4500 block of 29th Street: Stolen auto – 7:30 am. The victim told the officers that her vehicle was stolen from in front of her sister’s house sometime prior to her reporting the incident to police. The officers later learned that the vehicle theft was possibly related to a burglary (see next entry) at the sister’s house where the victim had a second set of keys to her vehicle. At about 4 pm officers were notified by the Hyattsville City Police that the vehicle had been recovered at the Mall at Prince George’s. No arrests were made and the victim was notified of the recovery.
4500 block of 29th Street: Residential burglary – 11 am. The victim told the officers that while helping her sister search for her car keys she discovered that several items were missing from her home. The missing items included the car keys, several electronic items and other personal property. The officers were unable to determine a point of entry into the home and no evidence was recovered.
3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Suspicious subjects/vehicle – 11:30 pm. Officers stopped to investigate three suspicious individuals in a parked car. As they approached the vehicle they observed a man in the front passenger seat rolling a marijuana cigarette. He was arrested and a search incident to his arrest revealed that he was in possession of 6.8 grams of marijuana with a street value of $136.00. He was delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. The other two occupants were released at the scene.
3700 block of 34th Street: Suspicious subjects – 12:30 am. Officers on patrol observed two suspicious people walk into the back yard of a vacant house that had recently been burglarized. The officers stopped the two for a field interview and discovered that one of them was in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was issued a criminal citation for the violation and both were sent on their way.
3200 block of Perry Street: Vandalism to auto – 1:15 pm. The victim showed the officers where someone had broken the mirror on the driver’s door.
4500 block of 32nd Street: Theft – 9:45 am. A bicycle left unsecured in the victim’s back yard was stolen.
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: Emergency petition – 6:45 pm. A man was arrested and taken to the Washington Adventist Hospital for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. There had been an on-going dispute between the man and his mother over the past couple of days and the man was acting irrationally and threatening to kill his mother.
4000 block of 31st Street: Residential burglary – 1:30 pm. The victim/resident called to report that a man had broken into his home through a basement window and was still in the basement. Officers arrived, located the man and arrested him. When the officers asked the man why he broke into the home, he told them that he needed someplace to take a nap. He was charged with burglary and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
3700 block of Perry Street: Alcohol violation – 9:45 pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for possession of an open container of alcohol.
3200 block of Queenstown Drive: Theft from auto – 1 am. The owner of a 1992 Chevy Blazer reported her front tag stolen (Maryland tag 8AA7898).