Tuesday, August 21, 2018

MPD firearm recovery: 1700 block of North Capitol Street NW -- Wednesday, 08-15-2018

From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 8:07 PM
Subject: [MPD-5D] *Additional Photos and Weapon Recoveries* MPD’s Weekly Firearm Recoveries: August 13, 2018 to August 20, 2018

 August 21, 2018

MPD’s Weekly Firearm Recoveries:

August 13, 2018 to August 20, 2018

(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, August 13, 2018, through Monday, August 20, 2018, MPD detectives and officers recovered 31 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: 

Wednesday, August 15, 2108

  • A Llama Minimax 45 .45 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1700 block of North Capitol Street, Northwest.  CCN: 18-135-908

It is one of MPD’s main goals to safely remove illegal firearms from DC streets to reduce crime and the fear of crime in the community.  The responsibility to recover firearms falls on the -shoulders of all MPD officers.  We also thank members of the community for their help in creating safe neighborhoods.

The Metropolitan Police Department also recovers firearms with the assistance of anonymous tips made through MPD’s anonymous tip line.  Anyone who has information regarding gun recoveries should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.  The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $2,500 to anyone who provides information that leads to the recovery of an illegal firearm hidden in the District of Columbia.


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