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Charles County Officers Recover Loaded Stolen Firearm and Body Armor from Convicted Felon After Traffic Stop, Released by Judge 48 Hours Later

Charles County Officers Recover Loaded Stolen Firearm and Body Armor from Convicted Felon After Traffic Stop, Released by Judge 48 Hours Later

On November 7, 2022, at 11:27 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of St. Charles Parkway at Alameda Avenue after observing a headlight out on a vehicle. The driver did not initially stop the car and continued driving for nearly half a mile before stopping. Upon approaching the vehicle,...
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VIDEO: Police Seeking Suspect Involved in Fatal Road Rage Shooting in Prince George’s County

VIDEO: Police Seeking Suspect Involved in Fatal Road Rage Shooting in Prince George’s County

As the investigation continues into a fatal road rage incident that claimed the life of a tow truck driver in Prince George’s County, police are releasing video footage and asking anyone with relevant information to contact the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit. On Saturday, March 19, 2022, Delonte Hicks, a 29-year-old tow truck driver,...
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Calvert County Murderer Loses Bid to Reduce His Sentence

Calvert County Murderer Loses Bid to Reduce His Sentence

Ancil Tony Hamrick, age 61, convicted in 2001 of a brutal Calvert County murder, has lost his bid to have his sentence reduced. Hamrick had argued that his sentence was illegal because his convictions for First-Degree Murder and Burglary should have been treated as the same offense. On November 9, 2022, Judge Mark S....
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Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron Announces End of Year Strategies to Reduce Violent Crime

Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron Announces End of Year Strategies to Reduce Violent Crime

At a press conference this past weekend, U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron, joined by federal, state, and local partners announced new initiatives to fight violent crime in Maryland.  These efforts build on previous successes and are intended to prevent and reduce violent crime in Baltimore City. Partners at yesterday’s announcement included: U.S. Attorney Erek...
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Reward Offered: Police in Prince George’s County Investigating Fatal Shooting of 13-Year-Old Boy

Reward Offered: Police in Prince George’s County Investigating Fatal Shooting of 13-Year-Old Boy

Detectives from the Homicide Unit of the Prince George’s County Police Department are actively working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who shot a teenager in Temple Hills on Tuesday. The victim, 13-year-old Jayz Agnew of Temple Hills, was pronounced clinically deceased at a hospital several days later. On November 8, 2022, at approximately...
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Patrol Officers Arrest Suspect in Burglary Who is Linked to Additional Case, Released 48 Hours Later by Judge

Patrol Officers Arrest Suspect in Burglary Who is Linked to Additional Case, Released 48 Hours Later by Judge

On November 5 at 3:05 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. Officers met with the homeowner who indicated they were not sure if the suspect was still inside. Officers established a perimeter and a police K9 entered the house;...
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Police Officers Arrest 15-Year-Old Male After One Stolen Vehicle Hits A Second Stolen Vehicle

Police Officers Arrest 15-Year-Old Male After One Stolen Vehicle Hits A Second Stolen Vehicle

On November 8, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., while on routine patrol, an officer witnessed a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Ritchie Highway and Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie. The striking vehicle, a white Kia Optima, came to a stop just beyond the intersection, and the occupants bailed out of the vehicle....
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times at Waldorf Restaurant

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times at Waldorf Restaurant

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 12:50 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of a shopping center in the 12500 block of Mattawoman Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect inside a seafood restaurant, which evolved...
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Lusby Man Arrested After Stabbing Victim in Callaway, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center, Suspect Released 24 Hours Later

Lusby Man Arrested After Stabbing Victim in Callaway, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center, Suspect Released 24 Hours Later

UPDATE 11/11/2022: Deputies arrested suspect Nathan Daniel Field, age 24 of Lusby at a nearby business in Callaway a short time after the assault occurred. Field has been charged with the following. Assault First Degree Assault Second Degree Possession of Contraband in Place on Confinement CDS Possession – Not cannabis Fields bail was set...
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Police Investigating Double Fatal Shooting in Oxon Hill Grocery Store Where Security Guard and Suspect Shoot and Kill Each Other

Police Investigating Double Fatal Shooting in Oxon Hill Grocery Store Where Security Guard and Suspect Shoot and Kill Each Other

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a double fatal shooting inside of an Oxon Hill grocery store. The victim, a store security guard, is identified as 43-year-old Willie Tate of Fredericksburg, VA. He was shot and killed by the decedent, 20-year-old Zaila Akida of District Heights. On Friday, November 4,...
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Detectives to Canvass for Information in Fatal Stabbing in Langley Park, Cash Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest

Detectives to Canvass for Information in Fatal Stabbing in Langley Park, Cash Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest

This evening, Homicide Unit detectives will canvass a Langley Park neighborhood as they continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Fidelino Velasquez-Cano. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On Sunday, November 6, 2022, at approximately 12:50 a.m., the victim...
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Suspected Drugs Recovered from Student After Possible Overdose, Officer and Student Transported to Hospital

