Sunday, July 11, 2010

District I Patrol Officers Arrest Robbery Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Patrol Officers have made two arrests of individuals who impersonated police officers while they robbed their victims.

On July 11, 2010 at approximately 3:30 a.m. District I Patrol Officers responded to the 7900 block of 15th Avenue in Langley Park, Maryland for the report of a citizen robbery. When they arrived, the victims said they were approached by two individuals in a black SUV with flashing strobe lights. The suspects, who displayed badges, began to assault the victims and forcibly remove their wallets and other items from the victim’s pockets before fleeing the scene. A search for the suspects was conducted and both were located.
Daniel Steven Blaylock, 24, of the 1800 Block of Drexel Street in Hyattsville, Maryland and Kennedy Arloniz Ventura, 20, of the 700 Block of Kennedy Street, NW in Washington, D.C. were arrested and charged with Robbery and Second Degree Assault. Both suspects were arrested and remanded to the Department of Corrections.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Investigative Section at (301) 699-2601. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). The Investigation is continuing.

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