Crime

Two arrested in summer triple shooting; third suspect sought

December 16, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Two suspects have been arrested in a triple shooting that occurred in Hyattsville over the summer, according to Hyattsville City Police. The incident, which occurred Aug. 9 in the 5800 block of 35th Place, stemmed from a drug-related altercation. On Aug. 26, Carlos Tejada [read more]

PGPD: Two suspects arrested in connection to July homicide

December 16, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Hyattsville in July. The Prince George’s County Police Department Homicide Unit announced the arrests.  Kevin Alexus Hernandez-Guevara The suspects are 20-year-old Kevin Alexus Hernandez-Guevara, of [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting at Shoppers on Chillum Road

November 28, 2016

By Lindsay Myers — Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) is investigating a 5:10 a.m. Monday morning shooting at Shoppers grocery store on the 2400 block of Chillum Road. The shooter is suspected to be a male employee of the store. He took aim at the store front window, [read more]

Ward 2 uses Neighborhood Watch to strengthen community policing

November 18, 2016

BY HELEN LYONS — In the living room of Bernadette McAuliffe, two police officers in full body armor with guns on their hips sat in antique rocking chairs, nibbling on mini grocery-store cupcakes and laughing at their hostess’s jokes. It was the third Thursday of the month, which meant that it [read more]

Police brief West Hyattsville residents on recent violent crimes

September 26, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Two recent violent crimes — a triple shooting and a homicide — have West Hyattsville residents concerned about crime in their neighborhood. The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) held a “Community Crime Awareness Meeting” on Aug. 24 to discuss the two cases and [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Suspect sought in bank robbery

September 16, 2016

On Sept. 10 at approximately 10 a.m., Hyattsville Police officers responded to the Capital One bank located at 6400 Belcrest Road, for a report of a bank robbery. The suspect entered the branch, produced a note and fled with bank funds. According to HCPD, the suspect was seen fleeing into the [read more]

Man found stabbed in West Hyattsville

September 13, 2016

On Sept. 12, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Hyattsville Police officers responded to the 5700 block of 30th Avenue after a resident called to report a person lying on the ground. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim lying in a driveway on 30th Avenue near Lancer Drive suffering from multiple [read more]
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