Monday, July 28, 2014

ANC 5E08 Commissioner Austin Pearl: "drug dealing brings drug users... to my parking pad"

Subject: Drug dealing brings drug users... to my parking pad
                  

             


All, 

I came home this evening to a strange car in my parking pad--a BMW with Washington tags. For the record, I live at the east end of Crispus Attucks Park. Although you can't tell from the photo, it was beaten up pretty badly. As I pulled up alongside it (I couldn't initially tell if there was anyone in there), I realized there was a man and a woman inside. The man immediately waved, started the car, and began pulling away. The woman looked like she was either high out of her mind or just exhausted, and had a lighter in her hands. She was covering something else up but I couldn't see what it was.                                    
In any case, I immediately called 9-11 and gave them the description of the vehicle and the license plate number. I suspect they recently bought drugs and needed a place to get high. So I again want to reiterate that if you see something suspicious, call 9-11. I'm usually home pretty late, and I've definitely noticed a lot of cars languishing on the 2000 block of North Capitol on the occasion I'm here during the day. 
          

Just remember that drug dealers bring a lot of other problems and dangers--everything from trespassing to litter. As such, their activity needs to be reported.  
 
Thanks, 
                 
Austin L. Pearl 
ANC5E08 Bloomingdale

5 comments:

  1. You did absolutely the right thing and thanks for posting the picture with the plate numbers. See something, say something everyone needs to get on board with that.

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  2. The next ANC 5E is scheduled for Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (No meeting in August 2014).

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  3. See this message from ANC 5E08 Commissioner Austin Pearl: "Unkown: If you want to meet before that on an issue just shoot me an e-mail at 5E08@anc.dc.gov. Also, I will be holding open office hours in Crispus Attucks Park shortly--so please continue to monitor Scott's blog for an announcement."

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  4. Yep, noticed dealing on unit block of W during the day too. Hadn't seen that in some time (years)...someone must have gotten released and returned to their old line of work.

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