Tuesday, December 27, 2011
It was a typical whirlwind holiday shopping season at The Mall at Prince George's in Hyattsville this year.
Christmas 2011 is officially over and now that the wrapping paper and bows have been stowed for another year, Patch thought you might like to know what the major crazes were during the holiday’s mad rush. Midnight of Dec. 22 marked the release of the highly acclaimed Jordan sneaker— 'The Concords.' The shoes brought in lines of anxious teens and parents inside and outside The Mall at Prince George’s in Hyattsville. Many customers waited in line for up to eight hours only to find out that the popular shoe had been sold out. On the night before Christmas Eve, late night shoppers scrounged around the mall, its parking lot near capacity and the inside stores filled with shoppers taking advantage of the last minute deals and steals before the …
Friday, December 23, 2011
A few arrests, stolen pocketbooks and property damage.
Dec. 11 At the 4300 block of Hamilton Street, just before midnight, an unknown suspect driving a dark sedan approached a man walking in this area. The suspect got out of his car, implied he had a gun and robbed the victim of his groceries and wallet. The vehicle then fled toward Washington, D.C. Dec. 12 At the 3800 block of Oglethorpe Street, sometime during the night, someone entered a parked car and stole property. At the 6100 block of 42nd Place, sometime between 9:45 and 11:45 a.m., someone broke into a residence in this area and stole property. At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 2:30 p.m., a suspect was arrested for shoplifting. At the 3300 block of East West Highway, about 6 p.m., a suspect was arrested for shoplifting at a home…
Monday, December 19, 2011
Here's all you need to know about Christmas shopping at Hyattsville's mall.
Less than a week to go until Christmas, Hyattsville! Here are five things you need to know about last minute shopping at The Mall at Prince George’s: 1. Check out the mall’s interactive holiday planner. You can enter to win a $300 gift card each week. 2. Speaking of the Mall, it’s open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. this week except Christmas Eve, when doors close at 8 p.m. 3. Looking for great deals on Christmas presents? Check out the sales before you hit the stores. 4. Hate wrapping? All Shades of Pink will gift wrap your presents from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds will go to Pink Signature Initiatives. 5. Here’s a great holiday checklist for your family so you don’t get lost in the craziness of it …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
The Mall at Prince George's offered four evenings where local pet owners could include their animals in a holiday family photo with Old Saint Nick.
All you dog lovers out there know how much a part of the family your pooches are. That goes for cat lovers too! This year, getting your pets in a Christmas photo was made easier thanks to The Mall at Prince George's, which hosted four evenings for pet owners to include their pets in a festive family photo with Santa. Do you have photos from these shoots? Send them on to Patch and we'll feature you and your whole family on the top spot.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
A student arrested, four arrested at UTC and a food delivery driver robbed of his vehicle.
Dec. 3 At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 3 p.m., a victim was robbed at knifepoint by two unknown suspects in the rear parking lot. Dec. 5 At the 4500 block of Emerson Street, sometime since Nov. 30, someone stole the rear tag from a parked vehicle. At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 2:30 p.m., a suspect was arrested for shoplifting. At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 5:15 p.m., a suspect was arrested for shoplifting. At the 4700 block of Rhode Island Avenue, about 6:15 p.m., a business was robbed at gunpoint. On Dec. 14, a juvenile was arrested and charged as an adult. At the 6000 block of 36th Avenue, about 9 p.m., two unknown suspects armed with handguns robbed a food delivery driver of his vehicle. Dec. 6 At the 6000 …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Here are a few tips from the Hyattsville police about how to avoid potential Grinch-esque situations while out shopping for Christmas.
With the holidays around the corner, Hyattsville residents are urged to use caution as roadways and parking lots fill with seasonal travelers. “The closer we get to Christmas, the worse the traffic is going to get,” said Sgt. Chris Purvis of the Hyattsville Police Department. Despite the increasing number of cars on the road, in Prince George’s County deaths resulting from car crashes have decreased between 2005 and 2009, according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Holiday traffic jams also occur in parking lots as customers flock to local retail areas such as the Mall at Prince George’s and the Hyattsville Arts District to complete holiday shopping. “[The mall parking lot] is always busy, but especially …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
A roundup of the most recent crimes reported to the Hyattsville police
- POLICE & FIRE
- Ben Gross
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Five suspects were arrested at the Mall at Prince George’s for shoplifting: Nov. 18 Nov. 19
Monday, November 7, 2011
The majority of arrests listed are shoplifting situations at the Mall at Prince George's.
Here’s a list of arrests made by the Hyattsville Police Department from Oct. 3-31. This report does not include one week when the city did not send out a police blotter. Date Time Place Type of Crime Details Oct. 31 1:15 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 21 1:30 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 20 4:15 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 19 7:45 p.m. Northwestern High School Drug possession Suspect had marijuana Oct. 19 6 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 19 6 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 19 9 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 18 4:15 p.m. Mall at Prince George’s Shoplifting N/A Oct. 18 6:45 p.m. …
Friday, October 21, 2011
An arrest, shots fired from a gold Firebird and theft of copper pipes from a vacant house.
Oct. 9 At the 5300 block of 41st Place, sometime between 1:15 and 1:30 a.m., someone stole two bicycles from the front porch of a residence. At the 4100 block of Quintana Street, sometime during the night, someone stole several bags of mulch and peat moss from a yard. At the 4800 block of Rhode Island Avenue, sometime between 1 and 2 p.m., someone stole a 1999 Cadillac Escalade that had been parked at an auto repair facility. At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 6:15 p.m., two suspects were arrested for shoplifting. Oct. 10 At the 4500 block of Emerson Street, sometime since Sept. 10, someone stole a 2004 Mercury Mountaineer from and auto repair facility in this area. At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 2:30 p.m., a suspect was …
Saturday, October 1, 2011
A roundup of the most recent crimes reported to the Hyattsville Police Department.
Sept. 18 At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 4:30 p.m., a suspect was arrested for shoplifting. At the Mall at Prince George’s, about 11:30 p.m., a suspect was arrested for shoplifting. Sept. 19 At the 3500 block of Jefferson Street, sometime since Sept. 11, someone stole a lawn mower from the garage of a home. At the 5700 block of 45th Avenue, sometime since Sept. 17, someone stole property from a construction site. At the 5700 block of 43rd Avenue, sometime between 6 and 6:45 p.m., someone broke into an apartment in this area and removed property. At the 2600 block of Nicholson Street, sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m., someone broke into an apartment and removed property. At Northwestern High School, about 11:45 a.m., a student…