Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Police will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence in Center City.
Getting a brew tonight with friends in Greenbelt? Well, make sure you have a designated driver. It may be the most popular night to go out with friends—Thanksgiving Eve—but the Greenbelt Police Department, like other police agencies, will be conducting a DUI checkpoint tonight in the 100 block of Crescent Road, according to a police spokesperson. The checkpoint will be in force from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Following the checkpoint, police will be out patrolling major roadways throughout the city of Greenbelt and looking for drivers under the influence.
Monday, October 1, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Greenbelt Police Department for Sept. 21 - 25. It does not indicate a conviction.
Two armed robberies; six burglaries; drug arrest; 3 vandalism incidents; 2 trespassing arrests, and automotive crimes in the latest Greenbelt Police report. Center City Sept. 21 at 7:41 p.m.: Armed Robbery. 7900 block Belle Point Drive. Two suspects entered a business, deployed pepper spray, and took hair and currency. The suspects are described as black males, 5’5”-5’9”, 140 pounds, with one wearing green contact lessons and a gray hooded sweatshirt. The suspects fled in a black vehicle, possibly a Buick or a Toyota. Sept. 22 at 2:32 a.m.: DUI/DWI Arrest. Kenilworth Avenue at Rt. 495. A Landover man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while impaired by alcohol, among other charges after a …
Friday, September 28, 2012
The incident happened at the 5800 block of Cherrywood Lane, according to police.
Two males robbed a man of his wallet at gunpoint in Greenbelt, according to Greenbelt Police. The incident happened at the 5800 block of Cherrywood Lane Sunday at 9:34 p.m., police said. Suspects are described as black males, one is described as 5 foot 2, the other 5 foot 7, both were wearing gray hooded sweatshirts and dark pants, according to police.
Two males pull out pepper spray and make off with hair and money.
Two males made off with hair and currency from Her Import in Greenbelt and sprayed two females with pepper spray on Friday, Sept. 21, according to Greenbelt Police. The robbers fled in a black vehicle, possibly a Buick or Toyota, police said. "Two females had effects from the pepper spray. One was treated by on scene," according to Officer Kelly Lawson, Greenbelt Police spokesperson. Lawson said her report just said hair was taken; it did not specify what that meant. The robbery occurred at 7:41 p.m. at the 7900 block of Belle Point Drive. The suspects are described as black males, who are 5 foot 5 to 5 foot 9, and 140 pounds; one of them was wearing green contact lenses and a gray hooded sweatshirt, according to police.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The victim refused medical treatment, police say.
Three teenagers robbed and assaulted another teenage boy and took his property, according to Greenbelt Police. The suspects are described 15- to 16-year-old males, police say. The victim was robbed at the 7300 block of Morrison Drive at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday and refused medical treatment at the scene, according to police.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Capt. Thomas Kemp advises children and teens that "if something doesn't seem right, they should pick up on that instinct and not dismiss it."
That well-worn phrase your mother always repeated to you growing up—never talk to strangers—is key advice, when it comes to avoiding abduction. Greenbelt Capt. Thomas Kemp said that young people are savvy and "they should go with their instincts on not trusting strangers." Police continue to investigate a possible child abduction attempt after a man allegedly tried to coax a 12-year old girl into his vehicle in the area of Springhill Drive and Edmonston Road Monday, Greenbelt Police Department said in a release. "The man, a number of times, repeatedly asked her to come over to the vehicle and she resisted," Kemp said on Thursday, when police released a photo of a white truck they say was in the area the time the incident occurred. …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
"The man a number of times repeatedly asked her to come over to the vehicle and she resisted," said Capt. Thomas Kemp, Greenbelt Police spokesman.
The Greenbelt Police Department is investigating a possible abduction attempt, according to a press release, after a man with dreadlocks in a white truck allegedly tried to coax a 12-year old girl into his vehicle in Greenbelt. Police have released a photo of the truck that the suspect may have been driving. "The man a number of times repeatedly asked her to come over to the vehicle and she resisted," said Capt. Thomas Kemp, Greenbelt Police spokesman. The girl was waiting for a ride to her middle school, but she was not a student at Greenbelt Middle School, said Kemp. It was about 8:30 a.m. Monday in the area of Springhill Drive and Edmonston Road. He said one of the city's cameras in Franklin Park captured a photograph of a vehicle, …
A Greenbelt police officer stops to help when a truck flips and catches fire in Annapolis, according to Greenbelt Police.
Despite the rescue efforts of an off-duty Greenbelt Police officer, an Annapolis man died in the fiery crash of his pickup earlier this week, but a female companion was pulled away from the wreckage with serious injuries. The man and woman were thrown out of the truck that struck a guardrail, overturned and caught fire, according to Anne Arundel County fire officials, Annapolis Patch reported. Off-duty Greenbelt Officer Michael Apgar was driving by and stopped to help, according to Capt. Thomas Kemp, spokesman for the Greenbelt Police Department. Contacted by Patch, Apgar, who is also president of Greenbelt Fraternal Order of Police, said he and another citizen pulled the woman away from the flaming vehicle. Once they moved her, Apgar …
Monday, August 6, 2012
The following arrest information from July 27 - Aug. 1 was supplied by the Greenbelt Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
The Greenbelt Police Department provided the following report which included five burglaries, a drug arrest, four DWIs, and five automative crimes. Center City July 27 at 2:46 a.m.: DUI/DWI Arrest. Greenbelt Road at Southway. Tiffany Shanta Robinson, 34, of Capitol Heights, 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. July 29 at 7:51 p.m.: Burglary. 100 block Westway. Credit cards, jewelry and clothing were taken. Franklin Park, Beltway Plaza, Greenbelt Metro, Capitol Office Park July 28 at 10:46 p.m.: Burglary. 6100 block Springhill Terrace. Nothing was taken. July 29 at 1:49 p.m…
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
On Tuesday, your neighbors and the men and women in blue will come together in solidarity against crime for National Night Out. Will you be joining them?
It's the 29th Annual National Night Out (NNO) Tuesday, and Greenbelt is taking part in citywide solidarity fests against crime. Take a look at photos of the fun folks had last year as neighbors, law enforcement officers, firefighters, businesses, city officials—and even McGruff the Crime Dog—met to promote police-community partnerships. Greenbelt was not alone. In 2012, all 50 states participated, along with military bases worldwide. This year, Greenbelt will once again join with those nationwide on NNO, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). Below is a list of participating communities sent out by the Greenbelt Police Department. NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ACTIVITIES, AUG. 7, 2012 Greenbriar Condominiums 7700 block Hanover …