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Prince George’s Headlines: Prostitution Sting Nabs 30, and Burger King Robbed at Gunpoint

A woman is sentenced after a hit and run that killed a U.S. Senate candidate, Hyattsville seeks to have a police sexual harassment suit dismissed, Laurel's mayor is among the state's highest paid, and more this week.

 

Officers posed as prostitutes on the phone as part of a sting operation that lead to 30 arrests; a Burger King is robbed at gunpoint; a woman is sentenced after a hit and run that killed a Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate; and Laurel's mayor is listed among the state's highest paid workers due to his transportation job—headlines tell of a busy week in Prince George's County.


More than 30 people were arrested this week in a prostitution sting conducted at College Park hotels, according to Prince George's County police.  As part of the operation, female officers posing as prostitutes engaged would-be johns on the phone after placing phony ads on solicitation websites.

Man Robs Greenbelt Road Burger King at Gunpoint
The suspect was wearing all black clothing and was armed with a black gun, and fled in a dark blue Dodge Stratus, according to Business News Network.

Upper Marlboro Woman Sentenced in Fatal Hit and Run Incident
Christy Littleford is sentenced for fleeing a hit and run that killed a Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate.

Hyattsville Seeks Sexual Harassment Suit Dismissal
Attorneys argue that a former police officer waited too long to lodge hostile-workplace complaints.

Laurel Mayor Among State’s Highest Paid
Craig Moe, mayor of the City of Laurel, has landed on a list ranking Maryland's highest paid state employees. While his part-time salary as mayor didn't scratch the list, Moe's full-time job with in the Department of Transportation ranked him toward the lower half.

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