MPDC - Metropolitan Police Department

04/03/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/03/2020 23:13

Arrests Made in Multiple Robbery Offenses

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division announced several arrests in recent robbery cases in Washington, DC.

Second District:

  • On Monday, March 30, 2020, 20 year-old Rody Amphas, of Southeast, DC, was arrested for a Robbery (Snatch) offense that occurred on Monday, March 30, 2020, in the 2400 block of Calvert Street, Northwest. CCN: 20-052-869
    • At approximately 4:43 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect then snatched the victim's property and fled the scene.

Third District:

  • On Monday, March 30, 2020, a 15 year-old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC, was arrested for a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense that occurred on Monday, March 30, 2020, in the 100 block of Thomas Street, Northwest. CCN: 20-052-857
    • At approximately 4:57 pm, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects assaulted the victim and took the victim's property. The suspects then fled the scene. This case remains under investigation.

Sixth District:

  • On Sunday, March 29, 2020, 49 year-old Tyrone Williams, of Capitol Heights, MD, was arrested for an Assault with Intent to Rob offense that occurred on Sunday, March 29, 2020, in the 900 block of Eastern Avenue, Northeast. CCN: 20-052-304
    • At approximately 11:45 am, two suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects assaulted the victim then fled the scene. This case remains under investigation.

As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to use the Safe Exchange Zones when conducting in-person transactions using online applications such as Craigslist and Offer Up. For more information, please visit: http://mpdc.dc.gov/release/mpd-exchange-zone-locations-reminder