Saturday, April 13, 2013
Meet Dago and his human partner MPO Robert Defibaugh.
There's a new dog in town—and his name is Dago. Greenbelt Police announced a new K9 team would be helping patrol the city starting in April. Master Police Off. Robert Defibaugh and Dago finished their Patrol Dog training in December and have been working together since the beginning of the year. Defibaugh, a six and a half year veteran of the force, got Dago from the Netherlands two years ago.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The Greenbelt police department is investigating a number of crimes.
Two armed robberies were reported in Greenbelt, according to the latest police crime report. According to the report, police are investigating a strong armed robbery in the 6900 block of Hanover Parkway on March 15. The victim told police that just before 8:30 p.m. two people the victim knew assaulted the victim and took property. Another armed robbery was reported just three days later in the 5500 block of Cherrywood Lane. According to the report, two suspects entered a business and demanded money from the register. The robbery occurred at 11:19 a.m. Several people were also arrested for DUIs over St. Patrick's Day weekend and some vandalism was also reported. The details can be found in the attached police report.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Two prostitution businesses were busted by police within two consecutive weeks.
Greenbelt police raided a massage parlor Friday and gathered evidence that it was actually a front for an Asian brothel, according to police officials. But it wasn't the first prostitution business shut down by police this year. Just two weeks ago, Prince George's County Police closed down another massage parlor in Greenbelt after it was discovered to be operating a prostitution ring. TK Therapy, the business suspected as an Asian brothel in the most recent sting, was busted for prostitution last year, but after taking a brief hiatus, returned to business as usual, police officials said. Two other businesses were also suspected to be a guise for prostitution last year, Greenbelt Patch reported. So is Greenbelt's prime location along the …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A look at crime for the weeks of Jan. 20 and Jan. 27, 2013 in Greenbelt, MD.
The Greenbelt Police Department reported a number of burglaries in Center City from Jan. 21-25 almost daily off Crescent Road. (Details can be found in the two police reports attached to this post.) Also several attempted strong armed robberies were reported near the metro and in Franklin Park. The details are below: Jan. 18, 6 p.m. in the 9100 block Springhill Lane: According to police, "the victim was walking with the two suspects, whom the victim had just met, when one of the suspects took the victim’s cellphone from his jacket pocket and fled on foot with the second suspect. The two suspects are described as black males, approximately 17 years old—suspect 1: 6’0”, thin build, wearing a brown North Face jacket; and suspect 2: 5’11”, …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Check out the crime this week in Greenbelt.
Center City: Franklin Park/Beltway Plaza/Greenbelt Metro/Capitol Office Park: Greenbelt East/Greenway Shopping Center:
Monday, January 7, 2013
Center City saw four incidents of vandalism.
There were several DUI arrests and incidents of vandelism around Greenbelt, according to police. Center City Dec. 21, 10:15 p.m. - DUI/DWI Arrest. Kenilworth Avenue at Greenbelt Road. A man was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving While Impaired by Alcohol, among other charges after a traffic stop. The suspect was released on citations pending trial. Dec. 21, 10:16 p.m. - DUI/DWI Arrest. Kenilworth Avenue near Pontiac Street. A woman was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving While Impaired by Alcohol, among other charges after a traffic stop. The suspect was released on citations pending trial. Dec. 22, 7:19 a.m. - Vandalism. Gardenway at Ridge Road. Graffiti …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The following crime information, from Dec. 14 to Dec. 19, was supplied by the Greenbelt Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
There were three DUI arrests, one drug arrest, three burglaries, three incidents of trespassing and one strong-armed robbery reported by Greenbelt Police from Dec. 14 to Dec. 19. Center City Franklin Park/Beltway Plaza/Greenbelt Metro/Capitol Office Park Greenbelt East/Greenway Shopping Center
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
A look at the crime reported between Dec. 6 through Dec. 12 in Greenbelt, MD.
Greenbelt police reported to the scene of several crimes last week including a series of bike thefts. Center City Dec. 6, 6 p.m. An armed robbery was reported in the 7900 block of Belle Point Drive. The victim told police five suspects entered their business displayed a handgun and took the victim’s property. Dec. 7, 2:04 a.m. DUI/DWI Arrest off Kenilworth Avenue at Old Calvert Road. A 36-year-old Washington, DC man was arrested and charged with a DUI and DWI, among other charges after a traffic stop, police said. Dec. 7, 11:08 a.m. A burglary was reported in 22 court Hillside Road. Travis Demetrius Avery, 21, of Greenbelt, was arrested and charged with theft scheme over $1000, 4th degree burglary and conspiracy to commit theft, among …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Greenbelt Police have arrested three people in the Her Imports armed robbery.
The Greenbelt Police Department has made three arrests in the Dec. 6 armed robbery of Her Imports in the 7900 block of Belle Point Drive. The following suspects were arrested in DC Friday morning, police said: All three suspects are charged with armed robbery, 1st degree assault, 2nd degree assault and theft over $10,000, police said. A search warrant in Suitland allowed for police to recover some of the stolen property.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Six steps from the Greenbelt Police to help you protect your identity.
The Greenbelt Police Department offers the following advice on how residents can protect themselves from identity theft, which it states continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in America. It affects half a million new victims every year, police warn. Greenbelt Police recommend these protective actions: