Category: Police

Police Searches For Missing North College Park Teen

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for our community’s help to find a missing teenage girl. She’s 14-year-old Karen Sandoval. Karen was last seen on December 20th at around 5:00 am in the 9700 block of 51st Avenue in College Park. Karen is 5’6”, 160 lbs, with brown eyes and black hair. She […]

Tuesday December 29th, 2015 in Police | No Comments »

Crime Down Again in College Park

Representatives from the local law enforcement agencies came to the City Council at last night’s worksession to talk about the annual crime data in College Park. The departments include: College Park Contract Police, Prince George’s Police department, University of Maryland Police Department, Maryland Transit (Metro) Police, Maryland State Police and Maryland Park Police. Here is the […]

Wednesday September 16th, 2015 in Police | No Comments »

Riding with Police in College Park

I had an opportunity to ride with our College Park (contract) police last night. I was at the Bowie dispatch center a few years back, but this is the first time I saw how our dispatch “actually” works in a police car. During my 2 hour long ride, we toured several streets in all four […]

Saturday January 24th, 2015 in Police | No Comments »

Police Releases Reward Poster in Camden Homicide Case

Our police has recently released a reward poster in the Camden’s homicide case.

Friday January 9th, 2015 in Police | No Comments »

Police Investigates Homicide in Camden Apartment

According to Police, Officers responded for a shooting at the College Park Camden Apartment just before 2:30 am. A man was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, and pronounced dead on scene. The area is a shopping center (including IKEA) and apartment complex just off the Capital Beltway and U.S. 1. Authorities said the shooting […]

Thursday January 1st, 2015 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Police Arrests College Park Burglary Suspect

Prince Gerge’s police told us last night that one of our most notorious burglary suspects has been apprehended. After a burglary was committed earlier yesterday in the Laurel area, an extensive search was done by District VI officers. The suspect, Sherrod Weaver, was later tracked back to the Hollywood section of College Park where he […]

Saturday October 4th, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Man Gets Prison for Pipe Bomb and Drug Incident in Hollywood

The man who terrorized Hollywood neighborhood by pipe bombs back in 2012 got a 121 month prison sentence, according to this ABC7 report. John Frank Jenkins has been sentenced to prison for his role in a drug operation selling oxycodone, and for building two pipe bombs that he planned to use to try and blow up […]

Monday September 22nd, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Police Asks Help to Identify Two Robbery Suspects

The Prince Georges County Police is attempting to locate Dixon, Dominic 07/12/1990 (pictured above) in connection to a breaking and entering that occurred in College Park. The incident occurred at 9002 50th Pl on 08/29/2014 at 1340 Hrs. Mr. Dixon is known to frequent the Budget Inn 5043 Branchville Rd. If you have any information […]

Saturday September 6th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Free Watch Program to Prevent Car Theft

College Park and the surrounding area have seen a rise in crime incidents involving vehicle theft in recent months. While we should everything possible to secure our vehicles and prevent damage and thefts, more can be done to reduce such crime our area. In case you didn’t know, there is a FREE program to prevent […]

Tuesday August 26th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Today’s National Night Out

More than 16,000 communities across the country will host National Night Out events on Tuesday, Aug. 5, hoping to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know that their neighborhoods are organized and are fighting back. In north College Park, National Night Out […]

Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety

The Prince George’s County Council will host “Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community,” a Town Hall Meeting focusing on public safety in Prince George’s County, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 p.m. The Town Hall Meeting will be held in the Council Hearing Room, First Floor, County Administration Building, 14741 Governor […]

Thursday June 26th, 2014 in Announcements, Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Walk and Talk with Police – June 27, 2014

Please join us for a Walk and Talk meeting with our police on June 27 at 6:30pm. Please see below for details and spread the word.

Sunday June 15th, 2014 in Police | No Comments »

Arrest Made in Last week’s Homicide

We got a word from our police informing us that an arrest was made last night for the homicide that occurred in north College Park earlier this week at Ramada motel. The individual has admitted involvement in the homicide and is currently in jail. The arrest was made by the County’s Homicide unit. Police told […]

Friday June 6th, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

Police Seeks Help in Robbery Incident at Mundo Latino Market

Yesterday, at approximately 1335 hours, a commercial armed robbery happened at the Mundo Latino Market, which is located at 5000 Edgewood Road. The Prince George’s County Police Department is working to identify the suspect shown in the above surveillance photographs. Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS […]

Thursday May 22nd, 2014 in Police | 1 Comment »

Is College Park Ready for Its Own Police Force?

The members of North College Park Civic Association will discuss City’s Public Safety / Police issue  at tomorrow’s monthly meeting. In preparation of this meeting, I looked at the 2007 College Park Police Study report and tried to see if the changes in some of the key information in the report make the case for […]

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Wednesday May 7th, 2014 in Police, Public Safety | 2 Comments »