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Handguns Recovered from DC Streets

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Handguns Recovered from DC Streets

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that five handguns have been taken off the streets of the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>District of Columbia.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

  • At approximately 4:35 pm, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, members assigned to the Department’s Narcotics Special Investigations Division Recovery Unit were conducting an investigation at an apartment building located in the 2500 Pomeroy Road, SE.  As a result of the investigation, a semi-automatic handgun with several live rounds of ammunition was recovered.  There was no arrest reported in connection with this recovery.

  • At approximately 5:45 pm, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, members assigned to the Department’s Narcotics Special Investigations Division Recovery Unit were conducting an investigation in the 2200 block of View Place, SE.  As a result of the investigation, a semi-automatic handgun with several live rounds of ammunition was recovered.  The suspect in this case was arrested and charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

  • At approximately 6:15 pm, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, members assigned to the Department’s Seventh District conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Congress Street, SE.  As a result of the traffic stop, a semi-automatic handgun with several live rounds of ammunition was recovered.  The suspects in this case were arrested and charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

  • At approximately 7:00 pm, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, members assigned to the Department’s Narcotics Special Investigations Division were conducting an investigation in the 4600 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE.  As a result of the investigation, a semi-automatic handgun with several live rounds of ammunition was recovered.  The suspect in this case was placed under arrest and charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

  • At approximately 9:50 pm, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, members assigned to the Department’s Second District conducted a traffic stop in the 2200 block of Q Street, NW.  As a result of the traffic stop, a semi-automatic handgun with several live rounds of ammunition was recovered.  The suspects in this case were placed under arrest and charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.