News Brief: Skimmer discovered at 7-Eleven ATM

November 15, 2017

On Oct. 22, an off-duty police officer recognized that an ATM skimming device was affixed to the Citibank ATM at the 7-Eleven at 3737 Hamilton Street. Skimming devices are used by thieves to capture your personal identification once you place your credit card/bank card into the card slot. The [read more]

City council votes to move forward with HCPD relocation

May 10, 2017

BY HEATHER SARVER MILLAN — The city council unanimously authorized one of the biggest, most expensive items in recent years at their meeting May 1. And it’s been six years in the making. The council authorized city staff to continue with the renovation of 3505 Hamilton Street, a city-owned [read more]

PHOTOS: Police Open House, Summer Jam draw big crowd

July 17, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville hosted its third Summer Jam of the season on July 15, which coincided with the Hyattsville City Police Department’s open house. There were police vehicles on display, and residents were able to tour the police department and learn about the types [read more]

Police sexual-harassment lawsuit will move forward

October 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — The City’s motion to dismiss the sexual harassment case filed against it by Pfc. Marsha Mutchler Lessard, a Hyattsville Police Department officer from 2004 to 2009, has been denied. The ruling, by Judge Frederick Motz of the U.S. District Court, means the case will move [read more]