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Weapons, Ammunition and Drugs Seized From Residence on Vermont Avenue, NW

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Weapons, Ammunition and Drugs Seized From Residence on Vermont Avenue, NW

Officers serving search warrant make significant arrest.

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that weapons, ammunition and drugs have been seized from a residence in the 1800 block of Vermont Avenue, NW, as the All Hands on Deck Phase Vll initiative continues.

At approximately 5:05 pm on Friday, November 13, 2009, members from the Third District’s Patrol Section (PSA 305) and Vice Unit executed a search warrant on a private residence located in the 1800 block of Vermont Avenue, NW.  That warrant was the result of an ongoing investigation conducted by members from the Third District and resulted in the seizure of the following items:

  • An AR-15 Machine Gun with two fully-loaded “banana clips”
  • A shotgun
  • A stun gun
  • Several rounds of miscellaneous ammunition
  • Marijuana, Cocaine, Oxycodone and Percocet
  • Undisclosed amount of US Currency

Arrested and charged with Possession (of Drugs) with the Intent to Distribute While Armed is 35-year-old Roy Rosa of the 1800 block of Vermont Avenue, NW.

Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier commended the men and women of the Third District for their work in this case and stated: “This is a representation of our continuing efforts to remove dangerous weapons and drugs from the streets of our nation’s capital while working in close cooperation with our community. It is that bond which again represents one of the critical elements of the All Hands on Deck initiative.