Thursday, May 28, 2015

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 Darius Jackson of Capitol Heights, MD, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder obtained by County Police on April 22, 2015.
According to the warrant, on April 11, 2015, at a nightclub in the 5000 block of Sheriff Road in Capitol Heights, MD, Jackson and an unknown female were engaged in an argument that continued outside in the parking lot. During the altercation, Jackson produced a handgun and fired multiple shots which injured two bystanders and fled the scene.
Deputies attempted to locate Jackson multiple times, however when their attempts were unsuccessful, the warrant was reassigned to the Warrant Division Fugitive Apprehension & Surveillance Team (FAST). On May 11, FAST Deputies located Jackson at a residence in the 8000 block of Edgeworth Drive, District Heights, MD, where they were granted access to the residence where they found Jackson. He was taken into custody without incident and transported District III Police Station.
Jackson is also charged with First Degree Assault (2x), Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime, Reckless Endangerment (2x).
                                                             Felony Indictment Suspect Arrested

The Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division also reported the arrest of Beverly Mitchell-Chew on an indictment alleging Exploitation of Vulnerable Adult. The indictment was issued by the Circuit Court of Prince George's County on May 14, 2015.
Upon receiving the indictment, (FAST) Deputies began an investigation into Smith whereabouts. FAST Deputies located and arrested Smith on May 22, 2015, in the 7000 block of Circle Dr. East in Oxon Hill, MD.

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

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Sheriff’s Office Conducts Mother’s Day Child Support Sweep (Arrests Represent $500,000 in Child Support Arrears)

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff made 45 arrests to close 49  warrants in a Mother’s Day’s Child Support Enforcement Division warrant sweep conducted on May 20th and 21st.  Sheriff’s deputies attempted to serve 130 warrants during the sweep with four teams of 4-6 deputies. The sweep arrests represent child support arrears of over $564,000, and also included closure of 7 traffic and 3 criminal warrants.

According to Captain Sharon Saunders, Civil Divisions Assistant Chief, Bureau of Field Operations “the Mother’s Day Child Support Sweep success is made possible because of the careful planning and execution by the teams and those who supported them. This was an outstanding effort to capture 45 individuals who owe more than a half million dollars in back child support. Custodial parents and their children depend on us to help bring delinquent parents to court to collect child support payments granted by the court to provide for their children.”  

The Child Support Division received assistance from deputies in the Domestic Violence Intervention Division, Civil/ Landlord & Tenant Division, Internal Affairs Division, Planning and Research Division, and the Warrants and Fugitive Division.

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



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.