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ARMED ROBBERY, 2020-08280038, S. Walter Reed Drive at Columbia Pike. At approximately 3:21 a.m. on August 28, police were dispatched to the report of a brandishing. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim had finished securing the suspect’s vehicle prior to towing it when he was approached by the suspect, who allegedly brandished a firearm, threatened the victim and demanded the release of the vehicle and items of value. The victim complied and the suspect fled in his vehicle. Arriving officers located the suspect vehicle parked and unoccupied in the area of 9th Street S. and S. Monroe Street and observed the suspect walking in the area. As additional officers arrived on scene, the suspect fled on foot and a brief foot pursuit ensued, during which the suspect discarded the firearm he was carrying. The suspect ignored lawful commands of officers and attempted to flee over a fence. An officer successfully deployed their taser and he was taken into custody without further incident. Drake Anthony, Jr., 29, of Washington, D.C., was arrested and charged with Robbery, Brandishing a Firearm, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Obstruction of Justice, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Reckless Driving. He was held on no bond.
THREATS, 2020-08260175, 2020-08260175, 2000 block of 15th Street N.
GRAFFITI, 2020-08270068, 1300 block of N. Crystal Drive
LARCENY, 2020-08270080, 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-08270141, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2020-08270177, 5100 block of Lee Highway
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, 2020-08270213, S. Glebe Road at West Glebe Road
8/27/20, VA UYW4921, 2015 Hyundai Sonata, Silver
1800 block of N. Moore Street