34th Street & Rhode Island Avenue: At about 8:30 am officers responded to a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision. Their investigation revealed that both vehicles were traveling north on Rhode Island Avenue and tried to enter the traffic circle at the same time resulting in the collision. One driver complained of back injuries and was taken by fire/rescue personnel to Prince George’s Hospital Center for treatment.
4200 block of Kaywood Drive: At about 4:30 pm officers took a report of lost license plates. The owner of a 2002 Toyota Celica told the officers that he shipped his vehicle to California and when the vehicle arrived at its destination the tags were missing.
3400 block of Eastern Avenue: At about 7 pm officers responded for the report of an assault. The victim told the officers that he was jumped by a group of males who struck him about his body causing abrasions to his chest and neck. After the assault they fled in an unknown direction. The victim was not able to provide a useful description of his attackers. He was transported to Howard Hospital by fire/rescue personnel for medical treatment.
4200 block of 25th Street: At about 7:15 pm officers responded for the report an assault. The victim told the officers that a small group of juveniles came to his home and tried to get him to fight a smaller youth. When he refused the juveniles hit him numerous times about his body and then fled the area. The victim was able to identify at least two of the juveniles and gave the officers two partial names. A follow-up investigation is underway to bring the appropriate charges against the two.
3300 block of Chillum Road (7-11): At about 9:45 pm officers responded for the report of a theft. The store clerk told the officers that a black male (NFD) came into the store and removed approximately $21 worth of merchandise from the shelves and left without paying for those items. The clerk did not know what direction the man took when he left the store.
August 14th (early morning):
4200 block of Kaywood Drive: At about 6 am officers responded for the report of a stolen auto. The victim/owner told the officers that he parked his 1997 Nissan Altima (Maryland tags 9CES63) by his residence at about 2 am. When he returned to the car he discovered it had been stolen. There was no record of the vehicle being impounded or repossessed and no evidence as to those responsible could be found in the area.