Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Police Report: October 23 - 29

October 23rd:

4400 block of 31st Street: Vandalism to auto – 2:15 pm. The owner of a 1994 Ford Taurus reported that sometime between 5:30 am on October 22nd and the time she called police someone damaged the vehicle’s driver’s door lock. There was no entry into the vehicle and nothing was reported stolen.

4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): Theft from auto – 6:40 pm. The victim told officers that she was pumping gas and having trouble with her credit card. She went inside to get assistance and when she returned about 20 minutes later she discovered that her purse was missing from inside her vehicle.

October 24th:

4500 block of Eastern Avenue (BP station): Theft from auto – 8:20 am. The victim told officers that while she was inside paying for gas someone stole her purse from inside her vehicle. She had mistakenly left the vehicle unlocked. The suspect was last seen leaving the gas station in a dark colored Cadillac.

3100 block of Chillum Road: Traffic – 11:25 am. Officers stopped a 1994 Dodge Spirit for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver’s license was suspended. He was charged accordingly and his vehicle was impounded.

2400 block of Chillum Road: Hit and run collision – 3:15 pm. Officers responded for the report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision. Their investigation showed that the victim’s 2006 Cadillac was rear ended by a 2008 Toyota Tundra. The driver of the Toyota fled the scene without stopping to identify himself. A lookout for the Toyota was broadcast to surrounding police agencies and it was located abandoned at an address in Hyattsville. It was impounded pending further investigation. 

3700 block of 34th Street: Stolen auto – 8:45 pm. The owner of a 2001 Chrysler Voyager minivan told officers that sometime between 7:30 pm and the time he called police someone stole his van. No evidence was recovered at the scene of the theft.

October 25th:

4200 block of Kaywood Drive: Homicide – 12:02 am. MRPD officers responded to the 4200 block of Kaywood Drive for the report of shots fired and a man down.  Upon arriving on the scene, officers and EMS personnel located a 24 year old male on the sidewalk in front of the apartment building suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to Medstar where he was pronounced dead at 12:50 am. The decedent was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office in the District of Columbia for a postmortem examination. The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is conducting the follow up investigation.

October 26th:

4600 block of 29th Street: Loud music – 7:20 pm. Officers responded for the report of loud music. Upon arrival they located the owner of the property and had him turn off the music. He was advised of the noise ordinance and no charges were placed.

October 27th:

3600 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Assault/destruction of property – 2:55 am. Officers received a call that a cab driver was fighting with a customer. Upon arrival officers spoke to both men and determined that the passenger was highly intoxicated. The passenger had refused to exit the vehicle when asked. When the passenger finally got out of the cab he assaulted the driver and damaged the driver’s vehicle. Officers placed the passenger under arrest, charged him accordingly and delivered him to the custody of DOC in Upper Marlboro.

4000 block of 34th Street: Stolen debit card – 3:30 pm. The victim told officers that on October 20th he lost his wallet. When he contacted his bank on the 21st to make them aware of the loss he discovered that someone had used his card to make unauthorized purchases.

3249 Rhode Island Avenue: Warrant service – 10 pm. A man walked into the police station to surrender on an open arrest warrant. Officers verified that the man had an open warrant for theft under $500. He was arrested and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

October 28th:

4300 block of Russell Avenue: Stolen motorcycle – 11 am. The owner of a 1999 Yamaha R6 motorcycle reported that sometime between 10 pm on October 12th and 7 pm on the 26th someone stole his vehicle.

3200 block of Varnum Street: Disorderly conduct – 3:40 pm. Officers responded for the report of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival the officers discovered a man on the front porch yelling and cursing at his wife and mother. He told officers that he was upset because his wife would not allow him to watch their TV. While the officers tried to resolve the dispute in a calm orderly manner the man continued yelling and cursing at his family members. He was arrested, charged with disorderly conduct and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

3800 block of 34th Street: Stolen vehicle – 7:50 pm. The owner of a 1996 Plymouth Voyager van told officers that sometime between 2 pm and 7:45 pm today someone stole his vehicle.

October 29th:

3100 block of Chillum Road: Stolen vehicle – 8 am. The owner of a 1994 Toyota Camry told officers that sometime between 8 pm on October 21st and the time he called police someone stole his van.

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