Crimes in Police Service Area 202
Reported in March 2020
|OFFENSE||March2020||February2020||March2019||2020YTD Total (avg/month)||2019Total (avg/month)|
|Homicide||0||0||0||0 (0.00)||1 (0.08)|
|Sex Abuse||0||0||1||0 (0.00)||1 (0.08)|
|Assault with Dangerous Weapon||3||0||1||4 (1.33)||5 (0.42)|
|Robbery||0||1||3||2 (0.67)||19 (1.58)|
|Total Violent Crimes||3||1||5||6 (2.00)||26 (2.17)|
|Burglary||0||1||3||2 (0.67)||22 (1.83)|
|Thefts from Auto||7||41||26||76 (25.33)||209 (17.42)|
|Thefts Other||14||44||21||101 (33.67)||328 (27.33)|
|Motor Vehicle Theft||4||1||0||6 (2.00)||18 (1.50)|
|Total Property Crimes||25||87||50||185 (61.67)||577 (48.08)|
|TOTAL||28||88||55||191 (63.67)||603 (50.25)|
Data reflect the date crimes were reported to MPD and include all crimes reported in PSA 202 as of April 15, 2020. Source: https://crimecards.dc.gov/
PSA 202 Crime Trends:
Total crimes were down 68% this month due to the Coronavirus lockdown. The two exceptions to this were Assault with a Dangerous Weapon of which there were 3 in March of 2020, compared to the monthly average of 0.42 per month in 2019 and Motor Vehicle Thefts of which there were 4 in March of 2020 compared to 1.5 per month in 2019.
Crime Details by Category:
Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (3Total)
- Thursday, March 19, 7:12 PM: 5418 block of 42nd St, NW: CCN 20048252. The victim was walking with the witness when they observed the suspect walking towards them. The victim and witness tried to cross the street when the suspect ran at the victim and swung an unknown object at him. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim sustained a minor puncture wound and was not taken to the hospital.
- Friday, March 20, 1:25 PM: 4900 block of Brandywine St NW: CCN 20048627. The victim was working on a house when approximately 4 suspects approached him as he was grabbing tools from his truck. The suspects asked for money and when the victim did not immediately comply, one of the suspects stabbed him. The suspects then stole personal property from the victim and fled in an older model vehicle with tinted windows.
- Sunday, March 22, 10:28 AM: 5300 block of Wisconsin Ave NW: CCN 20049466. The suspect was trying to steal from a store. When confronted by employees, the suspect pulled out a sharp object and threatened the staff with the object. The suspect was quickly located and placed under arrest.
- Motor Vehicle Theft (4 Total)
- Tuesday, March 3: 4600 block of Fessenden St NW: CCN 20038131.
- Between Wednesday, March 18, 6:15 PM and Thursday, March 19, 10:00 AM: 4600 block of Verplanck Pl NW: CCN 20048057.
- Friday, March 27, 7:30 PM: 4800 block of 46th St NW: CCN 20051999.
- Between Saturday March 28 at 10:30 PM and Sunday March 29 at 1:30 PM. CCN 20052774.