Saturday, November 17, 2012
Officials wonder if HOAs are liable in pit bull attacks, Bowie State student acquitted of murder charges, Pr. George's Democrats pick Ross' replacement, blog tries to out "racists" by posting shocking comments—many by young people slamming Obama.
A deputy killed armed resident, questions arose over homeowners associations liability in pit bull attacks, police charged four men with homicide upon the death of a 2010 shooting victim, Bowie State student acquitted in murder trial, Pr. George's Democrats pick Ross' replacement, blog tries to out "racists" by posting shocking comments, in Prince George's headlines. Pr. George's Police Arrest Four in 2010 Shooting, Now Homicide The county police are now charging four men in a homicide after a 2010 shooting victim died from complications from his injuries. Council Grapples with Pit Bull Liability Could HOAs, cooperatives, condominium associations, or even cities be held liable in pit bull attacks, under the latest Maryland Court of Appeals…
Friday, October 5, 2012
A suspect wanted for a July 10 armed robbery was arrested Monday.
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Terrance Stevenson—a suspect on the "Sheriff's Most Wanted" list. Stevenson is suspected in an alleged armed robbery in Glenarden in July. He was arrested Monday, the sheriff's office reported. According to the sheriff's warrant, Stevenson allegedly robbed a man in the 8600 block of Leslie Avenue on July 10 by sticking a gun in his face and forcing him to fall over. Two other suspects then stole property from the victim, the warrant stated. Deputies learned of Stevenson's wherabouts in the 6300 block of Hillmar Drive in District Heights Monday. He was arrested there without incident. Prince George's County Police charged Stevenson with armed robbery, robbery, first and …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
The faces behind last week's crime news. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
New Memorial remembers Sergeant James Arnaud and Deputy First Class Elizabeth Magruder.
A memorial ceremony will be held Wednesday outside the Prince George's County Sheriff's office marking the 10th anniversary of the deaths of Sergeant James Arnaud and Deputy First Class Elizabeth Magruder. Arnaud and Magruder were killed in August, 2002, while attempting to serve an emergency psychiatric service (EPS) petition to a man at a home in Adelphi. The man shot both offficers. The killings were the first line-of-duty deaths in the Prince George's Sheriff's department's 306-year history. The wreath-laying will be the first held at the newly-completed Memorial Monument on the grounds of the Sheriff's Office headquarters in Upper Marlboro. Family members and colleagues of both officers will participate. Other family, friends and …
Monday, August 13, 2012
George Rivers is charged with first-degree burglary.
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Riverdale man on suspicion of burglarizing a Greenbelt residence in the 9100 block of Edmonston Ct., according to the Sheriff's office. George Rivers allegedly stole three LCD televisions and a video game console, according to a warrant obtained by the Greenbelt Police Department on Aug. 1. The Sheriff's office said Rivers pawned the items at pawn shops throughout the county. Sheriff's deputies investigating the thefts found Rivers in the 5700 block of 64th Pl. in Riverdale and arrested him on Aug. 8. The Greenbelt Police charged Rivers with first degree burglary and theft under $1,000, according to Greenbelt police. Greenbelt detectives were notified of the arrest, and Rivers was …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Saturday will celebrate the founding of Prince George's County.
This weekend, the Sheriff’s Office and others will mark the establishment of Prince George’s County by celebrating Founder’s Day and healthy communities. Join friends and neighbors from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 21 at the Kettering-Largo Shopping Center for free health screenings, nutrition and cooking demos, lawn care tips, a farmers market, live music and more.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Upper Marlboro resident was suspended after he was charged with sexually assaulting a female inmate.
Sheriff Deputy Lamar McIntyre of Upper Marlboro has been suspended from his post without pay after he was arrested and charged with second-degree rape. Prince George's County Police officers responded to the Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a report of a sexual assault, according to WUSA9. A 34-year old female inmate, who was awaiting trial, told detectives she was sexually assaulted by a deputy, WUSA9 reported. According a press release from the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office, county police arrested McIntyre Wednesday morning, after Sheriff Melvin C. High was notified of the charges late Tuesday night. “My office was notified of the allegations against Deputy McIntyre last night. Upon that …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office conducted a warrant sweep on Father's Day.
Prince George's County Sheriff's officers arrested 51 men Sunday on charges of failing to pay child support in what is being described as the most successful "Father's Day Warrant Sweep" since 2009. The annual sweep was carried out in cooperation with the Child Support Enforcement Division and in partnership with Calvert and Charles county sheriff's offices and Maryland State Police. In all, officers closed 100 child supports related warrants and orders. Officials said they had hoped to close as many as 286 warrants and locate suspects at 136 addresses. The men arrested owed more than $343,000 in child support. “The collection of child support dollars is important to the well-being of families and children,” said Lt. Col. Regina Taylor, of…
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
County officials hope to thwart an increase of domestic violence incidences in Prince George's County.
According to a recently released report, the number of domestic violence incidences continues to increase yearly in Prince George's County. In order to address this issue, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) will lead a roundtable discussion about domestic violence and the benefits of the Violence Against Women Act Thursday in Upper Marlboro. Prince George’s Sheriff Melvin High, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will join Cardin along with representatives from Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center and the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, The House of Ruth, and other organizations involved in helping victims of domestic violence. The report, which was compiled by the county's Domestic Violence Fatality Review …