Wednesday, November 22, 2017

WANTED WEDNESDAY

Theft at Liquor Store

We’re starting Wanted Wednesday with a theft case in College Park. Our investigation reveals the pictured suspect stole several bottles of liquor from a store in the 8000 block of Baltimore Avenue. This theft occurred on November 12th. Please call 301-699-2601 with any information on this case.


Robbery Investigation
We’re also asking for our community’s assistance in identifying three suspects wanted in a robbery in Landover on November 8th. In this case, the suspects approached the victim on 75th Avenue and assaulted him causing minor injuries.  They then took the victim’s property before fleeing the area. Anyone who recognizes the suspects in these photos is urged to call 301-772-4425 or 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is available.


Restaurant Theft
 
We’re also searching for this suspect who snatched a purse at a restaurant in Langley Park. This occurred on November 11th at the business in the 7000 block of Riggs Road. Please call 301-699-2601 with any information on this theft.

Detectives Investigate Homicide in City of District Heights

Detectives are investigating a homicide in the city of District Heights Tuesday night. The victim is 23-year-old Rondell Foo of District Heights Parkway in District Heights.

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.

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

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.)


Toys for Tots Toy Drive Underway at PGPD


The gym at Prince George’s County Police headquarters is filling up fast with boxes of toys – including hundreds of new bikes. The PGPD is once again proudly partnering with the United States Marine Corps Reserves in hosting the Toys for Tots program in Prince George’s County. Every Christmas season the program collects new and unwrapped toys and distributes them to families in need.  

Donations are now being accepted for this year’s toy drive. Please visit https://edgewater-md.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx to find drop-off locations and to register to receive toys. The toys collected by the PGPD and our partners will be distributed in December to those who have pre-registered. 

Monday, November 20, 2017

PGPD Suspends Probationary Officer After Assault Charge in DC

 
A probationary Prince George's County Police Officer is now suspended after the Metropolitan Police Department charged him with assault with a dangerous weapon.  Probationary Police Officer Zaid Abed was off duty at the time of his arrest early Sunday morning

Officer Abed is currently a probationary officer assigned to the Bureau of Patrol.  After graduating from the academy, officers are placed in a probationary status for their first year.  Abed’s been employed by the PGPD for 11 months.

Our Special Investigation Response Team (SIRT) of our Internal Affairs Division launched an administrative investigation after learning of the arrest. 

For more information regarding the criminal investigation, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department.

 

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