Thursday, February 14, 2013
Victim walks into hospital seeking aid for gunshot wound from Brandywine robbery.
Prince George's County Police are asking the public for help finding a man wanted in a shooting and armed robbery Tuesday in Brandywine. Authorities are looking for Terry Lynn Savoy, 43, also known as Terry Lynn Brown, who has no fixed address. Savoy is charged with first degree assault, and police are asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to call them. The victim walked into an area hospital for help after being robbed and shot in the 14200 block of Gibbons Church Road, according to police. The victim and suspect are acquaintances. Anyone with information can call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s R.I.D. South District IV Investigative Unit at (301) 749-5064. Police said callers wishing to remain anonymous …
Friday, February 8, 2013
The incident took place Thursday night near the Chemical/Nuclear Engineering Building.
Authorities say a woman was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night near the University of Maryland's Chemical/Nuclear Engineering Building. According to University of Maryland police, the victim was walking through parking lot around 10:40 p.m. when she was approached by an unknown male. The suspect reportedly pulled out a handgun and demanded the woman's valuables. She complied, handing over cash, gift cards, and other personal items. The man then fled the area on Paint Branch Drive, police said. He was described as wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, baggy jeans, and a covering on his face. Prince Geroge's County police attempted to locate the suspect using a K-9 unit but were unsuccessful. The incident comes less than three days after a …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Ronald W. Morgan allegedly pulled a sawed-off shotgun out of his pants during the hold-up, according to police.
A man who allegedly pulled a shotgun out of his pants during an armed robbery attempt in a Landover parking lot in September was arrested on Wednesday, according to the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office. Ronald W. Morgan was arrested in the 4200 block of 58th Avenue in Bladensburg and charged with first- an second-degree assault, armed robbery and related charges for his alleged role in a hold-up along with two others. Morgan and two other suspects allegedly attempted to rob two victims on Sept. 22 in a parking lot in the 2300 block of Brightseat Road, according to a police account, with Morgan pulling a sawed-off shotgun from his pants and announcing the robbery. One of the victims fought back, trying to wrestle the shotgun away …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Security guard shot inside a grocery, teens robbed at gunpoint while taking out trash, local charity brings policeman to tears and potential Powerball winner in Maryland.
Security Guard Shot Inside South Laurel Grocery Store A security guard at Bottom Dollar Food in South Laurel was shot Thursday night by two suspects who later fled the scene, according to police. The victim was transported to the hospital in serious condition but is expected to recover. Local Charity Drive Brings Policeman to Tears Even grown police officers can cry as evidenced by a local Christmas shopping program for underprivileged kids. Capt. Carl DeWalt with the Laurel Police Department couldn't keep the tears from falling when he shared his story about a boy who wanted to buy boots at Christmas. Teens Robbed at Gunpoint on Excalibur Court Two teens were allegedly robbed at gunpoint last Friday on the 3700 block of Excalibur Court …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
County planners may back off plans to widen several roadways and more.
Here are some of the most recent top stories from Prince George's County. Former UMD Student Sentenced for Online Threats A former University of Maryland student who made an online threat to go on a campus shooting rampage was sentenced to three years of supervised probation in Prince George's County Circuit Court on Thursday, according to a news release from the county State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks. Suspect Sought in London Lane Armed Robbery Identified Bowie police have identified a suspect in last week's armed robbery at the 14000 block of London Lane, where a woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking from a parking lot to her house. Explaining Question 6 to a 7-Year-Old A young boy asks his mother about a yard sign on Question 6…
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Bowie Racetrack may become green space, international film festival opens, and more.
Police say two armed robberies are related; Beltsville research center prepares to dig up radioactive waste buried since the 1940s; local Walmart employees join the national strike, and more—in Prince George’s headlines this week. College Park Gunpoint Robberies Linked Prince George's County Police are looking into two armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery in College Park Wednesday. The incidents were related, police said. BARC to Remove Radioactive Waste From Beltsville Grounds The Beltsville Agriculture Research Center is preparing to dig up radioactive waste buried on its grounds since the late 1940s, according to Kim Kaplan, spokesperson for the Agricultural Research Service, of which the Beltsville center is a part. The …
Friday, October 5, 2012
A suspect wanted for a July 10 armed robbery was arrested Monday.
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Terrance Stevenson—a suspect on the "Sheriff's Most Wanted" list. Stevenson is suspected in an alleged armed robbery in Glenarden in July. He was arrested Monday, the sheriff's office reported. According to the sheriff's warrant, Stevenson allegedly robbed a man in the 8600 block of Leslie Avenue on July 10 by sticking a gun in his face and forcing him to fall over. Two other suspects then stole property from the victim, the warrant stated. Deputies learned of Stevenson's wherabouts in the 6300 block of Hillmar Drive in District Heights Monday. He was arrested there without incident. Prince George's County Police charged Stevenson with armed robbery, robbery, first and …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Police believe the same pair has held up stores in East Riverdale, Suitland, and Landover in the past month.
Prince George's County police have released a video from last week's stickup at East Pines Liquor Store in East Riverdale—one in an apparent string of local robberies. The incident occurred on Sept. 25 at around 7:20 a.m. As seen in the video, two suspects allegedly entered the store and pulled a gun on the employees. After restraining them, police said the pair stole cash from the register and fled the scene. Similar robberies occurred on Sept. 22 at Base Liquors in Suitland and on Sept. 4 at David's Liquors in Landover. In one instance, a suspected getaway vehicle was spotted. Police described it as a white SUV that might be bearing temporary Maryland license plates. The driver was identified as a black woman wearing a white shower cap …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Woman run over by her own car, flag less 35 stars flies over town hall, and man digs deep to recreate 1937 Broadway and Hollywood.
Men demand carryout food at gunpoint; City Council contention stirred by student driver's fence smashing; a woman is run over by her own car; and more—in Prince George's County headlines this week. Men Demand Carryout Food at Gunpoint in Greenbelt Victim surrenders bag. Student Driver Fence Damage Roils Hyattsville Council Contention normally reserved for controversial budget matters centers on drivers education schools' use of parking lot near Magruder Park. Bowie Woman Run Over by Own Car Marie Surowicz, 86, suffered fatal injuries after her own vehicle backed over her in the St. Edwards Catholic Church parking lot Sunday. Witnesses told police that Surowicz's car rolled over her after she exited the vehicle and was knocked off …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Prince George's Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of a man that robbed eight people at a house party in Upper Marlboro home in July.
An Upper Marlboro man was arrested and charged Friday in an armed robbery that occurred at a house party in Upper Marlboro. Sheriff's deputies arrested Shawn Owen-Sellers at a home on the 6100 block of Ivey Ridge Court. According to the warrant, Owen-Sellers, along with other suspects, allegedly robbed eight people of nearly $2,000 worth of property at a party in the 12000 block of Green Tee Turn on July 25. Owen-Sellers was charged with eight counts of first degree assault, eight counts of armed robbery and use of a firearm during a violent crime. He's being held in the county's Department of Corrections, deputies reported.