Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Alert School Resource Officer Spots & Helps Arrest Homicide Suspect

On Tuesday, one of our School Resource Officers spotted the suspect wanted for a recent homicide in Temple Hills. The suspect, 21-year-old Jamual Toye of Silver Hill Court in Forestville, was walking toward a shopping center around 8:00 am in the 7000 block of Allentown Road. Our Homicide Unit had a warrant for Toye for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Timothy Turner on Allentown Road on May 16th.  

The school resource officer, Corporal Myron Young, was in his cruiser when he first saw Toye. He immediately called for backup officers while keeping an eye on the suspect. Moments later, Toye boarded a Metrobus. Corporal Young and additional officers followed the bus for a short distance before pulling it over. Corporal Young and a second officer boarded the bus. Toye threw a drink at Corporal Young and managed to jump off the bus. Toye ran a short distance and tossed a gun before being taken into custody by another officer in the 3400 block of Brinkley Road.

Toye is charged with first and second degree murder. Preliminarily, the motive for the fatal shooting appears to be a drug-related robbery. He’s in custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information is asked to call the 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 and submit a tip online. 

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