Wednesday, August 21, 2019

WANTED WEDNESDAY


Commercial Burglary




We’re starting this Wanted Wednesday with a burglary of a pharmacy. This occurred on August 5th at a store in the 6100 block of Oxon Hill Road. The preliminary investigation reveals the suspects shattered the glass front door, entered the business and destroyed the security system and light fixtures. They stole a safe then quickly fled in an SUV. If you recognize these suspects, please call our detectives at 301-749-5064. Please refer to case 19-0045650.
Cell Phone Store Theft



These are photos of four suspects wanted in connection with a theft at a cell phone store in the 8800 block of Greenbelt Road at approximately 7:15 pm on July 31st. The preliminary investigation reveals the suspects stole several cell phones and left the store.  If you recognize these suspects, please call detectives at (301)390-2160. Please refer to case 19-0044835.

                                  Convenience Store Armed Robbery



Up next, a brazen robbery at a convenience store in Laurel. On August 13th, at approximately 11:15 pm, the suspect targeted a store in the 12000 block of Laurel Bowie Road. He threatened the employees with a gun and demanded cash. He then ran out with cash and cigarettes. Please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is available in this case. Refer to case 19-0047466.
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Beauty Store Robbery


Detectives are working to identify this suspect who robbed a beauty supply store on August 5th at 2:30 pm in the 1400 block of Addison Road South in Capitol Heights.  The suspect implied a weapon and demanded cash. If you recognize him please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is available in this case.  Refer to case  19-0045751.

Convenience Store Armed Robbery


A cash reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of this suspect who is responsible for the robbery of a convenience store on August 15th at 6:00 am in the 6300 block of Allentown Road. This suspect displayed a knife and demanded cash from the employee. If you have any information on this suspect please call 1-866-411-TIPS.  Refer to case number 19-0047703.





PGPD Investigating Domestic-Related Murder/Suicide in Clinton

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The Homicide Unit is investigating a domestic-related murder/suicide in Clinton. The victim is 37-year-old Kelvin Rascoe. The deceased suspect is his brother, 32-year-old Benjamin Rascoe. They lived together in a home in Clinton. 

On August 16th, at approximately 12:05 pm, patrol officers responded to the 11700 block of Mordente Drive for a shooting. Officers discovered the victim inside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. The suspect was discovered in a bathroom suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. They were both pronounced dead on the scene. 

The preliminary investigation reveals Benjamin and Kelvin got into a physical altercation and Benjamin shot and killed Kelvin before taking his own life.

If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 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.) Please refer to case 19-0047991.

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La Unidad de Homicidio investiga un asesinato/suicidio relacionado a asuntos domésticos en Clinton. La víctima fue identificada como Kelvin Rascoe de 37 años de edad. El sospechoso fenecido era su hermano de 32 años de edad, Benjamin Rascoe. Ambos vivían juntos en el mismo hogar en Clinton.

El 16 de agosto, a eso de las 12:05 pm, oficiales de patrulla acudieron a la cuadra 11700 de Mordente Drive ante un reporte de balacera. Los oficiales hallaron a la víctima con heridas de bala dentro de la residencia. Luego hallaron al sospechoso en un baño con una herida de bala auto-infligida. Ambos fueron declarados muertos en la escena.

La investigación preliminar determinó que Benjamin y Kelvin tuvieron un altercado físico que culminó con Benjamín disparándole a Kelvin antes de quitarse su propia vida.

Si alguien tiene información relacionada a este caso pedimos que por favor llamen a nuestros detectives al 301-772-4925. Quienes deseen permanecer anónimos pueden llamar a Crime Solvers al 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), o visitar www.pgcrimesolvers.com y someter información en línea, o utilizar la aplicación móvil “P3 Tips” (busque “P3 Tips” en el Apple Store o Google Play para bajar la aplicación a su móvil). Por favor refiérase al caso 19-0047991.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Death Investigation Ruled Homicide; Metropolitan Police Now Handling Investigation

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Prince George’s County Police Homicide Detectives have determined a body that was discovered in the unincorporated area of Bowie on Saturday morning is the victim of a homicide. Detectives have also learned that the victim was killed in the District Of Columbia so the Metropolitan Police Department has taken over the investigation.


On August 17th, at approximately 6:15 am, a brushfire was reported in the 3100 block of Mill Branch Road. The victim was discovered in the brush once the flames were extinguished. The victim was severely burned. 


An autopsy conducted on August 18th revealed the victim, an adult female, was suffering from multiple injuries to the body. The manner of death was ruled a homicide.


Through the course of their investigation, detectives determined the woman was killed within the city limits of Washington DC. This is now a Metropolitan Police investigation.


All media inquiries will be handled by MPDC.

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Detectives de la Unidad de Homicidio de la Policía del Condado de Prince George determinaron que un cadáver descubierto el sábado en un área no-incorporada de Bowie había sido víctima de homicidio. Los detectives también determinaron que la víctima fue asesinada en el Distrito de Columbia, por lo que el Departamento de la Policía Metropolitana se ha hecho cargo de la investigación.

El 17 de agosto, a eso de las 6:15 am, se reportó fuego en unos arbustos alrededor de la cuadra 3100 de la Mill Branch Road. Descubrieron el cadáver de la víctima al extinguir el fuego. El cadáver de la víctima estaba severamente quemado.

Una autopsia llevada a cabo el 18 de agosto determinó que la víctima, una mujer adulta, sufrió múltiples heridas a lo largo del cuerpo. Se determinó que la muerte se trataba de un homicidio.

Durante el curso de la investigación, los detectives determinaron que la mujer fue asesinada dentro de los límites de la ciudad de Washington DC. El caso ahora se trata de una investigación de la Policía Metropolitana.


Preguntas e interrogantes que tengan los medios de comunicación serán atendidas por la Policía Metropolitana del Distrito de Columbia, o MPDC por sus siglas en inglés.

Monday, August 19, 2019

PGPD to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

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The Special Operations Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, August 23, 2019, from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Officers will focus on the southern 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.

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La División de Operaciones Especiales llevará a cabo un bloqueo el viernes 23 de agosto de 2019 de 9:00 pm a 1:00 am. Los oficiales se enfocarán en la parte sur del Condado. Este será uno de muchos bloqueos que se estarán llevando a cabo durante todo el año.


Por favor nunca maneje bajo la influencia del alcohol. Las consecuencias no valen el riesgo.

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