Posts Tagged ‘14th and U’

D.C. Police: ‘It’s Time To Make The Snowball Conversation Disappear’

The D.C. Police Department would really like the snowball incident to go away. Here are some internal police e-mails discussing the p.r. disaster as well as some jerks who left threatening messages:
From: Smith, Yvonne (MPD)
To: Kishter, Jacob (MPD); Groomes, Diane (MPD); Lanier, Cathy (MPD)
Cc: Klein, Matthew (MPD); McHugh, Phillip (MPD)
Sent: Wed Dec 23 19:50:55 [...]

Det. Mike Baylor Involved In ’08 Citizen Complaint

Detective Mike Baylor, the D.C. Police Department cop involved in the snowball incident, had been the recipient of one citizen complaint in 2008. According to the complaint, in mid-June 2008, Baylor had allegedly made a deal with a citizen: if he turned himself in, the detective promised that the citizen would get to go before [...]

The Blotter: Homeless Woman Punches, Kicks, Steals From Other Homeless Woman

City Desk now provides weekly updates on crimes throughout the District.
I Have Some Good News, Some Bad News, And Some More Bad News: On Dec. 16, the Examiner broke news that the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department executed a major sting at a faux auto body shop in Langdon Park in Northeast over several months, [...]

District Limerick: snOMG

Before you get on your high horse
Your lim'ricist shows her remorse
Turns out I was wrong
The snow came on strong
And so did the show of great force
On U St, the snowball fight surged
The Hummer came; people converged
What started out jolly
Soon turned to pure folly
When gun-toting lawman emerged
Then CNN picked up the feud
(Click here if you haven't [...]

Watch: War Of Words Between D.C. Cop And Snowballers

"That's fucking DeOnte Rawlings shit!" a man screamed at the police. Not really. The off-duty cop jumped out of his Hummer, waved a gun around and didn't identify himself immediately. Later, police officials appeared to blatantly misinform the public on what the D.C. detective actually did. But the similarities end there. No one was shot [...]

Video: D.C. Cop Draws Weapon During Snowball Fight

We reported earlier today about the incident involving the D.C. Police detective drawing a gun during a snowball fight at 14th and U. D.C. Police have denied that the detective brandished his weapon. We posted photos of the detective with his gun out, and a video of the cop admitting that he had. Here's video [...]