Friday, January 12, 2018

Detectives Arrest Suspect in City of District Heights Homicide in November

Darius Wilson

Homicide Unit detectives identified and arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide in the city of District Heights in November of 2017. The suspect is 26-year-old Darius Wilson of the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf. He's accused of fatally shooting 23-year-old Rondell Foo of District Heights. The suspect and victim were acquaintances. 

On November 21st, at about 9:20 pm, patrol officers with the District Heights Police Department responded to the 6300 block of Sunvalley Terrace for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered the victim outside suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

During the course of the investigation, detectives developed Wilson as the suspect. The preliminary investigation reveals the motive appears to be robbery. 

Wilson is charged with first degree murder, assault and several additional charges. He’s in the custody of the Department of Corrections on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Temple Hills

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Temple Hills Thursday evening. The victim is 79-year-old Eleanor Beecher of St. Barnabas Road in Temple Hills. 

On January 11th, at approximately 5:50 pm, patrol officers responded to the 4000 block of Branch Avenue for a collision involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian, Beecher, died of her injuries. The driver of the involved car remained on the scene and was taken to a hospital for observation.

The investigation reveals Beecher was struck as she tried to cross southbound Branch Avenue. Preliminarily, it appears she was not in a crosswalk.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to please call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Student Charged in Connection with Stabbing Two Fellow Students


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Edwin Aguilar Martinez
Prince George’s County Police detectives arrested and charged a Central High School student for stabbing and injuring two other students at school on Thursday. The suspect is 19-year-old Edwin Aguilar Martinez of the 7000 block of Fresno Street in Seat Pleasant. 

On January 11th, at about 9:00 am, patrol officers were called to the school on Cabin Branch Road in Capitol Heights for the report of a stabbing. When they arrived, officers located two students suffering from stab wounds. The victims are both currently in stable condition at a hospital with what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries. 

The preliminary investigation reveals the stabbings stemmed from an argument between the suspect and victims over a female student. 

Martinez is being charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault and a weapons charge.  He is in custody of the Department of Corrections.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Regional Investigations Division - Central at 301-772-4911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device. 

PGPD Investigating Fatal Collision in Temple Hills

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Temple Hills Wednesday evening. The deceased driver is 52-year-old Shawn Sims of Harrison Lane in Temple Hills.

On January 10th, at about 8:00 pm, patrol officers were called to the 4400 block of Branch Avenue for the report of a collision involving two cars. Sims was found suffering from critical injuries. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the second car, an adult female, was also taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

The preliminary investigation indicates Sims was attempting to cross the northbound lanes of Branch Avenue at the crossover for Old Branch Avenue when the two cars collided in the northbound lanes.  

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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