Friday, March 25, 2011

Police Report: March 24-25

March 24th:

4200 block of Russell Avenue: Vehicle impound – 9 am. While on patrol officers observed silver 2010 Dodge Caliber with no front or rear tags. A check of the VIN number revealed that the vehicle was registered to Enterprise Car Rental in New Jersey. The vehicle was impounded after attempts to contact the registered owner were unsuccessful.

4000 block of 36th Street: Attempt stolen auto – 3:25 pm. The owner of a 1998 Plymouth Voyager van told officers that when he came out to get into his vehicle he saw a black male, described as 20-23 years of age and wearing all black clothing, get out of his vehicle. The suspect got into an awaiting vehicle with another black male and fled the area. When he examined his van he saw that the door lock and the ignition had been damaged in obvious attempt to steal the vehicle. Officers canvassed the area for the suspects and their vehicle with negative results.

March 25th (early morning):

3700 block of Rhode Island Avenue: DWI arrest – 12:20 am. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had the odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. The driver was administered a field sobriety test which she failed. She was charged with DUI/DWI and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. Her vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.

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