Police Investigate Southwest Burglary

Weekend Crime Blotter

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Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District Detectives are currently investigating a residential burglary. A around 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019 the homeowners were upstairs in their home on the 600 block of Fourth Street SW, when an adult male subject broke into their home by breaking out a lower-level glass door.

Once inside, the subject stole a black colored Schwinn racing bike with curved handles.

A look-out was issued for a black male around 5’11”, with a slim build. He was estimated to be between 20 to 25 years old, and was wearing a goatee, black jacket, clothing and hat.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

There were arrests for Simple Assault on Saturday:

  • at 12:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of H Street NE;
  • at 12:00 a.m. on the 1100 block of Third Street SW;
  • at 2:14 p.m. on the 200 block of K Street SW;
  • at 4:49 a.m. on the 1100 block of New Jersey Avenue SE;
  • and on Sunday on the 1500 block of F Street NE.

At 2:22 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of H Street NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol without a License.

At 10:30 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of Kentucky Avenue SE on charges of Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery.

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 March 3rd and 4th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.