Thursday, June 17, 2021

The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff awarded the 11th Annual Melvin C. High Scholarship Award to four outstanding Prince George’s County High School graduates.

This year’s awards ceremony was held virtually via Zoom, with Sheriff High, Chief Asst. Sheriff Darrin Palmer, and members of the Executive Command staff in the Sheriff’s Office participating. The ceremony was hosted by Captain Ecolia Whitmire, Commander of the Community Partnership Section that includes the Melvin C. High Scholarship initiative, the Positive Deputies Assisting Youth (D.A.Y.) Middle School Mentoring Program and the Senior Citizens’ Outreach Program.



 

The Office of the Sheriff has partnered with the Men’s Commission and the Department of Family Services in an effort to improve our community on the adverse impact domestic violence has on individuals, families and neighborhoods. We invite you to partner with fathers, father figures and men in the Father’s Day Pledge Initiative.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Deputies Arrest First Degree Assault Suspect

 

Upper Marlboro, MD… The office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Alexis Jennifer Easter on June 3, 2021, on a warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by county police on April 28, 2021.

According to the warrant, on September 11, 2020, Detectives met with a minor victim, who disclosed that they were assaulted by Easter at a home in the 8500 block of Greenbelt Rd. in Greenbelt, MD. Detectives learned that Easter had allegedly began to abuse the child, after a verbal altercation pertaining to the minor victim’s cell phone. The victim was transported to the local hospital, where they received treatment for their injuries.

On June 3rd, deputies determined that Easter could be located at an address in the 2500 block of Whitehall St. in Suitland, MD. When deputies arrived, it was determined that Easter was not home. Deputies spoke with Easter by phone, notified her of the warrant, and convinced her to turn herself in. She was served the warrant, taken into custody, and safely transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD, without incident.

Easter is also charged with Second Degree Child Abuse, Second Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment. 


For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Deputies Arrest First Degree Assault Suspect

 

Upper Marlboro, MD… The office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Alex Will Martinez-Lopez on June 10, 2021, on a warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by county police on May 31, 2021.

According to the warrant, on January 28th, police met with a victim, who disclosed that they were assaulted on January 21st in the 2000 block of Evansdale Dr. in Hyattsville, MD. Police learned that Martinez-Lopez had allegedly been involved in a physical altercation that resulted in the victim being stabbed. Martinez-Lopez fled the scene before police arrived, and the victim was transported to the local hospital, where they received treatment for their injuries.

On June 10th, deputies determined that Martinez-Lopez could be located at an address in the 2000 block of Evansdale Dr. in Hyattsville, MD. When deputies knocked on the door, a resident answered, allowing them to enter the home. Once inside, Martinez-Lopez was identified. He was served the warrant, taken into custody, and safely transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD, without incident.

Martinez-Lopez is also charged with Second Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment. 


For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Deputies Arrest Second Degree Rape Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Hector Isaias Avila Rivera on June 6, 2021, on a warrant for Second Degree Rape obtained by county police on May 21, 2021.

According to the warrant, on April 7th, Detectives learned Rivera met a minor victim online and had allegedly provided them with a false age before engaging in sexual intercourse with them at a residence in Hyattsville, MD.

On June 8th, deputies and members of the United States Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF) determined that Rivera could be located at an address in the 2900 Block of Fenimore Rd, in Silver Spring, MD. When members of the task force knocked on the door, a resident answered, allowing them to enter the home. Rivera was apprehended after attempting to flee from a basement door. Rivera was served the warrant, taken into custody, and safely transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD, without incident.

Rivera is also charged with Second-Degree Assault.

For more information, contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021