Monday, April 16, 2012

Police Report: April 8-14

April 14th:

3200 block of Perry Street: Vandalism – 12pm. Officers spoke to the resident who told them that sometime between the morning of April 12th and the time she called police someone painted a message threatening her son on her back fence. The message appeared to be related to local “3131” gang members. The PGPD Gang Unit is assisting MRPD with the investigation.

3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: Robbery – 1:25pm. Officers responded for the report of a panic alarm at the Beauty Depot. When the officers arrived they spoke with a cashier who said that she had just been robbed at gunpoint. She said that a man who she could not describe walked up to the counter, displayed a handgun and demanded the contents of the cash register. She complied with his demand and he walked out of the store and fled in an unknown direction. The store’s video surveillance system provided no useful information about the suspect’s identity. PGPD robbery detectives and crime scene technicians responded to gather evidence and conduct a follow-up investigation.

3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 9:20pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for possessing an open container of alcohol inside a motor vehicle.

April 13th:

3700 block of 37th Street: Warrant service – 6:50pm. Officers responded for the report of an assault. When the officers arrived they detained two individuals for questioning. Neither individual admitted to being involved in nor witnessing the alleged assault. However, one of the individuals was found to have an open arrest warrant through the Montgomery County Police for failing to appear in court on a charge of 2nd degree assault on a law enforcement officer. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

April 12th:

Nothing significant to report.

April 11th:

4000 block of 29th Street: MIR – 2pm. An employee of New Way Ministry called to report the receipt of a threatening letter. The employee told the officers that he receives threatening mail all of the time due to the type of work the Ministry does. However he had received a letter from a man in Wisconsin that contained a couple phrases that disturbed him. He asked officers to document the incident.

3249 Rhode Island Avenue: EPS – 4pm. A juvenile male came into the police station requesting medical help. He told officers that he suffers from several disorders and that his medication is not regulating him properly. Officers contacted the juvenile’s parents and assisted them in getting the juvenile into a medical facility for evaluation.

4300 block of 31st Street: Found property – 4:10pm. Officers took possession of a bicycle that was found in a resident’s yard. The resident told the officers that the bike was not his and did not know the owner.

2500 block of Arundel Road: DWI – 2:05am. Officers stopped a 1999 Lincoln for several traffic violations including driving without headlights illuminated. Further investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested, charged with DWI/DUI and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

April 10th:

4000 block of 34th Street: Identity theft – 9:15am. The victim told officers that he was notified by IRS authorities that someone used his social security number to file a return with IRS. The victim told the IRS and MRPD that he has never authorized anyone to use his social security number.

3200 block of Taylor Street: MIR – 12pm. Officers responded to assist the resident with the removal of an unwanted guest. The guest packed his belongings and left the house without incident.

2200 block of Varnum Street: Criminal citation (x3) – 8:30pm. Officers issued three individuals criminal citations for possessing open containers of an alcoholic beverage in a public place.

2200 block of Varnum Street: Warrant service – 9pm. Officers stopped a suspicious person for a field interview. During the interview the officers discovered that the man had an open arrest warrant through the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear in court on a misdemeanor theft charge. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

April 9th:

Nothing significant to report.

April 8th:

Nothing significant to report.

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