3300 block of Bunker Hill Road (Joe’s Movement): At about 6:45 pm officers took a report of an attempted theft. The victim told the officers that a man, known to employees only as Brian, came into the building, grabbed her laptop and tried to leave. The victim confronted the man and took her laptop back. He immediately fled the building in an unknown direction. Officers are in the process of trying to get the man’s full identity for potential charges.
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 9:30 pm officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver was not licensed and the tags on the vehicle were suspended for failing to comply with VEIP and a compulsory insurance violation. The driver was issued several State citations, the tags were seized for return to MVA and the vehicle was impounded.
2300 block of Varnum Street (7-11): At about 11:45 pm officers took a theft report. The store clerk told the officers that three black males walked into the store and went to the candy aisle. The three then removed an unknown quantity of various candies from the shelves and fled the store without paying for the items. A search of the area for the three men proved negative.
December 22nd (early morning):
3600 block of Wells Avenue: At about 12:45 am officers observed a vehicle traveling south on Rhode Island Avenue at a high rate of speed. They tried to stop the vehicle for the violation but it fled the area. Officers continued to canvass the area for the vehicle finally locating it on Otis Street speeding towards Wells Avenue. By the time they caught up to the vehicle it had been abandoned by its driver and occupants on Wells Avenue. Officers searched the area for them with negative results. The officers believe that they fled the area across the CSX tracks into Cottage City. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle had a damaged ignition, and the officers later learned that the vehicle had been stolen from an address in Kaywood. The vehicle’s owner was notified of the recovery.