Body cam footage released in deadly Suitland shooting
SUITLAND, Md. - Body-worn camera footage of the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in Suitland from earlier this month was released on Monday. The Independent Investigations Division (IID) of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General released footage of the fatal officer shooting of 31-year-old Melvin Jay of Suitland.
Man found shot in Prince George’s County stairwell
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — A man was shot and killed in Prince George’s County on Sunday morning. Officers responded to the shooting in the 6700 block of New Hampshire Ave. at about 7:20 a.m. There, they found a man in a stairwell suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on […]
VSP says MD man killed in Route 39 crash, 4 passengers hospitalized
UPDATE: 2:41 P.M. BATH COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police have released the identity of the person killed in the deadly single-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 39 in Bath County on March 4. VSP says that around 6:35 a.m. on Monday, 51-year-old Jose Rubi Albertico Lemus-Lemus of...
DC police ID victim in deadly shooting on Jasper Street in southeast
WASHINGTON - Authorities have identified a man was killed Sunday night in a shooting on a southeast D.C. street. Police say the shooting was reported just after 10 p.m. in the 2700 block of Jasper Street. Officers arrived and found the man, identified as 31-year-old William Hargrove of Capitol Heights,...
Man Dies When Car Strikes Tree In Hyattsville: Police
The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. near the 6500 block of Landover Road in Hyattsville, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department. Eloy Ramirez, 29, was heading northbound when he lost control and struck a tree. Ramirez, of Hyattsville, was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.
Barricaded person started DC apartment fire resulting in senior citizens being evacuated, officials say
Fire crews had to evacuate senior citizens out of a Southeast D.C. apartment building on fire where a person was also barricaded inside.
Shooting in Takoma Park Leaves One Dead
TAKOMA PARK, MARYLAND — The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that transpired in the unincorporated area of Takoma Park. The department has announced a reward…
Arlington County Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report: 121 Incidents and 11 Crime Stories
Arlington County Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report: 121 Incidents and 11 Crime Stories. During the last week, Arlington County reported a total of 121 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was theft, with 83 instances making up about 69% of the total cases. Vandalism was the second most frequent crime, with 15 cases, followed by assault with 11 cases. Both trespass and suspicious situations were reported 5 times, each constituting approximately 4% of the total crimes. The category 'Other' had the least number of incidents, with only 2 cases reported. This data indicates a concerning prevalence of theft in the place, which authorities should address promptly to ensure the safety of the residents.
Police Seeking Witnesses To Crash That Left Passenger With Critical Injuries In Charles County
At least that's what the Charles County Sheriff's Office is imploring as they seek witnesses to a crash in Waldorf on Sunday afternoon that left a 49-year-old with critical injuries. Patrol officers were called at around 3;30 p.m. on March 3 to the intersection of Middletown Road and McDaniel Road,...
A Culinary Journey: Five Must-Visit African Restaurants in Silver Spring
This article presents a curated list of five African restaurants located in Silver Spring. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please share your comments below:
Violent Home Invader Attacked Occupants, Arrested by Pollice
FREDERICK, MARYLAND — The Frederick Police Department reported the arrest of Quentin Bassey, a Silver Spring, MD resident, following a residential burglary incident on February 28. Officers were called to…
Waldorf fire starts in garage
On Feb. 26 around 12:19 a.m., Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the 2000 block of Blue Anchor Court in Waldorf for a house fire. Upon arrival on scene, first responders found smoke coming from the garage. A fire was located and was placed under control within 20 minutes.
Business trade groups demand 'immediate action' by D.C. officials to halt violent crime
Dozens of business trade groups have called on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Council to crack down on violent crimes committed by repeat offenders in the nation's capital.
Savor the New Age: 4 Must-Try Modern American Cuisine Destinations in Waldorf
In this article, we delve into four distinct examples of Modern American Cuisine found in Waldorf. Have you had the pleasure of sampling any of these culinary delights? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please don't hesitate to share your comments below!
Local Man Arrested by Robbery Suppression Unit for Attempted Carjacking in Northeast D.C.
A man was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department's Robbery Suppression Unit (RSU) after an attempted carjacking in Northeast, D.C. The event took place on March 3, 2024. RSU officers at a red light saw two men trying to carjack a scooter.
DC police warning residents of fraudulent jury duty summons calls
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was warning residents of fraudulent calls regarding jury duty. Callers were impersonating MPD members in an attempt to extort people by claiming to have issued arrest warrants due to failing to appear for a jury duty summons. The callers then ask for money in exchange […]
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“Did Old Faithful open a DC location? took this at 7th & Pennsylvania looking toward Anacostia. It looks like it’s a couple blocks away.”
Document: MPD Investigating D.C. Housing Authority Officer-Involved Shooting
Thank you for reading D.C. Witness. Help us continue our mission into 2024. The Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Force Investigations Team from their Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating a DC Housing Authority Police (DCHAP) officer-involved shooting that occurred on Feb. 29 on the 400 block of M Street, SE.
Handgun confiscated from student's bookbag at Alexandria elementary school
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Authorities are investigating after they say a handgun was discovered in a student's bookbag at an Alexandria elementary school. The incident was reported Friday, March 1 at Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy. According to police, the student told a teacher that they had the gun. Officials say the teacher immediately confiscated the bag, notified school administrators, and called police.
Man Who Kidnapped, Assaulted Teen Girl Outside Northeast DC Metro Station Sentenced: Feds
Donte Johnson, 38, has been sentenced to five years in prison, and a judge ordered he register as a sexual offender for 10 years when he is released following an incident involving a 17-year-old outside the Deanwood Metro Center in Northeast DC. According to prosecutors, outside the station on May...