Tuesday, December 12, 2017

PGSO's own Colonel Darrin Palmer was part of the full house enjoying the festivities at the Seniors Holiday Red & Gold Gala. #PGSOisEverywhere


Another Teddy Bear Partner!!

Prince George's County Education Association (PGCEA) President Theresa Dudley 
and members present Colonel Palmer with Teddy Bears for the 
Sheriff's Office Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID)

DVID deputies give the teddy bears to children on 
domestic violence calls to help comfort them.
 

Sgt. Wiseman and Corporal Spann welcome the new recruits on their first day in Session #136.


Monday, December 11, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

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

Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Darryl Harris-Simmons, of Fort Washington, MD on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by the Maryland-National Capital Park Police on November 15, 2017.

The Warrant states that on November 13, 2017, at a community center in the 13400 block of Buchanan Drive in Fort Washington, Md. Harris-Simmons arranged a meeting with three other individuals to purchase a pair of shoes. During the transaction, Harris-Simmons, along with a male accomplice allegedly pointed a gun at the victims and demanded the victims’ property. As the driver attempted to flee, Harris-Simmons is alleged to have shot at the fleeing vehicle causing both victims serious injury. Harris-Simmons was later positively identified from a photo array.

Upon Sheriff’s deputies’ investigation, on November 22nd , Sheriff’s Deputies spoke with a Prince George’s County officer who advised that he was familiar with Harris- Simmons, having previously been to his residence on other matters. Deputies arrived in the 13200 block of Lenfant Drive in Fort Washington MD where a resident opened the door and allowed deputies to enter. Deputies asked for the name of a male who stood in the foyer. After confirming that he was Darryl Harris-Simmons, deputies informed Harris-Simmons of the warrant for his arrest, after which he was taken into custody without incident and transported Maryland National Capitol Park Police CID unit.

Harris-Simmons is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Attempted Armed Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault and Firearm use and Felony Violent Crime.
 
First Degree Assault Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Derrick Cofield, of Capitol Heights, MD, on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by the Prince George’s County Police on November 07, 2017.

According to the warrant, on November 07, in the 6400 block of Hilmar Drive in District Heights, MD Cofield and a female became involved in an argument that turned physical. Cofield is alleged to have spit on the victim, pointed a gun at her and fired several shots in her direction; he left the scene before police arrived.

Upon receipt of the warrant, Sheriff’s Deputies went to the location of the incident. A resident opened the door and allowed deputies to enter the home. Deputies advised Cofield of the warrant, and he was taken into custody without incident and transported to District 3 CID for questioning.

Cofield is also charged with Assault Second Degree, Reckless Endangerment, Firearm use and Felony Violent Crime and Handgun on a Person.

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

Friday, December 1, 2017

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

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

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

 Sheriff’s deputies arrested Gregory Ross of Laurel, MD, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery that was obtained by the Laurel Police Department on November 08, 2017.


According to the warrant, on October 20, 2017, in the 7900 block of Crows Nest Court in Laurel, MD, Ross and another suspect allegedly robbed a male victim at gunpoint while in his apartment. According to the warrant, Ross is alleged to have pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his money, after which they fled the scene. The warrant further states that the male victim owed Ross for the purchase of narcotics sale which occurred a month prior to the incident.

On November 29, 2017, deputies’ investigation determined that Ross could be located at a hotel in the 3500 block of Old Annapolis Road in Laurel, MD. Deputies went to the hotel where Ross was located and taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Upper Marlboro Department of Corrections for processing.

Ross is also charged with Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault and Theft of $100 to under $1,500.
 
Burglary First Degree Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jose Luis Sorto of Hyattsville MD., on an arrest warrant for Burglary First Degree that was obtained by County Police by November 7, 2017.

According to the warrant, Sorto was alleged to have entered a residence by prying open the rear door in the 2000 block of Ravenswood Street in Hyattsville Md. Sorto entered the home without permission where he stole jewelry which valued at approximately $2,000.00. He fled the scene.

On November 7th, Deputies’ investigation revealed that Sorto was in the 830 of Berkshire Drive in Hyattsville, MD. Deputies responded, took him into custody after which he was transported to Prince George’s Police Department District I station for questioning. Sorto is also charged with Theft $1,500 to under $25,000.

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