Friday, September 7, 2012
Police said children played in a neighboring field when a gunfight broke out last week.
The basketball hoops near Mandan Field are gone and police have tightened security near Mandan Road and Ora Glen Drive in Greenbelt, after a gunfight broke out by a basketball court near children at play last week. "There was some sort of dispute there on the court or close to it," Greenbelt Police Capt. Thomas Kemp said, "and that resulted in the shots." The local Boys and Girls Club was slated to use the soccer field, and police confirmed Friday that children were using the field the night of Aug. 28, when the shooting unleashed a stray bullet that hit a teenage girl who was walking home at around 6:23 p.m. "I know there were kids up there practicing soccer and there were concerned parents and concerned coaches," said Kemp. Shortly …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Two suspects engaged in a gunfight that injured a teenage bystander, according to police. Now they're offering a reward.
The Greenbelt Police Department is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the two people who police say were allegedly involved in a gunfight on Aug. 28 that left a teenage girl injured by a stray bullet. Get daily and breaking news email updates from Greenbelt Patch by signing up for newsletters here. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. The fight broke out near the area of Mandan Field, located near Mandan Road and Ora Glen Drive, according to police. The girl was not involved in the fight, police said. The teenager was hit while she was walking home at about 6:23 p.m., according to police. She was treated at an area hospital and has since been released, police said. Police described one of…
Monday, September 3, 2012
Greenbelt Police supplied the following arrest information, from Aug. 24 to Aug. 29. Charges and arrests do not indicate a conviction.
A Greenbelt gunfight broke out, injuring a teen standing nearby, who was hit by a stray bullet; three drug arrests, two burglaries, seven DWI arrests, a vandalism and eight automative crimes in the Greenbelt Police report from Aug. 24 to Aug. 29 Center City Aug. 24 at 12:05 a.m.: DUI/DWI Arrest. Kenilworth Avenue at Old Calvert Road. A Washington, DC 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. At 5:44 p.m.: DUI/DWI Arrest. Unit block Laurel Hill Road. A Greenbelt woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while impaired by alcohol, …
Friday, August 31, 2012
A teenage girl was shot during a gunfight in Greenbelt East, now police prepare to offer a reward, police said.
Police released two photographs Friday night of a suspect they say was allegedly involved in a Greenbelt gunfight Tuesday that left a teenage girl injured by a stray bullet, according to the Greenbelt Police Department. The girl was not involved in the fight, police said. Get daily and breaking news email updates from Greenbelt Patch by signing up for newsletters here. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Police are preparing to offer a reward for information, Spokeswoman Off. Kelly Lawson said Friday. The teenager was hit while she was walking home at about 6:23 p.m., police said. She was treated at an area hospital and has since been released, police said. One the suspects is described as a black male, who was wearing tan …
A youth was injured by a stray bullet when a gunfight broke out in Greenbelt East, police said.
A gunfight between at least two people Tuesday afternoon resulted in an injury to a young bystander who apparently was struck by a stray bullet, Greenbelt Police said. Police said a youth was hit while walking home at about 6:23 p.m. The youth was treated in an area hospital and has been released, police said. One of the suspects is described as a black male, wearing tan shorts, no shirt and red and black sneakers. Police ask anyone with information to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at (240) 542-2133. Police notified Patch about this Friday, although it happened Tuesday.