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21709Re: [MPD-4D] Gun Recoveries with Arrests!

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  • Anne Thiel
    Dec 31, 2013
      Excellent work on behalf of these officers. Congratulations!

      On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 1:37 AM, Lamond, Shane (MPD) <shane.lamond@...> wrote:

      Good Morning,


      At approximately 4:30 PM on December 30, 2013, MPD officers received information that a person of interest in reference to a homicide was in the 3600 block of New Hampshire Avenue, NW.  When officers arrived at the location, an adult male subject fled on foot.  The officers pursued the subject on foot and noticed that he kept reaching into his pocket.  As they continued to pursue the subject, the officers observed the subject remove a handgun from his pocket and throw it onto the roof of a building in the block.  The officers were able to apprehend the subject, and then return to the area where they observed the subject toss the weapon.  Located on the roof was a handgun.  The subject was placed under arrest for the Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol.


      A few hours later, at approximately 9:20 PM, MPD officers were patrolling the 700 block of Rock Creek Church Road, NW, when they smelled an odor of burning marijuana coming from a group of individuals at the corner of Rock Creek Church Road and New Hampshire Avenue, NW.  As the officers approached the individuals to investigate the source of the odor, one of the individuals dropped a cigarette on the ground.  The individual was detained and the cigarette was examined, which revealed that the cigarette contained suspected marijuana,  The individual was placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana.  During a search of the subject incident to his arrest, a loaded handgun and a ziplock bag containing additional marijuana was located on his person.  The subject was then also charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol.


      Congratulations go out to MPD Fourth District and Intel officers for removing two more dangerous firearms from the streets of DC!



      Lieutenant Shane Lamond

      Fourth District, PSA 403

      6001 Georgia Avenue, NW

      Washington, D.C. 20011

      (202) 715-7400 Station

      (202) 715-7504 Office

      (202) 437-0434 Cell



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