34th Street and Windom Road: Hit and run collision – 8:30pm. The owner of a 2011 Chevy Camaro told officers that while she was stopped at the stop sign a vehicle she could not describe crashed into the rear end of her vehicle. The striking vehicle immediately fled the scene of the collision. The owner was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Her vehicle was legally parked and the keys returned to her.
4200 block of 34th Street: Theft – 9:15am. The owner of a Cannondale 15-speed bicycle reported that someone stole the bike from the rear of his driveway. The bike had been left there previously by the owner’s friend, but was not locked.
3800 block of 33rd Street: Recovered stolen auto – 5:50am. The owner of a 2009 Honda Civic told officers that sometime between 10pm on the 26th and 4:30am this morning someone stole his car. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle had been recovered and impounded by PGPD at about 4am. The vehicle was located in the 4500 block of Rhode Island Avenue and had been destroyed by fire.
4000 block of 33rd Street: Recovered stolen auto – 6:25am. The owner of a 1995 Cadillac reported that his vehicle, originally reported stolen to MRPD on August 8th had been recovered at an address in DC. The vehicle was impounded as abandoned and identified as stolen when it was towed. The owner was advised on the procedures for getting his car back.
3100 block of Arundel Road: Recovered stolen auto – 6:25am. MRPD officers were notified by Riverdale Park Police officers that they recovered a 1994 Dodge Caravan that was reported stolen from the 3100 block of Arundel Road on September 4th. The vehicle was in good condition with both tags attached and no arrests were made. The owner was notified of the recovery.
4000 block of 36th Street: Missing persons/returned – 9:15am. The mother who reported her two teenage daughters missing on the 26th called to let officers know that her younger daughter had returned home safe and sound. Her older daughter has yet to return.
4000 block of 36th Street: Missing persons – runaway – 7:30am. The mother of two teenage girls (16 and 17) reported that both her daughters ran away from home because they were not happy with her rules. The two girls allegedly were going to see their respective boyfriends and had not yet returned. Both girls were entered into NCIC missing persons files..
32nd & Webster Streets: Recovered stolen auto – 10:50am. A Parking Enforcement Officer stopped to check a 1999 Honda Accord parked in violation of a City ordinance. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle had been previously reported from an address in Prince George’s County outside the City. The vehicle was impounded for safekeeping and the owner was notified of the recovery.
3800 block of 33rd Street: Residential burglary – 5:55pm. The reporting person told officers that the resident of the home (her brother) had not been living in the house for some time due to illness. She said that when she checked on the house on September 19th at about 8am she discovered that someone had broken in, ransacked the house and stole several items from inside. The house could not properly be processed for evidence due to the amount of time that had elapsed between the time the crime was committed and when it was reported to police.
3200 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 6:55pm. Officers issued a woman a criminal citation for drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place.
3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation – 9:50pm. Officers on bicycle patrol issued a man a criminal citation for possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a public place.
3400 block of Newton Street: Theft from auto – 8:10am. The owner of a 1998 Toyota 4Runner told officers that sometime between 12:30pm on the 23rd and the time he called police someone entered his vehicle, ransacked the glove box and stole several items of his personal property. The were no signs of forced entry into the vehicle and no evidence was recovered.
3200 block of Varnum Street: Traffic – 10:15am. Officers responded for the report of a man riding a dirt bike through the neighborhood. When the officers arrived they observed the man ride the bike into the back yard of a private residence. The man went into the house and refused to come out and speak with the officers. Officers went to the District Court Commissioner’s Office and obtained a criminal summons for the man charging him with numerous traffic offenses. While at the house the man’s dog was seen roaming the neighborhood. Unable to contact him about the dog, officers contacted Animal Control and turned the dog over to their custody.
4200 block of Kaywood Drive: Vehicle impound – 8pm. Officers patrolling the area observed a 2001 Saturn LS parked with heavy damage. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle was displaying tags issued to another vehicle and was not registered. The tags were removed for return to MVA and the vehicle was impounded.