Thursday, May 9, 2013
A 17-year-old was found unresponsive by police just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
Updated, May 10, 4:10 p.m.: County police are investigating a fatal crash that killed a teenager Wednesday after school. According to police, officers responded to the 11900 block of Brandywine Road in Clinton for a single-vehicle crash just after 3 p.m. They found a 17-year-old boy unresponsive inside the car and he was pronounced dead on the scene. The teen was identified as Delanta Clark Jr, of the 10800 block of Slippery Elm Court. He was a student at Surrattsville High School. Clark was driving on Brandywine Road when he lost control of his car, left the roadway and hit a tree, a preliminary investigation revealed. However, police are still trying to determine why the teen initially lost control. Clark was wearing his seatbelt, and …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The school district plans to continue its project on a student-built home that broke out in fire.
Prince George's County Public Schools are "saddened and disappointed" by what appears to be an intentional fire at one of its student-built homes in Clinton, MD, spokesman Briant Coleman said. Two fires occurred in the same neighborhood within a week and have been ruled "suspicious" by the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department. One of the homes was no longer owned by the school system. "We sold it," said Coleman. As for the other home, he said, the work will go on. "Our students have been working extremely hard on this project, and we will continue to work closely with the Foundation for Applied Construction Technology for Students (FACTS) Board of Directors to ensure the project moves forward in spite of this devastating setback," …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The fire caused "significant" damage to a vacant two-story home in Clinton, MD on New Year's Day.
It took firefighters an hour to extinguish the flames after a two-story family home in the 8200 block of Student Drive in Clinton, MD caught on fire New Year's Day. Firefighters responded to the scene around 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 1 and on arrival saw the home in flames, including the roof, county fire spokesman Mark Brady said. The firefighters fought the blaze from outside the home, as the home was vacant and no residents were in harms way, Brady added. It took firefighters 30 minutes to knock down most of the fire and another 30 minutes to complete extinguish the flames, he added. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Prince George's County police officials released more information regarding the crash that killed police officer Kevin Bowden on Oct. 18.
Police officials said the driver of a SUV involved in a fatal crash with a Prince George's County police officer may have caused the crash when she crossed several lanes of traffic and collided with the officer's cruiser. Officer Kevin Bowden, of District 4, died Thursday afternoon, when his cruiser slammed into a utility pole after colliding with an SUV along Surratts Road in Clinton. The woman driving the SUV was transported to Prince George's Hospital Center with injuries that were not life-threatening. On Friday, Prince George's County Police Chief Mark Magaw said the driver of the SUV may have caused the crash. According to investigators, the driver was in a left turn lane on Branch Avenue at Surratts Road when she decided to cross …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The crash forced the closure of Route 5 and Surratts Road on Thursday.
Update, 9 p.m.: Surratts Road was reopened nearly six hours after the road was shutdown Thursday afternoon after two cars were involved in a fatal car accident. Prince George's Police Office Kevin Bowden died from injuries sustained in the crash. Update, 6:30 p.m.: The officer involved in this serious accident has died. An update on this story is available. Update, 6:05 p.m.: Two southbound lanes of Branch Avenue have reopened, but the northbound side remains closed as officials continue to investigate the cause of the accident. Surratts Road also remains closed about a mile out from the intersection with Route 5. Follow @UMarlboroPatch on Twitter for more details as they break. Police officers and officials are gathering at Southern …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The were arrested at a home in Seat Pleasant.
Prince George's Sheriff's deputies arrested and charged two men Tuesday with kidnapping and burglary. Brandon Lee and Terrace Buckman Jr. were arrested without incident in Seat Pleasant. According to deputies, on Aug. 29 the suspects approached a man in the 10700 block of Bickford Avenue in Clinton and Lee allegedly exited the blue vehicle and grabbed the man from behind, forcing him into the backseat of the vehicle. Buckman then allegedly reached down to get a handgun, and the victim jumped out of the car and ran, the warrant stated. On May 4, deputies said, Buckman allegedly entered a home in the 6800 block of Groveton Road in Clinton and allegedly took $12,400 worth of property. On Tuesday deputies investigating the case were lead to …