Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Homicide Detectives Release Surveillance Video of Person of Interest



Homicide Unit detectives today released surveillance video of a man they’d like to talk to in connection with a recent homicide.

On May 9, 2018, at approximately 6:10 pm, patrol officers responded to Annapolis Road at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway for the report of a shooting. Officers found the victim, 29-year-old James Edwards of New Carrollton, in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

On the video, the person of interest is seen walking into a convenience store on South Dakota Avenue in the District. This video was recorded approximately 15 minutes after the fatal shooting.

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 act.

Anyone with information on this case 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), 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.)


Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Student


Simeon Smith


 Detectives charged a Waldorf man with sexually abusing a student at a school in Morningside. The suspect is 31-year-old Simeon Smith of the 3000 block of Midlothian Place in Waldorf. Smith is a teacher at Imagine Foundations at Morningside Public Charter School.

The preliminary investigation reveals Smith inappropriately touched and sexually assaulted the 14-year-old girl several times between February and April of 2018. This occurred on school grounds. Smith has admitted to sexually abusing the victim.

Smith is charged with sexual abuse of a minor, 3rd degree sex offense and related charges.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Unit at (301) 772-4930. 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.)



Detectives Arrest Suspect in Forestville Homicide


Kenjuan Wilson

Homicide Unit detectives identified and charged a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting in Forestville last week. The suspect is 19-year-old Kenjuan Wilson of the 3300 block of Walters Lane in Forestville.  

On May 16th, at approximately 11:00 am, patrol officers responded to the 3200 block of Walters Lane for a shooting. Once on scene, they discovered the victim, Tyjuan Lawrence, in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation reveals the fatal shooting stemmed from a dispute between the suspect and victim. They were acquaintances. Wilson is charged with first and second degree murder and related charges. He’s in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information on this case 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), 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.)

Monday, May 21, 2018

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Oxon Hill

Homicide Unit detectives are actively working to arrest the suspect(s) who fatally shot a man and wounded another man in Oxon Hill. The victim of the fatal shooting is 28-year-old Rodney Snowden of Goodluck Road in Greenbelt.

On May 20th, at approximately 7:25 pm, patrol officers responded to the 5600 block of Saint Barnabas Road for the report of a shooting. Snowden was discovered outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He died later at a hospital. The second victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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

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), 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.)

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