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Two Anne Arundel County Men, Including Department of Defense Deputy Chief, Charged with Facilitating Dog Fighting Ring

Two Anne Arundel County Men, Including Department of Defense Deputy Chief, Charged with Facilitating Dog Fighting Ring

A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging Frederick Douglass Moorefield, Jr., age 62, of Arnold, Maryland, and Mario Damon Flythe, age 49, of Glen Burnie, Maryland with promoting and furthering animal fighting venture. The criminal complaint was filed on September 21, 2023, and was unsealed at the defendants’ initial appearances on September 28,...
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Two Charged in Murder of 19-Year-Old After Shooting Victim Multiple Times Before Running Him Over

Two Charged in Murder of 19-Year-Old After Shooting Victim Multiple Times Before Running Him Over

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and charged two men in connection with a fatal shooting in June of 2023. The suspects are 49-year-old Jeffrey Coachman and 53-year old Recco Bouknight. Both are from Washington, DC. They are charged with the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Tyzaiah Gaither of Washington, DC. On...
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One Dead and One Flown to Trauma Center After Stabbing in Charles County

One Dead and One Flown to Trauma Center After Stabbing in Charles County

On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at approximately 12:20 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 12000 block of Pearson Drive in Waldorf, for the reported stabbing. Crews arrived on the scene to find two victims suffering from serious injuries. An adult female victim was found conscious alert and breathing with a stab...
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UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Man Shot in Lexington Park, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Man Shot in Lexington Park, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE 10/2/2023: On Sunday, October 1, 2023, at 12:14 a.m., police responded to an apartment in the 46000 block of Hilton Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located a 21-year-old male victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper right thigh and upper right bicep. Deputies administered...
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UPDATE: Virginia Man Found Guilty After Killing His Mother in Charles County

UPDATE: Virginia Man Found Guilty After Killing His Mother in Charles County

UPDATE 10/02/2023: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, October 2, 2023, after a 6-day bench trial, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West convicted Brandon Kiah Slade, 29, of the First-Degree Murder of Lenora Coates-Slade, First-Degree Assault, and related charges. On October 15, 2020, officers responded to a...
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Four Dead After Stolen Kia Strikes Tree After Fleeing Traffic Stop

Four Dead After Stolen Kia Strikes Tree After Fleeing Traffic Stop

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash Friday evening in Mitchellville. The involved vehicle, a Kia Sorento, became engulfed in flames after colliding with a tree. The four occupants lost their lives in the crash and were pronounced deceased on the scene. Fire and EMS were able...
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Florida Man Identified and Arrested in Connection to “Pigeon Drop” Scams

Florida Man Identified and Arrested in Connection to “Pigeon Drop” Scams

A suspect facing charges in connection with two “pigeon drop” scam investigations in Prince George’s County is now in custody. The suspect is 50-year-old William Coleman of Orange Park, FL. With the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, Coleman was located and arrested on Tuesday in Orlando, FL. A pigeon drop...
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La Plata Police Seeking Four Subjects in Theft of Guitars and Amplifier from La Plata Music Store

La Plata Police Seeking Four Subjects in Theft of Guitars and Amplifier from La Plata Music Store

The La Plata Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying four persons of interest in the theft of two guitars and an amplifier from the Island Music Co. music store located in the 400 block of Charles Street in La Plata The theft occurred on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Individuals with information...
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UPDATE: White Plains Man Arrested After Double Murder at Jimmie’s Paddock in Charles County

UPDATE: White Plains Man Arrested After Double Murder at Jimmie’s Paddock in Charles County

On September 29 at 12:02 a.m., patrol officers responded to Jimmie’s Paddock on Crain Highway in White Plains, after receiving several calls reporting a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male and adult female with gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a hospital where they were pronounced deceased. The victims have...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Maximum Penalty of 10 Years in Prison for Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in 2022

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Maximum Penalty of 10 Years in Prison for Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in 2022

UPDATE 9/28/2023: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Matthew Mark Mazza, 28, of Lexington Park, Maryland, was sentenced to the maximum penalty of ten years in prison for the felony manslaughter by motor vehicle that tragically took the life of an 18-year-old victim. On July 9, 2022, at approximately 3:35 am, deputies from the...
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UPDATE: Victim Identified; Search For Hit And Run Driver Who Struck And Killed Pedestrian In Prince George’s Co. Continues.

UPDATE: Victim Identified; Search For Hit And Run Driver Who Struck And Killed Pedestrian In Prince George’s Co. Continues.

Sept.23,2023 update: The deceased is identified as Stephen Marquel Thompson, 23, of Washington, D.C. Maryland State Police are searching for the driver of a Mini-Cooper, suspected to be involved in a hit and run fatal pedestrian crash early Saturday morning in Prince George’s County. The victim was struck and killed shortly before 2:00 a.m. today...
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UPDATE: Investigation Still Ongoing After Man is Found Deceased in Burning Vehicle

UPDATE: Investigation Still Ongoing After Man is Found Deceased in Burning Vehicle

UPDATE 9/25/2023: On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) responded to a report of a vehicle fire in Drayden, MD. Upon arrival, firefighters from the Second District Volunteer Fire Department reported to Deputies they had extinguished the blaze of a 2011 Ford Ranger and discovered an unidentified...
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Stolen Kia Slams Into Vehicle Killing Both Occupants, Police Searching for Driver

Stolen Kia Slams Into Vehicle Killing Both Occupants, Police Searching for Driver

