Crime Report: 5 Serious GU Incidents and One Fatal Hit-and-Run


Property theft and stolen auto were low compared to previous months. Traditionally, crime will rise with the temperature so stay aware of your surroundings as the weather turns warmer. Below you will find a detailed timeline of the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown with links to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) press releases and surveillance videos. 

March 20 – Fatal Hit-and-Run: MPD is seeking vehicles in a traffic fatality resulting from a crash that occurred on March 17 at the intersection of New York and New Jersey Avenues NW. A MPD press release containing video surveillance footage of the vehicles of interest can be found here. 

March 19 – Robbery (Force and Violence) Investigation: Underway in the 2400 block of 15th Street NW.  

March 19 – Robbery (Snatch) Investigation: Underway in the 1300 block of Euclid Street NW. 

March 19 – Armed Robbery (Gun) Investigation: Underway at 14th and L Streets NW. MPD is on the lookout for a black male, 5’2”, 30-40 years of age, all black clothing, and red shoes. 

March 18 – Burglary: Incident occurred on March 1 in the 1500 block of Connecticut Avenue NW. A MPD press release with video surveillance footage of the suspect can be found here. 

March 18 – Robbery and Carjacking Arrests Made: A detailed list of robbery and carjacking arrests made in the second and third districts can be found in a MPD press release linked here. 

March 18 – Robbery (Force and Violence): The incident occurred in the 1200 block of V Street NW. Video surveillance photos of the suspect can be found here 

MPD-released surveillance photos are from a robbery (force and violence) in the 1200 block of V Street NW on March 17. Photo courtesy MPD.

March 16 – Theft and Destruction of Property: A Georgetown University (GU) student reported the theft of their Vespa’s license plate and the smashing of the rear lights. The incident occurred at the LXR bike racks located at 35th Street NW.  

March 16 – Robbery (Pickpocket): Offense occurred on March 15 in the 5000 block of Connecticut Avenue NW. A MPD press release with video surveillance video footage of the suspect can be found here 

March 16 – Burglary: Incident occurred on March 7 in the 3000 block of Connecticut Avenue NW. Video surveillance footage of the suspect can be found here. 

March 16 – Homicide Suspect Sought: The incident occurred on March 14 in the 1900 block of Ninth Street NW. A MPD press release with additional details and surveillance photos of the suspect can be found here 

March 15 – Shooting: Incident occurred in the 1400 block of V Street NW. MPD is on the lookout for a gray or green SUV last seen on 15th Street NW heading northbound. 

March 15 – Threat to do Bodily Harm: A GU student reported that they were physically threatened at Heine Village located at 3700 O Street NW. 

March 15 – Simple Assault: A GU student was physically assaulted by another GU student at the Yates Field House located at 3901 Yates Road. 

March 15 – Robbery (Pickpocket): Offense occurred on Feb. 12 in the 3000 block of K Street NW. A MPD press release with video surveillance photos of the suspect can be found here. 

March 14 – Unarmed Robbery: Incident occurred on March 7 in an establishment located in the 1300 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW. A MPD press release with video surveillance footage of the suspect can be found here 

March 12 – Burglary: A GU student reported someone entered their residence and stole property at Harbin Hall on 1461 Tondorf Road. 

March 12 – Stalking: A GU student reported that they were being stalked by a non-GU affiliate in the area of Village C West on 3795 Library Walk.  

Anyone who can identify individuals or has knowledge of the incidents above should NOT take action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C. currently offers a reward 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. 

Editors’ note: the incidents reported here are culled from police reports and have not necessarily been adjudicated or resolved; a legal presumption of innocence applies. 

 

 

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