1689RE: [MPD-1D] Fireworks at 13 and g ne
- Jul 5, 2007Did 5-D do this as well? I'm concerned that there is rarely any traffic on this listserv when there are dozens of messages from the Commander of the First District.
Exactly what is going on in this District?
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From: "Groomes, Diane (MPD)" <diane.groomes@...>
> I am just getting in and we have issued 8 citations, confiscated over[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> 100 fireworks in 1d but it did not appear to put a dent into all that
> was going off- many citizens are still under the impression that what
> they possessed are legal -- tonite at midnite a clean sweep will be done
> and anyone with fireworks will have them confiscated -- tonite in 1d
> there were no felony assaults or robberies -- we did not have a report
> of injury due to fireworks during the night
> Commander Diane Groomes
> First District
> Metropolitan Police Department
> 202-698-0505 office
> 202-996-3386 pager
> From: MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com [mailto:MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
> Of Diane Hoover
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 10:59 PM
> To: MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: RE: [MPD-1D] Fireworks at 13 and g ne
> Amen..I need to get to bed in order to get up for work and when we are
> assaulted like this late into the night I am dead at work the next day.
> I do agree it was worse a few years back when I couldn't see across the
> street due to the smoke. I am sick and tired of the noise when not even
> closed windows and ac and fans can dampen the noise.
> There are people setting off Roman candles on the sidewalk and the
> persons doing it are residents of MD that come here since they can get
> away with it easier. I saw their plates when they drove up and parked.
> Next year I may have to stay in a hotel just to avoid the noise.
> Jock Friedly <jock@...> wrote:
> You me ntion particular locales, but the reality is that it is
> happening every two blocks or so. I can hear numerous private displays
> from where I am.
> I am a big critic of the complete lack of enforcement of
> fireworks laws in the past but it is hugely improved over previous years
> (yes, it was MUCH worse in the past). And importantly, on July 4,
> fireworks are happening in literally many hundreds if not thousands of
> locations throughout the city. How is MPD supposed to stop even a tiny
> fraction of that?
> With that said, hopefully the continued complaints will convince
> the new police chief that citizens are getting serious about enforcing
> these laws.
> From: MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com [mailto:MPD-1D@yahoogr oups.com] On
> Behalf Of Kyra DeBlaker-Gebhard
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 10:12 PM
> To: MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [MPD-1D] Fireworks at 13 and g ne
> Not only on 13th and G NE, but all along MD Ave from the Capitol
> down to Bladensburg and Benning.
> This is so obvious, how are police missing this and how are
> people supposed to know it is not allowed when no one stops them.
> I support my MPD, but I am very disappointed. I have not seen
> one police car out addressing this.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "Williamson, Kate" <kate.williamson@...>
> To: "MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com" <MPD-1D@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 4, 2007 9:09:22 PM
> Subject: [MPD-1D] Fireworks at 13 and g ne
> PLEASE send someone over here! there are fireworks --loud ones!
> I will be so mad if they wake my 5 week old. Hell hath no fury like a
> sleep deprived new mom :) seriously though you would think the British
> were walking up maryland ave again. We alread called 311
> Kate J. Williamson
> Rep. Mac Thornberry
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