Wednesday, August 23, 2017

PGPD Investigates Fatal Collision in District Heights

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in District Heights. The victim is 57-year-old George Hunt Jr., of Walters Lane in District Heights.

On August 22nd, at about 6:45 pm, patrol officers were called to Marlboro Pike at Boones Lane for a collision involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle. The motorcycle rider, Hunt Jr., was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver and passenger in the pickup truck were not hurt.

The investigation suggests the pickup truck was heading westbound on Marlboro Pike and the motorcycle was heading eastbound. Preliminarily, it appears the collision occurred when the truck made a left turn in front of the motorcycle.


Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS, text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

WANTED WEDNESDAY

Bank Robbery Investigation

We’re starting Wanted Wednesday this week with our search for a bank robber. On Tuesday afternoon, this suspect walked into a bank in the 14000 block of Baltimore Avenue in Laurel and demanded cash. Fearing for her safety, a teller complied and gave the suspect money. He then fled the bank. The suspect is described as a white male, about 6’0 tall and was wearing a wig. No one was hurt during this robbery. Please call us with any information on this case at 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS.
We are offering a cash reward.


Theft Investigation
Detectives are also working to identify this suspect. He’s wanted in connection with a theft at a department store in Forestville. Our investigation reveals he stole several items from the store in the 3400 block of Donnell Drive on August 16th at about 12:20 pm. Please call us if you know his identity. A cash reward is available and you won’t have to give your name. Call 1-866-411-TIPS.   


Theft Suspect
 
We’re also investigating a theft at a gas station in Mitchellville. Investigators would like to speak with this suspect. The investigation reveals the suspect stole cash from the station in the 12000 block of Central Avenue on August 16th or 17th. Please call us with any information in this case. Detectives can be reached at 301-390-2160 or tipsters can call 1-866-411-TIPS.


Detectives Release Video of Person of Interest in Homicide Investigation


Homicide Unit detectives today released surveillance video of a man they’d like to talk to in connection with a fatal shooting in Lanham earlier this month.  

On August 11th, at about 9:15 am, patrol officers were called to the 7000 block of Palamar Turn in Lanham for a welfare check. When they arrived, officers discovered the victim, 24-year-old Troy Foster, lying on a footpath with gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The surveillance video was recorded on August 11th at about 9:40 pm at a gas station at 20 Southway in Greenbelt. Detectives are now asking the community to call with any information on the identity of the driver seen in this video.


Detectives are working to establish a motive in this case.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s 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 www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Detectives Arrest Two Suspects in June Homicide

Jarrell Desean Jackson

Jarrett Deon Jackson

Homicide Unit detectives arrested and charged two suspects in connection with a homicide in Oxon Hill in June. The suspects are 25-year-old Jarrett Jackson of the 6600 block of Highgate Drive in Fort Washington and 28-year-old Jarrell Jackson of the 2400 block of W Rosecroft Village Circle in Oxon Hill. They’re charged with the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Shahim Body of Oxon Hill.

On June 6th, at about 8:40 pm, patrol officers responded to the 5200 block of Leverett Street for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they discovered the victim outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He died several hours later.

The preliminary investigation reveals the fatal shooting stemmed from an ongoing dispute between the suspects and victim. The suspects are charged with first degree murder and related charges.


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), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. 

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