Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 10/25/13 - 10/31/13

Arrests:

7600 blk. of New Hampshire Ave., on Saturday, October 26th at 2:42 p.m., a male 53, was arrested for possession of marijuana and providing false information.

6700 blk. of Eastern Ave., on Saturday, October 26th at 11:45 p.m., a male 25, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Ward 1:

Larceny from Vehicle

7600 blk. of Takoma Ave., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked office and stole property.

Ward 2:

Robbery

Intersection of Kentland Ave. and East West Hwy., on Friday, October 25th at 5:50 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that just occurred. A male suspect approached a female victim and forcefully grabbed the victim’s cell phone, fleeing into Prince Georges County. The victim was unharmed.

Larceny from Vehicle

1000 blk. of Elm Ave., on Tuesday, October 29th at 6:00 a.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred overnight. Unknown suspect(s) broke a vehicle window to gain entry and stole property.

Ward 3:

Residential Burglary

6600 blk. of Poplar Ave., on Saturday, October 28th at 3:54 p.m., officers responded to an attempted burglary that occurred earlier. Two male suspects were observed by a witness attempting to open a vacant residence window, but fled the scene when they noticed the witness.

Ward 4:

None

Ward 5:

Simple Assault

700 blk. of Hudson Ave., on Sunday, October 27th at 8:54 a.m., officers responded to an assault in progress. A female 17, was arrested for assaulting a counselor and damaging property.

Larceny

7600 blk. of Carroll Ave., on Sunday, October 27th at 8:58 a.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. An unknown male suspect stole a victim’s property from a hospital waiting room.

Auto Theft

7600 blk. of Carroll Ave., on Friday, October 25th at 8:53 p.m., officers responded to an auto theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) stole a blue 2010 Hyundai Sonata by unknown means from a parking lot.

Ward 6:

Larceny from Vehicle

7500 blk. of Jackson Ave., on Tuesday, October 29th at 7:00 a.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred overnight. Unknown suspect(s) pried open a vehicle door and stole property.

Larceny

7900 blk. of Kennewick Ave., on Monday, October 28th at 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) stole fog lights from a vehicle.

7300 blk. of New Hampshire Ave., on Saturday, October 26th at 11:40 p.m., officers responded for a theft that occurred earlier. A male suspect snatched a victim’s cell phone while at a bus stop and fled the scene.

900 Merrimac Dr., on Saturday, October 26th at 8:00 a.m., a male 47, was arrested for theft after stealing items from a store.

 

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