Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District have announced that three individuals have been arrested in connection with a hit and run vehicle crash in which an MPD officer was injured.
On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at approximately 6:32 pm, an MPD officer was on his motor scooter and stopped in the area of 46th and A Streets SE, when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle, a white Lexus, then fled the scene.
The vehicle was recovered in the 4900 block of A Street, SE. Officers canvassing the area apprehended three individuals. Arrested were: 24-year-old Kevin Burno who was charged with Felony Assault on a Police Officer; 22-year-old Antonio Parks who was charged with Obstruction of Justice and Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol; and 25-year-old Darrin Twisdale who was charged Obstruction of Justice and Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol, all of Southeast, DC.
The officer was transported by paramedics from the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department to a DC hospital, where he is in stable condition and is being treated for multiple injuries. He has been a member of the department since 2005. The crash remains under investigation.