Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Police Report: March 13-15

March 13:

Arundel Road at 29th Street: At about 2:30 pm officers investigated a personal injury traffic accident. Their investigation revealed that a 6-year old child ran into the roadway from between two parked cars and was struck. The child was treated at the scene by Fire/Rescue personnel and transported to Prince George’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The child’s parents were present at the scene and accompanied their daughter to the hospital. No charges were placed against the driver of the striking vehicle.

March 14:

3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 8:30 pm officers responded to investigate a hit and run traffic accident. Their investigation revealed that an underage, unlicensed driver driving a Ford Expedition struck a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The Expedition fled the scene leaving behind the front tag. An MVA check gave showed that the Expedition was registered to an individual with a Hyattsville address. The officers went to the residence, located the juvenile driver and arrested him on various traffic charges. He was released to his parents pending juvenile court action.

March 15:

38th Street and Perry Street: At about 1:30 am officers observed a dark grey Honda Accord with no tail lights illuminated driving north on Rhode Island Avenue approaching 38th Street. The officers effected a traffic stop on the Honda at 38th and Perry Streets. The officers discovered that the driver was only 16 years old and did not have a driver’s license. He was issued several traffic citations and the car was impounded.

4400 block of 28th Place: At about 8:10 pm officers on foot patrol in the Kaywood Apartments complex discovered a 1998 Honda Accord which turned out to have Maryland license plates attached that were registered to a stolen vehicle out of Montgomery County. The Honda itself was not stolen, but was unregistered. The vehicle and the tags were impounded.

3000 block of Bunker Hill Road: At about 11:40 pm officers took a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim reported that his blue Honda Accord with Maryland tags DDF140 was stolen from in front of his residence. A canvass of the area was negative for evidence and/or witnesses.

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