Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Police Report: October 7

30th and Taylor Streets: At about 10:15 am officers responded for the report of a second degree assault. The victim told the officers that she had been assaulted by the father of her child. She said he bit her on her forearm and punched her in the mouth with a closed fist. She was advised of her rights as a domestic violence victim. The officers offered to escort her to the Hyattsville District Court Commissioner but she refused the escort and said that she did not wish to seek formal charges. A warrant check of the father revealed that he has an outstanding warrant for a previous second degree assault and for violation of probation through Howard County. A canvass of the area for the father was negative.

34th Street and Eastern Avenue: At about 9:50 pm officers stopped a vehicle for failing to stop for a stop sign. While investigating the driver’s circumstances he was found to be in possession of 1.5 grams of marijuana. He was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a CDS. He was also issued a traffic citation for the stop sign violation. His wife responded to the scene to take custody of the vehicle.

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