37th and Shepherd Streets: Motor vehicle crash – 10:35 am. The driver of a 1986 Pontiac was the victim of a medical emergency, lost consciousness and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck a parked car and came to rest. Fire/rescue personnel responded and transported the driver to a hospital for treatment.
4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP Station): Theft from auto – 10 pm. The victim told officers that while she was pumping gas she glanced in her side view mirror and observed a black male reach in through an open window and steal her purse. She saw the suspect, describes as a black male, 18-20 years of age, 140 lbs., wearing a red t-shirt and black skull cap, get into a waiting small red SUV which fled the scene down Eastern Avenue towards Queens Chapel Road. A search of the area for the suspect and the red SUV proved negative.
3200 Block Rhode Island Avenue: Warrant arrest - 11:30 pm. Officers stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had an open arrest warrant for driving on a suspended license. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
April 29th (early morning):
4600 block of 22nd Street: Recovered stolen auto – 12:45 am. An officer was patrolling the area in a vehicle equipped with an automatic license plate reader. The officer received an alert that he had just passed a stolen automobile. The officer confirmed that the vehicle had been reported stolen from an address in Prince George’s County on April 27th. The vehicle was impounded for safekeeping and the owner was notified of the recovery.