A man wanted for five years by the FBI for killing his fiancée in New Jersey is under arrest in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
One officer was handling a privately owned gun when it discharged and the officer was hit in the hand. The bullet ricocheted and grazed another officer in the leg, police said.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers in District Court agreed Officer 1st Class Ryan Macklin, 29, would remain in custody until a bond hearing Oct. 26. He’s pleaded not guilty; charging documents released say he told the woman “to drive behind a nearby store.”
The department will also impose a moratorium on serving warrants until they’re certain each has been thoroughly vetted, police Chief Hank Stawinski said.
The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. Thursday in the Landover, Maryland, area, Prince George’s County police said.
D.C. police announced Tuesday morning that a grand jury has indicted the DNA profile of an unknown serial rapist who attacked women in area hotels between 1998 and 2006. It is the first time that a “John Doe” DNA profile has been indicted in D.C.
A police officer and another person are in the hospital with what’s being described as “severe” but non-life-threatening injuries after a confrontation involving a knife in New Carrollton, Maryland, Friday morning.
Prince George’s County police said a video-recording device was found in an administrative office of a school building. The device was found Monday morning by the person who works in the office, and police are considering that person a victim.
Mourners gathered at the Diyanet Center of America in Lanham for Friday prayers and to pay their respects to Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin, a 14-year veteran of the police department who was fatally shot earlier this week. Ramzziddin’s final resting place is at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
Commuters should expect traffic delays and street closures Friday morning and afternoon near and around the Diyanet Center of America in Lanham as funeral services and a procession for Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin take place.
Prince George’s County is safer than it has been in more than a decade, and county leaders said that fact is helping boost the local economy.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating allegations that the Prince George’s County Police Department has discriminated against Hispanic and black officers.
Seat Pleasant Police Chief Devan Martin was riding his department-issued motorcycle when he collided with another vehicle, said Prince George’s County’s police chief.
A Maryland man faces first- and second-degree murder charges after Prince George’s County police say he killed his stepfather in Bowie and posted pictures of the victim on social media over the weekend.
“These are all interpersonal disputes: long-standing, known parties that have devolved tragically into solving a problem with a gun,” Hank Stawinski said.
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