2012 and continued into the morning hours of Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The locations of these robberies were in the Third, Fifth and Seventh Districts in the 1400 Block of First Street NW, 1900 block 11th Street NW and the 3700 block Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE respectively.

The suspects’ vehicle was a grey 1995 Lincoln Town car bearing DC tags. During the robberies, the suspects took US currency, cell phones, clothing and other property from victims.

On Tuesday, February 14, 2012, police arrested27-year-old Aaron Walker and 24-year-old Shadonna Fate. These arrests follow two significant arrests of additional suspects who were both apprehended within the last five days in connection with multiple armed robberies and car jackings.

Anyone who has information regarding these crimes should call police at202-727-9099. Additionally information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.

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Shooting at 11th & H NE

At this early stage of the investigation, there is limited information that can be released.

At about 4:50 a.m. MPD units responded to 11 & H Streets NE for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival they discovered an adult male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital and admitted in critical condition. As more releaseable information becomes available we will post it to the list serve. As always. we are seeking assistance from the community concerning this offense.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at(202) 727-9099 or

1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted toDC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-800-673-2777and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINEby text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to$1,000.