Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Police Report: February 28-March 1

February 28th:

3300 block of Chillum Road: Stolen auto – 1:05 pm. The owner of a 1994 Chrysler Town & Country minivan reported that someone stole his vehicle sometime prior to his reporting the theft to police. No evidence/witnesses were located.

3100 block of Buchanan Street: Vehicle impound – 3:30 pm. Officers impounded a parked and unoccupied 1996 Chevy Astro Van for failure to display registration plates.

3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 11:30 pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation after observing him urinating in public.

March 1st:

3600 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Theft – 5:50 pm. The owner of a Jamis Capri 7-speed bicycle reported that his bike was stolen sometime prior to his reporting the theft to police.

4200 block of Russell Avenue: Burglary/assault – 10:05 pm. The victim told officers that as she was taking a shower she was accosted by an unknown man wearing a black ski mask. The man grabbed her hand and pulled her from the shower and demanded to know “where the money was.” She told him it was in her purse in the living room. The man forced her into the living room at the same time the victim’s boyfriend returned from the store. Upon seeing the boyfriend come in the front door the suspect fled the apartment out a living room window. With the assistance of Hyattsville Police officers a perimeter was established around the residence. PGPD K-9 responded and tracked the suspect to the 4200 block of Eastern Avenue. An extensive search of the apartments in that block was conducted with negative results. Fire/rescue personnel responded to the scene and treated the victim for minor injuries. Nothing was taken from the victim’s apartment and processing for latent fingerprint evidence proved negative. PGPD detectives have assumed a follow-up investigation.

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