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Maryland State Police Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault in Prince George’s County

February 28, 2024: Maryland State Police are investigating an armed robbery and assault that occurred early this morning in Prince George’s County. At approximately 2:30 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to a report of a robbery and assault on the outer loop of Interstate 495. According to a...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Murder of 23-Year-Old in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Police Investigating Murder of 23-Year-Old in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, Malic Quinn Freeland, 23, was pronounced deceased at the shock trauma center, where he had been undergoing treatment following an incident. Mr. Freeland was the operator of the vehicle involved in an accident on Monday, February 26, 2024. Upon initial investigation, it was found that the car accident was...
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UPDATE: Police Make Fifth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

UPDATE: Police Make Fifth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

UPDATE 2/26/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the murder of a toddler in Langley Park. The arrested suspect is 25-year-old Nilson Granados-Trejo of no fixed address. On February 8, 2024, a detective working in the area of the 1400 block of Kanawha...
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UPDATE: Former Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 4th Degree Sexual Offense

UPDATE: Former Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 4th Degree Sexual Offense

UPDATE 2/26/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, February 26, 2024, Malcolm Fluellyn, 27, of Bryans Road, entered a guilty plea to two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and six counts of Fourth-Degree Sexual Offense. On February 10, 2023, a school resource officer at General Smallwood Middle...
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Police Investigating 17-Year-Old Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Crash in PG County

Police Investigating 17-Year-Old Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Crash in PG County

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision that occurred Friday in the city of Greenbelt. The deceased driver is 17-year-old Erson Cruz of Riverdale. On February 23, 2024, at approximately 08:40 am, officers responded to the 7900 block of Kenilworth Avenue for a single-vehicle collision....
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Police Investigating Attempted Murder in Lexington Park, Victim Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

Police Investigating Attempted Murder in Lexington Park, Victim Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

On Saturday, February 24, 2024, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a disturbance in the 21000 block of Morris Drive in Lexington Park, MD. Upon arrival, a victim was found with a significant laceration to the throat. Emergency medical personnel were dispatched and responded to find a...
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VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Linked to 8 Armed Robberies

VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Linked to 8 Armed Robberies

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit today released surveillance video and photos of the suspect now linked to multiple armed robberies in recent months. Investigators are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying him. A cash reward is available for information leading to an arrest and indictment. The suspect is currently wanted for...
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Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested in St. Mary’s County After Shooting at Victim in Charles County

Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested in St. Mary’s County After Shooting at Victim in Charles County

CHARLES COUNTY PRESS RELEASE: On Friday, February 23, 2024, at 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Crain Highway in Newburg for the report of shots fired. The caller advised he was following a car in which the driver, who is known to him, shot at him minutes earlier. The driver, David Arthur...
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UPDATE: Washington D.C. Man Sentenced to Consecutive Life in Prison Sentences without Parole for Murder of Two Waldorf Women

UPDATE: Washington D.C. Man Sentenced to Consecutive Life in Prison Sentences without Parole for Murder of Two Waldorf Women

UPDATE 2/22/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Deon Watkins, 52, to two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murders of Kandeon Niravanh and Genesis Garrett, as well as related charges. On August...
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Georgia Man Turns Himself in After Murdering His Girlfriend in Accokeek

Georgia Man Turns Himself in After Murdering His Girlfriend in Accokeek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a suspect in connection with the murder of his girlfriend in Accokeek. The suspect is 43-year-old Carl Kearney, Jr. of Griffin, Georgia. The victim is 38-year-old Patrina Best of Accokeek. On February 17, 2024, at approximately 9:20 am, Kearney walked into the Division V Clinton...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Suspects Involved in Indian Head Robbery

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Suspects Involved in Indian Head Robbery

On February 15, 2024, at 2:30 p.m., two males approached another male near Dale Drive in Indian Head, assaulted him, stole his tennis shoes, and fled. The victim was not injured. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact PFC McCuen at 301-609-3282 ext. 0697. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous may...
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62-Year-Old Arrested After Shooting Man and Kidnapping Young Girl

62-Year-Old Arrested After Shooting Man and Kidnapping Young Girl

Prince George’s County Police Division IV – Oxon Hill investigators charged a man for a shooting Thursday night in Oxon Hill. He’s also charged with kidnapping a young female family member from the shooting scene. She has since been located unharmed. The suspect is 62-year-old Wayne Summers of Oxon Hill. On February 15, 2024,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Threats of Potential Gun Violence at Spring Ridge Middle School

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Threats of Potential Gun Violence at Spring Ridge Middle School

On Thursday, February 15, 2024, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate reports of a threat against Spring Ridge Middle School. Deputies were alerted to a social media post circulating among Spring Ridge Middle School students warning them not to “go to school tomorrow” and indicating a student would...
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Two Washington D.C. Teens Arrested for Murder During Robbery in PG County

