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Arrest Made in Calvin Woodland Murder Case

Thursday, March 4, 2010

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced that an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of Calvin Woodland, which occurred on <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Barnaby Street, SE in January of 2010. 

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“Calvin Woodland’s death was the worst kind of tragedy,” said Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. “I commend the Metropolitan Police  Department on their swift work to close this case.”


On Thursday, March 4, 2010, at approximately 11:45 am, 18-year-old Reginald Rogers was apprehended by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Felony Murder while Armed in connection with the death of Mr. Woodland. Mr. Rogers, who was arrested, without incident, in the 5000 block of D Street, SE, additionally has been charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License for a handgun which was in his possession at the time of his arrest.


On Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at approximately 10:30 pm, officers assigned to the Seventh District responded to the 800 block of Barnaby Street, SE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival they located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds lying in a parking lot in the 800 block of Barnaby Street. The victim, identified as 18-year-old Calvin Lavone Woodland of the 800 block of Barnaby Street, SE, was transported by personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.