Crime Report: Kidnapping, Robberies, 2 GU Incidents
By May 2, 2022 0 757•
Minus a few cold spells, the weather around the District is warming up so expect the crime rate to rise as well. Over the last week, crime has mostly consisted of robberies with a few of them involving a dangerous weapon. Below you’ll 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.
May 2 – Robbery: Incident around 2 a.m. in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Ave. NW. MPD on the lookout for two black males between ages of 45 and 50 years-old. Last seen in a blue 4-door Kia with unknown tags.
May 1 – Kidnapping While Armed: Incident in the 600 block of Florida Ave. NW. MPD on the lookout for suspect and vehicle that was connected to the crime. The victims believed they were in a rideshare before the driver pulled a handgun and demanded money from an ATM. The victims complied and the suspect fled the scene in the vehicle. More information and surveillance photos of the suspect’s vehicle can be found here.
May 1 – Aggravated Assault Arrests Made: The arrests were for a crime on April 11 in the 600 block of Decatur St. NW. The assaulted victim was transported to the nearest hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Two juvenile males (16 and 14 years-old) were arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
April 30 – Shooting: Incident in the 700 block of N St. NW. No suspect descriptions available at this time.
April 30 – Robbery (Gun): Incident in the 1800 block of Wyoming St. NW. MPD on the lookout for a black male, mid 20’s, ski mask, all black clothing, and armed with a handgun. The suspect was last seen in a black 4-door sedan with black tape covering the rear tag.
April 30 – Burglary: Incident on April 16 in the 3500 block of 13th St. NW. More information, including video surveillance footage of the suspect can be found here.
April 29 – Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery (Knife): Incident at 6:45 p.m. in an establishment located at 4500 Wisconsin Ave. NW. More information including surveillance photos of the suspect can be found here.
April 29 – Robbery (Snatch): Incident on April 27 at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW. Surveillance photos of the suspect can be found in a recent MPD press release linked here.
April 29 – Arrests Made in Establishment Burglaries: A MPD press release of an arrest made on a suspect connected to five separate burglaries in the Third District linked here.
April 29 – Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun): Incident on April 22 in the 7000 block of Blair Rd. NW. Surveillance photos and video footage of the suspect can be found here.
April 28 – Armed Robbery (Knife) Arrests Made: Incident on April 25 in the 5300 block of 38th St. NW. A MPD press release on the matter is linked here.
April 27 – Threats of Bodily Harm: An individual reported to authorities they were physically threatened at the Epicurean Restaurant located at 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW.
April 25 – Burglary: The incident took place on April 18 in the 900 block of I (eye) St. NW. More information, including surveillance photos and video footage of the suspects and vehicle connected with the crime can be found here.
April 24 – Robbery Investigation: Underway for an incident that occurred in the 1200 block of Wisconsin Ave. NW. The suspect is a 5’9” black male and at the time was wearing a teal-colored shirt and carrying an Abercombie and Fitch bag.
April 23 – Destruction of Property: A Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) officer reported that an unknown subject vandalized the ICC/Red Square building causing damage. The building is located at 1472-1498 37th St. NW.
April 23 – Destruction of Property: A GUPD officer reported that an unknown subject vandalized a gate arm located in the 3700 block of Prospect St. NW causing damage.
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.