Category: Police

Tips to Prevent Theft from Autos

Polcie has advised resident to adopt the following tips to prevent thefts from autos. Don’t leave valuables in your vehicle. Place items out of sight BEFORE reaching your destination. So place those items in a safe place before you get to the park, beach, baseball game, etc. Valuable items that thieves target are GPS units, […]

Sunday April 10th, 2016 in Police | No Comments »

Detectives to Canvass College Park Neighborhood in Sexual Assault Investigation

According to Prince George’s County Police Department, yesterday afternoon, Police detectives will canvass a College Park neighborhood to gather information in a sexual assault that occurred this morning. The preliminary investigation reveals that at about 5:30 am, a man broke into an apartment in the 4500 block of Fordham Lane. He then sexually assaulted a […]

Sunday March 6th, 2016 in Police | No Comments »

Pedestrian Crossing Light Vandalized on Rhode Island Ave

Some of you have probably noticed that the RRFB pedestrian crossing light on Rhode Island ave near Muskogee street east has been missing. It appears that someone damaged the light and the stop sign, took the light assembly and dropped it on Edgewood Rd median near 49th avenue. ( please see pictures attached). Our staff […]

Saturday February 27th, 2016 in Police | No Comments »

Police Seeks Help in Finding Berwyn Vandalism Suspects

The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking information on the above pictured suspects in connection with a vandalism report. The incident occurred on 02-20-16 at approximately 0323 hrs at two businesses on Berwyn Rd in College Park. The first location is Smile Herb Shop located at 4908 Berwyn Rd. The second location is White […]

Wednesday February 24th, 2016 in Police | No Comments »

Free training opportunity at Citizens’ Police Academy

This training opportunity allows our community partners to become familiar with the Prince George’s County Police Department and provides exposure to officer related training such as investigative procedures, conflict management, crime scene investigations, less lethal weapons, judgment enhancement training, and much more. In order to participate in the training program, participants must be nominated by […]

Friday February 19th, 2016 in Police | No Comments »

County Announces New Police Chief

Hank Stawinski has been announced as the new Police Chief of Prince George’s County Police Department. After serving as the department’s interim leader since Mark A. Magaw’s retirement a little more than a month ago, Stawinski was unanimously confirmed by the County Council. Recently, Magaw retired as Prince George’s police chief. Please see here Mr. […]

Wednesday February 17th, 2016 in Police | No Comments »

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 […]

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