Charges dropped against Burleith pot-growing couple

At this morning’s preliminary hearing, charges were dropped without prejudice against Howard Arenstein and Orly Katz, the married pair of journalists caught growing marijuana in Burleith. According to Washington City Paper, the charges were dropped without prejudice at… Read More

Neighborhood groups report Burleith landlords to DCRA

As if Burleith residents weren’t busy enough opposing the 2010 campus plan and admonishing local bars, some are now watching your basement. After two months of sleuthing around the streets of Burleith, a “coalition of neighborhood groups” reported… Read More

Sexual assaulter arrested in Burleith

After responding to a call early yesterday morning, Metropolitan Police Department officers apprehended James Arthur Bush for sexually assaulting a woman on the sidewalk of the 2000 block of Wisconsin Avenue. The 26 year-old female victim “resisted her… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Burglary on the 3800 block of S Street

On Thursday between 1:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., a home on the 3800 block of S Street was burglarized, according to a Public Safety Alert sent out on Saturday afternoon. The residents, who are not affiliated with the… Read More

CBS Radio reporter and Burleith resident arrested in drug bust

Think only students got busted for marijuana in Georgetown? Burleith resident Howard Arenstein, a CBS Radio News correspondent and Bob Dylan look-alike, and his wife Orly Azoulay, a Washington correspondent for Yedioth Ahronoth, were arrested on Saturday for… Read More

Modern Burleith home draws WaPo’s interest

How many times have you crossed Reservoir Road on your way to Burleith and (in the daylight) wondered at the modern mansion sitting smack dab in the middle of a set of townhouses or (at night) drunkenly screamed… Read More

Microwave fire on 37th Street, residents escape unscathed

At approximately 10 p.m. this evening, the D.C. Fire Department responded to a 911 call on the 1700 block of 37th Street. According to DCFD Chief Larry Jackson, the source of the fire was likely a faulty microwave…. Read More

T Street home burglarized

According to MPD Lt. Victor Braschnewitz, an unknown suspect(s) burglarized a house on the 3600 block of T Street last night. After hearing noises on the first floor, the residents of the house, a mother and daughter, woke… Read More

Police report reveals that MPD, DPS misrepresented Sunday’s sexual assault

Vox has obtained a Metropolitan Police Department report that shows that both MPD Lieutenant John Hedgecock and the Department of Public Safety misrepresented the nature of Sunday’s sexual assault in Burleith. According to the report, the victim woke… Read More

Woman sexually assaulted in Burleith

According to a report from MPD Lt. John Hedgecock, an unknown perpetrator sexually assaulted a female Burleith resident early this morning. The assault occurred on the 3800 block of S Street. “In response, we have stepped up our… Read More