D.C. Police arrest two for violent forced break-ins across city

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, December 6, 2020, Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announce arrests have been made in reference to a Burglary One while Armed (Gun) offense that occurred on Friday, December 4, 2020, in the 1300 block of Vermont Avenue, Northwest.


At approximately 11:24 pm, the suspects, with one suspect displaying a handgun, forcibly entered an occupied residence at the listed location. One of the suspects assaulted the victim and demanded property. The suspects then took property and fled the scene. Two of the suspects were apprehended by responding officers.


On Saturday, December 5, 2020, 33-year-old Devon Anderson, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Burglary One while Armed (Gun), Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Felon in Possession, Carrying a Pistol Without a License, Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device, and Assault on a Police Officer.


Additionally, 28-year-old Manuel Ernesto Martinez-Siliezar, of Northwest, was arrested and charged with Burglary One while Armed (Gun).