Monday, May 02, 2011

Police Report: April 23

4300 block of 31st Street: Hit and run motor vehicle collision – 1 am. The reporting person told officers that as he was driving his car at the intersection of Queens Chapel Road and Chillum Road he was rear ended by a 2000 Lexis. The striking vehicle immediately fled the scene and the victim followed. In the 4300 block of 31st Street the Lexis crashed into the front of a house. After the crash three African American males wearing all dark clothing were seen running from the vehicle. A Prince George’s County fire marshal responded and determined that there was only minor damage to the front porch and no major structural damage to the residence. The Lexis was impounded.

34th and Shepherd Streets: DWI arrest – 2:10 pm. Officers responded for the report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision. The officers obtained a description of the striking vehicle and located the vehicle a short distance away. When they interviewed the driver they discovered that she was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and charged with DWI, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. Her vehicle was impounded.

4400 block of 28th Place: Domestic assault – 3:45 pm. Officers responded to investigate a 911 hang-up. Upon arrival they determined that a domestic assault had occurred and the male assailant had fled the area. The officers assisted the victim with obtaining a protective order against the suspect. They also secured an arrest warrant for assault and theft against the suspect. The suspect was contacted several times via phone however he would not turn himself in. A search for the man is continuing.

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Emergency petition – 3:45 pm. Officers responded for the report of a woman down at the bus terminal. When they arrived they discovered a woman in her 30’s lying on the ground intoxicated and incoherent. Fire/rescue personnel responded, evaluated the woman and transported her to Washington Adventist Hospital where she could be medically and psychologically evaluated.

4200 block of Kaywood Drive: Citizen robbery/warrant service – 6:50 pm. Officers responded for the report of a man down. When they arrived they found the man lying on the ground with injuries to his face. He told the officers that he was unaware of how he was injured or why he was lying there. 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 disorderly conduct. He was arrested on the warrant and transported to Washington Adventist Hospital for medical treatment. Later on the man’s memory returned and he told officers that earlier he was sitting on his vehicle in the 4200 block of Kaywood Drive when he was approached by two black males. One of the males produced a handgun and demanded his cell phone and wallet. The victim complied and walked away. As he was walking away the suspects ordered him to the ground where they kicked him in the face rendering him unconscious. PGPD robbery detectives responded to the hospital to assume a follow-up investigation.

Chillum Road and Queens Chapel Road: Assault – 8 pm. Officers observed two subjects who matched the description of two individuals involved in an armed robbery outside the City. When the officers approached to question the two they immediately fled on bicycles. The officers began a foot chase for the two and observed that one of them fall off his bicycle. When the officers caught up to the fallen rider he punched one officer in the throat and chest and was able to get away and continue his flight. The suspect jumped down a 15 foot embankment into a creek bed where the officers were able to finally subdue him by deploying an Taser weapon. He was arrested and transported to Washington Adventist Hospital for treatment of the minor injuries he suffered from the jump down the embankment. Once he was released from the hospital he was delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. He was charged with assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and other charges.

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