Thursday, January 18, 2018

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Beltsville Sexual Assault

Jose Gomez-Portillo

Detectives arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Beltsville in December of 2017. The suspect is 25-year-old Jose Gomez-Portillo of the 2000 block of W. Patapsco Avenue in Baltimore. At the time of the assault, the suspect lived in the same area as the victim. The suspect and victim did not know each other.  

The preliminary investigation reveals the suspect broke into the victim's home on Lime Tree Way at approximately 5:45 am on December 23rd. The suspect sexually assaulted the victim and then fled the home. 

During the course of the investigation, Gomez-Portillo was developed as the suspect. He’s charged with rape, assault and several additional charges. He’s in custody of the Department of Corrections.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Sexual Assault Unit at 301-772-4908. 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.) 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wanted Wednesday

Robbery Investigation
We’re starting Wanted Wednesday this week with our active search for two suspects who robbed a beer and wine business in Takoma Park. This business is in the 6000 block of New Hampshire Avenue. The suspects demanded cash and then ran from the store. Please take a good look at these suspects and call us if you have any information. We’re offering a cash reward. You can call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS.

Burglary Investigation
This is the suspect we’re searching for in connection with a burglary in Langley Park. The burglary at the business on New Hampshire Avenue took place on January 15th. The suspect stole cell phones and other accessories. Please call 301 699-2601 with any information on this suspect’s identity.

Convenience Store Robbery
We’re also actively working to identify and arrest this robbery suspect who targeted a convenience store in Oxon Hill. He walked into the store in the 5000 block of Livingston Road, pulled out a gun and demanded cash. The employee complied. This robbery took place on January 11th at approximately 8:20 pm. A cash reward of up to $2500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment. Please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS with any information. 

Pharmacy Robbery
Robbery Unit detectives are working to find these two suspects who robbed a pharmacy in Bowie. They targeted a pharmacy in the 15000 block of Annapolis Road on January 11th shortly before 1:00 pm. One of the suspects jumped the counter and stole cash from the register. If you have information on this robbery, please call 301-772-4905 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is being offered.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Fatal Shooting in December


Malique Nathan Lewis

Homicide Unit detectives identified and arrested a suspect in a homicide in December. The suspect is 20-year-old Malique Lewis of the 1900 block of Valley Terrace in Southeast Washington. He's accused in connection with the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Armani Coles of 2nd Street in Northwest Washington.

On December 28th, 2017, at about 6:20 pm, patrol officers responded to Kenilworth Avenue at Eastern Avenue in Capitol Heights for a welfare check of a man lying in the roadway. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

During the course of the investigation, detectives developed Lewis as the suspect. The motive remains under investigation. 

Lewis is charged with first degree murder, assault and several additional 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.)

Friday, January 12, 2018

Detectives Arrest Suspect in City of District Heights Homicide in November

Darius Wilson

Homicide Unit detectives identified and arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide in the city of District Heights in November of 2017. The suspect is 26-year-old Darius Wilson of the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf. He's accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Rondell Foo of District Heights. The suspect and victim were acquaintances. 

On November 21st, at about 9:20 pm, patrol officers with the District Heights Police Department responded to the 6300 block of Sunvalley Terrace for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim outside suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

During the course of the investigation, detectives developed Wilson as the suspect. The preliminary investigation reveals the motive appears to be robbery. 

Wilson is charged with first degree murder, assault and several additional 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.)

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