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Three Men Indicted in Conspiracy to Kidnap a Bank Employee

 

This story comes to us from Marcia Murphy:

Greenbelt, Maryland - A federal grand jury has indicted Darrell Jose Carter, a/k/a “Shorty,” age 43, of Fort Washington, Maryland; Jeffery Edelen, age 42; and Kendall Taylor, a/k/a “Shamsideen Salaam,” age 40, both of Washington, D.C. for conspiracy to kidnap and use of a handgun during a crime of violence, in connection with the home invasion of a bank employee.

Identity of Suspects Sought in Armored Car Robbery in Clinton

This story comes to us from Cpl. Larry Johnson:

Prince George’s County, Maryland:  The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with an armored car robbery in Clinton, Maryland.

On April 25, 2011 at approximately 1:55 p.m., two suspects approached the victim from behind as he was transporting money in the 7800 block of Old Branch Avenue. One of the suspects displayed an assault rifle, the other suspect brandished a silver handgun and demanded the money from the victim. The victim complied and the suspects took an undetermined amount of cash and fled the scene in a white van.

PGPD Announces Arrests in Homicide on Glenshire Drive

PGPD Announces Arrests in Homicide on Glenshire Drive

This press release came to us yesterday from Cpl. Larry Johnson:

 

 The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has arrested Alusine Kanu, 22, Ransford Caulker, 25,  and Tanseh John Nicholas, 25, in connection with the homicide of Oluseun A. Fashina, 23, in Glendale, Maryland.   

On April 17, 2011 at approximately 4:14 a.m., Patrol Units responded to the 10800 block of Glenshire Drive for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, Patrol Units found Fashina, of the 15000 block of Jennings Lane in Bowie, Maryland, suffering from trauma to his body.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Boxer Convicted of 1st Degree Assault

This story comes to us from Ramón V. Korionoff:


UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks announced that Circuit Court Judge Maureen Lamasney found Ronald Dion Boyd, 31, of Suitland, Maryland, guilty of first degree assault after he strangled and repeatedly punched his wife because she hugged another man at a nightclub. 

 

The incident occurred last April and the defendant was a trained boxer.

 

Prosecutors successfully used testimony of the wife’s friend who witnessed the assault as well as her medical records that detailed the victim’s injuries. 

 

Police Make Arrest in Kanawha Street Homicide

This story comes to us from Mike Rodriguez?:

   The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has arrested Mario Domingo-Ucelo, 24, in connection with the murder of Abraham Felipe-Lopez which occurred Sunday evening in Langley Park, Maryland.    

American Legion Announces EMS and Firefighter of the Year Awards

American Legion Announces EMS and Firefighter of the Year Awards

This story comes to us from Mark Brady:

 

Sheriff High Discusses First Ninety Days in Office

Sheriff High Discusses First Ninety Days in Office

This story comes to us from Sharon Taylor:

Prince George’s County, Maryland-Sheriff Melvin C. High said at his first press conference as Sheriff, that he has achieved the goals he set out for the first ninety days of his administration as Sheriff and that the Agency is where he hoped it would be.  The Sheriff said warrants have been reduced by over 3,000 since he took office and that the approach he and his leadership team took from day one was to roll up their sleeves with specific plans for the Agency.

“Today, we are quite literally where I hoped to be in the first ninety days in office,” said High.