Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Trevin Drew Coleman, 18, is facing numerous charges after he allegedly crashed a stolen car into a traffic signal in Bowie last week.
A Bowie man is facing numerous charges after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Bowie last week, crashed a stolen car, and then fled on foot before finally being located by officers in WalMart later that same day. Bowie police officers give this account of the incident: At around 5 a.m. on May 11, during a routine patrol, a Bowie police officer saw a green Buick LeSabre driving on the wrong side of Mitchellville Road near Harbor Way. The officer began following the car, which was described as “driving at a high rate of speed,” when the car sped through a steady red traffic signal at Mitchellville Road and Harbor Way. The officer attempted to pull over the car, but the driver would not stop and continued speeding down …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Alexander Francis Rolley, 23, of the 1300 block of Peachwood Lane in Bowie, is facing multiple charges in connection with incident.
A Bowie man was charged with first degree assault last week after he attempted to stab another man with a sword-shaped letter opener, according to police. Just after 11 p.m. on May 6, Bowie police said they were notified that there was an armed person in the 1300 block of Peachwood Lane in Bowie. When officers arrived at the scene, they were told by witness that the suspect, Alexander Francis Rolley, 23, had arrived home from work earlier and gotten into an argument with the victim, a 43-year-old man who lives in the same home. The fight became physical, at which point Rolley ran into his room and came back out with what the victim describe as a sharp object, police said. The victim told police that Rolley “took an aggressive stand and …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Officers Kwok Kam and Melvin Proctor were sworn in as members of the Bowie Police Department at Monday's city council meeting.
Two experienced officers have recently joined the Bowie Police Department, bringing years of experience with larger police forces to their new positions. Recently retired Prince George's County police officer and Bowie resident, Ofc. Melvin Proctor, joins the Bowie Police Department after spending 20 years with PGPD. Ofc. Kwok Kam of Baltimore comes to Bowie from the Baltimore City Police Department, where he spent four years.
The suspect made off with two cellphones and $15 in cash, according to police.
Two teens were robbed at gunpoint near Scarlet Oak Terrace and Annapolis Road in Bowie on Thursday afternoon, according to police. Bowie police arrived at the scene at around 3 p.m. on May 2 where they found two 15-year-old Bowie residents, a boy and a girl, who reported they been robbed at gunpoint. The victims told police that a man approached them, brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and demanding their belongings. The teens gave the robber an iPhone, a Samsung Galaxy smartphone and $15 in cash. The robber then escaped on a bike trail near the location of the robbery, according to police. Police surrounded the area and a Prince George’s County Police Department K9 unit came to the scene to help track the suspect. Police and the K9 …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The chase ended when the suspect was involved in a single vehicle motorcycle crash on Interstate 495, according to police.
Bowie police nabbed an armed robbery suspected on Thursday following a high-speed chase that spanned several miles and ended with a single-vehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 495, according to a police report. The police give this account: Just after 9 p.m. on May 2, a Bowie police officer was conducting a routine check at Pointer Ridge Plaza. Employees of the Pizza Hut flagged the officer down and told him they had just been robbed at gunpoint by a man wearing motorcycle helmet, grey sweatpants and a black jacket. This victims also told the officer the suspect was riding a motorcycle. The officer then saw a man matching the victim’s description leaving the area at “a high rate of speed” on a motorcycle. The officer drove after the …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A list of police incidents in the the city of Bowie, as compiled by the Bowie Police Department.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Bowie police are taking part in a national program to dispose of unused prescription drugs.
A Bowie man was held at gunpoint and robbed outside of his home on April 18.
A 21-year-old man was assaulted robbed at gunpoint outside of his Bowie home in the early morning hours of April 18, according to a police report. Bowie police responded to a report of an armed robbery on the 17100 block of Aspen Leaf Drive shortly after midnight on April 18. At the scene, the victim told police that he was parking his car on the street in front of his house when he was approached by two male suspect. One suspect approached the passenger’s side and one approached the of the driver’s side of the vehicle. The first suspect, who was beside the driver’s side of the car, produced a shotgun and aimed it at the victim, demanding money and other property, police said. The victim reported that he handed over cash and his cell …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The assault occurred after an argument over dinner escalated.
A Bowie woman was charged with assault last week after stabbing her boyfriend in the shoulder with a fork, according to a police report. On April 19 at around 7 p.m., Bowie police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 16000 block of Pewter Lane. Police say they found the victim, a 47-year-old man, bleeding. The victim told police that he and his girlfriend, Shameka Williams, 32, had been arguing over dinner. The argument escalated and the victim said Williams stabbed him in the shoulder with a fork. Williams was taken into custody and processed without incident. She is being charged with first and second degree assault. The victim was treated on the scene for puncture wounds.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Police are offering residents tips to help keep their homes and belongings safe after a spate of break-ins in Collington Station.
In the wake of two attempted residential burglaries and once successful home break-in on April 10 in Collington Station, Bowie police are urging residents to take extra precautions. Police say that there were two attempted burglaries on in the 15100 block of Joppa Place on April 10. In both instances, entry was attempted via a basement window, said Bowie Police Chief John Nesky. On the same date, there was a successful break-in on the 100 block of Johnberg Lane, where entry was made through a basement window, Nesky said. Police are investigating the cases but as of Wednesday, no suspects have been identified or apprehended. Bowie police have offered these tips to help residents reduce the likelihood of a break-in or home burglary: At …