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A Cautionary Tale and Public Safety Reminder

July 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Last night I stopped by the gas station at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE around 8:30 to get gas on my way home. As I pulled in I locked my doors, which I generally do after seeing so many news stories about thieves stealing purses and other valuables from the passenger side of a car while […]

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Letter from Tommy Wells on This Week’s Community Meeting on Public Safety

May 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

In response to a recent increase in violent crime around the neighborhood, Councilmember Tommy Wells called a community meeting with MPD at the Hill Center on Wednesday night. Neighbors voiced their concerns about the level of police presence, the lack of alerts on listservs, and a lack of proper lighting on many streets. One concern […]

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TONIGHT: Community Meeting on Public Safety & Recent Robberies

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

If you have not been following the news, there have been several recent violent attacks on Capitol Hill, near Eastern Market, that have involved women being stabbed in the neck and robbed, even after surrendering their wallets and phones. In response, Tommy Wells will be holding a community meeting tonight, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Dognapping

January 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

Last night burglars broke into a home in the 1500 block of D Street NE and and left with electronics and this sweet little two and a half year old cockapoo Margo. Her owners are very sad and have offered a reward for her return. She has a microchip (ID# 985121010681957) and was wearing a black […]

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Police Chase, and Shots Fired Outside US Capitol

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC

Police are investigating a car chase and shooting that took place this afternoon on the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol, near the intersections of Constitution Avenue and First Street NW. The Capitol building was placed on lockdown temporarily, and witnesses tweeted photos from the scene. Residents should avoid streets surrounding the U.S. Capitol as […]

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