Thursday, May 21, 2015

#PGSO participates in the Upper Marlboro Courthouse 6th Annual Veterans Appreciation and Muster Ceremony

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Sheriff High congratulates Melwood on receiving the "2015 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award" #PGSO

Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin High congratulates Melwood on receiving the "2015 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award" from Comptroller Peter Franchot. Melwood is a nonprofit serving the greater Washington DC area with their headquarters located in Upper Marlboro, MD. Melwood creates jobs and opportunities to improve the lives of people with disabilities.  Through its advocacy, clients are empowered to transform their own lives through unique opportunities within the community.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:

 Suspect Arrested for Drug Possession with the Intent to Distribute

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Cedric Brown of Temple Hills, MD who was wanted on an arrest warrant for CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute obtained by County Police on January 23rd, 2015.

According to the warrant, on May 13th, 2014 Brown was in the 4600 block of Deer Park Drive in Temple hills, MD, where he was approached by police officers while sitting in the passenger seat of an illegally parked vehicle. The owner and driver of the vehicle gave the police consent to search her car. The officers discovered 5.2 grams of suspected crack cocaine packaged in 25 baggies having a street value of over $1000.00. The warrant states that the suspected crack cocaine field tested positive and that the incident occurred within 1,000 feet of a school zone. Hillcrest Heights Elementary School and Benjamin Stoddert Middle School are both nearby.

Deputies along with members of the United States Marshals located Brown at his residence in Temple Hills, MD. On May 7th Brown was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections (DOC) for processing.

Brown is also charged with CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute near a School and CDS Possession-Not Marijuana.

First Degree Burglary Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Trevon Marshall of Hyattsville, MD on a warrant for First Degree Burglary that was issued by the County Police on April 14th, 2015.  

The warrant states that on December 4th, 2014 Marshall was in the 5400 block of 16th Avenue in Hyattsville, MD, where he is alleged to have destroyed property when he burglarized a residence. The warrant states items valued at over $2,000.00 were stolen and they included several electronics, a backpack, and a wallet containing the victim’s driver’s license and credit cards. Marshall was identified from images captured on surveillance video when the stolen credit cards were used at The Mall of Prince George’s in Hyattsville, MD.

 The deputies’ investigation determined that Marshall could be located in the 800 block of Somerset Place in Hyattsville, MD. On May 4th deputies went to the location and were allowed entry by a female resident, Marshall was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections (DOC) for processing.

Marshall is also charged with Theft $1,000 to under $10,000, Burglary Fourth Degree Dwelling, Credit Card: Steal Another’s, Attempted Credit Card Fraud, Malicious Destruction of Property.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Deputy Sheriff's Association Fallen Heroes Memorial Service #PGSO

Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff remembers it's fallen Deputies' Sergeant. James Arnaud and Deputy First Class Elizabeth Magruder during National Police Week at Sheriff headquarters, along with their family members. Sergeant Arnaud and Deputy First Class Magruder were killed in the line of duty on August 29,2002.

National Police Week, Honoring Courage, Saluting Sacrifice

Monday, May 11, 2015

Sheriff High enjoying the Laurel Main Street Festival Parade

Sheriff’s Deputies Involved in Shooting after Domestic Violence Attack

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office reported a deputy-involved shooting Sunday night that occurred in the 900 block of Nalley Road in Landover, MD. The shooting occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m., after deputies pursued the vehicle of a suspect identified in a Domestic Violence attack.

The suspect drove to the 900 block of Nalley Road where he rammed into a Deputy’s vehicle with his truck. Information at this time indicates that two Deputies discharged their agency issued firearms, striking the suspect. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Consistent with standard procedure, the Prince George’s County Police Department is conducting an investigation into the shooting. The Sheriff’s Policy Compliance Division is conducting a concurrent administrative investigation. The deputies involved are five and six year veterans and have been placed on routine Administrative Leave pending further investigation.

Information on the Deputies involved will be released on May 12, 2015. Notifications to the next of kin for the deceased are being handled by the Prince George’s County Police Department.

For additional information contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Press Information Office at 301-780-7354.