Crime

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]

Suspects hit man with hammer before robbing him

February 24, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT  — According to the Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD), detectives are looking for two women in connection with an armed robbery on Belcrest Road in Hyattsville.  Authorities said the two suspects robbed a man in his home on Feb. 1 after hitting him with a [read more]
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