Monday June 8:
2300 block of Varnum Street (7-11): At about 6 am officers responded for a theft. The store clerk told the officers that several individuals came into the store and brought numerous items up to the checkout counter. Once the items were rung up and bagged the individuals grabbed the bags and fled the store without paying. None of the individuals said anything to the clerk as they were at the counter or when entering or leaving the store. The individuals were seen getting into a green BMW 360 with DC tags BE4404. The vehicle fled in an unknown direction. Attempts to make contact with registered owner of the vehicle have been negative. The store’s video tapes were obtained to assist investigators with identifying the perpetrators. The investigation will continue by MRPD officers and PGPD detectives.
Tuesday June 9:
3800 block of 33rd Street: At about 4:20 pm officers took a report of fraud/identity theft. The victim told the officers that she had requested a copy of her credit report and when she reviewed the report she discovered a delinquent account that she did not open or authorize. The victim was issued a case number so she could file a claim with the credit company.
3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 5:30 pm officers responded for a vandalism to auto. The victim/owner told the officers that person(s) unknown punctured the front passenger tire sometime prior to his reporting the incident. A check of the area for possible witnesses and evidence was negative.
4000 block of Shepherd Street: At about 7:45 pm power shift officers stopped to interview a female subject who was loitering in a known drug area and who was known from previous contacts as a narcotics user. During the field interview the officers discovered that she was in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was issued a criminal citation for the violation and released.
Wednesday June 10:
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 4 pm officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle’s registration was suspended and a pick-up order was authorized by MVA. The driver was cited for the original traffic violation, the vehicle was impounded and the tags were removed for delivery to MVA.