The Prince George’s County Police Department has charged an elected official with several traffic offenses. She is identified as 60-year-old Elaine Scott Williams of Altoona Street in Capitol Heights. She is a councilwoman in the town of Capitol Heights.
On January 2, 2015, at about 10:20 pm, a patrol officer stopped Williams in the 100 block of Capitol Heights Boulevard for a minor traffic violation. During the stop, the officer discovered Williams was driving on a suspended license. Further investigation revealed Williams was also wanted through the Maryland Transportation Authority for failing to appear on a previous traffic violation. Williams was arrested and transported to the Department of Corrections, where she was released on her own recognizance.
For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.