Friday, October 17, 2014

Domestic Violence Intervention Deputies Arrest First Degree Assault Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff’s Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID) reported the arrest of Ashley Miller of Hyattsville, MD for First Degree Assault at an address  in the 7600 block of Allendale Circle, Landover MD on September 26, 2014.

According to the arrest report, Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Allendale Circle on September 26th, for a Domestic Abuse 911 call for service. When Deputies arrived they discovered a male victim suffering from stab wounds to his arm.  The arrest report further states, that Miller and the victim had engaged in a verbal argument that that had begun the previous night and which resulted in Miller retrieving two kitchen knives, with which she taunted and chased the victim before “poking” him in the arm.  The victim escaped and called 911. He was treated for his injuries on scene.

Miller was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George's County Department of Corrections.

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

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PGSO Congratulates Deputy on MPCTC Non-Academy Instructor of the Year Award


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Warrant/Fugitive Deputies Arrest Robbery Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Erick Medrano-Posada of Riverdale, MD on an arrest warrant for Robbery that was obtained by the Prince George’s County Police Department on October 3, 2014.

According to the warrant, on October 1, 2014, a male victim was parked in the 5700 block of 64th Place in Riverdale, MD when a work style van drove up and blocked his vehicle. Medrano-Posada is alleged to have exited the van and demanded personal property taking the victim’s cell phone, wallet and $144.00. The warrant further states that a physical altercation ensued between Medrano-Posada and the victim that resulted in Medrano-Posada pressing the gas pedal which caused the van to accelerate and dragging the victim several feet.  

Upon receipt of the warrant, Deputies began an investigation into Medrano-Posada’s whereabouts. On October 8, 2014, Warrant and Fugitive Deputies arrested Medrano-Posada without incident at a residence in the 5100 block of Edmonston Road in Riverdale, MD.  He was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Medrano-Posada is also charged with Second Degree Assault and Theft: Less than $1,000.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.
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Deputies Arrest Suspect Wanted for Possession with Intent to Distribute

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Clarence Reese of Hyattsville, MD on an arrest warrant for Controlled Dangerous Substance Possession with Intent to distribute that was obtained by the County Police on September 5, 2014.

According to the warrant, on August 20th in the 10600 block of Lake Arbor Way in Mitchellville, MD Reese was operating a vehicle without his seatbelt on when he was stopped by a police officer.  The warrant states that when the vehicle stopped Reese quickly exited the vehicle, attempting to flee. The warrant further states that as a result of a personal search, a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and a vehicle search revealed a zip lock bag with 18 bags of marijuana.  
  
Upon receipt of the warrant, deputies’ investigation led them to an address in the 8100 block of Sheriff Road in Landover, MD. Deputies went to the residence where they spotted the suspect looking through a window after they knocked.  Deputies took Reese into custody without incident. He was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Reese is also being charged with Possession of marijuana.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events

“Domestic Violence Has No Place in Our Community”

Sheriff Continues October Events After Launch of “Purple Light Nights” 

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID) said it will continue its schedule of events in October to raise awareness about domestic violence by sharing information with citizens and residents at events around the county.


“The successful launch of “Purple Light Nights” in Maryland on October 9th and our Roundtable and Luncheon at the end of the month are the starting and closing event centerpieces of our activities for the month,” said Lt. Colonel Regina Taylor, Bureau Chief of Field Operations. “We hosted two information exchanges in the community before the launch and we have another one today. For the remainder of the month we are participating in events with some of our partners and hosting a roundtable discussion and luncheon on October 30th.  

The “Purple Light Nights” lighting ceremony was held on the walkway behind the County Administration building where the county building and light poles were adorned with purple lights. Those attending the ceremony were given a purple light bulb for their window or porch to symbolize a unified voice in the county against domestic violence.  “In the coming years, we hope thousands of households in Prince George’s County and all over the state will use the purple porch light in October as a unified voice,” said Sheriff High.


The DVID October Schedule of Events is as follows:


Tuesday, October 14th     - Kent Village Drive Apartments Information Exchange
                                             4:00 pm – 6:00  pm

Saturday, October 18th   - Family Strong 5K Challenge, Paint Branch Park Trail,
                                             5211 Paint Branch Pkwy,
      College Park, MD 9:00 am, 8:00 am Registration

Tuesday, October 21st      - Addison Road Metro Information Exchange
                                             7:30 am – 9:30 am

Thursday, October 30th - Domestic Violence Roundtable & Luncheon,
                                            Sheriff Headquarters 11:00 am – 3:00 pm


Members of the media are welcome to attend. For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

PGSO Launches "Purple Light Nights" Campaign in MD


Click HERE to view photos of PGSO's "Purple Light Nights Lighting Ceremony"


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Deputies Arrest 1st Degree Assault Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Shakera Tooks of Temple Hills, MD on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault that was obtained by the Prince George’s County Police Department on September 27, 2014.

According to the warrant, on September 27th, Tooks allegedly threw scalding water on a relative following an argument at a residence in the 2800 block of 31st Avenue in Temple Hills, MD. Tooks fled prior to police arrival.

After receiving the warrant on September 30th, Deputies began an investigation into Tooks’ whereabouts. On October 3rd, Tooks turned herself in to Warrant and Fugitive Deputies. She was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Tooks is also charged with Second Degree Assault.

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

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