Suspected Drugs Recovered from Student After Possible Overdose, Officer and Student Transported to Hospital

On Monday, November 7, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., a school resource officer at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center was assisting staff with a student who was having a medical emergency as a result of a possible drug overdose. The officer located packaged pills and suspected marijuana in the student’s book bag. After locating the...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Waldorf Shooting Case

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Waldorf Shooting Case

On November 4, 2022 shortly before 2 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2700 block of Hadley Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, an adult male, with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital with injuries that did...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Rumor Circulating on Social Media of Woman Robbed and Stabbed

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Rumor Circulating on Social Media of Woman Robbed and Stabbed

Multiple posts including the photo below stated there was woman “mugged, stabbed and left for dead” in St. Mary’s County. The post included a photograph of the female asking for the public’s assistance in making positive identification of the victim, along with police officers in uniform. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summonses Served – October 2022

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summonses Served – October 2022

10/01/22- Sergio Rashaad Rice, age 41 of no fixed address- Malicious Destruction of Property by Dep. Marsch# 397. 10/02/22- Thomas Ernest Maddox, age 54 of Avenue- Loaded Handgun in Vehicle and Loaded Handgun on Person by Dep. McLean# 400 10/04/22- Davion Lamarr Warren, age 20 of Lexington Park- Assault 2nd Degree and Violate Protective...
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Police Identify Victims in Quadruple Murder / Suicide on Wildflower Drive in La Plata

Police Identify Victims in Quadruple Murder / Suicide on Wildflower Drive in La Plata

11/5/2022: On November 4, shortly before 4 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Wildflower Drive in La Plata for the report of a shooting. Officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and The La Plata Police Department arrived and located the homeowner, who was at the front door and advised he had...
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Police Arrest Man for Burglary in Solomons

Police Arrest Man for Burglary in Solomons

On October 25, 2022, at 2:18 a.m., Deputy Ashley of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 14100 block of Solomons Island Road in Solomons, for the report of a burglary in progress. Investigation revealed Dwayne Lamont Roberts, 31 of no fixed address, was discovered inside the residence by the homeowner. Deputies arrived...
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Juvenile in Waldorf Armed with Knife Charged with Robbery, Theft and Assault

Juvenile in Waldorf Armed with Knife Charged with Robbery, Theft and Assault

On October 31, 2022, at 2:42 p.m., two males went into a business in the 1100 block of Smallwood Drive West, stole merchandise and fled on foot. An employee followed and confronted the males and asked for the items. One of the males produced a knife and threatened the employee. Both males then fled...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Theft at Charlotte Hall 7-Eleven

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Theft at Charlotte Hall 7-Eleven

On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at approximately 2:10 a.m., police responded to the 7-Eleven located at 29969 Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported theft. The 911 caller reported a male wearing a mask and a reflective vest came into the business and jumped over the counter and stole the entire cash...
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Detectives Investigating Fatal Stabbing in Upper Marlboro

Detectives Investigating Fatal Stabbing in Upper Marlboro

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday morning in the unincorporated section of Upper Marlboro. The victim is 34-year-old Ian Persaud of Upper Marlboro. 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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Charles County Officers Recover Loaded Handgun and Drugs During Suspicious Vehicle Investigation

Charles County Officers Recover Loaded Handgun and Drugs During Suspicious Vehicle Investigation

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, at approximately 7:02 a.m., officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a convenience store in the 2400 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when they observed a handgun on the driver’s side floorboard. The three occupants were removed from the vehicle. Further investigation revealed the...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Persons in Theft Investigation at California CVS

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Persons in Theft Investigation at California CVS

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured in a theft investigation. On Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at 6:33 pm, the two pictured suspects entered the CVS pharmacy on Three Notch Road in California. While in the store, the pair loaded a cart full of cosmetics, scanned the...
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Lexington Park Woman Sentenced to 30 Months In Federal Prison For Obtaining Over $1 Million In Fraudulent Disability Benefits

Lexington Park Woman Sentenced to 30 Months In Federal Prison For Obtaining Over $1 Million In Fraudulent Disability Benefits

U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced Angela Marie Farr, age 36, of Lexington Park, Maryland, yesterday to 30 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit theft of government property and for theft of government property, in connection with a scheme to obtain fraudulently disability benefits from...
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Weapon and Drugs Recovered From a Student at Westlake High School Student:

Weapon and Drugs Recovered From a Student at Westlake High School Student:

On October 27, 2022, at 11:45 a.m., an administrator at Westlake High School heard a crackling noise coming from the purse of a student in the cafeteria during the lunch session. School officials briefly questioned the student, and then the student opened her purse to reveal a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana and a...
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Police Issues Warning About Card Reader Skimming Devices

Police Issues Warning About Card Reader Skimming Devices

The Financial Crimes Unit is issuing a community-wide warning about skimming devices. In the last week, the PGPD has recovered three skimming devices at convenience stores 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 card transactions...
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