Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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), Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU), and Crime Suppression Teams (CSTs)—who work tirelessly to safely and respectfully secure illegal firearms and get them off of our streets. From Monday, July 22, 2019, through Monday, July 29, 2019, MPD detectives and officers recovered 45 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:

 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

· A Smith & Wesson SD40VE .40 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 2500 block of Elvans Road, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 23-year-old Kevin Sanders, of Temple Hills, MD, for Unlawful Entry and Felon in Possession. CCN: 19-129-100

 

 

· A Glock 19 .9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 2900 block of Stanton Road, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 30-year-old Wendell Kern Charles, of Suitland, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered of a Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Failure to Register Firearm, and Unlawful Transportation of a Firearm. CCN: 19-129-102

 

 

· A Hi-Point 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 2600 block of Douglas Place, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 38-year-old Darryl Webb, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Aggravated Assault, and Threat to Kidnap or Injure a person. CCN: 19-128-765

 

· A Sturm Ruger .22 caliber handgun and a Mossberg & Sons .22 caliber rifle were recovered in the 6000 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest. CCN: 19-129-074

 

· A Para-Ordinance .45 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1300 block of Fairmount Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 24-year-old Francis Deonte Rose, of Northwest, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Bench Warrant, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-129-019

 

· A Taurus .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 100 block of Wayne Place, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 44-year-old Varico Dajuan Gilchrist, of Southeast, D.C., 41-year-old Bernard Winston Mackey, of Southwest, D.C., and 36-year-old Anthony Williams, of Northeast, D.C., for Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition. CCN: 19-129-043

 

· An XCP BB gun was recovered in the 4900 block of Quarles Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Ahmed Carmon, of Northeast, D.C., for Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of a BB gun. CCN: 19-129-078

 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

· A Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 2200 block of Savannah Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 17-year-old juvenile male, of no fixed address for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition. CCN: 19-129-921

 

 

· A Glock 27 Gen 4 .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 4100 block of 13th Place, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 23-year-old Juan Clark, of Northwest, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, No Permit, and Leaving after Colliding. CCN: 19-129-990

 

Thursday, July 25, 2019

· A Taurus Millennium G2 PT111 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 600 block of Edgewood Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 26-year-old Amaat Mbenga, of Northeast, D.C., for Felon in Possession, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 19-130-414

 

 

· A Taurus 709 Slim 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1800 block of Perry Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Elijah Cox, of Northeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition. CCN: 19-130-739

 

Friday, July 26, 2019

· A Glock 19 9mm caliber handgun and a Springfield Arms XDS 9mm caliber handgun (both pictured below) were recovered in the 3300 block of 10th Place, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 25-year-old Quentin Oliver, of Southeast, D.C., and 25-year-old Ben Mingo, of Southeast, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, National Firearms Act, and Fugitive from Justice. CCN: 19-131-141

 

 

 

· A Glock 30 .45 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1500 block of Mississippi Avenue, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 28-year-old Victor Bernard Davis, Jr., of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Reckless Driving, Leaving after Colliding, Felon in Possession, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-131-272

 

· A Glock 43 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 1900 block of 17th Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 18-year-old Alaunte N. Scott, of Mt. Rainer, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-131-214

 

 

· A Smith & Wesson SD9VE 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 200 block of 37th Street, Southeast. CCN: 19-131-324

 

· A Smith & Wesson CTG .38 caliber revolver was recovered in the 300 block of Division Avenue, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 23-year-old Christopher Hull Bernard, Jr., of no fixed address, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. CCN: 19-131-447

 

· A Mossberg 500 12 gauge shotgun was recovered in the 1600 block of Maryland Avenue, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 21-year-old Anthony Tayvon Abney, of Clinton, MD, for Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Unlawful Transportation of a Firearm. CCN: 19-131-494

 

Saturday, July 27, 2019

· A Ruger LC9 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 3400 block of 14th Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Anthony Eugene Barnes, of Northwest, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-131-817

 

 

· A Glock 19 9mm caliber handgun, a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm caliber handgun, and a Glock 22 .40 caliber handgun (all pictured below) were recovered in the 3500 block of 14th Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-132-005

 

 

· A Sig Sauer P239 9mm caliber handgun and Sig Sauer P320 9mm caliber handgun (both pictured below) were recovered in the 3500 block of 14th Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-132-047

 

 

 

· A Walther 7.65 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1700 block of De Sales Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 22-year-old Jaime Alejandro Mayora, of San Francisco, CA, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 19-131-601

 

· A Taurus 709 Slim 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1400 block of Smith Place, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 16-year-old juvenile male, of Southeast, D.C., 17-year-old juvenile male, of Fort Washington, MD, and 17-year-old juvenile male, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License. CCN: 19-131-929

 

· A Glock 19 9mm caliber handgun and a Glock 22 .40 caliber handgun were recovered in the 4700 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast. CCN: 19-131-956

 

· A Smith & Wesson M&P .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 20-year-old Michael Anderson Johnson, of Oxon Hill, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Failure to Register Firearm, and Receiving Stolen Property. CCN: 19-131-997

 

· A Bryco Arms Jennings 48 .380 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1800 block of Bruce Place, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 29-year-old Brandon Brown, of Southeast, D.C., for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Failure to Register Firearm, and Possession with an Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. CCN: 19-132-111

 

· A Taurus Millennium 62 9mm caliber handgun, a Glock 42 .380 caliber handgun, and a Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun were recovered in the 1800 block of Perry Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Rico Lamar Curry, of Northeast, D.C., for Felon in Possession, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Receiving Stolen Property. CCN: 19-132-148

 

· A Colt M4A1 Carbine 5.56mm caliber BB gun was recovered in the 2500 block of Ontario Road, Northwest. CCN: 19-131-963

 

Sunday, July 28, 2019

· A Taurus PT111G2 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 4400 block of Pond Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Tyrese Anthony White, of Northeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. CCN: 19-132-449

 

 

· A Glock 29 .10mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 5200 block of Just Street, Northeast. CCN: 19-132-705

 

 

· A Glock 23 .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the Unit block of Chesapeake Street, Southeast. CCN: 19-132-653

 

· A Smith & Wesson 40F BB gun was recovered in the 4000 block of Gault Place, Northeast. CCN: 19-132-680

 

Monday, July 29, 2019

· A Glock 19 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 300 block of 37th Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 27-year-old Kristopher Sims, of Southeast, D.C., for Felon in Possession. CCN: 19-133-228

 

 

· A Glock 30 .45 caliber handgun was recovered in the 1100 block of 1st Place, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 21-year-old Jaren Rosebar, of Southwest, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession with Intent to Distribute a controlled Substance, and Failure to Appear. CCN: 19-132-973

 

· A Browning Arms Buck Mark .22 caliber handgun and a Heritage .22 caliber revolver were recovered in the 3000 block of 30th Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 22-year-old Tumarcus Hawkins, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance while Armed, and Unlawful Entry. CCN: 19-133-323

 

· An Armi-Galesi 6.35 caliber handgun was recovered in the 5000 block of Hayes Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Elijah Moody, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Threat to Kidnap or Injure, Civil Protection Order Violation, and Simple Assault. CCN: 1-133-424

 

· A Ruger SRQ 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1700 block of Maryland Avenue, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 33-year-old Denorrise William Glover, of Northeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, and Destruction of Property. CCN: 19-133-486

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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