4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 4:30 pm officers took a report of a citizen robbery. The victim told the officers that he was urinating behind a dumpster when he was approached by two black males one of whom brandished a silver revolver. The victim was told to empty his pockets which he did. The two suspects took the victim’s pocket contents, including his car keys, and fled the area in his red 2006 Mercedes Benz C230 (DC tag CR5285). The victim also said that a gray Nissan Maxima was following his vehicle as it left the parking lot. PGPD robbery detectives responded to the scene to assume the follow-up investigation.
3000 block of Allison Street: At about 12:20 pm officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of crack cocaine. He was arrested, charged with CDS possession and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. His vehicle was impounded.
3300 block of Bunker Hill Road: At about 6:50 pm officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that he parked his car by his residence a short time earlier and returned to find that someone had broken out a window and stole his backpack that contained several electronic items. The officers were able to locate a witness who described the thief as a black male in his 20’s with shoulder length dreads. The witness also said that the suspect fled the area in a dark colored vehicle. A canvass of the area for the suspect was negative.
June 17th (early morning):
4200 block of Russell Avenue: At about 2:30 am officers took a report of a stolen license plate. The victim told the officers that sometime between 1:50 am and 2:30 am someone stole the rear license plate off of his burgundy 1981 Chevrolet Camaro. The license plate is Maryland GHH-101. No evidence or witnesses were found.