Crime

Suspect in gas station thefts still at large

October 16, 2018

By KAANITA IYER — No arrests have been made in the connected thefts that occurred at two local gas stations in September, Hyattsville police said. The two thefts were reported within minutes of each other on Sept. 9 at the U.S. Gas and Shell stations on Queens Chapel Road. The police report [read more]

ALERT: City police warn residents of phone scam

May 31, 2018

The City of Hyattsville Police Department released an alert saying someone is “spoofing” the department’s non-emergency telephone number (301-985-5060). When you receive a call from the City of Hyattsville Police, the number that will show up on caller identification will be [read more]

HCPD holds mock DUI event at Northwestern High

May 14, 2018

In an effort to educate youth about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and distracted driving, the City of Hyattsville Police Department, the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department and Northwestern High School students will perform a mock crash demonstration this morning. During [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: HCPD Chief to retire

May 7, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville City Police Department Chief Doug Holland — who choked up at times — announced tonight that after almost 20 years, he will be retiring and stepping down as chief of police starting July 1. “I am so lucky to have served with such a talented group of [read more]

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]

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in daytime shooting

September 1, 2017

Courtesy of the Hyattsville City Police Department UPDATE Sept. 14: The suspect wanted for first degree assault in an Aug. 30 shooting is in custody. According to the Hyattsville City Police Department, Eric Darrel Mims has been arrested for the daytime shooting at 5321 Ager Road. ORIGINAL STORY: [read more]

MISSING: Police searching for critical missing teen

February 17, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville City Police are searching for a critical missing teenager. The department reports that Yesenia Carolina Soriano, 14 years old, is missing. She was last seen in the 5700 block of Jamestown Road on Feb. 10 at 9 a.m. Soriano was previously found in the area of 916 [read more]
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