From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]borderstan.com.
The Metropolitan Police Department announced arrests in three recent robberies in the Borderstan area. On Friday, October 26, 30-year old Tarius Guy was arrested for the robbery of Bill’s Cleaners in the 1300 block of Florida Avenue NW on the morning of September 26 (Police Seek Suspect in Florida Avenue Robbery).
Guy was charged with armed robbery and is currently being held without bond in the D.C. jail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for November 1. According to North Carolina Department of Public Safety records, Guy had previous robbery-related convictions in the Charlotte area in 2000 and 2003.
Police arrested an adult male for attempted robbery just after midnight Saturday, October 20 in the 2100 block of 9th Street NW. The suspect allegedly put on a mask, showed a gun, and tried to rob two victims in a parking lot.
Police also made a robbery arrest on the evening of Wednesday, October 24. The suspect allegedly took the victim’s bicycle at the intersection of 8th Street NW and R Street NW.