Friday July 10th:
3800 block of 34th Street: At about 3:10 pm officers on patrol checked the welfare of an individual lying on the ground. He was uninjured and coherent but the officers discovered that he has an open arrest warrant through Montgomery County. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
34th Street & Rhode Island Avenue: At about 3:15 pm officers received a call for a woman down. When they arrived they discovered the woman uninjured and coherent. She told the officers that she was having a nervous breakdown and had family troubles at home. She refused medical treatment and left the scene of her own accord.
2800 block of Shepherd Street: At about 2:15 pm officers took a report of a found missing person. The complainant reported the woman missing on May 29th stating that she was last seen around 7 am headed for the Hyattsville Metro Station. The complainant called to notify the officers that she was located safe and in good health in Temple Terrace, Florida. Her information was removed from the NCIC missing persons database.
Saturday July 11th:
3600 block of Oak Lane: At about 12:30 am officers on patrol stopped a suspicious gray 1996 Mercury that was parked in the warehouse district. When the officers approached the vehicle they observed two occupants and smelled the odor of PCP coming from inside. Upon further investigation the officers found the driver in possession of a small quantity of PCP. He was arrested, charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. The vehicle was impounded.
3200 block of Varnum Street: At about 9:30 am officers took a report of a resident who had been scratched by a stray cat. The victim told the officers he saw the cat enter his yard and when he picked it up to remove it off his property it gave him a 3” scratch on the back of his right hand. The victim told the officers that he thought the cat belonged to a neighbor, but officers found that the neighbor was not home. The officers notified the Prince George’s County Department of Health and Animal Control of the incident.
3000 block of Upshur Street: At about 11:30 am officers responded for the report of a vehicle unoccupied with the engine running. Once on the scene the officers found a black 1998 Ford Crown Victoria that had been reported stolen to the Prince Georges County Police about two hours previously. The officers observed that the vehicle’s ignition was damaged, both tags were attached and there were wires hanging where a car stereo should have been. The officers contacted the owner and he responded to the scene and took possession of his car.
4200 block of 28th Street: At about 1:15 pm officers took a stolen auto report. The victim/owner of a gold 1995 Nissan Maxima with Maryland tags 5EJF76 told the officers that he parked his car by his residence at about 1 am this morning. He returned for the vehicle at about 1 pm to find that it had been stolen. The officers discovered shards of glass on the ground where the vehicle had been parked but no other evidence was found.
4300 block of Kaywood Drive: At about 3 pm officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim/owner of a gold 2007 Hyundai told the officers that she parked he car by her residence on July 10th about 4 pm. When she returned to the car at about 3 pm today she discovered that her rearview mirror had been stolen. Just the mirror was missing – the mirror housing was intact and there was no other damage to the vehicle.
3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 10 pm officers conducted a field interview of a juvenile male who was sitting in the parking lot of the closed for business Texaco gas station. During the interview the officers found the juvenile in possession of a 9” knife. He was arrested and charged with possession of a deadly weapon. He was later released to his mother pending a juvenile court hearing.
3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 10:40 pm officers responded for the report of a carjacking. The victim/owner of a 2007 Mitsubishi with DC tags CV8308 told the officers that he had been carjacked in front of Party Time Liquors by a black male armed with a silver handgun. However, when he was interviewed by PGPD detectives he recanted and told them that he and some friends had struck up an acquaintance with several females who accompanied them to Party Time. He parked his vehicle in front of the store and went inside to make a purchase. He left the keys in the ignition. When he returned, his vehicle, friends and new-found acquaintances were gone.
Sunday July 12th:
Nothing of significance to report.