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Subject: [MPD-5D] 5.30.2019 MPD’s Weekly Firearm Recoveries: May 20, 2019 to May 21, 2019 [1 Attachment]
May 30, 2019
MPD’s Weekly Firearm Recoveries:
May 20, 2019 to May 27, 2019
(Washington, DC) – Every day, the Metropolitan Police Department works to recover and investigate illegal firearms in Washington D.C. In addition to our patrol officers, the Department has specialized units—such as the Gun Recovery Unit (GRU), Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU), and Crime Suppression Teams (CSTs)—who work tirelessly to safely and respectfully secure illegal firearms and get them off of our streets. From Monday, May 20, 2019, through Monday, May 27, 2019, MPD detectives and officers recovered 42 firearms in the District of Columbia.
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all guns recovered in the District of Columbia.
Among the firearms recovered were:
Friday, May 24, 2019
- A Glock handgun was recovered in the Unit block of P Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 28-year-old Andrew Kadeem Roberson, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, Resisting Arrest, and Destruction of Property. CCN: 19-089-970