Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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, January 6, 2020, through Monday, January 13, 2020, MPD detectives and officers recovered 46 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, January 7, 2020

  • A Remington 12 gauge shotgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 6600 block of Van Buren Street, Northwest. CCN: 20-003-893

 

 

  • A Bersa Thunder ACP .380 caliber handgun was recovered in the 3900 block of 24th Street, Northeast. CCN: 20-003-877

 

  • A Taurus PTII-G2-A 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 3700 block of 12th Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 28-year-old Jeffrey Keith Phifer, Jr., of Northeast, D.C., for 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: 20-003-899

 

  • A Charter Arms .38 caliber revolver and a Meriden Fire Arms Company 12 gauge shotgun were recovered in the 6000 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest. CCN: 20-004-077

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

  • A Smith & Wesson SW9F 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 600 block of Melon Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 17-year-old male juvenile, of Northwest, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-004-248

 

 

  • A Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 300 block of Parkland Place, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 16-year-old male juvenile, of Southeast, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. CCN: 20-004-244

 

 

  • A Taurus PT709 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 2800 block of New York Avenue, Northeast. CCN: 20-004-439

 

 

  • A Smith & Wesson SW40VE .40 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 900 block of 21st Street, Northeast. CCN: 20-004-687

 

  • An American Tactical .22 caliber handgun was recovered in the 6200 block of 8th Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 44-year-old Alphonso Earl Chamber, of Hyattsville, MD, for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Liquid PCP, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. CCN: 20-004-495

 

  • A Sig Sauer SP2022 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 4000 block of 3rd Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 19-year-old Tyrell Reynolds, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana while Armed, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-004-595

 

  • A .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 400 block of 21st Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 18-year-old Terry Lee McMillan, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-004-464

 

  • A Charter Arms .38 caliber revolver was recovered in the 1500 block of Butler Street, Southeast. CCN: 20-004-767

 

  • A Glock 19 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1000 block of 17th Place, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 22-year-old Qundre Payton, of Suitland, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, and Receiving Stolen Property. CCN: 20-004-794

 

  • A Taurus G2C 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1000 block of 17th Place, Northeast. CCN: 20-004-793

 

  • A Sig Sauer P226 9mm caliber handgun, a Beretta 92FS 9mm caliber handgun, and a Century Arms Draco 9x19 caliber rifle were recovered in the 3000 block of 16th Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 28-year-old Steve Ivan Gonzalez, of Northeast, D.C., for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. CCN: 20-004-731

 

Thursday, January 9, 2020

  • A 9mm caliber “Ghost gun” and an FN S-9C 9mm caliber handgun (both pictured below) were recovered in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest. The following people were arrested: 19-year-old Leon DelMonquae Gray, of Suitland, MD, and 18-year-old Israel Stevens, of Northwest, D.C., for Felon in Possession, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-005-212

 

 

 

  • A Ruger .44 caliber revolver was recovered in the 3200 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast. CCN: 20-005-124

 

  • A Springfield Armory .45 caliber handgun was recovered in the 6000 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest. CCN: 20-005-121

 

  • A Taurus PT111 G2A 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1300 block of T Street, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 15-year-old male juvenile, of Southeast, D.C., and 17-year-old male juvenile, of Southeast, D.C., for Threat to Kidnap or Injure a Person, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 20-005-012

 

  • A Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun was recovered in the 3700 block of 12th Street, Northeast. CCN: 20-004-991

 

  • A Glock 9mm caliber “Ghost Gun” (pictured below) was recovered in the 3800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 24-year-old Deante Rogers, of Southeast, D.C., for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. CCN: 20-005-046

 

  • A Smith & Wesson .40 caliber handgun and a .177 caliber BB gun were recovered in the 1400 block of 11th Street, Northwest. The following people were arrested: 21-year-old Maleek Akil Fletcher, of Southeast, D.C., and 21-year-old Tyra McKinney, of Northwest, D.C., for Distribution of a Controlled Substance while Armed, Permit Suspended, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Carrying a Pistol without a License. CCN: 20-005-295

 

  • A Glock 17 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Southeast. CCN: 20-005-311

