Wednesday, November 25, 2015

PGPD's Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Security Message

The Prince George’s County Police Department constantly monitors the security landscape locally, nationally and internationally. As we do every day, the PGPD strategically allocates our extensive resources to where they’ll be most effective. On Thanksgiving leading into Black Friday, we will have assets countywide, including at our shopping centers and popular tourist attractions. Those resources will be both covert and overt. It’s our goal for citizens and visitors to safely enjoy their holiday weekend in our county. However, don't hesitate to flag down one of our officers or call 911 if something seems out of the ordinary or noteworthy. As always, we will remain vigilant and ask the community to do the same.

Wanted Wednesday

Man Targets Banks Twice in Two Weeks

(Nov. 24, 2015 Attempted Robbery)
The robbery suspect who wears white sunglasses when committing crimes has struck again. We first showed you his picture last Wanted Wednesday after the man robbed a bank in Oxon Hill. On Tuesday, he tried again, this time at another Oxon Hill bank in the 6200 block of Oxon Hill Road. In this case, he left without any cash.
(Nov. 13, 2015 Robbery)
On November 13th, the suspect robbed a bank on Audrey Lane in Oxon Hill. He grabbed cash from a teller and walked out toward the 5200 block of Indian Head Highway. If you recognize him, please call 301-772-4905 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is being offered.

Fast Food Restaurant Robbery

This suspect is wanted for the armed robbery of a fast food restaurant on Greenbelt Road in Greenbelt. He robbed the business on November 19th at about 8:00 pm. Please call our detectives at 301-772-4905 with any information on this suspect’s identity. Tipsters can also call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is being offered.

Breaking & Entering Suspect

The suspect in these photos is wanted for breaking into a home in Capitol Heights. The home is on Highview Drive. Our investigation reveals the suspect broke in at about 12:00 pm back on November 9th.  Please call 301-390-2160 with info on his name or where we could find him. You can also always call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Food Mart Burglary


Our detectives are working to find and arrest the two suspects who broke into a food mart the morning of November 10th. This store is in the 6300 block of Addison Road in Seat Pleasant. The suspects stole thousands of dollars in cash and cigarettes.

(actual vehicles)

The pickup truck and car in the above pictures are linked to the suspects. The pickup is described as possibly a 2008 Lincoln. The car is possibly a newer model Toyota Camry. Please call 301-390-2160 or 1-866-411-TIPS with any information on this case.

Game Store Robbery

These two suspects are wanted for robbing a game store in the 6200 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill. The armed robbery happened on November 21st at about 5:00 pm. After grabbing cash, the suspects fled in a silver van waiting outside. Detectives can be reached at 301-772-4905. A cash reward is being offered.

Robbery Investigation


Our Robbery Unit is also investigating the armed robbery of a business in the 4600 block of Suitland Road. This robbery occurred on November 21st at about 7:20 am. The suspect was wearing a white hoodie and white pants. Once he grabbed cash, he ran from the store in the direction of Huron Avenue.



PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Beltsville

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Beltsville. The victim is 64-year-old Huan Wang of Bornedale Drive in Adelphi.
On November 24, 2015, at about 6:30 am, patrol officers were called to the intersection of Powder Mill Road at Boxer Road for a collision involving a pedestrian. When they arrived, the officers found Wang in the roadway suffering from critical injuries. He was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.
The preliminary investigation reveals Wang was trying to cross Powder Mill Road when a car struck him. The driver remained on scene. The victim was not in a crosswalk. No one inside the car was hurt.
Anyone with information about this collision 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

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

PGPD Searches for Missing Elderly Siblings

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing sister and brother. They are 71-year-old Rosa Lee Thomas and 76-year-old James Everrette Ward.

Thomas and Ward were last seen in the 7200 block of Sheriff Road in Landover on November 23, 2015, at about 2:00 pm.

Thomas is described as an African American woman, 5’8” and 185 pounds. She was last seen wearing a gray jacket, blue sweat pants, and a gray and black fleece hat. Thomas may be in need of medication. It is unclear what Ward was wearing. 

They were last seen riding in a burgundy 2005 Jeep Liberty with Maryland registration 638M085.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to please call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigation Division – Central Region at 301-772-4911.

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