Prince George’s News

Upper Marlboro Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges at Motel in St. Mary’s County

Upper Marlboro Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges at Motel in St. Mary’s County

On March 28, 2021 at approximately 12:00 p.m. troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded for a Disturbance and Trespassing complaint at the Super 8 Motel located on Three Notch Road, California. Upon arrival, contact was made with the manager who directed the troopers to a female in the lobby that was...
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Governor Hogan Announces 75% of Marylanders 65 and Over Have Received COVID-19 Vaccines

Governor Hogan Announces 75% of Marylanders 65 and Over Have Received COVID-19 Vaccines

Governor Larry Hogan announced that, according to CDC data, Maryland has surpassed 75% of Marylanders 65 and older receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Maryland has arrived at this milestone at a faster rate than 30 other states. “We have placed Maryland’s seniors at the forefront of our statewide vaccination strategy,...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes

Acting United States Attorney Jonathan F. Lenzner and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office today condemned bigotry and hatred against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, and encouraged members of the public to report to law enforcement incidents of violence, threats and harassment....
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Three Prince George’s County Citizens Dead, and Seven Injured After Single Vehicle Rollover Collision in Florida

Three Prince George’s County Citizens Dead, and Seven Injured After Single Vehicle Rollover Collision in Florida

On Sunday, March 28, 2021, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Florida Highway Patrol along with fire and rescue personnel responded to I-95 Northbound near mile marker 277, for a motor vehicle collision. Florida Highway Patrol’s initial investigation determined the single vehicle, a 2000 Ford Ecoline Conversion Van was travelling Northbound on I-95, when for...
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Governor Hogan, County Executive Alsobrooks Announce FEMA Community Vaccination Center in Prince George’s County

Governor Hogan, County Executive Alsobrooks Announce FEMA Community Vaccination Center in Prince George’s County

Governor Larry Hogan and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced that FEMA has agreed to open a community vaccination center in Prince George’s County beginning next week. The Federal Pilot Community Vaccination Center (CVC) – Maryland will be located at the Greenbelt Metro Station, and open April 7, with its daily schedule to...
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Maryland Regional Junior High School Symposium (JSHS) winners

Maryland Regional Junior High School Symposium (JSHS) winners

The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) and our partners the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), and St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) are pleased to announce that that the virtual MD Regional JSHS competition on March 15th & 16th, 2021 has been completed and the winners have been announced. We would like to congratulate...
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Maryland State Police, Department Of Labor Warn Public Of Unemployment Insurance, Other Monetary Scams

Maryland State Police, Department Of Labor Warn Public Of Unemployment Insurance, Other Monetary Scams

The Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor are warning the public of an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams being reported in the region. In recent months, investigators have been contacted regarding a wide variety of schemes targeting individuals, vulnerable populations, charities and local, state...
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Maryland Receives Highest Honor in Emergency Management, Becoming One of Three Jurisdictions to Earn Honor in 2021

Maryland Receives Highest Honor in Emergency Management, Becoming One of Three Jurisdictions to Earn Honor in 2021

The State of Maryland joins Arkansas and Washoe County, NV. as the three jurisdictions to have earned the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) distinction in 2021. “We are thrilled and extremely proud of this accomplishment,” said Russ Strickland, Executive Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). “This accreditation shows our commitment to our...
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Governor Hogan Announces More Than 2.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations In Maryland

Governor Hogan Announces More Than 2.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations In Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland has officially surpassed the milestone of 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccines administered. A total of 2,532,863 vaccines have been administered across the state’s distribution network. With 347,991 doses administered over the last seven days, the state’s seven-day average is a record 49,713 shots per day. According to...
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VIDEO: Detectives Seeking Assistance in Identifying and Finding Suspects Involved in Shooting and Armed Carjacking at Gas Station

VIDEO: Detectives Seeking Assistance in Identifying and Finding Suspects Involved in Shooting and Armed Carjacking at Gas Station

Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in finding the suspects who shot at a driver filling up his car at a gas station before stealing his car. The victim stopped at a gas station in the 5400 block of Annapolis Road in Bladensburg on March 17, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m. On the...
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Southern Maryland

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Southern Maryland

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Anne Arundel County, St. Mary’s County, Calvert County, Southeastern Prince George’s, and Eastern Charles County until 8:00 p.m. Severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Waldorf to near Colonial Beach, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD…60 mph...
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Prince George’s County Executive Names Next Interim Police Chief

Prince George’s County Executive Names Next Interim Police Chief

Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced today that Deputy Chief Malik Aziz from Dallas, Texas has been selected as the next Interim Chief of Police for Prince George’s County Police Department. Aziz began his distinguished career with the Dallas Police Department as a patrol officer in 1992. Most recently, he has served in...
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Justice Department Takes Action Against COVID-19 Fraud

Justice Department Takes Action Against COVID-19 Fraud

The Department of Justice announced an update today on criminal and civil enforcement efforts to combat COVID-19 related fraud, including schemes targeting the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program and Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs. As of today, the Department of Justice has publicly charged 474 defendants with criminal offenses based...
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Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection with Murder Case on Amber Leaf Place

Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection with Murder Case on Amber Leaf Place

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified two suspects in connection with the murder of Daniel McClellan-Givens, 17, who was shot and killed on November 3, 2020 in the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf. An arrest warrant was obtained for Anthony Edward Small, 21, of Capitol Heights charging him with first-degree murder,...
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Suspect Who Shot at Officers Taken Into Custody

Suspect Who Shot at Officers Taken Into Custody

UPDATE 3/24/2021: The Prince George’s County Police Department identified and arrested the man who recently shot at officers in Temple Hills. He is 29-year-old Roy Alonzo Fowler of no fixed address. On March 10, 2021, at approximately 10:10 pm, officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a driver in the 3400 block of...
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Cherry Hill Park Celebrates 100 Years of Camping

Cherry Hill Park Celebrates 100 Years of Camping

This year, Cherry Hill Park, a top-rated campground serving the Washington, DC, region, is celebrating 100 years of camping and 5 generations of family ownership with special offers, activities, events, gifts, and more. In 1921, Jacob & Rose Gurevich founded Cherry Hill Poultry Farm, where the family’s first campers set up tents behind the...
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Maryland Enters Phase 2A of Vaccine Distribution Plan, Hogan Announces Six More Mass Vaccination Sites In Maryland

Maryland Enters Phase 2A of Vaccine Distribution Plan, Hogan Announces Six More Mass Vaccination Sites In Maryland

UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland will open six more mass vaccination sites beginning in early April, doubling the number to 12 as the state prepares for a significant increase in vaccine supply from the federal government. “We have over 2,500 points of distribution and will grow by hundreds more...
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2021 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants Total $312,500

2021 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants Total $312,500

The State of Maryland and the Forever Maryland Foundation are proud to announce that 91 Keep Maryland Beautiful grants totaling $312,500 have been awarded toward environmental education, community cleanup, and beautification projects through the Keep Maryland Beautiful program. These annual grants are funded by Maryland Environmental Trust, a unit of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR); the Forever Maryland Foundation; the Maryland Department of Housing...
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Federal Law Requiring Boats to Have Engine Cut-Off Switches Go in Effect Starting Thursday, April 1, 2021

Federal Law Requiring Boats to Have Engine Cut-Off Switches Go in Effect Starting Thursday, April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021 a new federal law goes into effect that requires the operator of a boat with an installed Engine Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) to use the ECOS link. The link is usually a coiled bungee cord lanyard clipped onto the operator’s person, Personal Floatation Device (PFD) or clothing and the other end...
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Maryland State Police: Reinstatement of Legal Time Authorizations for Licenses, Permits, Registrations and Authorizations

Maryland State Police: Reinstatement of Legal Time Authorizations for Licenses, Permits, Registrations and Authorizations

On March 12, 2020, Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. issued an Executive Order suspending the legal time authorizations of certain State issued licenses, permits, registrations and authorizations due to the proclaimed state-of-emergency and catastrophic health emergency pandemic related to COVID-19. This Executive Order applied to all licenses, permits and registrations issued or required by...
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Senator Reilly Introduces Bill to Allow Virtual Public School in Maryland

Senator Reilly Introduces Bill to Allow Virtual Public School in Maryland

Senator Edward R. Reilly (R-Anne Arundel) has introduced Primary and Secondary Education – Virtual Schools – Alterations (S.B. 941), a bill that would provide Maryland families with the opportunity to choose a tuition-free, full-time online public school option for their children. “COVID-19 has disrupted all of our lives in innumerable ways over the past...
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Governor Hogan Announces Vaccine Eligibility Timeline for All Marylanders, and Primary Care, Hospital Equity, and Mobile Clinic Initiatives

Governor Hogan Announces Vaccine Eligibility Timeline for All Marylanders, and Primary Care, Hospital Equity, and Mobile Clinic Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, based on the state’s accelerating vaccination rate and an anticipated increase in supply from the federal government, the State of Maryland will enter Phase 2 of its vaccine distribution plan early next week. The governor also announced a series of unique initiatives to ensure vaccine equity and expand...
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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration for the Washington Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology (WWT) is now open at WashCaps.com/LearnToPlay. Open to first-time participants, the LTP initiative provides free head-to-toe equipment to children ages five to nine, age appropriate on-ice instruction, and certified coaching in a fun and safe atmosphere. Equipment...
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Maryland State Police: What to Expect During a Traffic Stop

Maryland State Police: What to Expect During a Traffic Stop

Being stopped for a traffic violation can be a stressful time for both you and the police officer. Maryland State Troopers are trained to maintain professionalism and courtesy during every traffic stop. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US DURING A TRAFFIC STOP • A Greeting with the name of the Trooper and the reason why...
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Protecting Your Home From Fires: Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs)

Protecting Your Home From Fires: Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs)

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), home fires are more deadly and costly than ever. While the number of total fires and fire injuries are decreasing, property damage and fire deaths are on the rise. An arc fault is a dangerous electrical problem caused by damaged, overheated, or stressed electrical wiring or...
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