Thursday, January 31, 2013
A Crime Solvers tip led detectives to the car of homicide victim, Keith Massaton Watson of Upper Marlboro, according to Prince George's police.
Police asked for the public's help Tuesday in finding the car of an Upper Marlboro man who was shot and killed Monday, according to Prince George's County police. On Thursday, police announced that the victim's stolen car was being processed for evidence after being recovered thanks to a Crime Solver's tip. Officers responded at 12:55 p.m. Monday to a shooting in the 8500 block of Rainswood Drive in Landover. When they arrived, they discovered 48-year-old Keith Massaton Watson inside an industrial building suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Watson, of the 9100 block of Grandhaven Avenue in Upper Marlboro, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. Police believe his 2004 black Audi A6 was taken during the …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Keith Massaton Watson, 48, was killed on Monday, police believe his black Audi A6 was taken during the homicide.
Police on Tuesday identified 48-year-old Keith Massaton Watson of Upper Marlboro as the victim in a fatal shooting Monday in Landover. Detectives are searching for a suspect or suspects and for Watson's car, which they believe was taken during the homicide. Watson's vehicle is a 2004 black Audi A6 with Maryland tags 01524CE, according to the Prince George's County Police Department, which has provided a picture of a similar vehicle. Officers responded at 12:55 p.m. Monday to a shooting in the 8500 block of Rainswood Drive in Landover. When they arrived, they discovered Watson inside an industrial building suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Watson, of the 9100 block of Grandhaven Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Police were called to Friendly High School after a disturbance Tuesday, when they arrived a second disturbance broke out, according to police.
At least three people, two of them Friendly High School students, were arrested following disturbances at the high school Tuesday, Prince George's police said. It was the first school day following a weekend shooting that left a Friendly High School student dead. Marcus Antonio Jones, 16, died after being shot by an unknown suspect while walking to his car in Fort Washington Sunday, police said. On Tuesday, two disturbances occurred, according to Officer Nicole Hubbard, Prince George's County police spokeswoman. The second one led to the arrests; all three were charged with second-degree assault, she said. Both disturbances occurred inside the school, according to an ABC7 report. The ages of the three people arrested was unclear. A …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The man was carrying his 2-year-old son when he was shot.
A Seat Pleasant man, who had witnessed a prior shooting, was shot and killed Wednesday while holding his 2-year-old son, according to a WJLA story. Nicoh Mayhew was walking to his mother's apartment in the 6800 block of Seat Pleasant Drive when he was shot. His son was shot in the arm. Nicoh Mayhew, who was slain Wednesday in Seat Pleasant, had witnessed a prior shooting. He was reportedly offered protection but declined. Mayhew was killed and his 2-year-old son was wounded after the shooting in the 6800 block of Seat Pleasant Drive. The toddler was shot in the arm. The suspects fled the scene in a 4-door black BMW with Maryland tags, according to WJLA.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Officials wonder if HOAs are liable in pit bull attacks, Bowie State student acquitted of murder charges, Pr. George's Democrats pick Ross' replacement, blog tries to out "racists" by posting shocking comments—many by young people slamming Obama.
A deputy killed armed resident, questions arose over homeowners associations liability in pit bull attacks, police charged four men with homicide upon the death of a 2010 shooting victim, Bowie State student acquitted in murder trial, Pr. George's Democrats pick Ross' replacement, blog tries to out "racists" by posting shocking comments, in Prince George's headlines. Pr. George's Police Arrest Four in 2010 Shooting, Now Homicide The county police are now charging four men in a homicide after a 2010 shooting victim died from complications from his injuries. Council Grapples with Pit Bull Liability Could HOAs, cooperatives, condominium associations, or even cities be held liable in pit bull attacks, under the latest Maryland Court of Appeals…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The county police are now charging four men in a homicide after a 2010 shooting victim died from complications from his injuries.
The Prince George's County police arrested four men this week in a 2010 fatal shooting of a Northeast DC man. According to police, 29-year-old Melvin Pate was found inside a vehicle in the 2100 block of Brooks Drive in Capitol Heights suffering from a gunshot wound on Nov. 22, 2010. Pate, of the 200 block of 58th Street, died Nov. 8 from complications related to his wound, police said. Now his death has been ruled a homicide. Police arrested the following men and charged them in the homicide: The men were all charged with first and second degree murder and related charges. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division/Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. …
Friday, September 7, 2012
A 16-year-old boy received maximum sentence for his crime.
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Friday, September 7, 2012
William Fitts, 16, of District Heights, has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the August 2011 slaying of 92-year-old Thelma Steele, according to a statement released by the Prince George’s County Deputy State’s Attorney’s office. “This was an egregious crime against one of our seniors and we are very pleased that Mr. Fitts received the maximum sentence,” said State’s Attorney Tara Harrison-Jackson. “There was absolutely no motive for this crime that we are aware of and that makes it even more horrific.” Steele's body was discovered in her home Aug. 15, 2011. She had been stabbed multiple times. An investigation by the Prince George's County Police found that Fitts had used Steele’s credit card to purchase “organic marijuana” off …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
DC police have arrested a man and charged him in the death of Stephan Manuel Pool, of Upper Marlboro, reports say.
A DC man was arrested and charged in the slaying of an Upper Marlboro man on Sunday hours after the crime occurred, according to WTOP. DC Police arrested Leon Allen Smith, 27, and charged him with second-degree murder,WUSA9 reported Monday. EMS and police found 45-year-old Stephan Manuel Pool suffering from a stab wound in the 200 block of N. Street in SE DC, WTOP reported. The stabbing occurred around 12:08 a.m., police reported to the media. Pool was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries, reports said.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Those who knew her flooded Twitter and social media sites to express their sorrow at the death of Amber Stanley, who was gunned down by an intruder while in her bedroom.
A gunman entered 17-year-old Amber D. Stanley’s home on Chartsey Street Wednesday night and shot and killed her in her bedroom. Stanley was a senior honors student at Charles H. Flowers High School and according to WUSA9, had dreams of attending Harvard University next year. Police told The Washington Post it’s likely the gunman had planned to kill someone specific because he or she did not take anything from the home and fled immediately after the shooting. However, they said it’s not clear whether the gunman entered the wrong home or bedroom. The Post reported that Stanley was a studious, seemingly shy student who tutored her peers and aspired to become a doctor – she was enrolled in Flowers’ Science and Technology program, which admits …
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in Amber Stanley's fatal shooting.
Police continue to investigate the homicide of a 17-year-old honor student from Kettering, spending much of Thursday evening going door-to-door to talk to neighbors. According to police, they found Amber Stanley fatally shot in her home in the 100 block of Chartsey Street Wednesday night. Police told The Washington Post that an intruder broke into the home, went into Stanley's bedroom and shot her multiple times. Other people were home at the time, according to the Post, but they were not injured. Prince George's County police tweeted Thursday asking their followers to help them crack the case. They still have no suspect or motive for Stanley's killing. Stanley was a honor student at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale who …