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Borderstan crime Dupont Circle Logan Circle U Street NW

Robberies in the past week usually occurred at busy intersections in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area.

Robberies, assaults, burglaries and stolen autos comprise crimes of note. Here’s a round up from May 27 to today.The notable trend? Robberies often occurred at major intersections and/or on commercial thoroughfares where people are on the street, even later in the evening. Information is from MPD crime reports.


  • Thursday, May 27, Robbery, 1700 block of T Street NW.
  • Tuesday, June 1, 12:05 am, Robbery, 1100 block of U Street NW-Alley.
  • Wednesday, June 2, 9:55 am, Robbery-Assault with Intent, 1700 block of 17th Street NW.
  • Thursday, June 3, 11:29 pm, Robbery-Snatch, 1500 Rhode Island Avenue NW: “H/M 5’5″, wavy hair, white shirt with brown stripes .”
  • Thursday, June 3, 11:22 pm, Robbery with Force and Violence, 14th and P Streets NW: “B/M white shirt and black pants short hair; B/M nothing further.”
  • Thursday, June 3, 12:10 am, Robbery, 10th and Vermont NW.
  • Friday, June 4, 12:03 am, Robbery with Force & Violence, 16th and R Streets NW: “B/M black pants, colored shirt; B/F nothing further.”
  • Friday, June 4, 4:59 pm, Robbery with Gun, 1400 Florida Avenue NW: “LOF-H/M WHITE COLLAR SHIRT BLUE PANTS L/S WB ON FLORIDA AVE NW.”

Assault with a Deadly Weapon (ADW)

  • Saturday, May 29, ADW, 1500 block of 17th Street NW.
  • Thursday, June 3, 11:30 am, ADW, 2000 block of 10th Street NW-School.


  • Wednesday, May 26, 5 am, Burglary, 1700 block of T Street NW.
  • Monday, May 31, Burglary, 2000 block of 15th Street NW.
  • June 2, Burglary, 1700 block of Swann Street NW.

Stolen Auto

  • Thursday, May 27, Stolen Auto, 1600 block of R Street NW.

by July 22, 2009 at 6:16 am 1,693 5 Comments

Here are recent crimes of note in Police Service Areas (PSAs) 208 and 307 from Friday to Monday. Crimes of note are stolen autos, burglaries and violent crimes such as robberies and assaults.

West Borderstan (west of 15th NW) is part of PSA 208 while East Borderstan (east of 15th NW) is part of PSA 307. In general, PSA 208 covers the Dupont Circle neighborhood while PSA 307 covers Logan Circle and a bit of Shaw.

  1. July 17, 6:20 p.m. Robbery (Other Armed), 13th Street NW & Massachusetts Avenue NW – Street/Highway/Road.
  2. July 19, 4:11 a.m., Robbery Force and Violence, corner of New Hampshire Avenue & Swann Street NW. LOF B/M wearing red and white rugby shirt with gold writing on the right side American League and jeans with other suspects no description. Event #I20090393872.
  3. July 19, 1:36 a.m. Attempted Robbery, 1300 block of Florida Avenue NW. LOF 3 B/Ms in a red Jeep Cherokee with Illinois tags–Similar LOF Robbery with Gun in PSA 305. Event #I20090393637.
  4. July 19, 1:37 a.m. Robbery with Gun, 15th & Florida Avenue NW. LOF 2 B/Ms in a red vehicle. Event #I20090393640.
  5. July 20, 9:15 a.m. Burglary, 1700 block of S Street NW – Residence/Home.
  6. July 20, 1:18 a.m. Robbery Force & Violence, 17th & Corcoran Street. NW_LOF B/M 6’02” wearing blue jeans and a white tank top. Event #I20090395451.

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