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Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests Police Impersonator Who Sexually Assaulted Victim

Michael Leon Bell, 36, of Upper Marlboro

Michael Leon Bell, 36, of Upper Marlboro

Prince George’s County Police detectives arrested and charged a suspect who sexually assaulted a victim while impersonating a police officer.

The suspect is 36-year-old Michael Leon Bell of the 4400 block of Dery Road in Upper Marlboro.

On November 26th at approximately 6:15 am, patrol officers responded to the 2100 block of Guilford Road in Langley Park. The officers spoke with the adult male victim who stated he had just been sexually assaulted by a man wearing a badge who had identified himself as a police officer.

The preliminary investigation reveals Bell, who was driving the pictured black 2007 Ford Crown Victoria, approached the victim in the 2300 block of University Boulevard. Bell had the badge hanging around his neck, identified himself as a police officer, asked for the victim’s ID, and then

Read more at: https://smnewsnet.com/archives/427404/prince-georges-county-police-department-arrests-police-impersonator-sexually-assaulted-victim/

Berkeley Police Department looking for missing person at risk

The Berkeley Police Department is asking for community help in looking for Leon Sellers, a 19-year-old missing person at risk, according to a Nixle alert.

Sellers was last seen Nov. 29 at 2:45 p.m. on the 2200 block of Eighth Street. He was wearing glasses, a black beanie cap, blue and white striped shirt, blue jeans and white Nike tennis shoes and was carrying a blue and gold Warriors bag.

Sellers is 5 feet 1 inch in height and 120 pounds with brown eyes and black hair, though his head is currently “shaved bald.”

According to the alert, Sellers frequently travels by bus and BART, and may be seen near a BART station.

If you have any information, contact BPD at 510-981-5900.

Check back for updates.

Audrey McNamara is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @McNamaraAud.

Read more at: http://www.dailycal.org/2017/11/30/428043/

Treasury Department Concludes Fraud Investigation into ComputerCOP "Internet Safety" Software

Three years ago, EFF exposed how hundreds of law enforcement agencies were putting families at risk by distributing free ComputerCOP “Internet safety” software that actually transmitted keystrokes unencrypted to a third-party server. Our report also raised serious questions about whether the company was deceiving government agencies by circulating a bogus letter of endorsement from a top official in the U.S. Treasury Department.

 This month, our suspicions were confirmed. A document obtained through the Freedom of Information Act shows that, in response to EFF’s research, the Treasury Department’s Inspector General launched an investigation into ComputerCOP. The final report concluded that the company had, in fact, doctored a government letter to improperly convince law enforcement agencies to spend asset forfeiture funds to buy the product.

Read the Treasury Department’s investigative report and exhibits

Unfortunately, the report shows that ComputerCOP dodged criminal prosecution because the statute of limitations expired. Nevertheless, the records should

Read more at: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/11/treasury-inspector-general-concludes-fraud-investigation-computercop-internet

Berkeley Police Department find missing female

Update 11/07/2017: The missing person has been found by Berkeley police.

Berkeley Police Department found a missing person named Eva Pena, who was last seen at Shattuck and Hearst Ave and found Thursday evening, according to a Nixle alert issued Thursday.

Pena is a 66-year-old Hispanic female with a medium build and brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, a maroon sweater, brown velvet pants and carrying a Whole Foods bag, the alert said.

According to the alert, Pena walks slowly with a slight hunch, is missing her front teeth, and likes to go to coffee shops.

Check back for updates.

Ashley Wong is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @wongalum.

Read more at: http://www.dailycal.org/2017/11/07/berkeley-police-department-searching-missing-female/

Berkeley Police Department searching for missing female

Update 11/07/2017: The missing person has been found by Berkeley police.

Berkeley Police Department found a missing person named Eva Pena, who was last seen at Shattuck and Hearst avenues and found Thursday evening, according to a Nixle alert issued Thursday.

Pena is described as a 66-year-old Hispanic female with a medium build and brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, a maroon sweater, brown velvet pants and carrying a Whole Foods bag, the alert said.

According to the alert, Pena walks slowly with a slight hunch, is missing her front teeth and likes to go to coffee shops.

Check back for updates.

Ashley Wong is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @wongalum.

Read more at: http://www.dailycal.org/2017/11/07/berkeley-police-department-searching-missing-female/

Berkeley Police Department searches for missing person at risk

Berkeley Police Department asked community members for help in locating a missing woman at risk in a Nixle alert released early Friday morning.

Regina McDonald is diagnosed with schizophrenia and severe mental illness, suffering from a stimulant dependency, according to the alert. She currently resides at the Bonita House at 1410 Bonita Ave. The alert said McDonald was last seen by her roommate walking away from the Bonita House on foot about noon Thursday.

The alert described McDonald as a Black 27-year-old female, 5 feet 7 inches in height and 205 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt, a long white shirt, calf-high, dark-colored Nike socks, a blue beanie with a “Superman” logo and black basketball shorts, according to the alert.

“She has no means of transportation and highly likely to not have any money,” the alert said. “At this time, it is unknown where

Read more at: http://www.dailycal.org/2017/10/27/berkeley-police-search-missing-person-risk/

Madison County Health Department hosts Missing Persons Day … – WBBJ

JACKSON, Tenn. — Those who may be looking for a lost family member or loved one were given some hope today at the Madison County Health Department.

The State Department of Health paired with the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System to host Missing Persons Day.

The goal is to help families reconnect with their missing loved ones.

Loria Jenkins drove all the way from Lawrence County to provide DNA samples of her missing son, of more than a year, to enter into the database.

“I think it’s wonderful that they can help people. It makes us feel better that somebody is out hunting to find our children or whatever family member we have missing,” Jenkins said.

Organizers of Missing Persons Day say there are currently more than 1,000 missing persons cases in Tennessee.

Read more at: http://www.wbbjtv.com/2017/10/12/madison-county-health-department-hosts-missing-persons-day/

Madison County Health Department hosts Missing Persons Day – WBBJ

JACKSON, Tenn. — Those who may be looking for a lost family member or loved one were given some hope today at the Madison County Health Department.

The State Department of Health paired with the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System to host Missing Persons Day.

The goal is to help families reconnect with their missing loved ones.

Loria Jenkins drove all the way from Lawrence County to provide DNA samples of her missing son, of more than a year, to enter into the database.

“I think it’s wonderful that they can help people. It makes us feel better that somebody is out hunting to find our children or whatever family member we have missing,” Jenkins said.

Organizers of Missing Persons Day say there are currently more than 1,000 missing persons cases in Tennessee.

Read more at: http://www.wbbjtv.com/2017/10/12/madison-county-health-department-hosts-missing-persons-day/