Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:49 PM
To: Press, MPD (MPD)
Subject: [MPD-3d] MPD’s Weekly Firearm Recoveries: July 15, 2019 to July 22, 2019
July 24, 2019
MPD’s Weekly Firearm Recoveries:
July 15, 2019 to July 22, 2019
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all guns recovered in the District of Columbia.
Among the firearms recovered were:
Friday, July 19, 2019
· A Glock 30 .45 caliber handgun and a Taurus PT738 .38 caliber handgun (both pictured below) were recovered in the 200 block of V Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 20-year-old Kenneth Gray, of Northeast, D.C., for Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-126-517
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 July 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.