Monday, May 20, 2013
Prince George's County police said Friday, the men targeted homes in Oxon Hill and Fort Washington.
Three men were arrested and charged in a burglary spree that targeted more than 50 homes across Prince George's County, according to the county police department. Anthony Nyrekie Edwards, 40, of the 2400 block of Owens Road in Oxon Hill was arrested along with David Benjamin Neal, 24, of the 2300 block of Owens Road and Jamal Cooke, 21, of the 2300 block of Owens Road. The suspects went to homes in Oxon Hill and Fort Washington taking weapons, computers, jewelry, televisions and other personal belongings, police reported. They even reportedly stole a safe with valuables worth nearly $70,000. Police said a resident helped them identify the suspects by providing a license plate number for a suspect's vehicle. Edwards and Neal are in the …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man caught by a surveillance camera.
Prince George’s County police have released a photograph of a suspect in Tuesday’s burglary in University Park. Officers responded to the 6500 block of 43rd Avenue on Tuesday after a report of a break-in. The victim told police several credit cards were stolen during the burlgary. Detectives found that the cards had been used at several area retailers, including the Target in Greenbelt. Police were able to retrieve surveillance footage of the suspect, who is described as “a young African American male with a slim build and shoulder length dreadlocks.” A photo of the suspect is attached to this story. Anyone with information about the suspect or the crime is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department at 301-699-2601. …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
No suspects have been located.
A University Park home was burglarized Tuesday, according to University Park Police. The burglar broke the rear door of the house in the 6700 block of 40th Ave. between 10:40 a.m. and 1 p.m. He then entered the home and stole a 40-inch flat screen TV, and x-box, assorted DVD’s and cash. The University Park Police and Prince George's County Police responded and checked the home. No suspects were located after a canvas of the area. The area was canvassed for witnesses. No suspect/s was located. The investigation is on-going.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
University Park Police say the break-in happened Monday during daylight hours.
Numerous valuables were taken Monday when a residence in the 6600 block of 44th Ave. was burglarized, according to University Park Police. The occupants of the home returned from work around 4:45 p.m. to find that a rear kitchen window had been shattered and several items stolen, police said. A flat screen TV, jewelry, two laptop computers, and other electronics were reportedly removed from the house. Prince George's County Police searched the scene for fingerprints and canvassed the area for witnesses. No suspects were found, but an investigation remains ongoing. Police are advising neighbors to contact the UPPD at 301-277-0050 if they have any information on the incident. Residents are also reminded to lock doors and first floor …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
George Rivers is charged with first-degree burglary.
The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Riverdale man on suspicion of burglarizing a Greenbelt residence in the 9100 block of Edmonston Ct., according to the Sheriff's office. George Rivers allegedly stole three LCD televisions and a video game console, according to a warrant obtained by the Greenbelt Police Department on Aug. 1. The Sheriff's office said Rivers pawned the items at pawn shops throughout the county. Sheriff's deputies investigating the thefts found Rivers in the 5700 block of 64th Pl. in Riverdale and arrested him on Aug. 8. The Greenbelt Police charged Rivers with first degree burglary and theft under $1,000, according to Greenbelt police. Greenbelt detectives were notified of the arrest, and Rivers was …