Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Police Report: October 19-20

October 19th:

4000 block of 31st Street: At about 8 a.m. officers received a call for an attempt theft from auto. Upon arrival officers learned that an unknown subject (s) entered the victim’s unsecured vehicle and removed nothing. The victim stated that the vehicle was ransacked but that there was no missing property.

3000 block of Taylor Street: At about 4 p.m. officers received took a theft from auto report. The victim/owner told the officers that sometime during the night an unknown suspect (s) entered their unsecured vehicle and stole a portable GPS unit.

4100 block of Russell Avenue: At about 6:20 p.m. officers received a call for a residential burglary. The victims told the officers that they went out of town for an extended period of time. When they returned they found that the door to their apartment had been forced open and several items of their personal property had been stolen.

3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 8:45 p.m. officers on patrol observed a man consuming an open alcoholic beverage in a public place. He was issued a criminal citation for the alcohol violation and released without further incident.

3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 10:30 p.m. officers observed an individual urinating in public. When the officers stopped him to cite him for the violation he became combative and fled on foot. He was able to make good his escape. However in his haste to get away he left behind a large quantity of suspected PCP as well as his ID. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for him.

3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 11:50 p.m. officers were flagged down in reference to a personal injury motor vehicle collision. Their investigation revealed that an individual was attempting to back into a legal parking space when a pedestrian walked behind his vehicle. The pedestrian was struck and knocked to the ground. He sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention. No charges were placed on the driver of the striking vehicle.


3500 block of Newton Place: At about 3:20 p.m. officers responded to a call for a vehicle tampering in progress. When the officers arrived they observed several teenage black males inside the vehicle described by the complainant. As soon as the subjects saw the officers they immediately fled on foot. After a lengthy foot pursuit one of the suspects was apprehended. He was charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

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