Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Police Report: December 7

3700 block of 35th Street: At about 12:40 p.m. officers impounded a white 1997 Ford Explorer displaying no tags and illegally parked in a driveway.

4600 block of 25th Street: At about 2:45 p.m. officers arrested a juvenile for tampering with a motor vehicle. The owner of the vehicle confronted the juvenile about an hour earlier when he saw him using a screw driver on the driver’s door lock. The juvenile fled but was later spotted by the victim who called police. The officers detained the juvenile who was positively identified by the victim. He was arrested, charged via juvenile petition and released to his parents pending appearance in juvenile court.

2300 block of Varnum Street: At about 7 p.m. power shift officers ran a registration check on a red Ford Explorer. The vehicle’s tags came back as suspended for a compulsory insurance violation. The officers stopped the vehicle and when they approached to speak with the driver they smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside. Further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a small quantity of marijuana. He was arrested, charged appropriately and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

2400 block of Chillum Road: At about 11:10 p.m. officers observed a green GMC Envoy with Virginia tags driving north on Queens Chapel Road with no headlights on. The officers stopped the vehicle and as they approached to speak with the driver they smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside. Further investigation revealed that a rear seat passenger and the driver were in possession of marijuana. Both were arrested, charged, and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. More than 100 grams of marijuana were seized as a result of these arrests.

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