Saturday, September 24, 2016

PGPD Searches for Missing Man

Updated September 24, 2016: Mr. Connor has been safely located.

Melvyn Connor

The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing man. He is identified as 79-year-old Melvyn Douglas Connor. He was last seen in the 1300 block of Southview Drive in Oxon Hill, MD at about 10:00 am on September 23, 2016.

Connor is described as an African American male, 5’11”, and 230 pounds. He was last seen wearing a burgundy cap, beige long sleeve shirt, tan pants, and brown shoes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigation Division – Southern Region at (301) 749- 5064.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting in Bladensburg

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the fatal shooting of a teenager in Bladensburg. He is 16-year-old Diego Gomez-Martinez of 58th Avenue in Bladensburg.
 
On September 22nd, at about 8:00 pm, officers from the Bladensburg Police Department were called to the 4200 block of 58th Avenue for a shooting. When they arrived, they found Gomez-Martinez suffering from a gunshot wound. He died several hours later at a hospital.
 
Detectives are investigating the circumstances leading up to the fatal shooting.
 
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text, “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

PGPD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Capitol Heights

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Capitol Heights. The victim is 25-year-old Jadene Brooking of Lee Jay Court in Capitol Heights. 

On September 21st at about 2:30 pm, patrol officers were called to the 6400 block of Central Avenue for a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation reveals the car was traveling eastbound on Central Avenue when it struck Brooking as she was crossing Central Avenue in a crosswalk. Brooking was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car remained on the scene and was not injured.

Anyone with information on this collision 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, text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

Detectives to Canvass Langley Park Neighborhood in Homicide Investigation


Today at noon, detectives with our Homicide Unit will canvass a Langley Park community where a man was fatally stabbed in July. The victim is 33-year-old Marvin Diaz-Marin of Jasmine Terrace in Hyattsville.

At about 5:00 pm on July 27th, patrol officers were called to the 2000 block of University Boulevard to check on the welfare of a man. Officers found the victim suffering from stab wounds to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

video


Detectives have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with this homicide. On the video, the suspect is seen walking and then minutes later running in the opposite direction.

The canvass is set to begin at 12:00 pm today in the 2000 block of University Boulevard.


Anyone with information 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), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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