Five shots, no injuries in the middle of a Friday afternoon.Read More
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MPD announced that it has rolled out new uniforms to officers across the city at the beginning of the month, and gone are the soft blue shirts the patrol officers wore, replaced with a darker set of uniforms that offer comfort benefits.Read More
The CVS at the corner of Van Buren and Georgia Avenue (6514 Georgia Avenue NW) was robbed at gunpoint on September 1st. MPD responded and ended up arresting one of the three suspects.
One of the suspects wore a very… suspect… outfit.Read More
Ward 4 Councilmember, Brandon Todd, recently sent a letter to MPD's Chief Newsham requesting that MPD changes occur in how they patrol the Southwest Petworth area, which has seen a large surge in crime. MPD Chief Peter Newsham sent a response to the Councilmember on August 30th.Read More
After a recent surge in crime, residents in the Southwest Petworth portion of Ward 4 have been imploring MPD to bring their Narcotics and Special Investigations Division (NSID) to Ward 4 on a more permanent basis. The Ward 4 Councilmember, Brandon Todd, recently sent a letter to MPD's Chief Newsham requesting that MPD make this change happen.Read More
After the sounds of four to five gunshots one night last week, a homeowner on Crittenden street was startled when there was a crashing sound from the back of his house, and a stranger burst into the house suffering from gunshot wounds.Read More
File this one under “weird but true.” Someone seems to be going around the area opening up the water spigots on the outside of buildings and homes and letting the water run at full force. Why?
According to neighbors in Southwest Petworth who have been sharing a large email thread, in the last several months there has been a dramatic increase in petty and violent crime along and around Quincy and Kansas Avenue NW.Read More
Alex said he was riding his bike in the designated bike lane around Grant Circle around 7:45pm on July 4th when a green Jeep sped around him aggressively. The Jeep's right quarter panel ended up colliding with him, knocking him to the ground and severely damaging his bike. He received injuries to his hands and knees.Read More