Greenbelt Crime: Armed Carjacking on Cherrywood, Armed Robbery on Breezewood

Greenbelt police are investigating an early morning armed carjacking off Cherrywood Lane and several other crimes reported between Feb. 1 and Feb. 7.

Greenbelt police are investigating an armed carjacking that occurred in the early morning hours of Friday.

According to police, around 12:44 a.m. the carjacking victim saw two suspects attempting to steal his dark green 2002 Ford Crown Victoria with Maryland tags in the 5900 block of Cherrywood Lane. When the victim confronted the suspects, police said, they scuffled and a suspect brandished a handgun.

Police said the suspects fled the scene in the victim's vehicle.


According to the police report attached to this post, a strong armed robbery was also reported in the 6100 block of Breezewood Court.

The victim was approached by two suspects and they demanded the victim's wallet, police reported.

The suspects are described as black males—one is described as six-feet tall, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and tan Timberland boots and the second is described as 5-foot-6, short, wearing a black leather jacket and blue jeans.


Several other crimes were reported such as a burglary on Crescent Road, vandalism on Breezewood Court and attempted burglaries on Lakeside Drive. See report attached for details.

Jay Friedman February 14, 2013 at 03:23 PM
Greenbelt police need to do a better job of allocating assets. Almost every night as I come come around midnight, I see traffic stops. Perhaps they are for serious crimes, perhaps they are for speeders. Cruisers can frequently be seen in the median along Rt. 201 as well as on Walker Drive. Perhaps a change to maintain one car on Breezewood would be better. Short of moving around limited assets, raising taxes solely to add more officers might be in order. Even better, ask the U.S. Attorneys office for assistance in bringing in a multi-agency strike force to clean things up such as was done last year in Herndon, Va. Offer them free housing in the old Springhill Lakes Apartments.
Shaka Zulu February 20, 2013 at 04:22 PM
Cheaper and better idea is to destroy old springhill lakes apartments build some single family homes, that way the criminals that live there will locate somewhere else. Greenbelt has become a haven for criminals all matching the description above, except add females to the mix too.


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