4000 block of 34th Street: At about 9 am officers took a vandalism report. The reporting person, a contractor working on the vacant property, told the officers that he left the property secured and locked on December 9th. When he returned this morning he discovered that someone had damaged the front door lock possibly trying to enter the property. No entry was made because the top dead bolt lock remained secured. A check of the residence revealed no further damage and nothing missing from inside. No additional evidence/witnesses could be located.
4700 block of 31st Place: At about 2:40 pm officers took a hit and run motor vehicle collision report. The victim’s vehicle was legally parked and unoccupied when it was struck by an unidentified vehicle which failed to remain at the scene. The victim’s vehicle sustained damage to the driver’s side front and rear door areas. No additional evidence/witnesses could be located.
3200 block of Taylor Street: At about 2:50 pm officers took a report of a theft. The victim told the officers that she had ordered several items online that were scheduled to be delivered on different dates via FedEx and UPS. On December 9th she came home to find a FedEx notice posted on her door stating that the items had been delivered but observed no package on her porch. FedEx confirmed that the package was left on her front porch by the delivery man. She filed a theft report with Fed Ex. She then contacted UPS regarding the separate delivery and they confirmed that the package was delivered to her front porch on December 6th. She filed a theft report with UPS for this package as well. She is now in the process of reporting the thefts to the companies from which she ordered the items.
3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: At about 2:45 am officers stopped a vehicle that was driving with a flat front tire. Further investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested, charged with DUI/DWI and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. His vehicle was impounded.
4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): At about 8 am officers responded to investigate a bomb threat. When the officers arrived they questioned a man who told them that he believed he had broken the Egyptian & Israeli Government code and felt that he was targeted to be killed. He also said that he believed that a bomb had been placed in his vehicle. The officers located the man’s vehicle which he had abandoned in the gravel parking lot in the 2200 block of Varnum Street. The vehicle was checked for explosive devices with negative results. FBI Agents from the Baltimore task force were contacted and will follow up.
3300 block of Buchanan Street: At about 12:30 pm officers took a report of a vandalism to auto. The victim/owner showed the officers where someone had broken out the passenger side window of his 1994 Mustang. No evidence as to those responsible for the damage could be located. Nothing of value was taken from the vehicle.
4300 block of Kaywood Drive: At about 8:30 pm officers responded for the report of a domestic assault. When the officers arrived they observed a female subject yelling and screaming and throwing items belonging to her husband out into the hallway. Further investigation revealed that the woman had physically assaulted her husband prior to the officers’ arrival. After a brief struggle she was arrested, charged with 2nd degree domestic assault and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.