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Three Crimes Reported in Brightwood Over Weekend

The following three crimes were reported in the Brightwood area on August 28th:

  • A burglary was reported in an unoccupied building on the 6100 block of Georgia Avenue.
  • A carjacking incident with a gun was reported on the 5700 block of 4th Street.  
  • A theft, under $250, was reported on the 6200 block of 5th Street.

Man Found Dead on Georgia Avenue in Petworth

Eric Right, 22, a Salt Lake City, Utah native, was found dead early Saturday morning on the 3700 block of Georgia Avenue in Petworth.

Just before 2:00 a.m., Fourth District MPD officers responded to the call, and pronounced Right dead on the scene.

According to sources, Right fell from the top of the Park Place DC apartment building, though it is not known if the act was intentional or not.

Investigation is now underway, and MPD asks that anyone with information about the incident call 202-727-9099.

Check out the Petworth Community Market on Friday, September 24

The Petworth Community Market will be held tomorrow, Friday, September 24, and it operates every Friday.

From 3 p.m.-7 p.m. in the middle of Georgia Avenue, 9th Street, Taylor and Upshur, the Petworth market has a variety of stands, including: