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- Arrest Made in a Lewd, Indecent, or Obscene Acts Offense
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announce a man has been arrested for a lewd act in Northeast, DC that occurred on Thursday, November 16, 2023, in the 700 block of 2nd Street, Northeast.
At approximately 8:04 am, the suspect was standing outside of the listed location. The suspect exposed himself to a large group of people inside of the location. The suspect fled the scene.
On Thursday, November 23, 2023, 43-year-old Lawrence Jordan, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Lewd, Indecent, or Obscene Acts. During the arrest, an unregistered firearm was in Mr. Jordan’s possession. He was also charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.
- Teens Arrested for Armed Robberies in Northeast
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District announce that two teens have been arrested for two armed robberies that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 21, 2023.
At approximately 3:28 a.m., the victims were working in the 1200 block of 4th Street, Northeast, when three suspects approached them. The suspects brandished handguns and demanded the victims’ property. The suspects then took the victims’ property before fleeing.
At approximately 3:38 a.m. that same day, a third victim was in the 2900 block of 7th Street, Northeast, when three suspects approached him. One suspect brandished a handgun. The suspects then took the victim’s property before fleeing.
18-year-old Donnell Godfrey and a 17-year-old male, both of Southeast, DC were arrested and charged with Carrying a Pistol Outside a Home or Business, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and two counts of Robbery. In addition, the 17-year-old male was also charged with Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
- Two Arrests Made in Robberies in the First District
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announce two arrests have been made in connection with robberies that occurred on Friday, November 17, 2023, in the First District.
-Armed Robbery (Gun) Theft One (Stolen Auto) At approximately 8:37 p.m., at the intersection of 3rd and K Streets Southeast the suspects approached the victim who was seated in their vehicle. The suspects brandished a handgun and demanded the victim to exit their vehicle. The victim complied. The suspects assaulted the victim and took their property. The suspects fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle but were involved in an accident a short time later. The suspects exited the vehicle and fled the scene. CCN: 23188791
-Robbery (Force and Violence) At approximately 10:58 p.m., in the 500 block of 12th Street, Northeast, the suspects approached the victim. The suspect assaulted the victim and took the victim’s property. The suspects were apprehended by responding officers. CCN: 23188867
On Friday, November 17, 2023, 18-year-old Jeremiah Hughes, of District Heights, MD, and 19-year-old Allen Harris, of Southeast, DC, were arrested and charged with the above offenses. Mr. Harris was also charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.
- MPD Arrests Teens for String of Carjackings
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force announce two arrests in several armed carjackings that occurred across the District.
In each of the below offenses, the suspects approached the victim(s) at the location. At least one suspect displayed a firearm and demanded their vehicle. In each offense, the suspects fled in the victim’s vehicle.
-Armed Carjacking: On Saturday, October 28, 2023, at approximately 8:35 p.m. in the 900 block of 9th Street Northeast. CCN: 23177736
-Armed Carjacking: On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at approximately 4:12 a.m. in the 6900 block of Blair Road Northwest. CCN: 23179561
-Armed Carjacking: On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at approximately 12:03 a.m in the 1400 block of G Street Northwest. CCN: 23182832
On Monday, November 20, 2023, two 15-year-old juvenile males, both of Southeast, DC, were arrested and charged with three counts of Armed Carjacking.
- H Street Bike Unit Arrests Serial Package Thief
Officers from the Metropolitan Police Department’s New H Street Bike Unit arrested a man for stealing multiple packages.
On November 15, 2023, officers were patrolling the H Street Corridor when they spotted 41-year-old Daniel Lazarus Greene, of no fixed address, who had active warrants out for his arrest for stealing packages.
Officers quickly took him into custody, where he was charged with two counts of Second-Degree Theft and two counts of Failure to Appear.