Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Bowie News Briefs

Armed Robbery
Belair Shell on the corner of Old Annapolis Road and Church Road was robbed by a man with a gun early Labor Day morning. The following details were reported by the Bowie Police Department.

On 9/6/10, at approximately 0616 hrs, Bowie Police responded to 13811 Old Annapolis Road for a robbery call. Upon arrival, the employee reported that an unknown male entered the location wearing a ski mask, threw two white grocery bags on the counter and asked, “Where’s the money”? The suspect then produced a black, semi-automatic style handgun and pointed it at the employee. The employee complied with the suspect and placed funds from within the cash register into the bags. The suspect then fled on foot, toward the rear alley. Prince George’s County K-9 responded to the scene to assist in a search for the suspect. The search was unsuccessful and the suspect remains at large. Prince George’s County Detective Calvert responded as well to assume the investigation.
Click here to see the full police report.

Breaking and Entering
A nineteen year old Bowie man was arrested after police responded to a report of a breaking and entering in progress in the 600 block of Jennings Mill Drive. The following details were reported by the Bowie Police Department.

On 9/3/10 at 1121 Hrs, Bowie Police Officers responded to the 600 Blk. of Jennings Mill Drive for a Burglary in progress. Upon arrival, OFC. Schwartz was waved down by 2 citizens who advised him of a suspect description and direction of travel. OFC. Schwartz relayed the description over the radio to other responding units. A perimeter was set up and the suspect was observed running in the 15000 Blk. of Jenkins Ridge Rd. OFC. Wuthrich was able to apprehend the suspect in the same block. Upon inspection of the victim’s home, there was damage observed to the exterior basement door. A screw driver and a skull cap were recovered along the path of the suspects attempted escape. The suspect was positively identified by the witnesses as the person attempting to break into the victim’s home. The suspect was transported to Upper Marlboro DOC where he was charged accordingly.

Click here to see the full police report.

Bowie Volunteer Firefighter Injured
A 26 year old Bowie Volunteer Firefighter was hospitalized after receiving third degree burns to his head while fighting a house fire in Upper Marlboro. Click here to read the story.


  1. I also heard there was a theft in the W section of an O'Malley campaign sign. How come that didn't make the police log?

  2. You are correct, Scoop. In that incident, the subject was apprehended and sent up the river - on an inner tube.

  3. BM - You need to check your stories! The subject was sent up the river on an inner tube but quickly highjacked a canoe!!!!

  4. Anonymous, If only the subject read these comments. She may only be a fair weather fan.