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PGPD Provides Update in Saturday's Incident

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


Suspect in Custody in Connection With Saturday’s Non-Fatal Shooting in College Park

Jenare Marriott
Prince George’s County Police detectives arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a non-fatal shooting in College Park Saturday evening. The suspect is 26-year-old Jenare Marriott of no fixed address. Detectives are working to identify and arrest a second suspect.
On October 14th, at about 8:20 pm, patrol officers were called to the 7500 block of Rhode Island Avenue for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, they located one man suffering from a gunshot wound. Asecond man was also injured. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.  
The preliminary investigation reveals the suspects and one of the victims got into an argument during a drug transaction which escalated into the shooting. The second victim was injured during the altercation. One of the victims was also robbed. The two suspects fled the area following the shooting.  
Marriott is being charged with attempted murder, robbery and assault. He is in custody of the Department of Corrections.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to call 301-699-2601. 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 and submit a tip online.


10/14/17 Community Alert

Earlier this evening, officers from the University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) and the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the 7500 block of Rhode Island Ave for a shooting. Injuries were reported. Officers searched the area for the suspects, but were unable to locate them. The last known direction of travel was towards the College Park Metro. UMPD officers have since cleared the scene and the Prince George’s County Police Department continues to investigate this incident.

Text messages and emails were sent to members of our community alerting them of the situation. To view the messages, please visit .


UMPD Seeks Community's Help with Recent Hate Bias Incidents

Update from October 6, 2017 Incident

OCCURRED: October 6, 2017, at approximately 10:56 p.m.
LOCATION: Campus Drive by Stamp Student Union
UMPD CASE #: 2017-64640

On October 6, 2017, at approximately 10:56 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded to the Stamp Student Union area for an assault involving a baseball bat. Two male UMD students were walking along Campus Drive near Stamp Student Union when they got into a verbal altercation with a passing vehicle. A male passenger got out of the vehicle and began following the two students. The passenger then went back to the car and retrieved a baseball bat. The passenger then exchanged words with the two students and then struck one of the students. The passenger then got back into the vehicle and drove towards Baltimore Avenue.

The student was taken to a local hospital and has since been released.

Our Criminal Investigations Unit has identified the two suspects involved in this incident. They have no affiliation with the University and were issued a denial of access for the campus. Charges will be filed.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email .
When available for release, additional information, may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site: and
Safety Tips:
The University of Maryland Police Department provides a walking escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like a walking escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555. You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort.
If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling #3333 from a mobile phone or 301-405-3333.
Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.
Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.
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Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.
Safety Resources:
University of Maryland Police Department
Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911
Prince George's County Police Department
911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911
UMD Police Walking Escort
Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555
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