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Friday, July 22, 2016

Attention: Extreme Heat Advisory: July 22-July 25 #PGSO


Important notification from Alert Prince George's. 

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory for all areas of the County through Monday, July 25th. Heat Index Values 100-105 are expected, the hottest part of the day will be the afternoon and evening hours. This email contains important emergency recommendations:


What should you do?

Tip: The 'Heat Index' is a measure of how hot weather "feels" to the body.
 
The Office of Emergency Management recommends that outdoor work and activity is limited if possible. Take frequent rests in cool, air-conditioned areas to avoid heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Proper hydration is also recommended. Do not leave pets or small children in cars, even if it is only for a minute.

Follow this link for a list of PG County Cooling Centers:

Signs of Illness

The Prince George’s Office of Emergency Management recommends these CDC Guidelines for extreme heat:

Signs of Heat Exhaustion include heavy sweating, weakness, cold/pale/clammy skin, fast/weak pulse, nausea or vomiting, and fainting. If you experience these symptoms, move to a cooler location, lie down and loosen clothing while applying wet cloths to as much of your body as possible, sip water.

A more severe illness, Heat Stroke is caused by high body temperatures (above 103° F) and includes symptoms such as hot, red, dry or moist skin, as well as rapid and strong pulse. If you or someone else experience these symptoms, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY, this is a medical emergency. Move the person to a cooler environment, reduce their body temperature with cool cloths or even a bath.
 
 
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

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 Extradited

Sheriff’s deputies extradited Joshua Mayo to Prince George’s County, MD on July 14, 2016 from the Federal Correction Institute located in Fairton, New Jersey. Mayo, who is from Washington, DC was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery issued by the District Court of Prince George's County on August 08, 2015.

According to the warrant, on July 19, 2015, in the 2000 block of Oxon Run Drive in Temple Hills, Md., Mayo and two other suspects are alleged to have approached a male victim walking down the street when Mayo exited a vehicle, pointed a handgun at the victim, demanded the victims’ property – with which he complied – and fled the scene.

Mayo is also charged with Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault and Theft less than $1000.

2014 First Degree Arson Suspect Extradited

Sheriff’s deputies extradited Shavonne Burgess to Prince George’s County, MD on July 14, 2016 from the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility located in Philadephia, PA. Burgess, who is from Philadelphia was wanted on an arrest warrant for First Degree Arson issued by the District Court of Prince George's County on October 06, 2014.

According to the warrant, on October 07, 2014, the Prince George’s County Fire Department responded to a nightclub in the 6000 block of Old Branch Avenue in Clinton, Md, Burgess allegedly entered a storage closet in the nightclub carrying three duffle bags but left the building with only two. Video surveillance shows that within minutes of Burgess leaving smoke appeared from the storage closet. The warrant states that Burgess had been denied employment at the club; she was identified by the manager.

Burgess is also charged with Second Degree Arson, and Reckless Endangerment.

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

Clerk of Circuit Court Sydney Harrison swears in Sheriff's Deputies with Lt. Colonel Barnes #PGSO


Monday, July 18, 2016

Don't Miss Out on Next Year's Positive D.A.Y Summer Camp Program!!!

 If you or anyone that you know is interested in enrolling a child from the ages of 11-14 for the Positive D.A.Y Summer Camp. Please email Sgt. Johnson at RLJohnson@co.pg.md.us for more information.

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

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

2014 Armed Robbery Suspect Extradited

Sheriff’s deputies extradited Melvin Saunders to Prince George’s County, MD on July 7, 2016 from the Prince William County Detention Center located in Manassas, Virginia. Saunders, who is from Washington D.C, was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery issued by the District Court of Prince George's County on December 17, 2014.

According to the warrant, on December 07, 2014, Saunders allegedly robbed a 7-11 convenience store, in the 6000 block of Oxon Hill in Oxon Hill, Md. The warrant states that Saunders ran behind the counter, grabbed male victim employee of the store, pointed a handgun, demanded money, and fled the scene.

Saunders is also charged with Robbery, First Degree Assault, Theft less than $1,000, and Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime.

First Degree Assault Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Andre Harris of Lanham, MD, on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by the County Police on May 23, 2016.

According to the warrant, on March 19, in the 8000 block of Lakecrest Drive in Greenbelt, MD, Harris allegedly forced entry into a female victim’s home where he choked her. The warrant states the former couple had arranged an opportunity for Harris to collect some of his belongings, and further states that Harris attacked the victim in the presence of a minor.

On July 5, Deputies located Harris in the 7000 block of Martins Court in Lanham where he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to Hyattsville Department of Corrections for processing. Harris is also charged with Second Degree Assault.

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