Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Police Report: November 5-7

November 5th:

4200 block of Kaywood Drive: At about 10:10 am Mount Rainier Code Enforcement impounded a vehicle for displaying expired registration plates. The vehicle had been marked for 48-hour towing on November 3rd.

2900 block of Shepherd Street: At about 3:30 pm officers took a report of a storehouse burglary. The officers observed that the victim’s garage had been forcibly entered and various tools had been stolen.

2400 block of Chillum Road: At about 7:40 pm officers conducted a random license plate check on a vehicle through MILES/NCIC. The check revealed that the vehicle’s tags were suspended for failing to comply with VEIP. The vehicle was stopped and further investigation revealed that the occupants were in possession of marijuana. They were arrested, charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

November 6th:

3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 11 am officers stopped a vehicle that was driving on a flat rear tire and at a speed greater than reasonable and prudent. The vehicle’s driver was cited accordingly and the vehicle was impounded for being a road hazard.

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 7:45 pm officers received a call of an unknown trouble with a woman screaming on the phone that someone was trying to kill her. When the officers arrived they spoke to the caller who stated that she had just moved in and someone knocked on her door. When she opened the door she was confronted by two Hispanic males. One of the men produced a handgun, placed it to her head and demanded money. She was able to kick the door shut and the suspects fled on foot to a waiting vehicle which was described as a black 2003-2005 Nissan Maxima. A search of the area for the suspects and the vehicle proved negative.

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 11:55 pm officers took a report of an assault. The victim told the officers that he was walking home from the 7-11 on Chillum Road when he was approached by two unknown suspects. The suspects advised the victim not to move and brandished a screw driver. The suspect attempted to stab the victim; however he was able to fight off the suspects who fled the area on foot. A canvass of the area for the two men was negative.

November 7th:

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: At about 1 am officers received a call of a disturbance where subjects were possibly trying to break into an apartment. When the officers arrived they observed a large group of males fleeing the scene on foot and several hiding in surrounding foliage. One of these men ran out from behind a bush and assaulted an officer. He was subdued and placed under arrest. Another subject was stopped and found to be in possession of narcotics. He was subsequently arrested. Another subject was located and found to be suffering from a stab wound to his chest. He was transported to MedStar for treatment of his no life threatening injury. Further investigation revealed that this whole incident is believed to be connected to a stabbing the night before in Brentwood. Both arrested subjects were charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Upper Marlboro.

3400 block of Otis Street: At about 11:40 am an officer on patrol received a Lo-Jack hit. A canvass of the area was conducted and a stolen vehicle from Washington DC was recovered. The vehicle was unoccupied, no arrests were made, the owner was notified of the recovery, and the vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.

4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 12:55 pm officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that she was inside paying for fuel when someone broke a window out of their vehicle and stole her purse. The suspects were described as two black males between the ages of 15-35 driving a 2004 Mercury Sable bearing Maryland license plate of 7CJM95.

4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 2:30 pm officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that she had just finished pumping gas and went inside to pay for her gas. While inside someone entered her vehicle and stole her purse. The suspect was described as a black male, 23-24 years of age, 5’10” tall, 180 lbs, and wearing all black. He was seen driving a green 4-door Honda Civic.

Arundel Road & 34th Street: At about 4:50 pm officers were flagged down in reference to an erratic driver that had struck several vehicles. Officers responded to the area and located three vehicles that had been struck. The officers obtained a description of the vehicle and broadcast the description to surrounding police agencies. The Hyattsville City police department located and stopped the vehicle in their city. MRPD officers responded to their location and arrested the subjects for DUI and hit and run.

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