PG Headlines: Fake Cop Pulls Over Real Cop, Councilwoman Found Guilty of Reckless Driving

Review this week's top Prince George's County news.


Prince George's County Police arrested a police impersonator Wednesday, after he pulled over an off-duty police officer in Upper Marlboro.

Councilwoman Karen Toles has been found guilty of reckless driving stemming from an incident in February where she was caught speeding close to 105 mph hour along the Capital Beltway. Police testified that Toles told them she was distracted by her phone and putting on makeup during the time of the incident.

Del. Gaines Tells Greenbelt Council CSX Intermodal Destined for Baltimore
Beltsville may be off the hook. The Batimore-Washington Rail Intermodal Facility has found a location in Baltimore City, according to Delegate Gaines, who is awaiting official word.

The initiative serves communities where 50 percent of kids and teens qualify for free or reduced meals.

University of Maryland officials announced Wednesday that the playing field at Byrd Stadium will be replaced over the summer with a pioneering temperature-controlled FieldTurf surface.

Camp Lighthouse—an annual undertaking by Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind—was held this week, giving dozens of visually impaired children a chance to learn about independent living, participate in sports and activities, and interact with their peers.

Mystery Gunshot Stakeout Nets Handgun Arrest
Hyattsville police recover a gun after arresting two men near a site where there were previous reports of shots fired into the air.

Bowie State Students To See Tuition Hike, Fee Increase
For the third consecutive year, undergraduates will face a tuition hike and fee increases, bringing full-time in state costs up to $6,639. This means a 4.6 percent increase over last year—according the fee schedule issued by the University System of Maryland.

A summer camp program will return to the Laurel Boys and Girls Club June 25, after uncertainty regarding loss of funding earlier this year. The club has partnered with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission to bring a new program to the facility that will be entirely staffed by the commission.

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