Monday, March 19, 2018

PGPD to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The Special Operations Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm. Officers will focus on the northern portion of the county. This is one of the many checkpoints that will be conducted throughout the year.

Please never drive under the influence. The consequences are not worth the risk.

Friday, March 16, 2018

PGPD Searches for Missing Man

Corey Blaine Scott

The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in searching for a missing person. He is identified as 34-year-old Corey Blaine Scott.

Scott was last seen in the 4900 block of Brinkley Road in Temple Hills on March 15th, at 6:25 am. Mr. Scott could be driving a gray Kia Soul, with MD license plate 4CD1944.

Scott is described as an African American male, 5’10”, and 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket, white polo shirt, black cargo pants, and black shoes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigation Division – Southern Region at (301) 749-5064.

Suspended Prince George’s County Police Officer Indicted On Federal Mail Fraud Charges

A suspended Prince George’s County Police Officer, 33 year old Adrian Brown, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on mail fraud charges.  The two-count felony indictment stems from a scheme to defraud an automobile insurance company between September, 2014 and January, 2015.

Senior investigators with our Internal Affairs Division and agents from the Baltimore field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation in the fall of 2015 at which time Brown’s police powers were suspended.

Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski said, “This represents the conclusion of a more than three year investigation.  It illustrates the fact that this department takes accountability extraordinarily seriously.   The conduct of this individual does not represent the integrity of the men and women of this institution.”

Brown was taken into custody today and was placed on administrative leave without pay.  All media inquiries are being handled by United States Attorney, District of Maryland Office in Greenbelt.   

Detectives Arrest Serial Armed Robber who Targeted Fast Food Restaurants

Alan Michael Josey

Robbery Unit detectives identified and arrested a man wanted in a string of armed robberies at fast food restaurants throughout Prince George’s County. The suspect is 21-year-old Alan Michael Josey of the 2400 block of Kipp Court in Bryans Road, Maryland.

Our investigation revealed the suspect was linked to four restaurant robberies in our county over an 18 day period. Each time he was armed with a gun. No one was injured in the robberies. The suspect has been arrested in connection with the following robberies:

*February 22nd at 9:00pm – 15700 block of Livingston Road in Accokeek

*March 8th at 9:15 pm – 9500 block of Livingston Road in Fort Washington

*March 11th at 4:50 pm – 8900 block of Annapolis Road in Lanham

*March 11th at 5:25 pm – 5300 block of Marlboro Pike in District Heights

The suspect has been linked to a fifth robbery of a retail store in Anne Arundel County.

“This was a case of excellent police work.  The investigators were tenacious in following the trail of evidence piece by piece leading them to a successful identification and arrest.  Our business owners can rest assured that when these types of crimes occur in our community, our detectives work tirelessly to solve them and to find those responsible,” said Deputy Chief Samir Patel who is in charge of the PGPD Criminal Investigations Bureau.  

Josey is charged with several counts of commercial armed robbery. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections and is being held on bond.

Anyone with information on these cases is asked to call the Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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