CRIME & SAFETY
GoFundMe started for man shot, killed in Takoma Park
TAKOMA PARK, Md. — The community is coming together to help raise money for the family of a man shot and killed in Takoma Park. A GoFundMe has been started in honor of the father of two, 40-year-old Ronih Murat Pacal, who died from his injuries on Tuesday. On...
Weekly Safety Report: Homicide, Skimming Device, and Robbery Shake Takoma Park
This week in Takoma Park, Maryland, there were three notable incidents. First, a suspect was arrested in connection with a homicide at a wing restaurant, where a 34-year-old man was shot and killed following an altercation. Second, police issued a warning after a skimming device was found in the area, which can steal credit or debit card information. Lastly, a victim was robbed at gunpoint at an outdoor ATM, with the suspect fleeing in a green sedan. Investigations are ongoing for all incidents.
Two people stabbed in Northwest DC
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) –The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) said two people were stabbed in Northwest D.C. on Sunday afternoon. MPD said that at about 3:40 p.m., it was dispatched to the 1300 block of Corcoran Street for a stabbing. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man and a woman who had […]
Maryland Police Seek Identity Of Man Who Fled Scene Of A Crash In Montgomery County
Maryland State Police are seeking public assistance as investigators work to identify a man who reportedly fled the scene of a traffic crash that occurred in Montgomery County Friday afternoon. Police are searching for an African American man with an afro hairstyle wearing a white tee shirt and believed to...
Fairfax County police arrest DC man for child solicitation through Snapchat, seek other possible victims
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — Fairfax County police arrested a D.C. man on Thursday and charged him with multiple counts related to solicitation of a minor. On Monday, the parents of an underage person reported to police that their child was communicating with a person named "Alex" through the app "Snapchat" and received multiple illicit pictures.
Multiple inmates injured after stabbing incident at DC Central Detention Facility
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The Metropolitan Police Department said a stabbing incident at the Department of Corrections (DOC) Central Detention Facility left multiple inmates injured on Sunday morning. MPD said they received a call at about 10:20 a.m. for the report of a stabbing in the 1900 block of D Street SE. When police […]
Man punched in face by teens during attempted carjacking at Prince George's Co. Mall
Hyattsville, Md. — Upwards of eight teenagers tried stealing a man’s car from the Prince George’s County Mall on Saturday night, according to police. Hyattsville police told 7News a man left a restaurant and was attempting to put some things in the back of his car when he was surrounded by seven or eight boys ages 16-18 who told him he was going to get hurt if he didn’t give up his car keys and items.
Police Negotiating With Barricaded Man Who Assaulted Person With Bat In Virginia (DEVELOPING)
All hands are on deck in Fairfax County after a knife-wielding man barricaded himself inside an apartment after assaulting a person with a bat, police say.An alert was issued at around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday night after officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to investigate an i…
Search Continues for Missing Army Veteran in Charles County, Wife Pleads for Information
Desperate pleas for information echo as the search for missing 25-year-old Army veteran, Jamell LeeHeung II, intensifies in Charles County. Specialized units, K9 crews, and volunteers join the hunt, following the discovery of LeeHeung's submerged vehicle. A heartbroken spouse and a confused 5-year-old son await his return. Any information? Call 301-609-6499.
Last Night in Driving Dangerously
Thanks to Boris for sending last night: “Happening now (1:10AM December 9, 2023) in front of Conrad Hotel, City Center, Downtown DC.”. Updates if/when more details are learned. Bars, H Street NE, Restaurants. The Pursuit Wine Bar and Kitchen on H Street, NE: “A Fond Farewell: We are Closing...
Woman shot in Arlington, police investigating
ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) said a woman was shot in Arlington on Saturday afternoon. At about 1:00 p.m., police were dispatched to S. Kemper Road and S. Oxford Street for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a woman who […]
“Inland Water Rescue” Required After Car is Driven Into Pond Near Lakeforest Sunday Evening
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call in the area of Russell Ave and Montgomery Village Ave, near the now-closed Lakeforest Mall, for a collision and “inland water rescue” after the vehicle was driven into the pond at the intersection. According to MCFRS Chief...
Justice HS overdose victim identified
The Justice High School student who died of a fentanyl overdose on Dec. 3 has been identified as 10th-grader Madeline Valeria Moran Centeno. PTSA President Kim Lanoue has reached out to her mother, Rachel. “Understandably, she is reeling, but hopes at some point to be able to share with us more about her precious child. On behalf of our community, the PTSA is working with Rachel to find the best ways to support her and her daughters.”
Pedestrian struck and killed in crash on Route 31 in Prince George's County
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — An investigation is underway after a man was struck and killed at Route 301 and Marlboro Pike in Prince George’s County on Sunday, according to Maryland State Police. This is the third pedestrian struck and killed in Prince George's County in one week.
Police: Vienna spa owners report harassment from customer
A man and his wife who own Kim’s Pro Waxing Spa, 386 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Dec. 1 at 2:41 p.m. that a customer who had been texting the wife repeatedly and bringing her gifts and had shown up at the couple’s home. Police advised...