Friday, August 18, 2017

ALERT: Arrest in the homicides of 3 children in Clinton

Tonight Homicide Detectives with the Prince George's County Police Department arrested 24 year old Clinton resident Antonio Williams of the 6400 block of Brook Jane Drive in the triple homicide of 3 juvenile females in Clinton.   

At this point, we are unable to share further details due to the ongoing investigation, but it was critical that we shared this update with our community.  

We will be holding an 11 AM press conference tomorrow, Saturday August 19th, at police headquarters and will share more details at that time.   No further information at this time.  

PRESS CONFERENCE DETAILS:  

SATURDAY AUGUST 19th
11:00 AM 
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS 

7600 Barlowe Road 

PGPD Investigating Fatal Collision in Langley Park

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Langley Park. The victim is 58-year-old Gilbert Kuncl of Cragsmoore Court in Ellicott City.

On August 17th, around 10:05 am, patrol officers were called to the 8200 block of 15thAvenue for the report of a collision. Kuncl was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he later died of his injuries.

The preliminary investigation reveals Kuncl was standing next to his tow truck on 15thAvenue at the time of the collision. It appears he was preparing to tow a vehicle when he was struck by a passing car. The driver of that car was not hurt and remained on the scene.
  
Anyone with information on this collision 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.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wanted Wednesday

Surveillance Video of Armed Robbery


This week we’re starting Wanted Wednesday with surveillance video that captures a brazen robbery at a business in Capitol Heights. This happened back on June 13th. On the video, two suspects in a blue car stop at the business. A victim approaches the car and the suspects immediately begin to rob him. One of the suspects is armed with a gun. A second victim at the business is also robbed before the suspects flee the area. The victims were not badly hurt. Detectives did identify and arrest the driver in this video and are now asking the community to help track down the passenger. A cash reward is being offered for information in this case that leads to an indictment. Please call 301-772-4425 or 1-866-411-TIPS.

Theft Investigation



These three suspects are wanted in connection with a theft at a tool store on Baltimore Avenue in Beltsville. The theft occurred on August 8th. If you know any of these suspects, please call 301-937-0910 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.


Convenience Store Robbery



The Robbery Unit is working to find and arrest this suspect who committed an armed robbery at a convenience store. The suspect targeted the store in the 9000 block of Oxon Hill Road on August 14th. The shirt he’s wearing appears to say “Express” . If you have any information on this case, please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is being offered.

Robbery Investigation



These two pictured suspects robbed a drugstore in the 11000 block of Beltsville Drive in Beltsville. The robbery happened on August 15th around 12:30 am. The suspects demanded cash from an employee and then fled the store. We’re offering a cash reward for information in this case. Please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS.

Robbery Suspect



We’re also working to identify this suspect who robbed a convenience store on Auth Road in Camp Springs on August 15th. This robbery took place shortly before 3:00 am. The suspect jumped the counter and forced an employee to hand over cash. Call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS with info.

  

PGPD Investigates Domestic-Related Murder/Suicide in Upper Marlboro

The Homicide Unit is investigating a domestic-related murder/suicide in Upper Marlboro. The victim is 54-year-old Bernard Williams of Miller Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. The suspect is 53-year-old Kiwa Toomer of the 14000 block of New Arcadia Lane. The victim and suspect were in a relationship.

On August 15th, at about 7:45 pm, officers were called to the suspect’s apartment for a welfare check. When the officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Toomer was discovered with what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Both Williams and Toomer were pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to establish a motive in this case.

Anyone with information 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.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. 

Important cancellation message regarding Seat Pleasant Kevin Durant Day

In support of the City of Seat Pleasant, the Prince George's County Police Department is sharing the following message: 

The festival scheduled for Kevin Durant Day in the City of Seat Pleasant this Thursday, August 17th, 2017 is CANCELLED.   

The parade only will go on as scheduled from 10 am to 11 am

All media inquiries are being handled by the City of Seat Pleasant.  

Thank you for sharing this message.  

