3800 block of 37th Place (Brentwood): At about 9:30 am officers took a report of a recovered stolen vehicle. The owner called police to advise that he had found his 1994 Honda that had been stolen from his residence in the 4200 block of 31st Street in Mount Rainier on Jul 7th. At the time of the recovery the vehicle was missing all four wheels and the ignition column was destroyed. The owner took custody of the vehicle at the scene.
4100 block of Russell Avenue: At about 10 am officers responded for the report of an unsupervised small child outside an apartment building. The officers arrived and found a 5 year old boy who had become locked out of his apartment. Further investigation revealed that no parent, guardian or caregiver was present to take custody of the child. Officers were finally able to contact the child’s mother at her place of employment and she immediately returned home. She told the officers that her roommate was supposed to be watching the boy; however he was nowhere to be found. The child was turned over to his mother and PG Child Protective Services was notified for follow-up.
3800 block of 34th Street: At about 9:10 pm officers responded for the report of a man chasing a woman with a machete. When the officers arrived they were advised that the man in question was hiding in the alley behind Chuck’s Liquors. They were able to quickly locate and disarm him. He was arrested and charged with 1st degree assault and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.