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District Teenager Sentenced to Nearly Seven Years in Prison for Easter Attack at the National Zoo

District Teenager Sentenced to Nearly Seven Years in Prison for Easter Attack at the National Zoo

 

From the United States Attorney’s Office:

         Mshairi Alkebular, 16, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 82 months of incarceration for carrying out a pair of attacks against another teenager on Easter Monday at the National Zoo, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced.

 

Adams Morgan Man Sentenced to Five-Year Prison Term For Cocaine Trafficking

 

This release comes to us from the United States Attorney’s Office:

 

Guardian Angels Step Up Patrols On Weekends In Adams Morgan

Guardian Angels Step Up Patrols On Weekends In Adams Morgan

 

This story comes to us from John Ayala of the Guardian Angels:

The Guardian Angels have been asked by dozens of business owners and residents to assist with the safety and keeping peace in the Adams Morgan community on the weekends.  The Guardian Angels are an all volunteer safety patrol group and will have a dozen members patrolling  Adams Morgan every weekend up to Labor Day Weekend. 

We will be working in partnership with MPD and will report all incidents to the Third District Police Department.   The goal of the Guardian Angels in Adams Morgan is to deter fights, crime and to make sure everyone who comes to party have a safe and fun evening. We will also be looking for donated office space in the Adams Morgan area so we can have 24 hour volunteer safety patrols.  

Borderstan Reports On D.C. Crime

The Flower Felon

The Flower Felon

In the last few months, Cleveland Park residents have been frantically posting about their beautiful blooming flowers being stolen from their yards and community garden plots.  One resident claims that over 50 of her peony blooms were stolen. This blossom burglary has been going on for quite some time now. Many residents have described a man carrying flowers—loose, unwrapped, and strikingly similar those stolen from the neighborhood.

Report Says Crime on U Street Is Up

Report Says Crime on U Street Is Up

The U Street area blog Borderstan is reporting that crime on U Street is up.

Report Says Teenage Crime Way Up In D.C.; Lack Of Youth Programs To Blame?

A few days ago, Scott McCabe of the Washington Examiner published an article reporting that teenage crimes in D.C. are way up thus far this year

"The number of children under 18 arrested and charged with violent crimes -- homicide, rape and aggravated assault -- has risen 10 percent this year compared with last year,"  McCabe wrote.  "Burglary arrests of juveniles jumped 90 percent, while thefts shot up 173 percent."

Read McCabe's entire story on the Examiner's website.