I just wanted to make the Eckington/Edgewood communities aware that the Chief of Police declared a Drug Free Zone in our neighborhood today, July 21st. It encompasses the area bounded by Adams Street, 4th Street, Rhode Island Avenue, 5th Street, V Street, and 3rd Street, Northeast and will run through June 25th.
Drug Free Zones are temporarily established to allow the enforcement of anti-loitering laws against groups believed to be involved in illicit drug activity. Also, this weekend MPD is working All Hands On Deck, which means there will be a lot of additional manpower and resources in our district.
So, we'll see you out there, keep cool,
Sergeant Jon Dorrough