UPDATE September 12, 2023: The victims in this hit-and-run have been identified as 42-year-old John Fombi of Bladensburg and 34-year-old Emmaculate Enoh of Hyattsville. This remains an active investigation. 8/23/2023: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision that occurred early Wednesday morning. Investigators are working...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 2022 Stabbing

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 2022 Stabbing

UPDATE 9/22/2023: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Frederick Lee Weems, Jr., 44, of Lexington Park, Maryland, was sentenced to 35 years with 20 years of active incarceration for an incident involving a stabbing. On January 8, 2022, at approximately 3:16 a.m., deputies with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Great...
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Delivery Driver Dies from Injuries After Attempting to Stop Vehicle Theft, Police Offering Reward for Suspect Information

Delivery Driver Dies from Injuries After Attempting to Stop Vehicle Theft, Police Offering Reward for Suspect Information

The Homicide Unit is actively investigating the circumstances of a homicide in the town of Capitol Heights on Friday night. The victim is 52-year-old Michael Fernando Davis of Capitol Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On September 15, 2023,...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery at Dunkirk 7-Eleven

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery at Dunkirk 7-Eleven

On Saturday, September 9, 2023, at approximately 2:37 a.m., deputies responded to the 7-Eleven convenient store located at 2849 W. Chesapeake Beach Road in Dunkirk, for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed three suspects wearing dark clothes and ski masks entered the store to rob it. One of the suspects walked behind...
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Police Seeking Information in Fatal Hit and Run, Candlelight Vigil Being Held Monday, Sept.18th, 2023

Police Seeking Information in Fatal Hit and Run, Candlelight Vigil Being Held Monday, Sept.18th, 2023

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is actively investigating a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian that occurred Monday night, September 11, 2023, in Accokeek. The deceased pedestrian is 24-year-old Adam Emmanuel Douglas of Clinton. On September 11, 2023, at approximately 11:00 pm, officers responded to the 14700 block of...
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17-Year-Old Arrested in Murder of 16-Year-Old DuVal High School Student

17-Year-Old Arrested in Murder of 16-Year-Old DuVal High School Student

9/18/2023: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested a 17-year-old male from Glenarden for the murder of a DuVal High School Student. The suspect is charged as an adult for fatally shooting 16-year-old Jayda Medrano-Moore of Greenbelt. On September 11, 2023, at approximately 3:45 pm, officers responded to calls for a shooting...
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UPDATE: Bryans Road Man Pleads Guilty to the Negligent Vehicular Manslaughter of Victim

UPDATE: Bryans Road Man Pleads Guilty to the Negligent Vehicular Manslaughter of Victim

UPDATE 9/15/2023: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, Joseph Eugene Penn, 43, of Bryans Road, entered a guilty plea in Charles County Circuit Court, in front of the Honorable Judge William R. Greer, Jr., to the Negligent Vehicular Manslaughter of Inga Person. On January 20, 2022,...
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Two 18-year-old Teens Arrested and Charged in Murder of 19-Year-Old

Two 18-year-old Teens Arrested and Charged in Murder of 19-Year-Old

The Homicide Unit identified and arrested two suspects in connection with a recent fatal shooting in Temple Hills. The suspects are 18-year-old Carlos Jordan of Temple Hills and 18-year-old Desmann Aikens of Capitol Heights. They are charged in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Davier Tucker of Fort Washington. On September 5, 2023, at...
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UPDATE: Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 30 Years Suspended Down to 10 for Multiple Sex Offenses Against a Child

UPDATE: Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 30 Years Suspended Down to 10 for Multiple Sex Offenses Against a Child

UPDATE 9/14/2023: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Justin Tyler Dunbar, 34, of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, was sentenced to 20 years in the Division of Corrections, with ten years of active incarceration to serve in prison. Mr. Dunbar was convicted of three counts of felony sexual offense on the same child, with each act...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Gang Related Shooting Results in Suspect Being Shot in Head by His Accomplice

UPDATE: Lexington Park Gang Related Shooting Results in Suspect Being Shot in Head by His Accomplice

UPDATE 9/13/2023: On August 18th, 2023, at 9:55 p.m., police responded to the 46100 block of West Westbury Blvd in Lexington Park for multiple 911 calls reporting shots being fired. Police arrived on the scene and located a large number of 5.56×45 and 9mm shell casings in the middle of the roadway, along with an...
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UPDATE: Prentiss Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Assault

UPDATE: Prentiss Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Assault

UPDATE 9/12/2023: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Walter Crouse Prentiss, III, 43, was sentenced to a total of 30 years in the Division of Corrections, with 15 years of active incarceration to serve in prison for his involvement in a series of domestic violence assaults. Mr. Prentiss was convicted of assaulting a...
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Police Seeking Any Video of Murder Suspects Vehicle in Maryland and Pennsylvania

Police Seeking Any Video of Murder Suspects Vehicle in Maryland and Pennsylvania

9/12/2023: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any video surveillance from businesses and/or home cameras capturing murder suspect Brandon Holbrook’s white Dodge pick up truck with a white bed cap during the time period of Sunday September 3rd to Tuesday September 5th, 2023. The pictured truck is identified...
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Two Charles County Officers Injured During Arrest of Wanted Fugitive in Lexington Park

Two Charles County Officers Injured During Arrest of Wanted Fugitive in Lexington Park

UPDATE 9/12/2023: On Tuesday, September 12 at 10:58 a.m., members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit attempted to arrest Anthony Kavon Brown, 23, of Waldorf, who was at a business in St. Mary’s County. Brown was the subject of four active warrants charging him with violation of a protective order, failure to...
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