Police respond to vehicle theft, burglary

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Police responded to reports of motor vehicle theft, alcohol violations and burglary over the past week, according to daily crime logs.

Motor Vehicle Theft

On Monday, Jan. 27, an officer stopped a stolen vehicle in the 7100 block of Baltimore Avenue. An officer was near Baltimore Avenue and Campus Drive at about 2:15 p.m., police spokesperson Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas wrote. The officer ran a registration check of a blue vehicle with a Maryland tag. The registration returned a vehicle in Prince George’s County that was reported stolen Jan. 19.

A male driver and male passenger were ordered out of the vehicle. Both were handcuffed and transported to university police headquarters for processing.

The driver, identified as Donell Dajuan Davis, 26, of Washington D.C., was arrested. He was charged with motor vehicle theft and rogue and vagabond. There was no contact information listed for Davis or his attorney listed on online court records.

The passenger was issued a civil citation for less than 10 grams of marijuana and was released.

Alcohol Violations

An officer stopped a male student holding an open container of alcohol on Wednesday at about 12:40 a.m. near College Avenue, Hoaas wrote. The male was issued a civil citation and referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

On the same night, in the same area, an officer stopped a female student at 12:28 a.m., Hoaas wrote. She was also issued a civil citation and referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

Burglary

University police responded to the Chemistry building at about 9:15 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, for a report of burglary. Electronics were stolen from a room between Jan. 24 and 27. The area was processed for evidence collection. A review of cameras is underway, Hoaas wrote. The case is active.

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