Borderstan

Dupont – Logan – U Street

Crimes of Note: Stolen Autos, Purse Snatchings


One of the crime trends of the past 10 days in the Borderstan area is nine stolen autos: five were stolen last weekend, four on Saturday and one on Sunday. There were another four reported between April 17 and April 21. Most of the cars were stolen in the western part of Logan Circle neighborhood or near the U Street Corridor; the list is below.

In addition, there were 11 reported robberies between April 16 and April 26, two of them committed with guns (the robbery of Nellie’s Sports Bar and resident Kal Penn) and one with a knife. Three of the robberies are categorized as “snatches” or “pocketbook snatches” and they occurred between 1300 and 1500 U Street NW.

Following are the crimes of note for the past week—robberies, assaults, burglaries and stolen autos—that occurred in the Dupont– Logan – U Street area. The area is covered primarily by Police Service Areas (PSAs) 208 and 307 with a small slice of the Borderstan area in PSA 305.

Robbery

  • Friday, April 16, Robbery: Assault with Intent, 1800 block of 14th Street NW.
  • Saturday, April 17, Robbery: Robbery: Snatch of purse, etc., 1500 block of U Street NW.
  • Sunday, April 18, Robbery with Knife, 10th and Rhode Island NW.
  • Sunday, April 18, 2:04 p.m., Robbery, 14th and Rhode Island NW.
  • Sunday, April 18, 8:10 p.m., Robbery with Force and Violence, 12th and N Streets NW.
  • Monday, April 19, Robbery with Gun, 900 block of U Street NW (Nellie’s Sports Bar was robbed).
  • Tuesday, April 20, Robbery with Gun, 1500 block of S Street NW (Kal Penn was victim)
  • Friday, April 23, 1:30 a.m., Robbery-Snatch, 1324 U Street NW.
  • Sunday, April 25, 7:44 p.m., Robbery: Pocketbook  Snatch, 1300 block of U Street NW.
  • Monday, April 26, 6:59 p.m., Robbery: Fear, 1200 block of T Street NW.
  • Monday, April 26, 8:58 p.m., Robbery, 1400 block of 12th Street NW.

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

  • Monday, April 26, 11:30 p.m., ADW-Knife, 1200 block of 11th Street NW.

Stolen Auto

  • Saturday, April 17, Stolen Auto, 1700 block of Florida Avenue NW.
  • Tuesday, April 20, Stolen Auto, 1700 block of Vermont Avenue NW.
  • Wednesday, April 21, Stolen Auto, 1800 block of T Street NW.
  • Wednesday, April 21, Stolen Auto, 1600 block of Vermont Avenue NW.
  • Saturday, April 24, Stolen Auto, 12th and T Streets NW.
  • Saturday, April 24, Stolen Auto, 15th and R Streets NW.
  • Saturday, April 24, Stolen Auto, 900 block of V Street NW.
  • Saturday, April 24, Stolen Auto, 13th and S Streets NW.
  • Sunday, April 25, Stolen Auto, 2000 block of 10th Street NW.

Burglary

  • Wednesday, April 14, Burglary, 1400 block of R Street NW.
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April 28, 2010 - Posted by | crime | , , ,

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