Friday, August 06, 2010

Police Report: August 5-6

August 5th:

3700 block of 34th Street: At about 3:20 pm officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking an alcoholic beverage in public.

3300 block of Buchanan Street: At about 8:30 pm officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking an alcoholic beverage in public.

3200 block of Perry Street: At about 9 pm MRPD officers assisted PGPD officers with a narcotics arrest. The PGPD officers observed what they believed to be a hand to hand drug transaction. Both the buyer and seller were stopped and eventually arrested and charged with various narcotics related crimes.

31st and Webster Streets: At about 11 pm officers responded for several reports of shots fired. Upon arrival the officers were redirected to the area of Chillum Road and Queens Chapel Road where a victim reported he was being chased by a man with a gun. The victim told the officers that a man fired several shots at him and his tow truck while he was repossessing a vehicle. The officers were able to locate and arrest the man described by the victim as his assailant. A BB gun and a load handgun were recovered. The investigation is ongoing with additional charges pending on another suspect who officers believe was involved.

August 6th:

4200 block of Rainier Avenue: At about 7 am MRPD officers along with officers of the Prince George’s County Special Operations and Narcotics Enforcement Divisions executed a narcotics search and seizure warrant for the purpose of locating a marijuana grow house. MRPD officers initiated an investigation several weeks ago after receiving information that an individual had several rooms in a private residence dedicated to the manufacture and sale of marijuana. During the course of the operation two individuals were taken into custody for questioning and charges are pending. Two grow stations containing approximately 8-10 marijuana plants were seized. A substantial amount of harvested marijuana, drug paraphernalia, growing equipment, packaging equipment, US currency, and two firearms were also seized.

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