Contract officers were on routine patrol in the downtown area of College Park when they were flagged down in reference to an indecent exposure incident. The victim advised they were walking by a sorority house when an individual approached the victim in their car and asked for directions. When the victim approached the vehicle, they observed the individual masturbating. The victim flagged down contract cars who in turn conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle matching the description. The individual was positively identified and arrested by contract officers.
Contract officers responded to numerous calls for fireworks in the City. No serious incidents related to fireworks were reported.
Contract officers responded to the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue with patrol in reference to a death investigation. Further investigation showed the decedent was shot and the incident was a homicide. The decedent was left in the hotel room with her two children who were unharmed. Multiple contract officers responded to assist with crime scene security, witness identification, and article searches at the request of the Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit. Contract officer was first on scene of the incident and secured the scene until additional officers responded.
Contract officers on routine patrol observed approximately 100 cars in the parking lots in the 10000 block of Baltimore Avenue. Backup was summoned from other contract officers and the group was sent on their way without incident.
Contract officers were first on scene of a reported citizen robbery involving a UMD Student. The victim advised they were approached by an unknown male and female in a car. The male exited the car, produced a handgun, and forced the victim into the car. The victim was then forced to withdrawal money from the ATM. Contract officers assisted with the canvass for the suspects.
Contract officers on duty responded to and assisted with a vehicle pursuit. 4 commercial robberies were reported on Annapolis Road in the Landover Hills area. Patrol officers located the vehicle and a pursuit began. The pursuit entered the city of College Park when contract officers became involved. The pursuit ended on the BW parkway and Powder Mill Road with 4 apprehensions.
There were several premise checks conducted throughout the City.