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 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 and submit a tip online.

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