3500 block of Perry Street: Emergency petition – 4pm. Officers responded for the report of a man hallucinating. They were able to locate the man who was standing on the porch of a private residence with his pants down making threatening remarks and probably under the influence of PCP. Officers were able to take the man into custody safely and transport him to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment.
4600 block of 29th Street: CDS possession – 7:20pm. Officers stopped a 2001 Chevy Tahoe for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver did not have a valid driver’s license and was in possession of marijuana. She was arrested, charged with CDS possession and various traffic offenses and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. The vehicle was impounded for safekeeping.
4300 block of Russell Avenue: Theft from auto – 8pm. The owner of a 2009 Chevy Cobalt told officers that sometime between 3am and 4pm today someone stole the temporary license plate off her vehicle.
Chillum Road and Queens Chapel Road: Hit and run collision – 9:20pm. Officers responded for the report of a 4-car collision. When they arrived they discovered that the driver of the vehicle that caused the collision fled the scene on foot just after the collision occurred. Officers were unable to locate him at the time of the report and an investigation to locate and charge him is ongoing. One driver involved in the collision was transported by fire/rescue personnel to a local hospital for treatment of non life threatening injuries.
3500 block of Otis Street: Warrant service – 3am. Officers stopped a 1997 Toyota for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had an open arrest warrant through the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office for driving while suspended. She was arrested on the warrant, issued two traffic citations and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
2300 block of Varnum Street: Warrant service – 9:40am. Officers stopped a man who was observed drinking an alcoholic beverage in public. Further investigation revealed that he had an open arrest warrant through the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office for contempt of court. He was arrested on the warrant, issued a criminal citation for the alcohol violation and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.
4300 block of Kaywood Drive: Destruction of property – 12:45pm. Officers met with the resident who told them that at about 8am she heard a loud noise in her bedroom. When she went to investigate she discovered that the bedroom window had been broken out with a rock. A canvass of the surrounding area failed to identify those responsible for the damage.
UPDATE: At about 3:30 pm members of the District I Robbery Suppression Team, assisted by the PGPD WAVE Unit apprehended three individuals responsible for the armed carjacking that occurred in the 4100 block of 34th Street on September 4th. The three were seen driving the victim’s 2006 BMW in the 5900 block of Eastern Avenue in DC. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle the three fled on foot and were apprehended after a brief foot chase. All three arrestees were transported to the MPD 4th District station where they were charged in DC for receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. One of the arrestees was positively identified by the victim as the one who pointed a handgun at her and ordered her out of her vehicle. Additional charges will be forthcoming in Maryland.
3700 block of Perry Street: Emergency petition – 11:20pm. Officers responded for the report of a man down. When they arrived they discovered the man who was shirtless and obviously under the influence of a CDS. The man became extremely aggressive towards the officers and they were forced to deploy pepper spray to get him under control and under arrest. Fire/rescue personnel were called to the scene and they transported the man to Washington Adventist Hospital where he was released to emergency room personnel for medical treatment. Because of the man’s condition, neither the officers nor medical personnel were able to identify him.
3100 block of Arundel Road: Stolen auto – 10:30am. The owner of a 1994 Dodge Caravan told officers that sometime between 10pm on September 3rd and the time he called police someone stole his van. No evidence was recovered at the scene.
3700 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Hit and run collision – 10:30am. The owner of a 2002 Ford Explorer told officers that he parked his vehicle in front of the Post Office and went inside to conduct business. When he returned to his vehicle he discovered the driver’s side mirror broken and a scratch on the front fender /wheel well). The owner delayed reporting the incident until he returned from work several hours later, therefore no evidence was recovered.
3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 12pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place.
3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 3:50pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place.
4100 block of 34th Street: Armed carjacking – 8:05pm. Officers were called to the area for the report of a carjacking that had just occurred. When the officers arrived they interviewed the victim and learned that she was sitting in her 2006 BMW in the parking lot of St. John’s Church when she saw a newer model blue Dodge Caravan occupied by at least two subjects enter the parking lot. One of the subjects, she described as a short black male wearing a black ski mask and all black clothing, approached the victim, pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at her and ordered her out of her car. When the victim got out of her car the man tried to search her for valuables. The victim resisted and got into a struggle with him. As she struggled with the first man, a second man she described as a black male, much larger than the first and wearing a black ski mask and all black clothing picked her up and threw her into a fence. The victim then fled the parking lot to the rear of the church. As she ran the victim saw the first suspect get into her car and flee the area followed by the second suspect who was driving the van. She said that there may have been a third person inside the van that she could not identify. Officers secured the area until detectives from the PGPD District I Robbery Suppression Team arrived to assume a follow-up investigation. The victim was not seriously injured and did not require medical attention.
Nothing significant to report.
4100 block of 33rd Street: 2nd degree assault (domestic related) – Officers responded for the report of a 911 disconnect. When the officers arrived they saw a woman banging on a window inside her residence and heard her screaming for help. As the officers approached the front door a man came out and started yelling at them. The man was detained while the woman was interviewed. She said that the man was her husband and that he had beaten her and would not allow her to leave the house. The woman had fresh scratches and bruising around her neck. The husband was arrested, charged with 2nd degree domestic assault and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.