Police investigating string of auto vandalisms

August 30, 2016

Hyattsville City Police (HCPD) are investigating nine vandalisms to autos that occurred Aug. 27-29. Several tires were slashed. These crimes appeared to have occurred late at night. Police say they have no suspect information or motive. Lt. Chris Purvis said he hopes to “bring awareness to [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Patricia Welch found guilty of perjury

August 16, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville resident Patricia Welch has been found guilty of perjury in connection to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters. She appeared in Bedford (Va.) Circuit Court on Tuesday morning for a plea hearing. According to WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Patricia Welch entered an Alford [read more]

PGPD says parenting is key to reducing gang activity in city

August 15, 2016

BY LINDSAY MYERS — Detective Scott Ratty of the Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) and Detective George Norris of the Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) presented on gang activity in Hyattsville at the Police and Public Safety Committee meeting Aug. 3. The presentation, [read more]

UPDATE: Police ID body found near Editor’s Park Drive

August 3, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — At approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department and Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) responded to a citizen’s report of a body in a grassy area between the 3300 block of East West Highway and the [read more]

Residents participate in active shooting preparedness training

July 24, 2016

BY BEN SIMASEK — In Hyattsville, like in many other communities around the world, our hearts ache for the victims of violent tragedies in Orlando, San Bernardino, Charleston, Newtown, and far too many other places to name. The best response that we can have as a community is one of solidarity, [read more]
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