Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Sheriff's deputies apprehended Kenneth Ferguson at the 500 block of Cedarleaf Ave. in Capitol Heights, MD.
Sheriff's deputies apprehended Kenneth Ferguson in Capitol Heights, MD, on an arrest warrant for first degree assault, according to the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office. Ferguson and another male suspect allegedly physically assaulted a male victim at the 500 block of Cedarleaf Ave. in Capitol Heights, according to the warrant, which was obtained on Nov. 20. The other male suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim; then he and Ferguson fled, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies seeking Ferguson found him at the 7200 block of Hylton Street, the sheriff's office announced. Ferguson was transported to the Prince George's County Department of Corrections and charged with first and second degree assault, and use of a …
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…
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 …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
The faces behind last week's crime news. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
New Memorial remembers Sergeant James Arnaud and Deputy First Class Elizabeth Magruder.
A memorial ceremony will be held Wednesday outside the Prince George's County Sheriff's office marking the 10th anniversary of the deaths of Sergeant James Arnaud and Deputy First Class Elizabeth Magruder. Arnaud and Magruder were killed in August, 2002, while attempting to serve an emergency psychiatric service (EPS) petition to a man at a home in Adelphi. The man shot both offficers. The killings were the first line-of-duty deaths in the Prince George's Sheriff's department's 306-year history. The wreath-laying will be the first held at the newly-completed Memorial Monument on the grounds of the Sheriff's Office headquarters in Upper Marlboro. Family members and colleagues of both officers will participate. Other family, friends and …
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.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Saturday will celebrate the founding of Prince George's County.
This weekend, the Sheriff’s Office and others will mark the establishment of Prince George’s County by celebrating Founder’s Day and healthy communities. Join friends and neighbors from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 21 at the Kettering-Largo Shopping Center for free health screenings, nutrition and cooking demos, lawn care tips, a farmers market, live music and more.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Upper Marlboro resident was suspended after he was charged with sexually assaulting a female inmate.
Sheriff Deputy Lamar McIntyre of Upper Marlboro has been suspended from his post without pay after he was arrested and charged with second-degree rape. Prince George's County Police officers responded to the Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a report of a sexual assault, according to WUSA9. A 34-year old female inmate, who was awaiting trial, told detectives she was sexually assaulted by a deputy, WUSA9 reported. According a press release from the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office, county police arrested McIntyre Wednesday morning, after Sheriff Melvin C. High was notified of the charges late Tuesday night. “My office was notified of the allegations against Deputy McIntyre last night. Upon that …
Sheriff's deputies found Kimberly Yvette Taylor hiding in a DC attic Tuesday.
The woman accused of killing Raquel Israel in Forestville in April was found hiding in a DC attic Tuesday, according to the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office. Kimberly Yvette Taylor was found in the attic of a home on 47th Street in Washington, DC, according to WJLA. Taylor is charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a deadly weapon, use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence, armed robbery, and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, WUSA9 reported. Israel, 32, was found dead on April 4 in a home in the 2100 block of Brooks Drive. Police arrested another man in connection with Israel's death in May. Taylor is in police custody in DC, awaiting extradition to Prince George's County.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office conducted a warrant sweep on Father's Day.
Prince George's County Sheriff's officers arrested 51 men Sunday on charges of failing to pay child support in what is being described as the most successful "Father's Day Warrant Sweep" since 2009. The annual sweep was carried out in cooperation with the Child Support Enforcement Division and in partnership with Calvert and Charles county sheriff's offices and Maryland State Police. In all, officers closed 100 child supports related warrants and orders. Officials said they had hoped to close as many as 286 warrants and locate suspects at 136 addresses. The men arrested owed more than $343,000 in child support. “The collection of child support dollars is important to the well-being of families and children,” said Lt. Col. Regina Taylor, of…