Friday, July 20, 2018

Suspended PGPD Captain Charged with Assault

On Thursday, July 19th, Maryland State Police arrested Prince George's County Police Captain Thomas Hart who has been suspended from our agency for more than three months.  Hart, a 22-year veteran of the department assigned to the Bureau of Patrol, is charged with 1 count of felony assault and 1 count of misdemeanor assault stemming from a dispute yesterday with another individual who is known to Hart.    

Captain Hart, 52 years old, was suspended without pay back in April stemming from a criminal investigation in an unrelated matter. 

Our Internal Affairs Division is investigating. 

We cannot offer further comment at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Missing Man Found

UPDATE: On Friday, July 20th Mr. Colbert has been located.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in searching for a missing person. He is identified as 71-year-old Thomas Colbert.

Colbert was last seen in 7500 block of Catone Court in Oxon Hill on July 17th at 4:00 pm.

Colbert is described as an African American male, 6’3”, and 240 pounds. He was last seen wearing eyeglasses and unknown clothing. 

Colbert was seen driving a black 2016 Chrysler Town & Country minivan with Maryland tags 2DA2283.

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.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Commercial Armed Robbery
Suspect 1                                             Suspect 2

We’re starting this edition of Wanted Wednesday with our active search for two suspects who robbed a liquor store. On July 16th, at approximately 11:05 pm, suspects targeted a store in the 9800 block of Mallard Drive in Laurel. The suspects stole cash and fled on foot. Please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS with any information. A cash reward is being offered.

Attempted Bank Robbery

Next, we’re looking for a suspect who attempted an armed robbery on July 14th at approximately 9:50 am. The suspect implied he had a weapon and passed a note demanding cash. He was unsuccessful in his attempts and fled on foot from the location. Please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS with any information about his identity. A cash reward is available.

Strong Arm Robbery

Please take a look at this photo.  This is a suspect who robbed a victim in the 4700 block of Soper Road in Suitland on July 16th at approximately 11:50 pm. The suspect approached the victim, punched him several times, and stole cash. If you know his identity or have information that could help our detectives, please call 301-749-5064 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Monday, July 16, 2018

PGPD to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Special Operations Division will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint this  Friday, July 20, 2018, from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am. Officers will be focusing on the southern portion of the county. This is one of many checkpoints that will be conducted throughout the year.

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

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