Friday, September 26th:
2900 block of Taylor Street: At about 1:30 pm officers responded for a forced door alarm. When they arrived they observed that the front door had been forced open. The residence was secured and a Greenbelt Police K-9 unit responded to search the residence. The K-9 search found no one inside. Additional investigation revealed that nothing had been stolen from the residence.
4000 block of 34th Street: At about 5:30 pm officers took a report of a theft from auto. Investigation revealed that person(s) unknown shattered the vehicle’s passenger side window and stole a GPS navigation system.
3300 block of Bunker Hill Road: At about 10:45 pm officers responded for the report of individuals loitering. One of the individuals was found to have an open warrant through the P.G. County Sheriff's Office. He was taken into custody without incident and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
33rd & Perry Streets: At about 11:30 pm officers on patrol observed an individual consuming Wild Irish Rose Wine from an open container. He was issued a criminal citation for the violation and sent on his way.
Saturday, September 27th, 2008
3300 block of Perry Street: At about 9:30 pm a citizen called to report the theft of tools from a neighbor’s car. The complainant told the officers that he saw an unknown subject removing tools from the trunk of his neighbor's car. Approximately $340.00 worth of drill bits and power tools were discovered missing from the vehicle. The unidentified suspect was last seen heading toward the bus stop on Rhode Island Avenue. The owner of the vehicle/property was notified.
2500 block of Arundel Road: At about 12:35 am officers observed three juvenile males ranging in age from 12-13 spray painting the walls of a building. Officers had sufficient evidence to charge all three with vandalism. All three were released to their parents.
Eastern Avenue & 34th Street: At about 6:30 pm officers responded to a report of a man down. When the officers arrived they discovered a male subject suffering from multiple gun shot wounds to the face and upper body. The man told the officers that he was accosted while walking from Sunny's restaurant on Rhode Island Avenue in DC by two unknown individuals. One or both of those individuals shot him at close range then fled on foot in an unknown direction. After being shot he walked into Mount Rainier to a friend's home in the 3400 block of Eastern Avenue. Investigation by both MRPD officers and PGPD detectives indicated that the man may have been robbed during a bad drug transaction. He was last listed in critical but stable condition at Washington Hospital Center. DC police are handling the follow-up investigation.
3400 block of Eastern Avenue: While investigating the shooting incident described above, officers conducted a consent search of the victim’s friend’s residence. During the search the officers discovered 40 baggies of marijuana, 23 ecstasy pills and numerous items of CDS paraphernalia. The officers seized the CDS evidence along with $609.00 in cash. The resident was arrested and charged with various CDS related crimes including possession with intent to distribute.
Sunday, September 28th, 2008
4500 block of 30th Street: At about 1:30 pm officers responded for the report of a vehicle which has been sitting on the street for three days. The officers discovered that the vehicle had two large cuts in the soft portion of the convertible top and the ignition was pulled. A stolen check of the vehicle was negative. The vehicle was impounded for safekeeping. The owner was not able to be contacted, but a message was left.
Queens Chapel Road and Chillum Road: At about 12:30 am officers working a DWI special enforcement detail conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 Honda 4-door sedan that was traveling at a high rate of speed. When the officers approached the vehicle they detected a very strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver. The driver failed all sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI/DUI. She consented to a breath specimen test at the University of Maryland PD. The test showed that she had a blood alcohol content of .20 (2 ½ times the legal limit).