Two Washington D.C. Teens Arrested for Murder During Robbery in PG County

The Prince George’s County Police Department identified and charged two suspects wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in late December. The suspects are 18-year-old Bilal Ansariddeen of Bowie and 19-year-old Kiemontey Jenifer of Washington, DC. They are accused of fatally shooting 36-year-old Nelson Bonilla-Reyes of Capitol Heights. On December 31, 2023,...
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Charles County Public Schools Police Press Releases February 8th and 9th, 2024

Charles County Public Schools Police Press Releases February 8th and 9th, 2024

St. Charles High School Assault: On February 2, 2024, at 9 a.m., three students at St. Charles High School assaulted another student during a class change. Administrators separated the students. The student who was assaulted was treated for injuries by the school nurse. The students who initiated the assault will be charged. The students...
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UPDATE: Police Make Two Arrests in Shooting Death of Toddler and Wounding of Mother

UPDATE: Police Make Two Arrests in Shooting Death of Toddler and Wounding of Mother

UPDATE 2/9/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a toddler in Langley Park. The suspects are 33-year-old Israel Fuentes, Jr., of Lewisdale and 28-year-old Johnny Alejandro Turcios of Lewisdale. They are charged in connection with the murder of two-year-old Jeremy Poou-Caceres of the...
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Calvert County Drug Enforcement Unit Recovers Drugs, Guns and Make One Arrest

Calvert County Drug Enforcement Unit Recovers Drugs, Guns and Make One Arrest

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) has arrested a Prince Frederick man upon execution of a search warrant resulting in several CDS and Firearm charges. In January 2024, detectives began an investigation involving the distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the 100 block of Alton Court...
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UPDATE: D.C Man Sentenced to 32 Years for Involvement in Dunkirk Bank Robbery, High Speed Chase and Serious Crash

UPDATE: D.C Man Sentenced to 32 Years for Involvement in Dunkirk Bank Robbery, High Speed Chase and Serious Crash

UPDATE 2/9/2024: On February 8, 2024, Jemel Anthony Brown, 32 of Washington, DC, was sentenced to 32 years of active incarceration to be served at the Department of Corrections for his role in the May 2023 robbery of the M&T Bank in Dunkirk. The sentence was imposed by Calvert County Circuit Court Judge Mark...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warns Community of Phone Spoofing Scams

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warns Community of Phone Spoofing Scams

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office wants community members to be aware of a phone scam that is currently active throughout Calvert County. Deputies have received reports from community members who stated that callers contact them claiming to be members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. The law enforcement impersonator often: refers to the community...
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68-Year-Old Indiana Man Killed in PG County After Being Struck by Vehicle

68-Year-Old Indiana Man Killed in PG County After Being Struck by Vehicle

Update February 8, 2024: The deceased pedestrian has been identified as 68-year-old Jeff Jordan of Gary, Indiana. The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision. The identity of the deceased pedestrian, an adult male, will be released once his family is located and notified. On...
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Woman Charged for Fatally Stabbing Her Son in Prince George’s County

Woman Charged for Fatally Stabbing Her Son in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has now charged a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of her son inside of their Lanham home. The suspect is 42-year-old Querida Rivera of Lanham. She’s charged with the murder of 21-year-old Cristos Johnson of Lanham. On January 25, 2024, at approximately 7:15 am,...
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Brandywine Man Charged in Domestic-Related Homicide of His Uncle

Brandywine Man Charged in Domestic-Related Homicide of His Uncle

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a man with the murder of his uncle. The suspect is 40-year-old James Savoy of Brandywine. He’s charged with the fatal shooting of 69-year-old George Savoy of Brandywine. On February 3, 2024, at approximately 2:15 am, patrol officers responded to a home in the 13900...
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UPDATE: Forestville Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Murder

UPDATE: Forestville Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Murder

UPDATE 2/01/2024: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced that Malcolm Carl Young, 47, of Forestville, Maryland, was sentenced to 60 years in prison with 30 years of active incarceration for a homicide that occurred on August 9, 2022, in Lexington Park, Maryland. During the sentencing hearing, the State asked the Court to sentence Young to...
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Charles County Detectives Investigating Robberies Involving ATMs in Waldorf

Charles County Detectives Investigating Robberies Involving ATMs in Waldorf

On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 3:13 a.m., officers responded to a convenience store in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation showed the suspects entered the store, which was open for business, forcibly stole money from an ATM, and fled. A short time...
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17-Year-Old PG County Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery in Hughesville

17-Year-Old PG County Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery in Hughesville

Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified and charged a juvenile in connection with a robbery. The robbery occurred on December 28, 2023, at a convenience store located in the 7700 block of Leonardtown Road in Hughesville. In this case, the suspect entered the store, produced a firearm, and stole money from...
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