Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) representative, Sgt. Robinson, spoke to Neighborhood Advisory Commission (ANC) 2E to provide an update on crime in the Georgetown area at their monthly meeting held May 2. He told the commission that no assault with a dangerous weapon had been reported in the past month due to increased attendance. of officers. Thefts decreased by 67%. Two reported burglaries, one reported alongside a sexual assault by a Georgetown University student that occurred at their residence hall in the 3500 block of O St. NW. The other in the 3300 block of Prospect St. NW where a resident left a garage door open and the suspect then entered and grabbed an item before fleeing.
Two motor vehicle thefts have occurred near the Georgetown waterfront. Robinson noted that both vehicles have been recovered and the area is under close scrutiny from the MPD. Retail areas are the hardest hit with reported thefts and car thefts. A search warrant was used at a smoking room located in the 3200 block of O St. NW. A handgun, ammunition, four books or marijuana and US currency were recovered. Since then, operations have ceased there. A handgun was discovered in plain sight in a car parked in the 3400 block of Water St. NW. Two other handguns and ammunition were later recovered and the owner of the vehicle did not have a license to carry the firearms.
Below is a detailed timeline of the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown, with links to MPD news releases and surveillance videos.
May 15 – Illegal entry: A GU student reported that an unknown person entered their residence in the 3600 block of O St. NW.
May 14 – Single Assault: An unknown male physically assaulted someone in the 1500 block of Tondorf Rd.
May 14 – Burglary: A GU student has reported his personal items stolen from his residence at Arrupe Hall located at 1575 Tondorf Rd.
May 14 – Assault with a dangerous weapon (knife) Arrest made: The incident happened May 13 in the 2800 block of Wisconsin Ave. NW.
May 14 – Arrests of stolen automobiles: Stolen car arrests made across the district can be found in a related MPD press release here.
May 14 – Shooting investigation: Ongoing in the 200 block of Upshur St. NW.
May 14 – Burglary: Performed May 13 at a facility in the 1100 block of 15th St. NW. CCTV footage of the suspect can be found here.
May 13 – Public urination: A GU student was observed urinating in public near LXR Hall located at 35th St. NW.
May 13 – Flight: A GU student reported personal items stolen from Village C East located at 3791 Library Walk.
May 13 – Burglary: Occurred May 3 at a facility on the 1200 block of 11th St. NW. CCTV footage of the suspect can be found here.
May 13 – Inquiry into the shooting: Ongoing in the 3700 block of 14th St. NW. MPD is looking for two black men all wearing black clothing.
May 13 – Attempted arrest for carjacking and theft with bare hands (force and violence): The offenses took place on March 21 in the 2400 block of 20th St. NW. An MPD press release with more details can be found here.
May 12 – Harassment: A GU student reported that the harassment took place on campus.
May 12 – Burglary: A GU staff member reported that electronic items were stolen from his Car Barn office located at 3520 Prospect St. NW.
May 12 – Burglary: Occurred in the 1300 block of R St. NW. CCTV footage of the suspect can be found here.
May 11 – Rape: A GU student reported being raped on March 17 at LXR Hall located at 35th St. NW. On May 3, another student reported being raped at Village C East located at 3791 Library Walk.
May 11 – Assault: A GU Police Department officer reported that they were physically assaulted in the Leavey Center garage located at 1560 Tondorf Rd.
May 11 – Assault with intent to steal (pistol): An incident has occurred in the 1400 block of Chapin St. NW. MPD is looking for a gray Toyota Camry with the Virginia tag # UFT8544.
May 11 – Arrest for robbery (force and violence): The incident happened on February 21 in the 1400 block of Swann St. NW. An MPD press release with all the details can be found here.
May 10 – Arrest of a homicide suspect: The incident happened on April 11 in the 3000 block of 13th St. NW. An MPD press release with all the details can be found here.
May 9 – Assault with a dangerous weapon (knife) Suspect wanted: The incident happened May 3 in the 1300 block of 18th St. NW. An MPD press release with full details, including CCTV footage of the suspect, can be found here.
May 9 – Robbery (Snatch): The incident happened on April 24 in the 1200 block of Wisconsin Ave. NW. CCTV photos of the suspect can be found here.
Anyone who can identify individuals or has knowledge of the above incidents should NOT take action, but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible for a crime in the District of Columbia.
Editor’s note: The incidents reported here are from police reports and have not necessarily been tried or resolved; a legal presumption of innocence applies.