Sunday, September 14, 2014

PGPD Suspends Officer Charged with Assault

Probationary Officer Themis Speis has been suspended from the Prince George's County Police Department after he was charged Sunday with second degree assault. The September 14, 2014, incident stemmed from a domestic situation while Speis was off duty. The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated at a hospital.

Speis has been with the department for approximately 18 months. He is assigned to the Bureau of Patrol, District VI. His police powers have been suspended. The Special Investigation Response Team is leading the investigation. Disciplinary action regarding this matter could result in termination.

PGPD Searches for Missing Man



The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing man. He is identified as 77-year-old Oswaldo Augusto Mootoo. He was last seen in the 6300 block of Maxwell Drive in Camp Springs, MD on September 14, 2014.

Mootoo is described as a Hispanic male, light complexion, 77 years of age, 5'8", and 145 pounds. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans 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.

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at (301) 772-4710.


Friday, September 12, 2014

PGPD Prepares for Washington’s Home Opener at FedEx Field


The Prince George’s County Police Department is preparing for Washington’s home opener on Sunday at FedEx Field. The department will have 175 officers at the stadium on game day, including members of our Traffic Enforcement Unit and our K9 Section.

Officers will be positioned outside of the stadium to help ensure traffic flows smoothly before and after the game. Parking lots open at 9:00 am and the gates to the stadium open at 11:00 am. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to avoid traffic congestion closer to the 1:00 pm kickoff. If you’re driving to the game, please pay attention to overhead highway signs and electronic billboards as you approach the stadium to park.

Fans are reminded the enhanced safety policy implemented by the NFL last year, which significantly limits the size and type of bags that can be brought into the stadium, remains in effect. For more information, we encourage fans to visit NFL.com for specific guidelines on what will be allowed inside FedEx Field.

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

Media Advisory: PGPD Releases Sketch of Bladensburg Sexual Assault Suspect

Detectives to Canvass Community This Evening



The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying the suspect seen in this composite sketch. He’s wanted for a sexual assault in Bladensburg. A cash reward is being offered in this case.

Detectives will pass out Crime Solvers flyers with the sketch this evening. They’ll concentrate their efforts in the 5100 block of Quincy Street. On September 8, 2014, at about 6:45 pm, the suspect sexually assaulted a woman as she walked on a wooded trail on Quincy Street.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40-50 years old, 5’8” to 5’10”, with a slim build and black and gray facial hair. He was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt, blue jeans, a blue baseball cap.

When: Today - Friday, September 12, 2014

Time:  6:00 pm

Where: 5100 block of Quincy Street
             Blandensburg, MD

Anyone with information is urged to call the CID Sexual Assault Unit at (301) 772-4908. Callers can remain anonymous by calling CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). You may also text “PGPD plus your tips” to CRIMES (274537) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. Crime Solvers is offering a CASH REWARD for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment in this case.

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

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