Thursday, December 6, 2012
The suspect in police custody was formally charged a day after the double shooting.
Update, 5 p.m.: Prince George's County Police have arrested and charged the driver of the vehicle allegedly involved in the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old Lewsidale boy was killed. Jose Luis Rodriguez-Nunez, of the 5800 block of 30th Avenue in Hyattsville, was charged second degree murder and related charges. Rodriguez-Nunez, 24, was taken into custody shortly after the shooting in the 2200 block of Sheridan Street in Lewisdale around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, but not formally charged until Dec. 6. The other victim in the shooting, an adult man, was treated and released from a local hospital. Original Post: Prince George's County police said they have one man in custody in connection with the Lewsidale double shooting in which a 14-year-old …
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, 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 …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Highlights of police reports for Prince George's County. The following information was supplied by the Prince George's County Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Ben Luong
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
This past weekend in Prince George's County resulted in four murders and one incident, which has been classified as a justifiable homicide, said Prince George's Police Department (PGPD) Chief Mark Magaw in a news conference on Tuesday. Investigators have concluded that none of the incidents involved random victims and none of the incidents are connected, Magaw added. The following is a timeline of murders, homicide and the non-fatal shootings that occurred over the weekend of March 30 - April 1. A police video where Magaw and PGPD Assistant Chief Kevin Davis address these incidents is attached. Capitol Heights Teenager Killed During Gun Battle Time: Friday, March 30 at 9:46 p.m. Location: 1600 block of Brightseat Road in Landover, MD …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The County has added 150 officers in high crime areas such as Oxon Hill, Landover and Hyattsville in response to last year's 97 homicides.
Friday, December 30, 2011
A District man was shot and killed in Oxon Hill on Dec. 25. Police are looking for suspects in the case.
Suspects are wanted by Prince George's County Police for the Christmas Day 2011 homicide of Quintin Tyrone Perry, Jr. in Oxon Hill. To report information about this case or any fugitive case online visit the Crime Solvers website. You also can send your tips, securely and anonymously, via text message by typing "PGPD" plus your message and sending it to "CRIMES” (274637).
Monday, December 26, 2011
A funeral will be held for Dontae John Cook, a student at Hyattsville's Northwestern High School, who was killed in Mount Rainier earlier this month.
Dontae John Cook, 16 of Mount Rainier and a junior at Hyattsville’s Northwestern High School, is remembered as outgoing, adventurous and always bringing smiles. Cook, born Aug. 25, 1995 to Dania and John Cook, will be laid to rest this morning at National Harmony Hills Cemetery. He earned honor roll this past quarter and his family said he had aspirations of attending Howard University after he graduated from high school, but those were cut short after his life was taken on the evening of Dec. 16 near his home. Cook, also known as "Tae" by many of his schoolmates and friends, loved sports. He dominated the turf as the offensive, defensive linesman and running back for the Hyattsville/Mount Rainier /Brentwood Boys and Girls Club football …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Police developed a suspect through the help of the District police and the U.S. Secret Service.
County homicide detectives have arrested a Washington, D.C. man for the murder of Dontae John Cook, a 16-year-old Northwestern High student who was found shot Friday night in a Mount Rainier apartment building. Police arrested Eric Jerome Brown, 24, of the 200 block of Webster Street, on Dec. 17 at the 1200 block of T Street, N.W. with help from the Metropolitan Police Department and the United States Secret Service. He is currently being held at a District jail pending extradition to Prince George’s County. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477).
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Dontae Cook and Kevin Victor were both shot to death in Mount Rainier.
Dontae John Cook, 16, a Northwestern High School student and Mount Rainier resident, was found dead Friday night in a 25th Street apartment building. Mount Rainier Police said Cook was found just after 7:36 p.m., when patrol officers responded to the 4600 block of 25th Street for a shooting report, according to a MRPD blog. Upon arrival, officers found Cook, of the 3200 block of Upshur Street, lying in the hallway of an apartment building suffering from a gunshot wound. Cook was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead shortly after. Detectives are currently working to identify a suspect(s) and motive in this case. Tonight, members of the Colours Performance Troupe, which is based at Northwestern, held a concert to benefit the …
Friday, December 9, 2011
In October, police found Elliot LaWayne Harris, pictured here, shot in a vehicle in Temple Hills.
Suspects are wanted by Prince George's County Police for a Temple Hills shooting death. More information is listed on the Prince George's County Crime Solvers' Facebook page. To report information about this case or any fugitive case online visit the Crime Solvers website. You also can send your tips, securely and anonymously, via text message by typing "PGPD" plus your message and sending it to "CRIMES” (274637).