Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Police Report: April 20-26

April 26th:

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Traffic – 2:45am. Officers stopped a 2009 Mazda for a traffic violation. The vehicle’s registration was suspended and there was a pick up order for the tags. The driver’s license was also suspended. He was issued several traffic citations, the tags were seized for return to MVA and the vehicle was impounded.

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Traffic – 11:30am. Officers stopped a 2002 Nissan maxima for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a suspended license. He was issued several traffic citations and his vehicle was impounded.

3700 block of 234th Street: Vandalism to auto -3pm. The owner of a 2013 Toyota Tracker told officers that she came out to her vehicle at about 8am this morning to discover damage to her vehicle’s side mirror.

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: CDS possession – 3:25pm. Officers investigating a group of suspicious individuals discovered that one of them was in possession of a cigarette that had been laced with PCP, commonly known as a “dipper.” A second individual was found in possession of 11 grams of marijuana. Both were arrested and charged accordingly.

4100 block of 33rd Street: Stolen bicycle – 6:25pm. The owner of an 18-speed mountain bike told officers that sometime prior to his call to police someone came into his yard and stole the bike. No evidence/witnesses were identified.

April 25th:

3500 block of Perry Street: Suspicious vehicle – 8:25am. Officers investigating a suspected abandoned vehicle discovered that the vehicle identification number (VIN) was missing. The vehicle was not listed as stolen. The officers contacted the Washington Area Vehicle Enforcement (WAVE) team who had the vehicle impounded for further investigation.

3800 block of 34th Street: Criminal citation – 2:50pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking in public.

April 24th:

4100 block of 30th Street: Child neglect – 6:45am. Officers responded for the report of a small child wandering in the roadway. The officers found the 3-year old and took her back home. Further investigation revealed that there was poor supervision of several children living in the home and that it was in very poor condition. Officers documented the incident and contacted Child Protective Services for further investigation and assistance. Code Enforcement was notified of the conditions of the household for inspection purposes.

34th Street and Windom Road: Traffic – 9:20am. Officers patrolling with an automatic license plate reader were alerted to a 2000 Chrysler van that had a suspended registration and an MSP pick up order for the tags. Officers stopped the vehicle and discovered that the driver had a learners permit with no other licensed driver in the vehicle. The vehicle was subsequently impounded, the tags were seized for return to MVA and the driver issued several citations.

2500 block of Arundel Road: Theft – 2pm. The victim told officers that while checking his bank balance on line he discovered that someone had written a check on his account without his knowledge or permission. His financial institution requested that he file a police report so they could investigate the incident.

3400 block of Rhode Island Avenue: Criminal citation (x2) – 2:45pm. Officers issued a man and a woman each a criminal citation for drinking in public.

April 23rd:

3000 block of Bunker Hill Road: Vehicle impound – 9:15am. Officers patrolling with an automatic license plate reader were alerted to a 2008 Toyota Sienna that had a suspended registration and an MSP pick up order for the tags. The vehicle was impounded and the tags were seized for return to MVA.

2200 block of Varnum Street (Family Dollar): Theft – 9:55am. The store clerk told officers that a black male wearing a red shirt, black pants and a white striped black jacket came into the store and stole 90 bars of Dove soap. The suspect was last seen fleeing into DC.

35th Street and Bunker Hill Road: Emergency petition – 3:40pm. Officers responded for the report of a suspicious person possibly under the influence of PCP. Officers found the man near the Cedar Lane Alley and confirmed that he was most likely on PCP. Fire/rescue personnel responded and transported him to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment.

3100 block of Perry Street: Found bicycle – 7:30pm. Officers took custody of a black/magenta BMX-style bicycle that residents found abandoned in their back yard. The bike was stored in MRPD’s bicycle storage facility (basement).

3300 block of Chillum Road: Theft – 9:20pm. Officers responded to assist PGPD in locating a shoplifting suspect that had just fled the CVS at the Queens-Chillum shopping center. Officers stopped an individual matching the description of the shoplifter and upon further investigation discovered that not only had he stolen merchandise from the CVS but also stole cleaning supplies from the 7-11 on Chillum Road. He was arrested, charged accordingly and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.

April 22nd:

4200 block of Rainier Avenue: Identity theft – 2:50pm. The victim told officers that the Social Security Administration stopped her disability payments because she became employed. She said that she is not working and that someone had obtained employment using her social security number. The incident was documented and will be investigated by the Social Security Administration. 

3300 block of Chillum Road: Vandalism to auto – 7:20pm. The owner of a 2002 Nissan Altima told officers that sometime prior to her call to police someone damaged the front windshield of her vehicle.

3300 block of Buchanan Street: Criminal citation – 8:45pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for drinking in public.

4400 block of 28th Place: Fire/rescue assistance – 11:35pm. Officers responded to assist fire/rescue personnel with an unconscious male. When the officers arrived the man was conscious and combative and attempted to assault the medics. Officers were forced to deploy a Taser to safely subdue the man. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of what appeared to be a bad reaction to his prescribed medication. There were no injuries reported.

April 21st:

2700 block of Upshur Street: Theft from auto – 11:04am. The owner of a 1998 Chevy truck told officers that sometime prior to his call to police someone stole the expiration year sticker off his rear license plate.

4500 block of Russell Avenue: Theft from auto – 1:20pm. The owner of a 1997 Jeep Cherokee told officers that he inadvertently left his vehicle unlocked and someone had stolen the handicapped placard from inside.

2700 block of Queens Chapel Road: Criminal citation – 1:45pm. Officers responded for the report of a child custody dispute and upon arrival encountered a black female creating a disturbance. The female was identified as a party associated with the dispute and was behaving in a disorderly manner. She was issued a criminal citation for disorderly conduct and sent on her way.

4300 block of 28th Place: Criminal citation – 11:45pm. Officers responded for the report of a person entering the basement/laundry room through a basement window. When the officers arrived they found the individual in question sleeping in the laundry room. He was issued a criminal citation for trespassing and sent on his way.

April 20th:

3100 block of Windom Road: Domestic – 1:10am. Officers responded for the report of a burglary in progress. When the officers arrived they learned that the caller’s former boyfriend came over and was attempting to get her attention by throwing rocks at her window. They also learned that the ex had also been making harassing and threatening phone calls to her. She was advised to exercise her options to a protective order with the District Court Commissioner. Case Number: 14-0915

Citizens are reminded to PLEASE call and report suspicious activity. Even if you choose not to provide your name or other personal information, we still need your help as extra eyes and ears in the community.

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