Friday October 30th:
4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 8:15 a.m. officers took a theft from auto report. The victim told the officers that he was pumping gas and had his back turned away from his vehicle. When he turned around he saw a black male, 30-39 years of age, about 5’7” tall and 140 lbs. Sitting in the driver’s seat. The victim yelled at the man and when he got out of the car the victim sprayed him with fuel. The man immediately ran to rear of the station and got into a green Jaguar (possibly a 2005 model) occupied by two other individuals. The Jaguar fled across Eastern Avenue into DC. The victim said that several music CDs and a key ring were taken. A search of the area for the suspects was negative.
4000 block of 37th Street: At about 5:45 p.m. officers took a report of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The victim/owner told the officers that he lent his vehicle to a male acquaintance who failed to return it. The victim obtained an arrest warrant for the man from a District Court Commissioner and officers entered the vehicle into the NCIC stolen vehicle database. On October 31st at about 1:45 p.m. the victim called MRPD and said that the man had returned his car but when the officers arrived at the victim’s residence to serve the warrant the man was nowhere to be found. The vehicle was removed from NCIC files.
Saturday October 31st:
3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 10 a.m. officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that sometime during the previous night someone broke into his vehicle through a rear passenger window and stole several items of his personal property.
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 1:55 p.m. officers took a report of a stolen tag. The victim/owner told the officers that her vehicle was parked in a rear parking lot overnight and that sometime during the night someone stole the rear tag (Maryland 9EST55. There was no evidence found that would lead to the identification of those responsible for the theft.
3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 6:55 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle for failing to obey a traffic device. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle was a rental and the driver was not an authorized driver on the rental agreement. The officers also learned that he did not have a valid driver’s license. The vehicle was impounded and the driver was issued several traffic citations.
3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue (rear of Chuck’s Liquor): At about 7:55 p.m. officers stopped two individuals, one of whom was in possession of an open container of alcohol. Further investigation revealed that the second individual was in possession of a crack pipe. Both individuals were issued criminal citations, one for open alcohol and the other for possession of CDS paraphernalia.
3300 block of Buchanan Street: At about 10:10 p.m. officers responded for a loitering complaint. When they arrived they located two individuals in a stairwell consuming alcoholic beverages. Both were issued criminal citations and sent on their way.
3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 11:50 p.m. officers responded for the report of a disorderly individual. When they arrived they found the individual in question and observed him urinating in public. He was issued a criminal citation for the violation and sent on his way.
Sunday November 1st:
3600 block of Oak Lane: At about 12:30 a.m. officers responded for the report of a residential burglary. The victim/resident told the officers that she was in her living room when she heard a suspicious noise in the kitchen. She went to investigate and saw a black male that she described as having long dreads and wearing a black jacket/shirt with a white design on the front, a ski mask and carrying a red shoulder bag. When the man saw the victim he immediately ran from the house via the back door. The officers conducted an extensive search of the area and found a subject fitting his description on Eastern Avenue. When the officers tried to stop him he ran into DC and made good his escape. The officers did however recognize the man as one with whom they have had numerous contacts in the past. The officers were also able to locate latent fingerprint evidence which has been submitted for comparison to the fingerprints of the known subject.
3700 block of Bunker Hill Road: At about 4:30 a.m. officers investigated a motor vehicle collision. Their investigation revealed that the striking vehicle was traveling northbound on Bunker Hill Road when the driver fell asleep, lost control and struck a parked vehicle. There were no injuries and the driver had not been drinking. The driver was issued several State citations and his vehicle was impounded.
4200 block of 28th Street: At about 7:30 p.m. officers met with the owners of a vehicle who said that a friend borrowed their car and failed to return it. The victims applied for a received an arrest warrant for the individual from a District Court Commissioner. The vehicle was entered into the NCIC stolen vehicle database. The wanted subject was unable to be located at the time of the report.