Thursday, October 20, 2016

Capital Wheel is Raising Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Month and the Capital Wheel at National Harbor will light up Purple on Friday October 21st and Thursday October 27th with a special 20% off to riders that bring this coupon.

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

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

Attempted Second Degree Murder Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Makel of Capitol Heights, MD on a warrant for Attempted Second Degree Murder that was obtained by the County Police on August 23, 2016.

According to the warrant, on August 13, 2016, in the 6900 block of Walker Mill Road in Capitol Heights, MD, Makel approached a group of males and advised them to leave the property. They refused to leave and Makel left the area but later returned at which time he and one of the males became engaged in an argument that escalated into a fight. During the fight, Makel is alleged to have pulled a handgun, which he fired, striking the victim in the leg, and fled the scene.

On October 5, 2016, Sheriff Deputies’ received information about Makel’s whereabouts. He was located in the 6000 block of Mountain Lake Place in Capitol Heights, MD where he was taken in to custody without incident.

Makel is also charged with First and Second Degree Assault, Firearm Use/ Felony Violent Crime, Reckless Endangerment and Handgun on Person.
Second Degree Rape Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Shawn Beal of Bowie, MD on a warrant for Second Degree Rape that was obtained by the County Police on September 29, 2016.

According to the warrant, on August 24, 2016 in the 12000 block of Hallandale Terrace in Bowie, MD, Bryant engaged in unwanted sexual contact with a female victim.

On October 6th, Warrant/Fugitive Division Deputies located Beal outside of a restaurant in Bowie where deputies’ positivity identified him. Beal was taken into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Shawn Beal is also charged with Second Degree Assault and False Imprisonment.

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

The 14th Annual Clackamus County Domestic Violence #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff (PGSO) said it conducted a two-phase warrant sweep as part of its participation in the Clackamus County 14th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail on October 18th and 19th.

Sheriff’s deputy teams conducted the early morning first phase of the sweep and were joined by teams from other law enforcement partners in the overnight phase two sweep. Participating agency teams included the U. S. Marshals Service, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), Maryland State Police, Maryland National Capital Park Police, Prince Georges County Police (PGPD), the County Department of Corrections and Public Safety Communications, Capitol Heights Police Department, Glenarden Police Department, Bladensburg Police Department, Greenbelt Police Department, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.

During the sweeps, teams attempted warrant service at 552 addresses that resulted in the arrest of 136 individuals to close 153 outstanding warrants. The domestic violence related charges of those arrested included Attempt 1st Degree Murder, Assault 1st and 2nd Degree, Violation of Exparte Order (Protective Order), 1st Degree Burglary, Stalking, Malicious Destruction of Property, Human Trafficking, 1st Degree Child Cruelty, Carjacking, and Domestic related Felony Theft.

Lieutenant Colonel Marc Roccapriore, Bureau Chief Field Operations said, “I’m proud of the relationships we have with our regional law enforcement partners. The strength of those partnerships enables us to assemble enormous professional resources to focus on a singular mission – to bring Domestic Violence perpetrators before the courts, and to spread the message that "Domestic Violence has no place in our community”.

Started over 15 years ago by Clackamus County Sheriff Craig Roberts when he was still a detective, the Clackamus County Annual Warrant Sweep takes place every year during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In 2015 2,645 law enforcement members in 36 states participated in the sweep; they attempted to serve 8,949 warrants and made 1,761 arrests nationwide.

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