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Police Investigating Report of Sexual Assault at John Hanson Middle School

Police Investigating Report of Sexual Assault at John Hanson Middle School

On Wednesday, May 8, 2024, school administrators and the school resource officer were notified of a sexual assault that occurred yesterday at John Hanson Middle School. A preliminary investigation showed a student lured another student into a bathroom and groped and inappropriately touched the student. The involved student will be charged with 4th-degree sex...
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Calvert County Detectives Investigating Multiple Thefts from Vehicles

Calvert County Detectives Investigating Multiple Thefts from Vehicles

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple thefts from motor vehicles and vehicle tampering cases that occurred on May 5, 2024, between the hours of 2:45 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. in the Chesapeake Village subdivision in Chesapeake Beach. The theft reports were received from victims residing on Cavalcade Drive, Cannoncade Court, and Meridan...
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Police Investigating Armed Carjacking of 1968 Cadillac Deville in Waldorf

Police Investigating Armed Carjacking of 1968 Cadillac Deville in Waldorf

On Monday, May 6, 2024, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police responded to the 6000 block of New Forest Court in Waldorf, for the reported armed carjacking. The 911 caller reported a tall black male wearing a black hoodie, black mask and blue jeans stole a green 1968 Cadillac Deville at gunpoint. No known injuries...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Woman Found Shot in Her Vehicle in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Woman Found Shot in Her Vehicle in Prince George’s County

Friday, May 3rd, 2024: Maryland State Police are investigating the shooting of a 20-year woman found inside her vehicle in Prince George’s County last night. The victim is identified as Nyah Strong Hairston, 20, of Largo, Maryland. Hairston was transported from the scene by Prince George’s County Fire/EMS personnel to the University of Maryland...
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Skimming Devices Recovered at Eight Businesses in Prince George’s County

Skimming Devices Recovered at Eight Businesses in Prince George’s County

The Financial Crimes Section is issuing a community-wide warning about skimming devices. In the past month, the PGPD has recovered ten overlay credit card skimming devices at convenience stores and other businesses in the county. Skimming devices can be placed at point-of-sale terminals inside of retail stores, grocery stores, convenience stores or any location where credit...
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Police Investigating Home Invasion with Victim Shot in Waldorf

Police Investigating Home Invasion with Victim Shot in Waldorf

On Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at approximately 3:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 4000 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf, for the reported home invasion with one victim shot. 911 callers reported three to five suspects armed with handguns wearing all black entered the residence, shot one victim in...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Double Shooting, 16-Year-Old Dies from Injuries

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Double Shooting, 16-Year-Old Dies from Injuries

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is leading the investigation into a fatal shooting that occurred in Oxon Hill. The victim is 16-year-old De’Marco Bradford of Washington, DC. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On Monday, April 22,...
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Two St. Charles High School Staff Assaulted During Student Altercation, Police Investigating

Two St. Charles High School Staff Assaulted During Student Altercation, Police Investigating

St. Charles High School Press Release: “I want to share information with you about an incident that happened at St. Charles High School that impacted our school day. “This morning, a group of students engaged in a large physical altercation during a class change. They continued and did not follow initial redirection from staff....
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14-Year-Old Charged After Armed Robbery of Jacket and Shoes Near Waldorf Mall

14-Year-Old Charged After Armed Robbery of Jacket and Shoes Near Waldorf Mall

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 9:55 p.m., patrol officers responded to Mall Circle Drive for the report of an armed robbery. A preliminary investigation showed the victim was walking in the parking lot when he was approached by a group of males who brandished a firearm and demanded the victim’s jacket and shoes....
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in 1st-Degree Assault Case

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in 1st-Degree Assault Case

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 10:23 p.m., officers responded to the area of Mall Circle for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed witnesses observed a male brandish a firearm and chase another male through the parking lot. Witnesses said the suspect fired the gun at the victim and then both...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Prince George’s County Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Arrest Prince George’s County Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police computer crimes investigators have charged a Prince George’s County man with the possession and distribution of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Timothy R. Walton, 57, of Capitol Heights, Maryland. He is charged with four counts of possession and one count of distribution of child pornography. He was arrested by...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating and Seeking Information in Connection to 15-Year-Old Being Stabbed At St. Charles Towne Center

UPDATE: Police Investigating and Seeking Information in Connection to 15-Year-Old Being Stabbed At St. Charles Towne Center

UPDATE 4/29/2024: On Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 9:05 p.m., officers were working secondary employment at a carnival in the parking lot at St. Charles Towne Center when a 15-year-old male approached and said he had been shot. The officers provided first aid until EMS responded and transported the teen to a hospital. It...
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Davis Middle School Student Charged After Inappropriately Touching Another Student

Davis Middle School Student Charged After Inappropriately Touching Another Student

On April 16, 2024, the school resource officer at Davis Middle School was made aware of an assault that occurred on April 15 in which a male student inappropriately touched a female student during class. The student will be charged on a Juvenile Offense Report with assault. Anyone with additional information is asked to...
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Maryland State Police Continue Search For Calvert County Boy Missing Since 1968

