A Prince George’s County police officer shot and killed a suspect who was handcuffed and wearing a seat belt inside a police cruiser Monday night in Temple Hills, Maryland, a spokesperson for the police department says.
Police received a 911 call around 8 p.m. about a driver who struck multiple vehicles in the Silver Hill area and on St. Barnabas Road, Prince George’s County Police Department spokesperson Christina Cotterman said.
Officers found the suspected driver on Winston Street and immediately smelled what they believed to be PCP coming from the car,
They handcuffed the driver and put him inside the front passenger seat of the cruiser and put the seat belt on him,
One officer got into the driver’s seat of the cruiser while the officers waited on a drug recognition expert to come to the scene,
Two witnesses told police they heard a struggle coming from the cruiser and heard loud bangs,
The suspect was struck multiple times by the officer’s weapon,
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — Police have arrested and charged a Bowie man, 23-year-old Sammie Warren, for allegedly firing multiple shots through a window and killing a grandmother in her own kitchen on New Year’s Day.
Filomena Vasquez, 56, was shot to death at about 11:30 p.m., January 1, in her home on Varnum Street in Landover Hills while she was making tea, police say.
Vasquez’s 21-year-old son sold a car to the suspect on Christmas Eve, Chief Hank Stawinski announced during a Monday afternoon press conference. He was apparently unhappy with the purchase, and returned to the home in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, firing shots into the front of the house.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Seven people were found suffering from gunshot wounds when officers responded Sunday to a report of a shooting, the Baltimore Police Department and news reports said.
The department said on its Facebook page that police responded to a report of a shooting at 2:10 a.m. When officers arrived, they located four victims who had been shot: a 20-year-old male with wounds to the shoulder and hip; an 18-year-old male with wounds to both legs; a 27-year-old male with a wound to the arm; and a 17-year-old male with wounds to the back and leg. They were transported to hospitals for treatment.
WALDORF, Md. (FOX 5 DC) – The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who broke into a woman’s home, kidnapped her, and plowed her vehicle into a bowling alley.
They say the victim returned to her Waldorf home on Wednesday night and found the man waiting for her
BALTIMORE — Video that shows a Baltimore police officer putting a person in a choke hold is under investigation, police said.
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott tweeted Thursday afternoon, “I was made aware of this video this morning and immediately alerted (BPD) Commissioner (Michael) Harrison. The commissioner informed me that this occurred on Dec. 2nd and that it is under investigation. I will be personally following up with him as more details come to light.”
The father of a 9-year-old girl alleged to have suffered a sexual offense at the hands of a 4th-grade boy on the playground at Gale-Bailey Elementary spoke out on Friday.
“The first couple of weeks were rough. She didn’t sleep at all, and she was having nightmares when she did doze off,” he says. The man asked we not reveal his name to protect the identity of his child, but he wants people to know what he claims happened at the end of October was far from child’s play.
He describes it this way: “Very graphic, physical, the word rape was used. It was bad.” And yet he says when the girls reported what happened nobody at the school took it seriously.