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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Domestic Violence Deputies recover 400 grams of Marijuana during Call for Service

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID) has arrested Jameel Greeter for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana, following a 911 call for service in the 3800 block of Swann Road in Suitland, MD.
             
On November 24, 2013, Deputies responded to the Swann Road address and observed Greeter and a female engaged in a loud verbal argument.

Deputies observed a bag being thrown from a window of the residence. Further examination of the tossed bag revealed a total of three large clear bags containing 400.5 grams of suspected Marijuana.  

Following an interview and further investigation, Greeter was taken into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections for processing. He was also charged with Possession of Marijuana.
  
The Marijuana was turned over to the County Police Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED).


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

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Sheriff High and PGSO at Roscoe C. Cartwright Lodge 129 Annual Seniors Thanksgiving Luncheon



Sheriff High, members of PGSO and middle school students of the Deputies Assisting Youth (D.A.Y) program attended and served lunch during the Roscoe C. Cartwright Lodge No. 129's Annual Seniors Thanksgiving Luncheon. 



For more information on the Roscoe C. Cartwright Lodge No. 129 visit http://www.rcc129.org/

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Nam Knights of America MC, Old Line Chapter Makes a Special Presentation to Sheriff High

Upper Marlboro, MD… The President of the Nam Knights of America MC, Old Line Chapter Motorcycle Club, Prince George’s County Retired Lt. Col. R.J. “Bomber” Nieves made a presentation to Prince George’s County Sheriff Melvin High yesterday in recognition of Sheriff’s Deputies and Motors Unit safety assistance at events and activities for Wounded Warriors, heroes of war and law enforcement personnel.

A non-profit 501(c) 3, the mission of Nam Knights is to “help support and honor those who have fought, died or suffered severe injury in the protection of this Great Nation and our Communities!” As an expression of its gratitude, the Old Line Chapter made a contribution of $1,500 to the Sheriff for the purchase of equipment or supplies.

In honor of Sheriff High’s service in the Marine Corps and in Vietnam, Mr. Nieves presented the Sheriff with a numbered print depicting a war scene in Vietnam entitled: U.S. Marines: Victors at Khe Sanh, Vietnam-1968. The painting is the artwork of Nam Knights member David S. Lewis, a U.S. Army Combat Artist. The painting is one of 150 prints that the artist donated to Nam Knights in support of their fundraising to build a Vietnam Memorial in Chesapeake Beach, MD. 

Sheriff High said, “It was great to be with former military colleagues as we talked about American Military and Veterans’ contributions to the world through our service.  We appreciate their contribution to help us be better in our governmental obligations and I will cherish the painting.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Deputies Arrest Suspect with Eight Outstanding Warrants

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Warrant & Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Evan Adams who was wanted for eight outstanding warrants, the most recent of which was Failure to Appear (FTA) for  Violation of Probation (VOP) on a 2008 Robbery conviction.

According to the Warrant Division, on October 28th, Deputies investigating Adams’ whereabouts located him at an address in the 1900 block of Cambridge Drive in Crofton, Md. Adams was taken into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections for processing.

In addition to the FTA VOP Robbery Warrant, Adams was wanted on four warrants  for Failure to Appear in court on several charges including -Violation of Probation Carrying a Handgun, Possession of Marijuana, Failure to Immediately Return and Remain at the Scene of an Accident and three warrants for the charge of Theft $1,000.00 to under $10,000.00.


For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354. 
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Sheriff’s Deputies Extradite 1989 Murder Suspect Captured in Georgia

Upper Marlboro, MD, The Sheriff’s Office said Sheriff’s Deputies extradited Wayne Gileours, the suspect in a 1989 homicide in Landover, MD who was arrested by Georgia State Patrol (GSP) officers on October 16th.  Gileours was wanted on a warrant obtained by the County Police Criminal Investigation Division (CID) on May 23, 1989. 

According to the warrant, Gileours allegedly committed a homicide by gun in the 1100 block of Nalley Road in Landover, MD.

In early October, the Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Georgia State Patrol that Gileours had been stopped on a traffic violation, during which Gileours provided fraudulent ID. Gileours was later positively identified by a mobile fingerprint scanner. Confirmation of his identity and a National Information Center (NCIC) records check led to the determination that he was wanted on an outstanding First Degree Murder warrant through the Pince George’s County Sheriff’s Office.

On October 31st, Deputies from the Warrant and Fugitive Division extradited Gileours from Georgia to Prince George’s County Maryland. He was transported to CID detectives at County Police Headquarters.

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

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