Monday, August 14, 2017

Detectives Arrest Suspect in Capitol Heights Homicide

Martinez Ferrell 

Detectives with our Homicide Unit identified and arrested a suspect wanted for a recent homicide in Capitol Heights. The suspect is 38-year-old Martinez Ferrell of the 1000 block of Atlee Drive in Landover. He’s charged with the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Kevin Hawkins of Harrods Way in Landover.

On July 29th, at about 11:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 1400 block of Pine Grove Road for a welfare check. The officers found the victim lying on the side of the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He died of his injuries on August 3rd.

Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified Ferrell as a suspect in this fatal shooting. He and the victim were acquaintances.  Detectives are working to identify the 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), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting in Lanham

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting in Lanham last Friday. The victim is
24-year-old Troy Foster of Valley Terrace in Southeast DC. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Tipsters will never have to give their name.

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 lying on a footpath with gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are looking to identify a suspect(s) and 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.


Thursday, August 10, 2017

Two Teens Arrested for July Homicide in Adelphi

Elias Portillo


Homicide Unit detectives arrested two teenage suspects in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 47-year-old man. One suspect is 14-year-old Elias Portillo of the 7900 block of 18th Avenue in Adelphi. He is charged as an adult. The second suspect is a 13-year-old male. He is charged as a juvenile. The suspects are charged with the murder of Francisco Sagastizado of no fixed address.


On July 27th, at about 8:10 am, patrol officers with the Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department responded to the 7800 block of West Park Drive for an unresponsive male. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim outside in the woods suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was stabbed when he refused the suspects’ demands for money.

Both suspects are charged with first and second degree murder. Portillo is in custody of the Department of Corrections. The 13-year-old suspect is in custody of the Cheltenham Youth Detention Facility.

Anyone with information about 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.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

PGPD Investigating Fatal Collision in Adelphi

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash in Adelphi on Tuesday. The victim’s name will be released once his family is located and notified. 

On August 8th, at about 6:20 am, patrol officers were called to the 10000 block of Riggs Road for the report of a crash involving two cars.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was heading northbound on Riggs Road when for reasons which remain under investigation, his car crossed the center line and ultimately struck a second car in the southbound lanes. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the second car suffered what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s 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

Convenience Store Armed Robbery 
 
Robbery Unit detectives are working to find this suspect who robbed a convenience store in Lanham. The masked suspect robbed the store in the 9000 block of Annapolis Road on August 4th shortly after midnight. If you know anything about this crime, please call 301-772-4925 or 1-866-411-TIPS. We are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500.


Auto Parts Store Burglary
This suspect stole cash and other items from an auto parts store on Riggs Road. This break-in happened on June 25th around 3:30 am. Please take a close look at these images. If you recognize him, please call 301-699-2601.  




Liquor Store Robbery
 
Investigators hope the community has information on the identities of the two suspects in these photos. They’re wanted for the armed robbery of a liquor store in Forestville on August 2nd. They targeted the store on Forestville Road shortly before 1:00 pm. Please call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS with any info. There is a cash reward.


Purse Theft
Detectives with our Regional Investigation Division - Northern Region - would like to talk to this suspect. He’s wanted in connection with the theft of a purse in late July. The theft occurred in the 6400 block of New Hampshire Avenue. If you know who he is, please call 301-699-2601. 


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Detectives to Canvass in Mount Rainier Homicide Investigation





This evening, Homicide Unit detectives will canvass a Mount Rainier neighborhood in their investigation into the fatal shooting of German Garcia-Paredes of Newark Road in Brentwood. The 25 year old was killed on Saturday. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Tipsters will never have to give their names.

On August 5th, at about 6:15 am, patrol officers with the Mount Rainier Police Department responded to the 3500 block of Rhode Island Avenue to check on the welfare of a man found on the sidewalk. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

The canvass is scheduled for 5:30 pm today and will begin in the 3500 block of Rhode Island Avenue.

The Prince George’s County Police Department investigates all homicides within the City of Mount Rainier. 

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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