Man Arrested for Voyeurism at Nationals Park Wednesday

Crime Blotter: July 31st

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Nationals Park (1500 South Capitol SE) is pictured here in a July 2017 file photo.

A man was arrested for voyeurism at Nationals Park Wednesday, as the Nationals played a game vs. the Atlanta Braves.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Youth and Family Services arrested the man July 31. Officers said that around noon, the suspect was noticed unlawfully used a cell phone to record a juvenile victim using the bathroom. He was apprehended by responding officers.

The 41-year-old Northwest man was arrested and charged with Voyeurism.

In Other News

At 12:03 a.m. Wednesday, there was a carjacking on the 500 block of Ninth Street NE.

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 August 1st, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.