4100 block of 32nd Street: At about 11 am officers took a fraud report. The victim told the officers that someone had stolen her identity and uttered over $1,000 in bad checks to various businesses during the month of December 2009. The victim notified her bank and an internal investigation was initiated.
4700 block of 27th Street: At about 3:30 pm officers took a report of a citizen robbery. The victim, a delivery person for the Golden China carryout in Hyattsville, was robbed at gunpoint by a man described as a 20 something black male wearing a red bandana over his mouth and armed with a black handgun. The man stole the victim’s cash and other personal belongings in addition to the food he was called to deliver. After taking the victim’s property the suspect fled the area on foot in an unknown direction. The victim continued on his delivery route and did not report the crime to police until he returned to the restaurant sometime later. Due to the delay in reporting the crime officers were unable to obtain any evidence as to the person responsible.
4100 block of 31st Street: At about 8 pm officers assisted child protective services in removing two juveniles from their residence. CPS case workers had a court order to take the two into custody pending a court hearing. They went peacefully with the CPS workers to a group home in Lanham.
3200 block of Varnum Street: At about 10 pm officers responded for the report of a domestic disturbance between a mother and her 50 year old son. The officers got the disturbance under control but discovered that the son had an open arrest warrant through Prince George’s County for 2nd degree assault. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
2500 block of Arundel Road: At about 1 am officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a suspended Maryland license and the passenger had two open arrest warrants through Prince George’s County for failure to appear in court on various charges. The driver was issued a traffic citation for the suspended license and the passenger was arrested on the warrants and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville
3200 block of 34th Street: At about 4:30 am officers stopped a man for a field interview. When the officers began to question him he became loud and verbally abusive to the officers and attempted to strike one of them. After a short struggle the man was brought under control and arrested. He was charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting a police officer. He was delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.