Thursday March 5:
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 10:05 am officers responded for a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot. When the officers arrived they located the vehicle and interviewed the occupants. During the interview a female passenger was found to be in possession of narcotics paraphernalia. She was issued a criminal citation for the crime and sent on her way without further incident.
Friday March 6:
2700 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 11:45 pm officers responded for the report of a theft. The victim told the officers that when she received her monthly checking account statement she noticed a sizeable charge to her account which she did not authorize. She contacted her bank and reported the unauthorized charge and the bank told her that they needed a police report in order to initiate an investigation.
Saturday March 7:
3300 block of Bunker Hill Road (Joes Movement Emporium):At about 11:45 pm officers responded for the report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that she parked her vehicle outside Joe’s to attend a party and failed to lock and secure it before going inside. When she returned to her car she discovered that several items of her personal property, including her purse, had been stolen. There were no signs of forced entry into her vehicle and no evidence or witnesses could be located.
4000 block of 34th Street: At about 1 am officers responded for an alarm off at Oscar’s Flower Shop. The officers arrived and checked the building and found all to be secure. During their check of the building the officers observed a suspicious vehicle in the rear parking lot occupied by two individual who lived nearby. The officers saw that both of these individuals were drinking from open alcohol containers. They were checked for outstanding warrants (both negative) and issued criminal citations for the alcohol violation and sent on their way without further incident.
3200 block of Chillum Road: At about 4:10 am officers took a motor vehicle accident report. Their investigation revealed that a vehicle traveling west on Chillum Road struck a parked vehicle. The driver was issued several Maryland traffic citations. The owner of the struck vehicle was not present at the scene and could not be located at the time of the accident. Officers let contact information for the owner with the damaged vehicle.
3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 2 pm officers responded for a hit and run accident. The owner of the struck vehicle told the officers that an older model Lincoln (no further description) traveling south on Rhode Island Avenue struck his vehicle in the circle. The striking vehicle fled the scene and was last seen in the 3800 block of 34th Street. A check of area for the striking vehicle was negative.
4700 block of Webster Street: At about 2:30 pm officers responded for the report of an attempted residential burglary. The resident told the officers that she left her apartment at about 9:30 am and returned around 2:30 pm. When she got home she noticed that her front door mat was out of place saw marks on her door locks that she said were not there when she left that morning. No entry was made into her apartment, nothing was discovered missing and the door locks were functional. The officers observed the marks on the door but could not determine if they were recently made. The officers canvassed the adjacent apartments to see if another resident saw or heard anything, but no one did.
3100 block of Chillum Road: At about 11:15 pm PGPD Communications received a call for disorderly subjects at the Exxon gas station jumping on a customer’s vehicle and possibly under the influence of PCP. MRPD and Hyattsville PD officers arrived and located and detained the two individuals involved. MRPD officers also located the damaged vehicle’s owner. When PGPD officers arrived the two individuals were turned over to them. Both were arrested and charged with destruction of property.
Sunday March 8:
2900 block of Arundel Road: At about 7 am officers responded for the report of an alleged sexual assault. When the officers arrived they met with the reporting person who told them that she had been sexually assaulted. The conflicting statements she gave led the officers to believe that a consensual sexual act had occurred and that no crime had been committed. The officers contacted PGPD detectives from the sexual assault unit who also interviewed the alleged victim. The detectives also determined that no crime had been committed. The female was given a ride to her residence and the officers completed the required incident report.
4200 block of 28th Street: At about 10:45 pm officers responded for unknown trouble, possibly a domestic argument in progress. When the officers arrived they located two individuals who were having a loud domestic argument in the middle of the street. Once the officers got the two calmed down they advised them of their options at the Commissioner’s office and sent them on their way.