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One Adult Killed and Child Injured After Shooting During Football Event, Police Seeking Information

One Adult Killed and Child Injured After Shooting During Football Event, Police Seeking Information

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Saturday at a football event in Oxon Hill. The victim is 33-year-old Christopher Mozee of District Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On...
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Police Investigating Suspect Killed During Attempted Armed Robbery in Prince George’s County

Police Investigating Suspect Killed During Attempted Armed Robbery in Prince George’s County

Updated June 17, 2024: the decedent is identified as 46-year-old Eugene Moten of Washington, DC. This remains an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Prince George’s County Crime Solvers. The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a man outside of a home early this morning...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Waldorf Man, Eric William Broome age 26

Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Waldorf Man, Eric William Broome age 26

The Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit is actively seeking the public’s assistance in locating Eric William Broome, age 26, from Waldorf, who is wanted in connection with multiple charges including failing to appear in court for first-degree assault, false imprisonment, and violation of probation. Incident Summary: On August 1, 2023, Broome was arrested by...
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Father Charged in Connection to Death of His 2-Year-Old Son

Father Charged in Connection to Death of His 2-Year-Old Son

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a father in connection with the death of his two-year-old son. The victim is Kayceson Barkley of Oxon Hill. His father, 32-year-old Lance Harrison of Oxon Hill, is charged with child abuse resulting in death, child abuse 1st and 2nd degree, assault 1st and 2nd...
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14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is now leading the investigation into a recent shooting that occurred in the city of District Heights. One of the victims has died of her injuries. She is 14-year-old Khamya Ferrell of Suitland. Two adults were also injured in the shooting. Their injuries are not considered...
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UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE 6/10/2024: On May 27, 2024, at 1:02 a.m., Calvert County Patrol Bureau deputies were alerted to a tag reader referencing a stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 260 from Rt. 4 in Dunkirk. The vehicle, a blue Audi A7 was confirmed to be stolen and was located by DFC Idol travelling over 100...
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Police Investigating Armed Carjacking at Waldorf Food Lion, Officers Searching for black 2019 Toyota Camry

Police Investigating Armed Carjacking at Waldorf Food Lion, Officers Searching for black 2019 Toyota Camry

On Sunday, June 9, 2024, at approximately 10:20 a.m., police responded to the Food Lion located at 3200 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, for the reported carjacking. Officers from Charles and St. Mary’s County were notified of the stolen vehicle, tag number and direction of travel and began searching for the suspects. The victim,...
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UPDATE: Indian Head Man Convicted for Murder of 29-Year-old La Plata Woman

UPDATE: Indian Head Man Convicted for Murder of 29-Year-old La Plata Woman

UPDATE 6/7/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 6, 2024, a Charles County jury, after a 4-day trial and approximately two hours of deliberation, convicted Deanthony Lamont Warrick, 35, of Indian Head, of the First-Degree Murder of Jasmine Lakesha Hicks and related charges. On April 12, 2023, officers...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE 6/7/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 6, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Makeba Gibbs sentenced Nijuan Wilson, 17, to Life in prison with all but 30 years suspended for the First-Degree Murder of Deangelo Beale. Wilson will be on supervised probation for five years upon...
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UPDATE: Police Seeking Whereabouts of Suspect Wanted for Murder at MGM Resort and Casino in Oxon Hill

UPDATE: Police Seeking Whereabouts of Suspect Wanted for Murder at MGM Resort and Casino in Oxon Hill

  UPDATE 6/6/2024: The Homicide Unit is seeking the community’s assistance in locating the suspect wanted for a recent fatal shooting in the parking garage at the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino. The suspect is 26-year-old Dayon Neal of no fixed address. He’s charged with the murder of 37-year-old Daniel Antonio Thomas of...
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UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder Outside Great Mills Liquor Store

UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder Outside Great Mills Liquor Store

UPDATE 6/5/2024: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Leroy Christopher Neal, 48, of Mechanicsville, was found guilty of first-degree murder and related firearm charges for the killing of a 46-year-old man that occurred on November 4, 2023. Following a three-day trial, Neal was convicted by a St. Mary’s County jury of first-degree murder,...
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Man Charged After Child Finds Loaded Gun and Accidentally Shoots Herself While Playing Hide and Seek

Man Charged After Child Finds Loaded Gun and Accidentally Shoots Herself While Playing Hide and Seek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gun Crimes Unit charged a suspect with multiple firearms offenses after a child accessed a loaded firearm and suffered a gunshot wound. This incident occurred in the town of Cheverly on Sunday night. The victim, a female under the age of five, suffered injuries not considered life-threatening. The...
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Second Virginia Man Arrested for Murder of Waldorf Man at PG County Car Meet

Second Virginia Man Arrested for Murder of Waldorf Man at PG County Car Meet

UPDATE 6/2/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and charged a second suspect in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred at a recent car meet. The suspect is 21-year-old Caimon Harrell of Woodbridge, Virginia. He’s charged with the murder of 26-year-old John Phipps of Waldorf. Information provided by the community to...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Washington D.C. Man Wanted for 1st Degree Assault

