Crimes of Note: Uptick in Burglaries

by Borderstan.com December 21, 2010 at 4:00 am 1 Comment

The most noticeable crimes of the past week in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area are the nine reported burglaries, five of them on Thursday, December 16. Six of the burglaries occurred during the daytime when the residences were apparently empty and the other three when the residents were gone.

There have been a total of 86 burglaries in the past 60 days in three local Police Service Areas — 208 (Dupont), 305 (includes U Street) and 307 (Logan). This compares to 48 in the same period of 2009, a 79% increase. (Period of October 20 to December 19).

On Wednesday we’ll have a more detailed look at burglary statistics for the area from Police Service Areas 208, 305 and 307.

During the past 60 days there have been 885 burglaries in all of DC, a 37% increase from the 646 during the same period last year. Year-to-date there have been 3,996 burglaries across the city, a 12% increase from the same period in 2009.

Following is a list of robberies, assaults, stolen autos and burglaries in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area over the past week. Crimes are from police reports for Police Service Areas 208, 307 and 305.


  • Monday, December 13, 6:05 pm, 1500 block of Connecticut Avenue NW (restaurant).
  • Monday, December 13, 1:10 am, 17th and S Streets NW (sidewalk).
  • Thursday, December 16, 1:57 pm, 14th and P Streets NW (PNC Bank).
  • Monday, December 20, 12:46 am, 1300 block of R Street NW: “The complainant reports two suspects approached her. Suspect #1 pointed a black handgun at her face. Suspect #2 went through the complainant’s pockets and looked for property to take with negative results. Lookout is for Suspect #1: black male teen 16-17 years of age, 5’7″, slim build, shoulder length dreadlocks, wearing dark clothing and a black/white scarf armed with a black handgun; Suspect #2 black male teen 16-17 years of age, 5’8″, 140 lbs., wearing black pants and a black hoodie.” Got information about the robbery? Call 911 with Event #I20100686769.
  • Monday, December 20, 7:15 pm, 2100 Vermont Avenue NW.

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

  • Sunday, December 19, 12:44 am, 1800 block of 14th Street NW (sidewalk)


  • Saturday, December 11 to Monday, December 13, 1800 block of 13th Street NW (residence).
  • Friday, December 10 to Monday, December 13, 1700 block of N Street NW.
  • Monday, December 13 to Friday, December 17, 1200 block of S Street NW.
  • Tuesday, December 14, 7:30 am to 6:30 pm, 1400 block of Swann Street NW (residence).
  • Thursday, December 16, 9 am to 6:48 pm, 900 block of S Street NW (residence).
  • Thursday, December 16, 7:45 am to noon, 1300 block of Q Street NW (residence).
  • Thursday, December 16, 7 am to 5 pm, 1700 block of Q Street NW (residence).
  • Thursday, December 16, 7 am to 7 pm, 1800 block of S Street NW (residence).
  • Thursday, December 16, 8:40 am to 6 pm, 1400 block of 20th Street NW (residence).

Stolen Auto

  • Tuesday, December 14, 8:20 to 10 pm, Phelps Place and S Street NW.
  • Wednesday, December 15, 8 to 9:15 pm, 12th and U Streets NW.
  • Wednesday, December 15 to Friday, December 17, 11th and W Streets NW.
  • Friday, December 18 to Sunday, December 19, 1900 block of Sunderland Place NW.

  • JayCee

    Thank you for analyzing this data. Has the police increased patrols in the neighborhood?


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