Man Arrested in Multiple Hill Burglaries

Crime blotter: December 14th


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First and Second District announced an arrest has been made in reference to multiple burglaries.

At around 1:27 a.m., a suspect tried to open the door to a business on the 1400 block of New York Avenue NW. A security guard caught him, and Second District Officers arrested the man.

After an investigation, the suspect was also charged with two other Burglary Two offenses that occurred in the First District.

The first took place on Wednesday, November 22th between approximately 2:56 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. The suspect entered a business on the 400 block of L’Enfant Plaza SE.  He took electronics then left. 

The second burglary took place between 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Monday, November 27th. The suspect entered an business in the Unit block of K Street NE.  Once inside, he took tools then fled the location. 

On Wednesday, December 13th a 44-year-old Northwest man was was charged with a total of three burglaries.

In Other News

At 4:05 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of H Street NE on charges of being a Felon in Possession.

At 10:00 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of 19th Street NW on charges of Leaving After Colliding (Property Damage).

At 6:31 p.m. Thursday, there was a robbery on the 400 block of C Street SW.

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.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on December 9th to 11th, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.