Crime Report: A Mid-May Dip; Investigations Ongoing

Metropolitan Police Department representative, Sgt. Robinson, spoke before the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E to give a crime update for the Georgetown area at its monthly meeting held on May 2. He told the commission there were no assaults with a dangerous weapon reported last month due to an increased presence of officers. Robberies were down 67 percent, two burglaries reported. One reported alongside sexual assault by a Georgetown University student which occurred in their residence in the 3500 block of O St. NW. The other in the 3300 block of Prospect St. NW where a resident left the garage door open and the suspect later entered and grabbed an item before fleeing.

Below you’ll find a detailed timeline of the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown with links to MPD press releases and surveillance videos.

May 30 – Shooting Investigation: Underway in the 1700 block of Rhode Island Ave NW.

May 30 – Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun): Occurred on May 28 in the 3700 New Hampshire NW.

May 29 – Robbery Investigation: Underway in the 1000 Vermont Ave NW.

May 29 – Shooting Investigation: Underway in the 900 block of Mt. Vernon Place NW.

May 29 – Shooting Investigation: Underway in the 1100 block of Columbia Rd NW.

May 29 – Armed Robbery: Underway in the 400 block of Ridge St NW.

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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