Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Police Report: February 18-20

February 18th:

3800 block of 31st Street: Theft from auto – 7:20 am. The owner of a 2005 Chrysler 300 told officers that she forgot to lock her vehicle and when she returned for it she discovered that several items had been stolen from inside.

2400 block of Varnum Street: Warrant arrest – 11 am. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had an open arrest warrant through Prince George’s County for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving without a license. She was issued several state citations, arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

4600 block of Rainier Avenue: Residential burglary – 1 pm. Officers responded for the report of an activated residential alarm. When officers arrived on the scene they found a front window ajar. It was undetermined if anything had been stolen from the residence. A search of the area for evidence/witnesses proved negative.

3400 block of Otis Street: Emergency petition – 3:45 pm. Officers initially responded for the report of a man down. They located a man who they determined was under the influence of suspected PCP. When the man threatened to assault the officers they took him into custody and transported him to the Washington Adventist Hospital for emergency medical and psychological examinations. He was released to the custody of hospital medical personnel.

February 19th:

3000 block of Upshur Street: Residential burglary – 7:50 pm. The homeowner told officers that he returned home to discover that someone had entered his residence, ransacked the interior and stole several items of personal property. Officers observed that the rear door had a double dead bolt lock and could not be opened from inside or outside without a key, and etermined that the suspect(s) gained entry into the home by breaking a glass pane window with a rock then climbing through the window.

2300 block of Varnum Street: Citizen armed robbery – 8:10 pm. The victim was accosted by two men one of whom was armed with a black handgun. The victim provided the officers with a description of his assailants and during a search of the area they were able to stop and detain an individual matching the victim’s description. PGPD robbery detectives responded to the scene and took custody of the individual for further investigation. Charges in this case are pending additional investigation.

3400 block of Newton Place: Vandalism to auto – 9:10 pm. The owner of a 2002 Saturn told officers that when he came out to his vehicle he noticed several scratches on the front bumper.

February 20th:

2500 block of Queens Chapel Road: Traffic – 3:10 am. Officers conducting Laser speed enforcement stopped a vehicle for 60 mph in the 35 mph speed zone. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a suspended Maryland license. He was issued several state citations and his vehicle was impounded.

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