3700 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Emergency petition – 12:15 pm. Officers responded for the report of a man in front of the post office acting disorderly and removing his clothes. When the officers arrived they located and detained the partially clothed man. Further investigation revealed that the man was under the influence of PCP and had assaulted three passengers on a metro bus. He was taken into custody and delivered to the custody of the medical staff at Washington Adventist Hospital for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. Metro Transit Police officers responded to the scene to investigate potential charges against the man for assaulting the bus passengers. Actual charges are pending Metro Transit’s investigation.
3300 block of Buchanan Street: Attempt stolen auto – 4:20 pm. The owner of a 2002 Dodge Intrepid reported that sometime during the previous evening/morning hours someone broke into his vehicle and damaged the ignition in an unsuccessful attempt to steal the car.
4000 block of 34th Street: Theft from auto – 9:30 pm. The owner of a 1992 Honda Civic reported that sometime between 7 pm and 9:30 pm someone stole the dealer tag off his vehicle.
4400 block of 28th Street: Theft from auto – 5:20 pm. The owner of a 2011 Nissan Versa reported that sometime during the previous evening/morning hours someone stole all four wheel covers off her vehicle.
3700 block of 36th Street: Emergency petition – 11:15 pm. Officers responded for the report of a naked man banging on parked cars and resident’s doors. When the officers arrived the located the man and identified him as one with whom they have had numerous contacts in the past. When officers tried to take the man into custody a struggle ensued and officers were forced to deploy a Taser weapon to get the man under control and under arrest. Officers determined that the man was under the influence of PCP. Fire/rescue personnel responded to the scene and delivered the man to the custody of medical personnel at Prince George’s Hospital for an emergency psychiatric evaluation.
April 13th (early morning):
34th Street and Arundel Road: Mutual aid – 5:30 am. Officers were called to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents with the apprehension of a fleeing fugitive. Prior to MRPD’s arrival ICE agents apprehended the individual who had lead them on a foot chase into the storm water culvert just off Chillum Road. At the request of ICE agents MRPD officers impounded the fugitive’s 1997 Ford Explorer which he had abandoned at 34th and Arundel.