Police Arrest Suspect in Southeast Burglaries

Crime Blotter: February 4th  

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Police have arrested a suspect in two burglaries that happened in near 14th Street and Potomac and Pennsylvania Avenues SE. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District have announced the arrest Tuesday.

The suspect is accused of two crimes. Police say on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at around 11:37 p.m., the suspect entered an establishment on the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE and took property before fleeing the scene.

He is also accused of entered a home on the 1400 block of Potomac Avenue SE between Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at approximately 8:31 a.m. and Sunday, December 1, 2019 at approximately 1:36 a.m., taking property and a vehicle and then fleeing the scene.

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, a 60-year-old man of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with two counts of Burglary Two.

In Other News

At 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, two men were arrested on the 1200 block of Half Street SW on charges of Robbery.

At 1:22 p.m. Tuesday, there was a theft at a store on the 400 block of C Street SW.

At 2:23 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen from a lot or drop-off area near Union Station.

At 5:18 p.m. Tuesday, there was a robbery on the 900 block of 12th 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 February 5th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.