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August 28th, 2017

Armed Carjacking Early Sunday in Northeast

Weekend Crime Blotter

At 2:12 a.m. Sunday morning, police from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) responded to reports of an armed carjacking in the 1800 block of I Street NE.

Two women were waiting for their companions in the car parked in the back alley at that address when the car was approached by four people. One suspect came to the passenger side with a handgun and said, “give me all your stuff and get out of the vehicle.”

At the same time, another suspect went to the driver’s side and told the driver, “give me your phone and get on the ground.”

The Blotter is based on the reports posted from August 25-27, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

August 25th

National Capital Bank Recognized by ICBA Community Service Awards

NCB Receives Honorable Mention For Commitment and Involvement With Capitol Hill Community

The National Capital Bank of Washington (NCB) has been awarded honorable mention in the National Community Service Awards, presented by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). The awards recognize exceptional and outstanding volunteer efforts of community banks throughout the nation.

Police Search for Man After Armed Robbery in Northeast

Crime Blotter: August 24

At 1:18 a.m. Friday, there was an armed robbery at 1:18 a.m. at the corner of Maryland Avenue and F Street NE. Police are looking for a black man about 25 years old. He stands about 5 ‘ 10” tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He was driving a green 2003 or 2004 model Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Do not approach suspects. Anyone who has information regarding these cases should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.

In Other News

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on August 24, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

August 24th

Councilmember Gray Meets With Senior Safeway Executives Thursday Afternoon

Safeway Senior Vice President of External Affairs Says Meeting Was Productive, Gray Says He is Not Reassured

Following his meeting with Safeway executive on Thursday afternoon, Councilmember Vincent Gray (Ward 7-D) said he was determined to continue pressing for improvements in the shopping experience at the two Ward 7 Safeway stores.

The Councilmember met with President of Safeway’s Eastern Division Dan Valenzuela, Safeway’s Director of Government Affairs Division Stephanie Maxwell Ridoré, as well as Jonathan Mayes, Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Albertsons Companies, Safeway’s parent company.

Finn McCool's Hosts Epic Fight Night

McGregor Vs. Mayweather

Unhooked your cable? Don't miss the epic battle between Irish Notorious Mystic Mac, Conor McGregor and the American Pretty Boy Money, Floyd Mayweather. Finn McCool's, the last Irish Bar on Capitol Hill, will show the fight on its 13 massive flat screen TVs with BOSE Surround Sound.

Thirsty? There will be 48 taps pouring cold beer. There will be a $20 cover to attend, but the first beer is FREE on the house. No one below 21 allowed. ID required. Doors open at 5 p.m this Saturday, August 26th.

Nickelz Production Strengthens DMV Hip Hop Community

When one thinks of cities with strong dance presences, Los Angeles’ performance studios or prestigious New York City ballet schools may come to mind. Surprisingly, with over 6 million multicultural residents in the DMV radius, it can be hard to pick up the hobby of choreographed dancing at an adult level.

Chloe Detrick is a communication professional and freelance writer located in the D.C. area. She enjoys writing about the D.C. arts scene, women’s issues, cannabis and drug policy, and any other relevant topics that come her way. You can follow her writing and other ramblings on

Nickelz Production Strengthens DMV Hip Hop Community

When one thinks of cities with strong dance presences, Los Angeles’ performance studios or prestigious New York City ballet schools may come to mind. Surprisingly, with over 6 million multicultural residents in the DMV radius, it can be hard to pick up the hobby of choreographed dancing at an adult level.

Chloe Detrick is a communication professional and freelance writer located in the D.C. area. She enjoys writing about the D.C. arts scene, women’s issues, cannabis and drug policy, and any other relevant topics that come her way. You can follow her writing and other ramblings on

Nickelz Production Strengthens DMV Hip Hop Community

When one thinks of cities with strong dance presences, Los Angeles’ performance studios or prestigious New York City ballet schools may come to mind. Surprisingly, with over 6 million multicultural residents in the DMV radius, it can be hard to pick up the hobby of choreographed dancing at an adult level.

Chloe Detrick is a communication professional and freelance writer located in the D.C. area. She enjoys writing about the D.C. arts scene, women’s issues, cannabis and drug policy, and any other relevant topics that come her way. You can follow her writing and other ramblings on