September 22, 2011 at 12:50 am EST | by Phil Reese
Police Log: September 23

The following incidents were reported to the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit.

On Sept. 17, two complainants reported that while in the 1600 block of Euclid St., N.W., they were the victims of a sexual assault. An investigation by sex squad detectives revealed that there was no assault. An incident report was taken to document the events.

On Sept. 16, while in the 4400 block of Hayes Street, N.E., a woman reported that she and a suspect were involved in verbal dispute over ending their relationship as they still live together. The verbal dispute escalated and the suspect struck the victim in the face with an unknown object, resulting in a laceration to her face. The suspect was arrested and charged with felony assault and processed at the Sixth District.

On Sept. 16, members of the 6th District responded to the area of 62nd and Dix streets in reference to a fire. The makeshift memorial of a homicide victim had apparently been set on fire. An incident report was taken documenting the event.

On Sept. 13, in the late evening hours, the Third District notified GLLU that three juvenile LGBT youths were involved in a verbal altercation with a security guard at the CVS in the 1100 block of 10th Street, N.W. The youths were believed to be shoplifters but no probable cause was established. All parties came to an agreement that the juveniles would be barred from the location.

0n Sept. 13, in the late evening hours, members of the 6th District and the GLLU conducted a follow up in reference to a domestic burglary case that took place in the 1500 block of 16th Street, N.E.

On Sept. 13, while in the 2700 block of Branch Avenue, S.E., a woman reported that a suspect and she had an altercation about the status of their relationship. The victim reported the altercation escalated and the suspect pushed her to the ground and struck her in the face with a closed fist. The suspect was arrested on the scene and transported to the Sixth District for processing.

On Sept. 13, while in the 800 block of 21st Street, N.W., a woman reported that she had been having ongoing incidents where someone is “messing with her door handle.” The GLLU responded and contacted the complainant. The complainant was advised to talk to her apartment management company to get extra security at night as well as call 911 if someone was trying to break in. No report was needed.


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