December 18 UPDATE - 7:00 AM Alert: Armed robbery Investigation in the 1400 block of 22nd Street SE. Lookout for B/M, wearing all black clothing, armed with a black handgun. this will make the 11th Armed robbery in Fairlawn since July.
In ANC8A there has been a 50% increase in Robberies and homicides in the last five months over the same five months last year
Most Recent case -
2023 CF3 006990 United States Vs. SCOTT, TARIQ this case includes the following incident reports CCN: 23-157-206, 23-120-404, 23-118-026, 23-140, 543, 23-118-027, 23-114-502, 23-138-595 and 23-150-533.
December 15, 2023 - CCN #23203431 Scott is a Person of Interest in this case an one on December 18th on 1400 block of 22nd Street
Scott also has two prior cases which consists of three armed robberies lots of non compliance violations
| 2016 CF3 019927 his probation was revoked due to these new charges
Tariq Scott, a man with a history of criminal activities, is currently sought by law enforcement for his alleged involvement in a series of armed robberies targeting residents and visitors of Fairlawn. The string of thefts, which occurred from July to September, adds to Scott's already extensive criminal record.
Scott's criminal history is as chilling as it is extensive. At the tender age of 16, he and his brother plunged into the world of crime, committing an armed robbery in 2016. Despite being on probation for this offense, Scott's criminal appetite remained unsatiated. In 2020, he escalated his criminal activities, robbing two more individuals at gunpoint.
On December 4th, a US Attorney in Washington DC made a startling announcement. "Upon thorough investigation, the government does not recommend a hold in this case," he declared. The court, in a move that would later prove controversial, granted the Defense Counsel's request for Scott's release on electronic monitoring.
However, Scott, as elusive as ever, failed to appear for his GPS monitoring meeting. A bench warrant was swiftly issued, and since December 5, 2023, Scott has been a fugitive, slipping through the fingers of law enforcement and leaving a trail of fear in his wake.
The Fairlawn neighborhood was once again plunged into terror on December 15, 2023. An armed robbery occurred on Nicholson Street SE, bearing the chillingly familiar pattern of Scott's summer crime spree. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has named him as a person of interest in this case.
As the hunt for Tariq Scott continues, the residents of Fairlawn live in the shadow of his crimes, hoping for justice and an end to the reign of terror that has gripped their community. The story of Tariq Scott serves as a stark reminder of the devastating impact of crime on communities and the urgent need for effective law enforcement and judicial systems.
I hope this message finds you well. We are writing to you today to seek your support for a cause that we believe is of utmost importance to our community's safety and well-being.
I have drafted an open letter addressed to the US Attorney and the Honorable Errol R. Arthur, seeking clarification on a recent decision that has raised concerns among many. The decision in question pertains to the release of an individual named Tariq Scott, who has a documented history of non-compliance and is accused of nine armed robberies and as a result of his release Scott is now a person of interest in a 10th armed robbery not to mention the three previous people he's accused of robbing..
As one of the ten victims, my concern stems from the lack of information provided on how Scott's release will ensure the safety of our community. I believe that it is crucial for the authorities to provide a clear and comprehensive explanation to alleviate our concerns and ensure that the decision was made with the community's best interests in mind.
I am reaching out to you, as a respected member of our community, to lend your voice to our cause. By adding your name to our letter, you will be joining us in our quest for transparency and accountability from our legal system. Your support will not only strengthen our collective voice but also send a clear message about our community's commitment to safety and justice.
I understand that this is a significant request, and do not take your support lightly. I believe that together, we can make a difference and contribute to a safer, more informed community.
Please find the letter below and your opportunity to support this initiative by signing on as a community signor.
Thank you for considering this request. I look forward to your positive response and appreciate your commitment to our community.
Ten Year Resident of The Fairlawn SE DC Community