Man Refuses to Pay Fare and Threatens Taxi Driver


Officers responded to the 8700 block of Richmond Highway on Saturday, February 13, for a report of an attempted malicious wounding. Sometime after 7:30 p.m., Darnell Fletcher, 22, of Washington, DC, allegedly produced a knife and declined to pay his taxi cab fare.  Responding officers located Fletcher a short time later and he was arrested and charged with assault and theft of service.

Categories: Assault, malicious wounding, Mount Vernon Police District, Weapon

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