The story of a man and his gang of Metro thieves shows just how difficult it is to catch and prosecute electronics thieves on the Metro. Enforcement of things like eating, drinking and fare-jumping often turn up perpetrators of bigger crimes. (TBD) Twitter
Bollards not boutiques for Poplar Point?
There’s a new development project proposed for Poplar Point, right near Anacostia Metro. Unfortunately, it’s another high-security federal facility for DHS, which is convenient to St. Elizabeth’s but will create a big dead zone between Anacostia Metro and any future Poplar Point mixed-use neighborhood. (Housing Complex) Twitter
The Maryland House Judiciary Committee will hear from supporters of a bill to create a crime of negligent homicide by vessel or motor vehicle, making it easier to punish drivers who kill a cyclist or pedestrian. (WABA) (Tip: N/A)Twitter