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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Prince George’s County Involving Off-Duty MPD Lieutenant

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Prince George’s County Involving Off-Duty MPD Lieutenant

March 28th, 2024: Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday evening in Prince George’s County. Around 5 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to the area of U.S. Route 301 (Crain Highway) at Village Drive for a report of a two-vehicle crash. The driver of a...
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PG County Man Arrested for Burglaries in Charles County with Nearly $25,000 of Merchandise Stolen

PG County Man Arrested for Burglaries in Charles County with Nearly $25,000 of Merchandise Stolen

Detectives have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with four commercial burglaries that occurred at two Waldorf businesses. The burglaries occurred between March 17 and March 20th, 2024; one of the burglaries occurred in the 2300 block of Crain Highway and three others occurred in the 2400 block of Old Washington Road. In the...
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Decades-Long Mystery Solved: Jane Doe, Homicide Victim, Identified 25 Years Later Following News Report

Decades-Long Mystery Solved: Jane Doe, Homicide Victim, Identified 25 Years Later Following News Report

Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives and Forensic Science Investigators have identified the body of a woman who was found murdered almost 25 years ago. Jane Doe was her name for investigators for 25 years, but her true identity has now been learned – LaQuanda Denise “Niecey” Williams who was just 31 years old when her...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect Who Murdered Convenience Store Owner with Tip Provided Through Crime Solvers

UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect Who Murdered Convenience Store Owner with Tip Provided Through Crime Solvers

UPDATE 3/24/2024: With the assistance of information provided to Prince George’s County Crime Solvers, Homicide Unit detectives identified and charged the suspect wanted for the murder of a convenience store owner. The suspect is 48-year-old Anthony Edward Stevens of Capitol Heights. He is charged with the murder of 50-year-old Mohammad Hanif of Annandale, VA....
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UPDATE: Suspect Suffers Serious Injuries After High Speed Crash During Pursuits Involving Suspects Wanted for Burglary of Gun Store in Charles County

UPDATE: Suspect Suffers Serious Injuries After High Speed Crash During Pursuits Involving Suspects Wanted for Burglary of Gun Store in Charles County

UPDATE 3/22/2024: On March 22 at 3:39 a.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. The initial information indicated a vehicle rammed through the back door of a pawn shop and at least three suspects entered the store. Officers arrived and observed...
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Police Investigating Reported Strong-Armed Robbery at St. Mary’s Square

Police Investigating Reported Strong-Armed Robbery at St. Mary’s Square

On Friday, March 22, 2024, at approximately 3:30 a.m., police responded to St. Mary’s Square Located at 21600 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported strong-armed robbery. The 911 caller reported he was giving a male $10 for a ride, when the subject grabbed all of the victims cash and fled on...
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Police Investigating School Staff Member Allowing Fight; Assault Between Staff Members at Davis Middle School

Police Investigating School Staff Member Allowing Fight; Assault Between Staff Members at Davis Middle School

On Friday, March 15, 2024, school administrators were made aware of a video recording of a fight between two students that occurred in a classroom at Davis Middle School. The video appears to show a school staff member allowing the students to fight while classmates watched, and other students clearing furniture to create space...
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Police Searching for Driver and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police Searching for Driver and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred on Sunday. The deceased pedestrian is 38-year-old Duane Lyons of Laurel. On March 17, 2024, at approximately 9:20 pm, patrol officers responded to the 13000 block of Laurel Bowie Road in the unincorporated section of Laurel for the report of...
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Police Identify Suspect Involved in 1970 Cold Case Homicide of 16-Year-Old

Police Identify Suspect Involved in 1970 Cold Case Homicide of 16-Year-Old

On March 10, 2023, the Anne Arundel County Police Department announced at a press conference the identification of a suspect in the 1970 homicide of 16-year-old Pamela Lynn Conyers. On October 16, 1970, Conyers’ family reported her missing to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Investigation indicated Conyers ran an errand at the Harundale...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating a Murder of 18-Year-Old During Suspected Drug Deal in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Investigating a Murder of 18-Year-Old During Suspected Drug Deal in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/17/2024: On March 16 at 8:37 p.m., officers responded to the 11300 block of Snow Owl Place in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. When officers arrived, they located a male with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. As EMS was providing care to the male, he succumbed to his injuries. A preliminary investigation...
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Two Flown to Trauma Center After Being Stabbed, Police Investigating

Two Flown to Trauma Center After Being Stabbed, Police Investigating

On Saturday, March 16, 2024, at approximately 12:48 a.m., a 911 caller reported they were stabbed and currently driving to an area bar in Park Hall to meet First Responders. As police and emergency medical personnel responded, the 911 caller who remained uncooperative, stated they were stabbed in the back and now driving to...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Vehicle Crash That Killed One Child and Seriously Injured Two Others

UPDATE: Police Investigating Vehicle Crash That Killed One Child and Seriously Injured Two Others

UPDATE _ SHERIFF’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE: At approximately 1:44 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2024, patrol units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Chingville Road in Leonardtown, MD. Units arrived on the scene to find a single...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man in Connection to Eight “Jaws of Life” ATM Robberies

UPDATE: Police Arrest Man in Connection to Eight “Jaws of Life” ATM Robberies

UPDATE 3/14/2024: The Prince George’s County Police arrested a suspect wanted in connection with multiple robberies as part of the “Jaws of Life” ATM string. The suspect is 31-year-old Stefon Janey of Upper Marlboro. He was taken into custody Wednesday evening after leading detectives, patrol officers and the Aviation Section on a pursuit in...
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Waldorf Woman Arrested After Road Rage Shooting in Anne Arundel County

Waldorf Woman Arrested After Road Rage Shooting in Anne Arundel County

On Friday, March 8, 2024, at approximately 6:40 p.m., officers responded to a road rage incident and non-contact shooting on the ramp from Route 32 East onto the Baltimore Washington Parkway South. A female suspect and female victim, who are known to each other, were engaged in a road rage incident in the area...
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UPDATE: Police Make Sixth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

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

UPDATE 3/13/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Fugitive Unit located a sixth suspect in connection with the murder of a toddler in February. The suspect is a 17-year-old male from Beltsville. He is charged as an adult in this case, with first degree murder and related charges. He is in the custody of...
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Police Investigating House Shot in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating House Shot in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, March 13, 2024, around 2:30 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported shots fired in the area of Midway Drive and Weeping Willow Lane in Lexington Park. An additional 911 caller reported several shots were fired into a residence located in the 21000 block of Weeping Willow Lane. No injuries were reported. Detectives from...
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UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Robbed and Shot in Waldorf for Jacket

UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Robbed and Shot in Waldorf for Jacket

UPDATE 3/12/2024: On March 11 at 2:28 p.m., the victim, an 18-year-old male, was walking in the area of Ryon Court in Waldorf when he observed several males wearing ski masks approaching him. The victim fled into the lobby of a nearby office building located in the 3600 block of Leonardtown Road and removed...
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Police Investigating Man Shot in The Neck at Hollywood Plaza, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Man Shot in The Neck at Hollywood Plaza, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

On Saturday, March 9, 2024, at approximately 12:13 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Hollywood Plaza located at 24502 Three Notch Road in Hollywood, for the reported shooting. Crews arrived on the scene to find an unknown aged male with a gunshot wound to the neck. He was...
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Father Charged in Connection with Death of 4-Month Old Infant After Death is Ruled a Homicide

Father Charged in Connection with Death of 4-Month Old Infant After Death is Ruled a Homicide

Homicide Unit detectives charged a father in connection with the death of his infant daughter. The suspect is 27-year-old Joseph Barrett of Takoma Park. He is charged with the murder of four-month-old Jaliyah Thompson. On January 6, 2024, at approximately 6:20 am, officers responded to a motel in the 9400 block of Largo Drive...
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UPDATE: Maryland Woman Indicted and Man Charged on Federal Charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Child Sex Trafficking

UPDATE: Maryland Woman Indicted and Man Charged on Federal Charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Child Sex Trafficking

A federal grand jury returned an indictment on March 5, 2024, charging Verena May Mathis, age 24, of Capitol Heights, Maryland, for sexual exploitation of a child and for child sex trafficking. The indictment was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge James C....
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Calvert County Detectives Investigating Thefts of Lotion at Local Pharmacies

Calvert County Detectives Investigating Thefts of Lotion at Local Pharmacies

On Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 9:08 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Patrol Bureau responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 10095 Ward Road in Dunkirk, for the report of a theft that just occurred. The complainant advised two black males entered the store, stole body lotion from the shelf, and fled the...
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Two Baltimore Teens Arrested for Murder in Anne Arundel County, Police Recover Stolen Vehicle and Two Firearms

Two Baltimore Teens Arrested for Murder in Anne Arundel County, Police Recover Stolen Vehicle and Two Firearms

On March 4, 2024, at approximately 2:41 p.m., officers responded for a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Bon Air Avenue in Brooklyn Park. Upon arrival, officers found a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and immediately began life-saving efforts. The fire department responded and transported the victim to the R. Adams...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Assault and Armed Robbery at St. Charles High School, Police Seeking Teens Stolen Vehicle

UPDATE: Police Investigating Assault and Armed Robbery at St. Charles High School, Police Seeking Teens Stolen Vehicle

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE: On March 6, 2024, at 11:10 a.m., a student from St. Charles High School was leaving school for the day when he was approached in the parking lot by several suspects and struck in the head with what appeared to be a handgun. The victim dropped his keys, and the...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Sexual Assault in Hyattsville

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Sexual Assault in Hyattsville

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit is investigating a sexual assault that occurred Monday evening in the unincorporated section of Hyattsville. The adult female victim advised officers that she was grabbed by two unknown men as she walked in the 6000 block of Ager Road at approximately 5:05 pm on March...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Murder, Crime Solvers Offering Reward

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Murder, Crime Solvers Offering Reward

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the unincorporated section of Takoma Park. The victim’s name will be released once he is identified and his family is notified. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment...
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