Friday, October 23, 2009

Police Report: October 22

3500 block of Perry Street: At about 10 a.m. officers took a hit and run motor vehicle collision report. The victim’s vehicle was legally parked and had been struck by a second vehicle that failed to remain at the scene. The vehicle sustained rear end damage but was drivable.

4000 block of 34th Street: At about 2:35 p.m. officers in investigated a 3-vehicle collision. Their investigation revealed that a vehicle traveling east bound on 34th Street at high rate of speed lost control and struck two other vehicles traveling west bound. All vehicles remained at the scene and no injuries were reported. The driver of the striking vehicle was found at fault and received nine (9) State traffic citations.

3200 block of Chillum Road: At about 4:10 p.m. officers took a theft from auto report. Their investigation revealed that person(s) unknown broke into the victim’s vehicle through a rear passenger vent window. Once inside the thieves stole various electronic items. The officers found no evidence that would lead to the identification of the perpetrators.

3200 block of Chillum Road: At about 9:15 p.m. officers attempted to stop a suspicious juvenile male for a field interview. When the juvenile saw the officers approaching, he placed his hands in his waistband as if attempting to conceal or discard an object. He then turned and began to jog in the opposite direction in between parked cars in an attempt to avoid contact with the officers. The officers finally caught up with him hiding behind a large shrub/bush by the entrance to an apartment building. Further investigation revealed that, during his attempt to elude the officers, he discarded a .38 caliber revolver. The officers recovered the unloaded gun. He was charged with illegally possessing and carrying the gun and released into his Grandmother’s custody pending an appearance in Juvenile Court.

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