3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: Death report - 8:05 am. Officers responded for the report of an unresponsive man. Further investigation revealed that the man had died of natural causes. Officers assisted the family in making arraignments and necessary notifications.
2700 block of Queens Chapel Road: Recovered stolen vehicle - 10:10 pm. Officers were conducting traffic enforcement assisted by an automatic license plate reader got an alert on a stolen vehicle. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver. He was charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. The vehicle was impounded for safe keeping, and the reporting jurisdiction (Virginia) was notified of the recovery.
Bunker Hill Road & 31st Street: Traffic - 2 am. Officers stopped a vehicle for multiple equipment violations. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a suspended license. He was issued several citations and his vehicle was impounded.
4600 block of 30th Street: Traffic - 12:50 am. Officers responded for the report of a suspicious occupied vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a suspended license. He was cited for the violation and, since there was no licensed driver to take custody of the vehicle it was impounded for safekeeping.
2300 block of Varnum Street: Vandalism to auto - 1:00 am. The owner of a 2004 Honda Pilot told officers that sometime between 10:15 pm on March 12th and the time of the report someone smashed out the rear window of his vehicle.
4600 block of 30th Street: Recovered stolen - 1:35 am. Officers patrolling the area using a vehicle equipped with an automatic license plate reader received an alert for a stolen license plate. Further investigation revealed that a parked, unregistered vehicle was displaying two stolen license plates. The plates were recovered and the vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.
3300 block of Chillum Road: Warrant arrest/criminal citation - 4:15 am. Officers stopped a man who they observed urinating in public. Further investigation revealed that the man had an open arrest warrant through Prince George’s County for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving without a license. He was issued a criminal citation for urinating in public and arrested on the warrant. He was delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville without further incident.
3400 block of Perry Street: Commercial burglary - 6:30 pm. Officers responded for the report of an open door. When the officers arrived they discovered the building unoccupied with no signs of forced entry. The owner responded to the scene and told the officers that several electronic items were missing from inside. It was determined that the business was inadvertently left unlocked and someone came in and stole the items.