UMPD Officers Make Quick Arrest for Two Motor Scooter Thefts
At around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 22nd, a UMPD officer observed three males operating three motor scooters on Route 1 without proper safety equipment. The males noticed the officer and fled south on Route 1. Officers pursued the subjects to East-West Highway where one subject dismounted and fled on foot. The second subject crashed the scooter and was taken into custody. The first subject was soon located at the College Park Metro Station by an off-duty US Secret Service police officer and was apprehended. The third subject was not located.
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National Night Out
Community Members: Please join us in celebrating our “Annual National Night Out” Reminder we will join forces with the “Lakeland Community” this year along with several local agencies PGPD, M-NCPPC, Metro Transit, and many more. Please come out to help celebrate making our communities safer!
Cinema Under the Stars: 42
Watch 42, the Jackie Robinson Story, under the stars this Saturday, July 27, 2013 on Chapel Field, starting at sundown, approximately 8:30pm.
Are You an Aggressive Driver?
Aggressive driving has become a serious problem on our roadways, but what exactly is aggressive driving? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), after consulting with law enforcement and the judiciary, defines aggressive driving as "an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property." NHTSA has released the following information on aggressive driving and ways to combat it. Please keep this information in mind as you travel and stay safe.