Friday, January 23, 2015

PGPD Investigates Fatal Collision in Morningside

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Morningside. The victim is 62-year-old Lori Debra Wood-Knox of Morgan Road in Morningside.

On January 23, 2015, shortly after 6:30 am, officers with the Morningside Police Department and the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the intersection of Allies Road and Randolph Road for the report of a collision. When the officers arrived, they found Wood-Knox suffering from critical injuries. She was pronounced dead on scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals Wood-Knox was on Allies Road, when for reasons which remain under investigation, her van left the roadway and struck a tree.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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

PGPD to Canvass Laurel Community in Homicide Investigation




Prince George’s County Police detectives will canvass a Laurel community this evening to pass out Crime Solvers flyers in connection with a homicide that occurred yesterday. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in this case.

The victim is identified as 23-year-old Tyrone Archer, Jr., of Laurel Walk Way in Laurel.

On January 22, 2015, at about 3:45 pm, patrol officers were called to the 8200 block of Imperial Drive for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers found Archer outside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this case.

The canvass will begin this evening at 6:00 pm. Detectives will begin in the 8200 block of Imperial Drive.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.comand submit a tip online.


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

PGPD Investigates Homicide in Laurel

Updated January 23, 2015:  The victim is 23-year-old Tyrone Archer, Jr., of Laurel Walk Way in Laurel. Anyone with information on this homicide is urged to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. You will not be asked for your name. A reward of up to $25,000 dollars is available.

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a homicide in Laurel. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in this case.

On January 22, 2015, at about 3:45 pm, patrol officers were called to the 8200 block of Imperial Drive for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers found a man outside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and establish a motive in this case.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. 

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

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Landover

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Landover.

On January 23, 2015, at about 6:00 am, patrol officers were called to the intersection of Landover Road and Matthew Henson Avenue for the report of a pedestrian collision. When they arrived, they found a woman in the roadway suffering from critical injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was crossing Landover Road when she was hit by a car. The victim was not in a crosswalk at the time.
The driver stayed on the scene.

The victim’s name will be released when her family has been notified.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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

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