Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The man was also arrested for possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
A Temple Hills man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an auto theft in Takoma Park. Troy Lamont Sweetney, 22, was arrested for auto theft, possession of burglary tools, theft over $1,000, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and CDS paraphernalia, Takoma Park Police said. On Oct. 2 around 12:11 p.m., police saw a car in a back parking lot in the 7400 black of New Hampshire Ave that had tags for a stolen vehicle out of Prince George's County. About 20 minutes later, Sweetney was seen entering the vehicle. Police approached Sweetney and saw a screwdriver in his hand and that the steering column on the car was broken. A search yielded controlled dangerous substance and paraphernalia in Sweetney’s possession. Sweetney was …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
The most recent auto theft has residents concerned.
Since January 31 there have been elevent incidents at two gas stations on New Hampshire Avenue on the border of Takoma Park and Washington, D.C. There were eight theft from autos, three auto thefts and one commercial armed robbery. Takoma Park Police have charged four suspects involved in several of those incidents at both the Sunoco in the 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue and the W Express on New Hampshire Avenue. But a recent stolen auto from the Sunoco Gas Station in the 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue has renewed concern, according to Takoma Park Police Chief Ronald Ricucci. "The police department has taken a strong approach to combating these types of incidents, such as conducting numerous plainclothes and uniformed officer …
Sunday, October 30, 2011
The victim left the vehicle idling and unattended.
An idling, unattended vehicle was stolen from the 7500 block of Wildwood Drive Saturday afternoon, according to Takoma Park Police. Police responded to the scene at approximately 3:08 p.m. on Oct. 29 for reports of an auto theft. The vehicle’s engine was left running and when the victim returned to the vehicle, it was gone, police said. The vehicle is described as a 2001 burgundy or maroon BMW X5 (SUV) with Maryland tag number 617M105, police said. A description of the vehicle was provided to surrounding jurisdictions. The victim had various items of personal property in the vehicle. The vehicle has been entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) stolen vehicle database, and a statewide alert has been released by the …
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Here's the crime in Takoma Park.
Here is all the crime that happened this week in Takoma Park, courtesy of the Takoma Park Police. T1 Beat: Residential Burglary Larceny from Auto Auto Theft T2 Beat: Residential Burglary Assault Larceny Auto Theft T3 Beat: Assault Residential Burglary Larceny Larceny from Auto Arrests: