2900 block of Allison Street: At about 11:45 a.m. officers were called to investigate a suspicious vehicle. The officers located the vehicle in question, a green 1004 Ford Mustang w/ Maryland tags 3EHV65, which was missing all four wheels. An NCIC check revealed that the car had been reported stolen out of LaPlata, Maryland. It was impounded for safekeeping and the owner and LaPlata PD were notified of the recovery.
3700 block of 37th Street: At about 5:50 p.m. officers responded for the report of a residential burglary. The officers’ investigation revealed that someone pried open a rear window to gain entry into the home sometime between 8:15 a.m. and 5:40 p.m. Once inside the thieves stole several items to include a TV, a DVD player and a laptop computer. The officers processed the scene for latent fingerprint evidence with negative results.
2500 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 9 p.m. officers took a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim/owner told the officers that he parked his car at his brother’s apartment on August 31st. When he returned for the car today he discovered that it had been stolen. The officers had little to go on because the owner had recently purchased the car and had not yet registered it in his name. He also told the officers that he put a DC registration plate on the car that belonged on another car to avoid having it towed. There was no additional evidence found and no witness(es) could be identified.
3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 11 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a valid driver’s license in any state. He was issued several state citations, an equipment repair order, and the vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.
September 11th (early morning):
3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 2:20 a.m. officers were flagged down by a man who wanted to report that someone had vandalized his vehicle. He told the officers that he parked his car by his residence at about 7 p.m. and when he returned to it early this morning he discovered that someone had keyed his vehicle along the entire driver’s side. No witnesses or additional evidence could be found.