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Weapons Taken Off DC Streets

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Weapons Taken Off DC Streets

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that two weapons 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 8:05 pm, on Monday, March 16, 2009, members assigned to the department’s Third District responded to a residence located in the 3500 block of Hartford Place, NW for the report of a burglary. As a result of this investigation, an air pistol was recovered.  The suspect in this case was charged with “Burglary One” and other gun related charges.   

At approximately 8:20 pm, on Monday, March 16, 2009, members assigned to the department’s First District were investigating the report of a vehicular hit and run located at 1st and I Streets, NW. During the course of the investigation, they recovered a handgun with several live rounds of ammunition. No arrest has been made in this case, which remains under investigation.