Monday, April 11, 2011

Police Report: April 8-10

April 8th:

2700 block of Allison Street: Stolen vehicle – 8:20 am. The owner of a 1997 Plymouth Voyager told officers that he parked and secured his van on April 7th at about 8:30 pm. He returned for the vehicle this morning to discover that it had been stolen. At about 3:50 pm the vehicle was recovered by DC Police in the 600 block of Jefferson Street NE. No arrests were made.

3300 block of Chillum Road: 1st degree assault – 10:55 pm. Officers initially responded for the report of a pedestrian struck. When they spoke to the victim she said that she had borrowed some money from a friend who came by her house to be repaid. The victim met her friend outside her home and as the victim turned to go back inside to get the money her friend ran into her with the green minivan she was driving. The victim sustained injuries to her neck, back and elbow, and was transported by fire/rescue personnel to the hospital for treatment.

April 9th:

3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 8:50 am. Officers issued a woman a criminal citation for consuming an alcoholic beverage in public.

4000 block of 34th Street: Alcohol arrest – 12:20 pm. Officers stopped a group of individuals for possessing open containers of alcohol. One of the individuals did not wish to cooperate with the officers and a brief struggle ensued. The man was taken into custody and charged with the alcohol violation.

2200 block of Varnum Street: Criminal citation – 4:40 pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for consuming an alcoholic beverage in public.

4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): Narcotics arrest – 8:10 pm. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. As the officers approached the vehicle they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside. Further investigation revealed that both the driver and his passenger were in possession of marijuana. Both were arrested, charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

4700 block of 27th Street: Citizen robbery – 10:40 PM. At about 1:30 am on April 10th officers were flagged down by a man who told them that he was robbed earlier in the night. Officers were able to determine that the robbery occurred at about 10:40 pm on April 9th (about three hours prior). The victim told the officers that he was approached by two Hispanic males who asked if he was MS-13. He responded that he was not. They then asked him if he had any money, and again he replied that he didn’t. The suspects then went through his pockets and stole his money and cell phone before fleeing the area. The victim went to a family member’s house in DC before returning to notify police. The suspects were described as one, an Hispanic male, 16-18 YOA, 5’07”, 160 lbs., wearing green pants, a brown jacket with an orange collar and armed with a “white pole”; second suspect was an Hispanic male, 16-18 YOA, 5’11”, 170 lbs., wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

April 10th:

Queens Chapel Road and Chillum Road: Warrant arrest – 12:15 am. Officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that a passenger in the vehicle had an open arrest warrant through the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office for driving on a suspended license. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

4200 block of 28th Street: Theft from auto – 2:35 pm. The owner of a 2000 Dodge Caravan told officers that he parked and secured his vehicle on April 9th at about 8:00 pm. When he returned for the vehicle this afternoon he discovered that someone had broken into his van and stole his iPod.

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