 

Friday, January 10, 2020

  • A Heckler & Koch HK-USP .40 caliber (pictured below) was recovered in the 1100 block of 12th Street, Northwest. CCN: 20-005-879

 

 

  • A Becker & Hollander Beholla .32 caliber handgun was recovered in the 700 block of Wheeler Hill Drive, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 28-year-old Sean Mack, of Southeast, D.C., for Robbery, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Unregistered Ammunition. CCN: 20-005-910

 

Saturday, January 11, 2020

  • A Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 1400 block of 41st Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 22-year-old Khiri Thomas, of Southeast, D.C., for Felon in Possession, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-006-462

 

 

  • A Glock 22 .40 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 2400 block of Elvans Road, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 22-year-old Tyjuan Emmanuel Liggins, of Northeast, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, and Possession of Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-006-615

 

  • A Ruger SR9C 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 700 block of 24th Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 30-year-old Crystal Cox, of Baltimore, MD, for Assault with Intent to Kill, Carrying a Pistol without a License, and Murder I. CCN: 20-006-642

 

Sunday, January 12, 2020

  • An American Tactical Thunderbolt ACP .45 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 3500 block of A Street, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 26-year-old Raymond Lamont Tate, Jr., of Northeast, D.C., and 49-year-old James Bernard Cooper, of Northeast, D.C., for Obstruction of Justice, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest, Failure to Appear, Fugitive from Justice, Felon in Possession, and Bench Warrant. CCN: 20-007-137

 

 

  • A Marines SP02 Airsoft BB gun was recovered in the 900 block of Eastern Avenue, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 24-year-old KeSean Thorne, of District Heights, MD, for Possession of a BB gun and Possession of a Controlled Substance. CCN: 20-007-089

 

  • A Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard .380 caliber handgun (pictured below) was recovered in the 2500 block of 14th Street, Northeast. The following person was arrested: 23-year-old Dalonta Valeri Crudup, of Silver Spring, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Unregistered ammunition, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-007-295

 

 

  • A Glock 17 9mm caliber handgun, a Smith & Wesson .40 caliber handgun, and a Hi-Point 4095 .40 caliber rifle were recovered in the 1500 block of Mississippi Avenue, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 26-year-old Handai Abdalla, of Temple Hills, MD, and 48-year-old Mark Herencia, of Temple Hills, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Carrying a Rifle or Shotgun outside a Home or Business, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device. CCN: 20-007-296

 

  • A Walther PK380 .380 caliber handgun was recovered in the 900 block of New Jersey Avenue, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 30-year-old Donnel Leon Davis, of Northeast, D.C., for Simple Assault, Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Resisting Arrest. CCN: 20-007-292

 

  • A Colt .177 caliber BB gun was recovered in the 4100 block of Wheeler Road, Southeast. CCN: 20-007-080

 

  • A Glock 42 .380 caliber handgun was recovered in the 3300 block of 14th Place, Southeast. CCN: 20-007-233

 

Monday, January 13, 2020

  • A Smith & Wesson 442 .38 caliber handgun with laser sight was recovered in the 1400 block of K Street, Northwest. The following person was arrested: 55-year-old Winslow Bernard Woodland, of Southeast, D.C., for Carrying a Licensed Pistol in a Prohibited Manner. CCN: 20-007-352

 

  • A Smith & Wesson 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 2900 block of 2nd Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 26-year-old Kenneth Anderson, of Northwest, D.C., for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Carrying a Dangerous Weapon outside Home/Business, Receiving Stolen Property, Felon in Possession, and Possession of an Unregistered Firearm. CCN: 20-007-455

 

  • A Bersa Thunder 9mm caliber handgun was recovered in the 1200 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast. The following people were arrested: 39-year-old Zachary Scott, of Catonsville, MD, for Carrying a Pistol without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. CCN: 20-007-996

 

  • A Daisy 72757 BB gun was recovered in the 1900 block of East Capitol Street, Southeast. The following person was arrested: 18-year-old Devondre Dubose, of Northeast, D.C., for Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. CCN: 19-007-691

 

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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