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Washington D.C. Man Wanted for 1st Degree Assault

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of David Keonta Reed, 32 of Washington D.C. Reed is wanted for First-Degree Assault. Reed is described as a black male, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing between 140-160 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information in regards to Reed is...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Non-Fatal Shooting in Waldorf

Waldorf Man Arrested After Non-Fatal Shooting in Waldorf

On Saturday, May 25, 2024, at 1:36 a.m., patrol officers responded to Ravenglass Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers observed the residence had been shot several times. Several people were inside at the time and one adult male sustained a minor injury to his head, when he...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired on Columbus Drive

Police Investigating Shots Fired on Columbus Drive

On Monday, May 27, 2024, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police responded to Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for reports of shots being fired. 911 callers reported a black male wearing a black sweatshirt fired more than 5 times towards a residence. Police are currently in the area and investigating the incident. No known injuries...
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Woman Arrested and Charged With Fatally Shooting Her Stepfather

Woman Arrested and Charged With Fatally Shooting Her Stepfather

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gun Crimes Unit charged a suspect with fatally shooting her stepfather. The suspect is 39-year-old Brigette Robertson of Seat Pleasant. She’s charged with murdering 63-year-old Gregory Byrd, Sr., of District Heights. On May 10, 2024, at approximately 6:35 pm, officers responded to the 6500 block of...
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VIDEO: Police Seeking Suspect Wanted for Drive-by Shooting in White Plains, No Injuries Reported

VIDEO: Police Seeking Suspect Wanted for Drive-by Shooting in White Plains, No Injuries Reported

On Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 8:50 p.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of Highgrove Drive in White Plains for the report of gunshots. When officers arrived, they did not locate anyone with gunshot wounds; however, it was discovered several shots were fired and one of the rounds struck a house with adults...
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Two Men Arrested After Shooting MPD Captain and Leading Police on Chase

Two Men Arrested After Shooting MPD Captain and Leading Police on Chase

The Prince George’s County Police Department charged two men with firearms offenses following their arrest in Landover on Monday. The suspects are 21-year-old Rasheed Thorne of no fixed address and 21-year-old William Walker IV of no fixed address. On May 20, 2024, at approximately 12:40 pm, the Metropolitan Police Department notified the PGPD that...
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Police Investigating House and Vehicle Struck by Gunfire in Waldorf – Huntington Apartments

Police Investigating House and Vehicle Struck by Gunfire in Waldorf – Huntington Apartments

On Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 3 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Gallery Place in Waldorf for the report of the sound of multiple gunshots. When officers arrived, they canvassed the area but did not locate any victims; however, they did locate shell casings between two apartment buildings. Further, officers found...
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UPDATE: Police Make Arrest for April 2024 Shooting at Applebee’s in California

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest for April 2024 Shooting at Applebee’s in California

UPDATE 5/15/2024: Following an ongoing investigation by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Jontae Lamont Proctor, 21, of No Fixed Address, was apprehended on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in connection with the April 2, 2024 shooting at Applebee’s in California, MD. Proctor was arrested without incident in the parking lot of a business in...
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UPDATE: Juvenile Female Dies from Injuries Sustained in High Speed Crash After Suspects Flee Calvert Police

UPDATE: Juvenile Female Dies from Injuries Sustained in High Speed Crash After Suspects Flee Calvert Police

UPDATE 5/14/2024: The Independent Investigations Division (IID) of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General is investigating a fatal crash following a police pursuit that began in Calvert County and ended in Harwood, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Monday morning. On May 13, 2024, during the overnight hours, Calvert County Sheriff’s deputies received multiple...
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Capitol Police Officer Convicted in Child Pornography Case in Calvert County

Capitol Police Officer Convicted in Child Pornography Case in Calvert County

UPDATE 5/13/2024: Jared Michael Lemon, 43, of Owings, was convicted on Friday, May 10, 2024, of five counts of unlawful possession of child pornography. The conviction followed a trial in Calvert County Circuit Court before the Honorable Mark S. Chandlee. In late 2022, an acquaintance of Lemon’s found disturbing images on Lemon’s cell phone....
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UPDATE: Jury Convicts Man for First-Degree Murder of Teenager and Attempted Murder of Five Additional Teens in Drive-By Shooting

UPDATE: Jury Convicts Man for First-Degree Murder of Teenager and Attempted Murder of Five Additional Teens in Drive-By Shooting

5/10/2024: Latres Javontae Cockerham, 26, of California, was convicted of the first-degree murder of Joseph James Oakes, 19 of Lexington Park, and the attempted first-degree murders of five additional teenagers for his participation in a drive-by shooting that occurred on January 12, 2022. “The Defendant deliberately maneuvered his vehicle as his co-defendants rapidly fired...
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Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival

Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival

UPDATE 5/8/2024: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Devron Ny’Quez Murray, 20, of Lexington Park, Maryland, was sentenced to life in prison plus five years consecutive to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for the shooting homicide that took place at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival on July 15, 2022. Following...
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