On 02/05/2013 at approximately midnight, Teshauna Nicole Jones reported that she was robbed at gunpoint on Paintbranch Parkway near Rhode Island Avenue. After extensive searching and reviewing of surveillance tape, it was determined that Jones' statement was a fabrication. Prince George's Police Department detectives interviewed Jones again and she admitted to making up the robbery because she owed a relative money. On 02/08/2013, Jones was charged with making a false statement and is currently awaiting trial.
Chief Mitchell is receiving a tribute today from the Public Safety Leadership Association for his extensive and multi-faceted career and breadth of law enforcement experience. Law enforcement leaders including MSP Superintendent Brown and Prince George's County Police Chief Mark Magaw were in attendance as Chief Mitchell was recognized by the Public Safety Leadership Association.