Monday, August 27, 2012

Police Report: August 19-25

August 25th:

3300 block of Chauncey Place: Vehicle impound – 12:45pm. Officers patrolling with a mobile license plate reader received a notification that the tags on a Mazda were suspended. However, the tags were displayed on a 2003 Dodge Durango. The Dodge was unregistered so it was impounded and the tags were seized for return to MVA.

4000 block of 34th Street: Trespassing – 2:05pm. Officers responded for the report of a disorderly subject at ZZ Pizza. When the officers arrived they detained the highly intoxicated subject and learned that he had entered the restaurant and demanded food. They also learned that the owners had previously banned him from the restaurant. He was arrested, charged with trespassing and delivered to the custody of DOC in Upper Marlboro.

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: Traffic/vehicle impound – 9:50pm. Officers stopped a 1999 Honda Accord for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a driver’s license and the vehicle was unregistered. The driver was issued multiple traffic citations and the vehicle was impounded.

August 24th:

4000 block of 37th Street: Stolen vehicle (recovered) – 8:50am. The owner of a 1999 Dodge Durango told officers that sometime between 11pm on the 23rd and the time he called police someone stole his vehicle. On August 25th at about 1:15pm MRPD received notification from the Bladensburg police that the vehicle was recovered at Upshur and 46th Streets in Bladensburg. The vehicle was found to have ignition, hood, steering column and window damage. The owner was notified and took possession of his vehicle.

4500 block of 34th Street: Traffic – 11:40am. Officers stopped a 2002 Honda Accord for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a driver’s license. The driver was arrested, charged accordingly, and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. The vehicle was impounded.

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 5:35pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for possessing an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a public place.

August 23rd:

3000 block of Queens Chapel Road: Emergency petition – 12:05am. Officers responded for the report of a man possibly under the influence of a CDS. When the officers arrived they observed the man acting erratically and could smell the odor of PCP on his person. Fire/rescue personnel responded and transported the man to Washington Adventist Hospital for emergency medical treatment.

3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Found property – 1:40pm. Officers took possession of a black folding knife that was found inside the mailbox in front of the police station. A postal employee found the knife while collecting mail from the box.

4000 block of 36th Street: Theft – 6:30pm. A woman came into the police station to report the theft of several of her unemployment checks. The victim told officers that she had been waiting for the checks since March and had not received them. She said that she contacted the Citibank loss prevention office and they confirmed that an unknown person had been receiving the checks since March. An investigation into the thefts is being conducted by Citibank.

4600 block of 29th Street: Stolen auto – 10pm. The lease of a 2012 Mazda contacted police to report the theft of the vehicle. The victim told officers that she discovered that the vehicle she rented had been stolen sometime prior to her call to police.

August 22nd:

3700 block of Perry Street: Criminal citation – 12:50am. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place.

3400 block of Otis Street: Vehicle impound – 9:35am. Officers impounded a 1998 Buick that was parked and displaying expired tags.

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Emergency petition – 12:40pm. Officers responded for the report of a man down. When they arrived they were met by a citizen who said that the man in question appeared very disoriented and incoherent and fell to the ground. Fire/rescue personnel responded to treat the man. As medics were treating him he suddenly became very aggressive, agitated and combative towards them. Officers were forced to deploy a Taser weapon to get the man under control and secured for transport to a medical facility. Medics transported him to Prince George’s Hospital for treatment and an emergency psychological examination.

3000 block of Queens Chapel Road: Theft from auto – 2:25pm. The owner of a 2004 Toyota reported that sometime between midnight and the time he called police someone stole the rear license plate off his vehicle.

August 21st:

3500 block of Perry Street: Traffic – 11:15pm. Officers stopped a 1999 VW Jetta for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a driver’s license. He was issued several traffic citations and the vehicle was impounded.

August 20th:

3300 block of Buchanan Street: Theft – 12:55pm. The victim told officers that UPS left a package for him sometime between 8am and midnight on August 3rd. The victim said he has been unable to locate the package since delivery. 

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Theft – 12:50pm. The victim went into Chuck’s Liquors, made a purchase and left the store. Once outside he realized that he had left his wallet on the sales counter. He immediately went back to retrieve the wallet and discovered that it had been stolen. After reviewing the store’s security cameras the officers saw a female customer take the wallet. The investigation is continuing in an attempt to identify the female involved.

3200 block of Queenstown Drive: Residential burglary – 1:35pm. The resident told officers that sometime after 7:30am this morning someone broke into her apartment by prying open the front door. Once inside the thieves ransacked the apartment and stole several items of the victim’s personal property and cash.

4300 block of 34th Street: Vandalism to auto – 6:10pm. The victim told officers that as she was driving in the 4300 block of 34th Street she saw several juveniles throw rocks at her vehicle. The victim’s vehicle sustained several dents and scratches from the rocks. By the time the victim stopped to investigate the juveniles had fled the area.

3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue (MRPD): Warrant service – 6:30pm. Officers received a call that a man was waiting at the police station to surrender on an open arrest warrant. Further investigation confirmed the existence of the warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a littering charge. He was arrested and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

August 19th:

2900 block of Queens Chapel Road: Vandalism to auto – 2:35am. The owner of a 2000 Honda Accord told officers that sometime prior to his call to police some broke the front, rear and driver’s side windows of his vehicle.

2900 block of Queens Chapel Road: Warrant service – 11:40am. Officers were called to a residence for a domestic standby. Officers had been at the residence for a domestic dispute earlier in the day. This time the male half of the dispute was on the scene and when the officers interviewed him they discovered that he had an open arrest warrant through Prince George’s County for failing to appear in court on an assault charge. He was arrested on the warrant and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

4000 block of 36th Street: Vandalism to auto – 2:45pm. The owner of a 2012 Toyota Corolla told officers that sometime between 10:50pm on the 18th and the time he called police someone slashed the front and rear driver’s side tires. No evidence as to those responsible was recovered at the scene.

2400 block of Arundel Road: Criminal citation (x2) – 3:15pm. Officers issued two men each a criminal citation for trespassing after having been previously banned from the property.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Was the 1999 Dodge Durango stolen from 37th Street?
-Resident of 4000 block 37th Street

Chief Michael E. Scott said...

Yes, stolen from 37th Street, recovered in Bladensburg.