4600 block of 27th Street: Arson – 9:10 pm. Officers responded for the report of a suspicious fire. They discovered that someone set the victim’s mail on fire inside their mailbox. Fire/rescue personnel responded to extinguish the fire. The office of the fire marshal and US postal inspectors were notified of the incident but declined to respond and investigate.
2700 block of Allison Street: Arson – 11:10 pm. Officers responded for the report of a suspicious fire. Their investigation revealed that someone set the contents of a laundry room metal trash can on fire. Fire/rescue personnel responded to extinguish the fire. There were no injuries and no structural damage was done to the laundry room. The fire marshal responded to the scene to take over the investigation.
3300 block of Chauncey Place: Warrant arrest – 4:40 pm. Officers responded in an attempt to locate an individual who was known to them to have an open arrest warrant. The man was located, arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
One Municipal Place: Criminal citation – 6:50 pm. Officers on patrol issued a man a criminal citation for urinating in public.
3200 block of Chillum Road: Vandalism to auto – 1:10 pm. The owner of a 2005 Ford Mustang told officers that she parked her undamaged vehicle by her residence at about 8 pm on April 30th. When she returned to her car she discovered that her passenger side mirror was broken and there were scratches all along the upper passenger side of the vehicle.
3300 block of Shepherd Street: Traffic/vehicle impound – 9:50 pm. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the tags did not belong to vehicle and the driver did not have a license. The driver was issued several state traffic citations and the vehicle was impounded.