Thursday, February 10, 2011

Police Report: February 9-10

February 9th:

4700 block of 27th Street: Identity theft – 9am. A gentleman called to report that while checking his accounts on line he discovered that someone had opened a line of credit using his information and made several unauthorized purchases. Officers documented the crime and turned the case over to PGPD’s financial crimes units for a follow-up investigation.

4200 block of Russell Avenue: Theft from auto – 9:10 am. The owner of a 1998 Ford Explorer (Maryland tag 21993M) reported that when he came out to his vehicle this morning he discovered that someone had stolen the rear tag.

4200 block of Russell Avenue: Vehicle impound - 9 pm. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle’s registration was suspended and there was an MVA pickup order on the tags. The driver was issued several traffic citations, the tags were seized for return to MVA and the vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.

February 10th (early morning):

3300 block of Chillum Road: DWI arrest – 1:05 am. Officers conducting a stop sign enforcement detail at Chillum Road and Queenstown Drive stopped a vehicle for failing to stop at the stop sign. While speaking to the driver the officers detected a strong odor of alcohol and observed that her speech was slurred. The driver submitted to a field sobriety test which she failed. She was placed under arrest for DWI/DUI and transported to MSP in College park for a breathalyzer test. The test revealed that her BAC was .13. She was issued four Maryland state citations and released. Her vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.

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