Monday, September 23, 2019

PGPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Suitland


The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a motorcycle collision in Suitland that occurred on September 1st. The motorcycle rider died of his injuries on September 19th. He is identified as 39-year-old Wesley Jones III of Temple Hills.

The preliminary investigation revealed that on September 1st, at approximately 10:30 pm, Jones was traveling westbound on Silver Hill Road in the right-turn-only lane approaching the intersection in the 4500 block of Silver Hill Road. As the light turned green, the driver of a Toyota sedan who was already in the intersection, pulled to the right in order to make way for an approaching emergency vehicle which had its lights and sirens activated. While doing so, Jones’ motorcycle collided with the right side of the Toyota. He suffered critical injuries and was rushed to a local hospital where he died from his injuries on September 19th. Both the driver and the passenger in the Toyota remained on the scene and were not injured.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online atwww.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.

Friday, September 20, 2019

PGPD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Capitol Heights

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Capitol Heights. The decedent is 47-year-old Calvin Williams of Laurel.

 On September 19th, at approximately 11:40 pm, patrol officers were called to the 1200 block of Marblewood Avenue for a welfare check. The responding officers discovered Williams unresponsive in the roadway with injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Approximately 30 minutes prior, officers with the Seat Pleasant Police Department observed an unoccupied car with body damage near Martin Luther King Junior Highway and Business Parkway. A woman who is believed to have been driving that car was located walking about a block away. It is believed the unoccupied car did strike Williams. Seat Pleasant Police took her into custody on a warrant for malicious destruction of property. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting in City of Glenarden


Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday. The victim is 27-year-old Nelson Standifer of Upper Marlboro. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Preliminarily, detectives do not believe this was a random crime. 

On September 18th, at approximately 12:15 pm, officers from the Glenarden Police Department, Seat Pleasant Police Department and the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the area of Johnson Avenue and Martin Luther King Highway for a report of a shooting. Once in the area, they discovered Standifer in a parking lot of an apartment complex with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A second male shooting victim was discovered at a nearby convenience store. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Detectives are looking to identify a suspect(s) and a motive.

The Prince George's County Police Department investigates all homicides within the City of Glenarden. 

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives at 301-772-4925.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wanted Wednesday


Theft Suspect



We’re starting Wanted Wednesday this week with a theft investigation. Detectives are working to identify this suspect who is linked to the theft of a cell phone from inside of a business in the 6000 block of Riverdale Road in Riverdale. This took place on September 4th at approximately 3:15 pm. Please call us at 301-699-2601 with any info on this case. The case number is 19-0051886.



Theft from Auto Investigation



An investigation into a theft from a vehicle has led us to these two suspects. The theft occurred on August 24th on Powder Mill Road in Beltsville. Detectives are now working to identify the two suspects in these photos. If you can help, please call 301-937-0910 and refer to case 19-0049631.



Theft Investigation



This suspect is linked to a theft at a donut shop on Annapolis Road in Lanham. He targeted the business on September 8th at approximately 2:35 pm. Please call 301-699-2601 with any info that could assist our investigators. Tell them you’re calling about case 19-0052709.



Suspect Linked to Theft from Auto



Do you know his name or have seen this truck? If so, please give us a call at 301-937-0910. He’s linked to a theft from a vehicle that occurred on Virginia Manor Road in Beltsville back on September 3rd. The case number is 19-0051540.

Burglary &Theft Suspect



We’re also working to identify this suspect and this pictured car – possibly a Buick Lacrosse. He’s wanted for breaking into a business and taking off with a mini-motorcycle. The business is located on Old Branch Avenue. The theft took place on September 9th at approximately 3:00 am.  If you have information, please call 301-868-8773 and refer to case 19-0053063.



Burglary Suspects


And finally, our investigators are working to identify these two suspects. They are linked to two burglaries at two neighboring businesses in Suitland. On September 8th, at approximately 4:00 am, they targeted the businesses located in the 4000 block of Silver Hill Road. If you know anything that could help detectives, please call them at 301-772-4911 and refer to case 19-0052651.

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