4000 block of 29th Street: At about 9 am officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that sometime between 1:30 am and 7:30 am this morning someone broke into his work van and stole approximately $1,900 worth of his work tools. A check of the area for evidence/witnesses proved negative.
4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 9:45 am officers took a report of a theft from auto. The victim told the officers that while she was inside the station paying for gas someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her purse. The station’s surveillance camera was reviewed and a black male dressed in all dark clothing was seen taking the victim’s purse and then fleeing the scene in a silver convertible Nissan 350ZX. A search of the area for the suspect and the vehicle proved negative.
4000 block of 36th Street: At about 10 pm officers took a death report. Fire/rescue personnel called MRPD to notify officers that a family member had discovered a man who had passed away from an apparent heart attack. The State medical examiner responded to the scene and took custody of the man’s remains for a post mortem examination at their office in Baltimore. The ME told the officers that no foul play was suspected.
3500 block of Shepherd Street: At about 11:55 pm officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a driver’s license and also had an outstanding arrest warrant through Montgomery County for failing to appear in court. He was arrested on the warrant, issued the appropriate traffic citations and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. His vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.