Saturday, December 1, 2012
Security guard shot inside a grocery, teens robbed at gunpoint while taking out trash, local charity brings policeman to tears and potential Powerball winner in Maryland.
Security Guard Shot Inside South Laurel Grocery Store A security guard at Bottom Dollar Food in South Laurel was shot Thursday night by two suspects who later fled the scene, according to police. The victim was transported to the hospital in serious condition but is expected to recover. Local Charity Drive Brings Policeman to Tears Even grown police officers can cry as evidenced by a local Christmas shopping program for underprivileged kids. Capt. Carl DeWalt with the Laurel Police Department couldn't keep the tears from falling when he shared his story about a boy who wanted to buy boots at Christmas. Teens Robbed at Gunpoint on Excalibur Court Two teens were allegedly robbed at gunpoint last Friday on the 3700 block of Excalibur Court …
Friday, November 9, 2012
The trooper's injuries were said to be non-life threatening.
Authorities say a Maryland State Police trooper was struck by a vehicle in Beltsville around midday Friday. According to Prince George's County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady, the incident occurred in the 10100 block of Baltimore Ave. The trooper's injuries were said to to be non-life-threatening. Baltimore Avenue is closed to traffic in the area of the incident, Brady reported. Correction: An initial report stated that the accident may have been connected with a shooting, but it was later established that the trooper was struck during a high-speed pursuit. This article has been updated accordingly.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Police investigate death of officer killed in beltway crash, dinosaur footprints at NASA Goddard from three different species, and local high school highlighted for hunger fight.
A police officer died while he and his partner pursued suspects; a woman burns to death in a taxi after allegedly attempting to rob the cab driver; an honors student is shot and killed in her bedroom; dino tracks at NASA Goddard; high school takes on hunger issue—in Prince George's County headlines this week. Police Arrest Suspect in Beltway Crash That Killed Laurel Officer Adrian Morris, a District 6 police officer died while he and his partner pursued the suspects from an alleged theft. Senior at Flowers High Found Fatally in Kettering A gunman entered 17-year-old Amber D. Stanley’s home on Chartsey Street Wednesday night and shot and killed her in her bedroom. Burning Death in Bowie Under Investigation Thirty-year-old Jacqueline …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Police find 25 guns in home of man who threatens mass shooting; after a shooting and SWAT team search, police arrest suspect; drowning victim ID'd, and more this week.
Police find 25 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition in home of man who threatened to "load [his] guns and blow everyone up"; a puppy is rescued from the garbage bag it was tossed away in; after a shooting and SWAT team search, police arrest Greenbelt man; 21-year-old man who drowned in a pond is ID'd, and investigation is underway on the death of a Bowie man—headlines tell of a busy week in Prince George's County. Police: 25 Guns, 'Thousands of Rounds' Recovered From Shooting Plot Suspect's Home Police said Friday they had taken custody of a Crofton man who threatened to "load [his] guns and blow everyone up" at a Pitney Bowes office. Greenbelt Man Arrested After Shooting at Glen Oaks Apartments Police arrested Roderick Snowden, …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
This week's top headlines in Prince George's County.
Shooting Near University of Maryland Campus, Suspect in Custody Prince George's County police are investigating a shooting that started in the 4700 block of Lakeland Road in College Park Thursday night and ended in a massive police convergence at the McDonald's at 8301 Baltimore Avenue. The suspect, 21-year-old Andre McKoy, was found to be high on PCP. PGPD Seek Suspect in Greenbelt Road Robbery of Xtra Mart The Prince George’s County Police department seeks information about a suspect in the Tuesday morning armed robbery of the Xtra Mart gas station at 5919 Greenbelt Road. Bowie Home Consumed in Generator Fire A single-family home in Bowie was consumed by flames on Saturday when a gas generator was placed too close to the home and ignited…
Friday, July 6, 2012
Police said the suspect was shot and transported to a local hospital.
Prince George's County police are investigating a shooting that started in the 4700 block of Lakeland Road in College Park Thursday night and ended in a massive police convergence at the McDonald's at 8301 Baltimore Avenue. Police responded to a call of an armed subject on Lakeland Road around 10:30 p.m., PGPD Spokesman Cpl. Clinton Copeland told Patch. Police approached the suspect; a struggle ensued between the officers and the suspect and shots were fired. Although Copeland said it was too early to confirm the details, the suspect eluded police custody, a chase began and everyone ended up a few blocks away at McDonald's near the University of Maryland campus. "The campus was never on lockdown," Copeland reported, contradicting reports …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Prince George's County Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Toles Cited for Reckless Driving after PGPD Executive Review Panel Prince George's County Police Department (PGPD) Chief Mark Magaw announced Tuesday that county council member Karen Toles was issued a reckless driving citation on the recommendation of the PGPD executive review panels. The citation carried a $510 fine and a six-point driving record penalty, according to Magaw. Toles was traveling close to 105 mph—50 mph above the speed limit along the Capital Beltway, according to WUSA9 and other news reports. Police said the officer who pulled Toles over did not have the proper equipment to cite her for reckless driving during the initial traffic stop. For more on this release, the PGPD News Blog posted a video of the announcement, which …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Incident at local hotel started with assault, police said.
A large fight outside the Days Inn on Baltimore Avenue early Sunday morning led to several shots being fired into the air, but no injuries were reported, according to county police. The gunshots didn't hit anyone and no arrests were made, Cpl. Henry Tippet of Prince George's County Police said. The indicent was allegedly started with an assault, Tippet said. No further information was immediately available but Patch will keep you updated as details surface.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Andre Maurice Brown is wanted for first-degree assault in a Sept. 5 shooting.
Andre Maurice Brown is wanted by Prince George's County Police. Brown’s information is listed on the Prince George's County Crime Solvers' Facebook page. To report information about Brown or any fugitive online visit the Crime Solvers website. You can call the District III/Investigative Section at (301) 772-4911, or send your tips, securely and anonymously, via text message by typing "PGPD" plus your message and sending it to "CRIMES” (274637).