3800 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 9:20 am officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with DUI and his vehicle was impounded.
34th and Taylor Streets: At about 10:00 am officers took a report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision. The victim told the officers that he came out to find that another vehicle struck his parked vehicle sometime prior to his reporting the incident. There was no evidence at the scene that could help identify the striking vehicle.
3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 9:50 pm officers investigated a motor vehicle collision. Their investigation revealed that an older model Oldsmobile was traveling north Rhode Island Avenue when a van struck the vehicle from behind. The collision caused the Oldsmobile to collide with a vehicle parked in front of Party Time. The van failed to remain at the scene and was last seen westbound on 34th Street. The driver of the Oldsmobile had minor injuries and was transported to the hospital for a checkup.
3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 10:15 pm officers responded for the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The officers’ investigation revealed that an intoxicated man was struck as he tried to cross the roadway. The striking vehicle failed to remain at the scene of the collision and there were no witnesses or other evidence that would help officers identify the vehicle or its driver. The man sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital for a checkup.