Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Police Report: May 14-17

May 14th:

3300 block of Chillum Road: At about 10:15 pm officers responded to assist Queenstown security officers with an intoxicated female. When the officers arrived they determined that the woman was driving under the influence of alcoholic and struck a parked vehicle. During questioning she became uncooperative and was placed under arrest. She continued her uncooperative behavior and assaulted one of the officers. In order to safely transport her to DOC for processing a Riverdale Park Police vehicle equipped with a prisoner containment module responded to assist. Once inside the RPPD vehicle the woman became violent and succeeded in kicking out one of the vehicle’s windows. She was delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville charged with numerous offenses including assault on a police officer and destruction of property.

May 15th:

3100 block of Bunker Hill Road: At about 5:40 am officers responded for the report of a sexual assault. The officers learned that a 24 year old woman had been out with a male friend. She became intoxicated and the man forced her to have sexual intercourse inside a vehicle. A report was taken and the case turned over to the Prince George’s County Police Special Crimes Section.

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 7:20 am officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim/owner told the officers that he parked his 1985 Toyota Corolla by his residence the previous afternoon. When he returned this morning he discovered that someone had broken out one of the car’s windows and stole his in-dash stereo. No evidence was recovered at the scene and no witnesses were identified.

4000 block of 34th Street: At about 3:50 pm officers responded for the report of a fight in progress. When the officers arrived they observed a large group of juveniles dispersing. Two of the juveniles were visibly upset and yelling profanities. When the officers started to interview them about what had taken place they refused to cooperate. Without warning one of the juveniles violently pushed one of the officers and struck him in the face multiple times. The second juvenile also became involved and started to assault the officer. When back up officers arrived they were able to subdue both juveniles and place them under arrest. Both were charged with various offenses to include assault on a police officer. Even though both were charged with a violent attack on a police officer, officials at the Cheltenham youth facility refused to take custody of them. They were eventually released to their parents with all charges referred to the Juvenile Court.

3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 11:10 pm officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation lead the officers to believe that the driver was under the influence of narcotics, however no DRE officer was available to confirm the officers’ suspicions. The officers determined that it was not safe to allow the driver to leave the scene with his vehicle so they impounded it for safekeeping. The driver was taken to his residence and released.

4000 block of Cedar Lane Alley: At about 10:20 pm officers were informed by a citizen that there was a suspicious vehicle parked in the alley. The officers found the vehicle in question and upon further investigation determined that the driver was intoxicated. Insufficient evidence existed to warrant a charge of DWI/DUI so the driver was released at the scene. Her vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.

2700 block of Webster Street: At about 11:50 pm officers responded to the report of a carjacking. The victim told the officers that he had just parked his vehicle and was in the process of unloading when he was approached by two men who displayed handguns and demanded his car keys. The victim did as he was told and both men got into the victim’s vehicle and fled the area. A short time later the vehicle was recovered just a few blocks away at 30th and Upshur Streets. It apparently suffered a mechanical breakdown and the thieves abandoned it. The victim described one of the suspects as a black male, about 6’01” tall, 160 lbs, wearing blue jeans and a dark grey hooded sweatshirt. The second suspect was described as a black male, about 5’08” tall, 150 lbs, wearing blue jeans and a black jacket. PGPD officers handled the initial report of the incident because MRPD officers were occupied with other calls for service.

May 16th:

3000 block of Upshur Street: At about 12:30 pm officers took a report of a vandalism to auto. The victim told the officers that he parked his vehicle by his residence the previous afternoon. When he returned for it today he discovered that someone had thrown a rock through the rear window. No evidence was recovered at the scene and no witnesses were identified.

May 17th:

4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 8 am officers took a report of a theft from auto. Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the victim’s car through an unlocked door and stole various items of her personal property. The station’s video surveillance cameras showed that the suspect was a black female wearing dark clothing. No other evidence was recovered at the scene.

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