Maryland State Police Continue Search For Calvert County Boy Missing Since 1968

Maryland State Police are asking the public for assistance as investigators continue the search for a 10-year-old boy who was reported missing more than 55 years ago in Calvert County. Bob Boyes was last seen on Dec. 26, 1968, while walking home with his pet deer on Wash Hance Road in Port Republic. Hundreds...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Three Separate Fatal Collisions Over Weekend

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Three Separate Fatal Collisions Over Weekend

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal three-vehicle collision that occurred in Oxon Hill on Friday. The deceased passenger of one of the involved vehicles is 71-year-old Herminia Gamit of Suitland. On April 19, 2024, at approximately 1:20 pm, officers responded to a collision in the...
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Suspect Wanted for Gym Shooting in Custody, Victim Shot More Than 5 Times Over Basketball Argument

Suspect Wanted for Gym Shooting in Custody, Victim Shot More Than 5 Times Over Basketball Argument

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gun Crimes Unit identified and charged the suspect wanted for a recent shooting at a gym in the city of Glenarden. The suspect is 24-year-old Nelson Ballard III of Landover. On April 11, 2024, at approximately 8:30 pm, officers with the Glenarden Police Department responded to the 9400...
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UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed a 21-Year-Old Motorcyclist and Child

UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed a 21-Year-Old Motorcyclist and Child

UPDATE 4/19/2024: The juvenile passenger from the SUV that was transported to Children’s Hospital has succumbed to her injuries. UPDATE 4/7/2024: On Sunday, April 7, 2024, at approximately 10:19 a.m., were dispatched to the scene of an automobile collision involving a motorcycle and an SUV at Three Notch Road and Tom Hodges Drive in Hollywood....
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UPDATE: Suspect in Sledgehammer Assault Two Weeks Ago in St. Mary’s County Still on the Run

UPDATE: Suspect in Sledgehammer Assault Two Weeks Ago in St. Mary’s County Still on the Run

UPDATE 4/18/2024: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Devone Articis Hall, 33, no fixed address, in connection with an assault that happened on April 3, 2024, in Lexington Park. The suspect is approximately 5’ 6” tall with a thin build. UPDATE 4/3/2024 @ 3:15 P.M.: On April 3, 2024,...
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Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Seeking Identities of Theft Suspects

Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Seeking Identities of Theft Suspects

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack is investigating a theft from the Dollar General, located at 30547 Potomac Way, Charlotte Hall, MD that occurred on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at approximately 2:00 pm. The suspects stole over $200 worth of goods from the establishment. Parts of the license plate affixed to the vehicle were...
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UPDATE: Former Substitute Teacher Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Fourth-Degree Sexual Offense

UPDATE: Former Substitute Teacher Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Fourth-Degree Sexual Offense

4/16/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, April 15, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Malcolm Fluellyn, 27, of Bryans Road, to 46 years in prison with all but 15 years suspended for two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and six counts of...
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Suspect Shot by Police After Home Invasion and Stabbing Over A Money Dispute

Suspect Shot by Police After Home Invasion and Stabbing Over A Money Dispute

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a suspect in connection with a stabbing and home invasion which occurred prior to a non-fatal officer-involved shooting on Sunday in District Heights. The suspect is 40-year-old Raphael Coates of District Heights. On April 14, 2024, at approximately 9:55 am, officers responded to a home...
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UPDATE: Two Teens in Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Chasing and Shooting at Detective in his Unmarked Police Vehicle

UPDATE: Two Teens in Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Chasing and Shooting at Detective in his Unmarked Police Vehicle

UPDATE 4/14/2024: On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at approximately 11:06 hours, Detective Stokes, who is assigned to the Prince George’s County Police Department Washington Area Vehicle Enforcement (WAVE), notified Public Safety Communications using his agency issued radio that he was being shot at by a male in a white Cadillac CTS-V bearing Maryland temporary...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Attempted to Enter Residence

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Attempted to Enter Residence

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance identifying and locating the individual in this picture. The individual is wanted in connection with an attempted residential burglary. If you know who this individual is, please contact Deputy Michael Walker at [email protected] or 301-475-4200, ext. 8092. Please reference case number 18747-24. Tipsters can also call...
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Police Investigating Multiple Vehicles Stolen from Waldorf Neighborhood

Police Investigating Multiple Vehicles Stolen from Waldorf Neighborhood

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 7 a.m., patrol officers responded to a call for two stolen vehicles on Bancroft Drive. A Nissan Maxima and a Dodge Charger were stolen from one residence during the overnight hours. Further, patrol officers took reports of thefts from vehicles on Windon Court that may be related. The...
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Police Seeking Identity of Suspects Wanted for Murder of Trash Removal Employee

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects Wanted for Murder of Trash Removal Employee

Homicide Unit detectives released images of the suspects and video of the car used in the recent murder of a trash removal company employee in the unincorporated section of Hyattsville. The victim is 30-year-old Idongesit Udosen of Lanham. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and...
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