Friday, April 09, 2010

Police Report: April 7-8

April 7th:

3300 block of Buchanan Street: At about 11:50 am officers received a call for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was described as a grey Honda. Upon further investigation it was discovered to be stolen from Montgomery County earlier in the day. The vehicle was impounded for safe keeping.

3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 12:30 pm officers received a call to assist a man with checking the welfare of his brother who he had not heard from in two weeks. With assistance from management employees the officers entered the man’s apartment and found him deceased. No foul play is suspected. The man had suffered from various medical issues for an extended period of time.

April 8th:

3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 2:15 pm officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver has a suspended license and the vehicle’s tags were suspended. The driver was issued several State traffic citations and the vehicle was impounded.

2300 block of Varnum Street: At about 2:50 pm officers took a report of a vandalism to auto. The victim/owner told the officers that when he went out to his vehicle he saw four black male juveniles tampering with it. When the victim yelled at the juveniles and they immediately got into a gray in color Honda Accord with a temporary license plates and fled the area. When the victim inspected his vehicle he discovered that the driver’s side window was broken out. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. No evidence or further information was obtained.

3300 block of Bunker Hill Road: At about 3:30 pm officers took two reports vandalism to auto. The victim’s/owner’s of two separate vehicles told the officers that upon returning to their vehicles they discovered that someone had broken out a passenger side window. Both vehicles had been ransacked but nothing was taken from either vehicle. No evidence or further information was obtained.

3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 8:45 pm officers responded for the report of a citizen robbery. The victim told the officers that as she was leaving her place of employment she was approached by an Hispanic male who stole her purse. She said that the man did not say anything or produce any type of weapon. The suspect got into a dark color SUV and fled down Queens Chapel Road. The victim was not harmed in the encounter, and the officers were unable to locate the suspect, the SUV or any further evidence. PGPD robbery detectives responded and assumed a follow-up investigation.

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