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Prince George’s County Executive Comments on the Sentencing of Jack Johnson

Prince George’s County Executive Comments on the Sentencing of Jack Johnson

 

 

Tuesday, former Prince George's County executive Jack Johnson was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison. He must pay a $100,000 fine which 37,000 of that is due in February. He is also required to serve 3 years of probation after he completes his prison term.

His prison term will begin in January. 

 

PGPD Conducts Death Investigation on 20th Avenue

PGPD Conducts Death Investigation on 20th Avenue

According to Prince George's County, The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is conducting an investigation into the death of a man that occurred in Hyattsville, Maryland.

On November 26, 2011, at approximately 10:14 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 6200 block of 20th Avenue for a report of a male found unresponsive at this location.  Upon arrival, patrol officers found the decedent lying on the ground suffering from head and facial trauma.  The decedent, Gabriel Diaz-Rivera, 25, of the 6200 block of 20th Avenue, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  Diaz-Rivera’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy was performed.  The results of that autopsy are pending at this time.

Researchers at the University of Maryland Explore Cyber-Attacks

Researchers at the University of Maryland Explore Cyber-Attacks

 

Since 2010, the Maryland Cybersecurity Center has brought together experts from computer science, engineering, business, public policy, economics, and the social and behavioral sciences to address our nation's growing needs in cyber security.

“One of our goals at the Cybersecurity Center is to foster research between different departments and to focus on cyber security from all different aspects,” said associate professor of reliability engineering, Michel Cukier.

Two professors are spear heading this research, Michel Cukier, associate professor of reliability engineering at the A. James Clark School of Engineering and Institute for Systems Research, and David Maimon, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

New Sign Regulations in Maryland

New Sign Regulations in Maryland

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PGPD Arrest Suspect Responsible for Three Burglaries in College Park

PGPD Arrest Suspect Responsible for Three Burglaries in College Park

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Jason Scott Convicted of Federal Home Invasion, Firearms and Child Pornography Production Charges

 

Greenbelt, Maryland - A federal jury July,18th convicted Jason Thomas Scott, age 28, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on 11 federal felony charges relating to a series of crimes committed during more than 50 burglaries and nine armed home invasion robberies.  The convictions include armed carjacking, production of child pornography, theft of firearms and related gun charges.  Scott has been held in custody since 2009.  The trial started on June 28 and lasted for three weeks.

The conviction was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Theresa R. Stoop of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - Baltimore Field Division; Chief Mark Magaw of the Prince George’s County Police Department; and Colonel Terrence Sheridan, Superintendent of the Maryland State Police.