RE: [MPD-5D] Re: pot smoking teenagers at rhode island metro stop
- No drugs associated with chewing tobacco that i'm aware of. Thanks for the update.
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Fifth District, MPDC
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From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com on behalf of roomforrent001
Sent: Fri 5/6/2005 2:41 PM
Subject: [MPD-5D] Re: pot smoking teenagers at rhode island metro stop
I didn't receive a response from my email BUT I did see the very
next morning a visible metro police presence at Rhode Island Metro.
As of this morning, instead of 15 or so teenagers there were only 5.
And I haven't seen the teenager who I thought of as the ringleader
since the day I wrote the email.
Not sure who I have to thank - maybe it was a coincidence - but
THANKS!!! A very quick response!
(quick aside - several of the kids spit frequently almost like they
are chewing tobacco. Is there some drug that results in this
behavior that I'm just too old to know about? Maybe they are just
--- In MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com, "roomforrent001"
> Every morning there are the same group of teenagers hanging outseveral
> between the bus stop and the metro entrance at Rhode Island Avenue
> Metro. (I often wonder why they aren't EVER in school.) On
> occasions I have smelled pot smoke coming from their group. Theyalso
> ask for money most day. This morning a well-meaning lady stoppedand
> tried to dissuade these teenagers from 'using that junk'/ smokingsafety.
> pot. Of course, the teens ignored her and I worried for her
> I know there is chronic underemployment; but, before school gets
> for the summer and less troubled teens join up with thisparticular
> group of truant, seemingly unemployeed, youth, is there anythingyou
> do something to have these young men stop panhandling, insultingmetro
> riders, smoking pot, and giving the area a seedy shady characterevery
> morning?Yahoo! Groups Links
- Several shots were heard last night between 3:30 and 4:00 am on or around
Bates Street, NW. Was anyone hurt? Can you give us any details?
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