Tag Archives: AU Park

May Crime Report: Tips for Securing Your Home

Overall property crime is up in AU Park, Friendship Heights, and Tenleytown this month, increasing 71 percent compared to April. The rise is driven mostly by car break-ins in residential areas and retail thefts in the Wisconsin Avenue commercial corridor, according to MPD Second District Commander Melvin Gresham.

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August Crime Report

Through the quick action of a school resource officer the perpetrator of a sexual assault against a juvenile in Tenleytown was apprehended late last week. While burglaries, thefts, and thefts from autos remained the most prevalent crimes across the Second District (MPD 2D) and the Tenleytown area.

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Friendship Community Garden: A Hidden Oasis

Across from Turtle Park tucked back away from the street and nestled up to the edge of the reservoir sits the Friendship Community Garden at 45th and Van Ness Streets. On my frequent walks to the park with my son, I had often seen the plots along the edge and wondered about its origin. I finally decided to walk over the other weekend to take a closer look.

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