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Bowie man arrested and charged for child porn

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Prince George's County man was arrested Tuesday for child pornography in Bowie, according to the Maryland State Police.

David Carl Tranberg, 40, of Bowie, Md. was charged with four counts of disturbing child pornography and four counts of possession of child pornography, police said.

Tranberg was arrested without incident after a month long investigation. Police obtained a search and seizure warrant and arrested Tranberg on scene.


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31-year-old man shot and killed in Bowie

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 31-year-old man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Bowie.

Prince George's County police say Terrence Demond was found at 4:25 a.m. Saturday on the 1200 block of Patriot Lane with a gunshot wound to his chest. Demond was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives say they don't believe this was a random act and are working to identify suspect(s) and a motive in the case.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in the case.

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Arrest made in Bowie community center shooting

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting that happened at the Huntington Community Center in Bowie Tuesday evening, police said.

Christopher Carl King, Jr., 20, of Bowie was arrested Saturday, police said.

Man shot multiple times at Bowie community center

Maryland National Capital Park Police and Prince George's County police obtained an arrest warrant for King. He is wanted in connection with the shooting that happened Tuesday evening and left a 23-year-old man injured.

Hyattsville man arrested for striking woman in face

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Hyattsville man was arrested on first degree assault charges for striking a woman in the face several times in Bowie back in May.

The incident happened on May 24 in the 3000 block of Northview Drive in Bowie, Prince George's County Sheriff's Office said.

Andre Madison of Hyattsville, Md. was arrested on a warrant for first degree assault.

Officials say Madison and the woman got into an argument which then turned physical. Madison hit the woman in the face several times and then fled the area.

Deputies found Madison on June 11 in the 6000 block of W. Forest Road in Hyattsville. He was taken into custody without any issues.

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Person of Interest ID'd in Bowie Community Center Shooting

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Investigators say they have a person of interest following a disturbing shooting outside the Huntington Community Center in Old Town Bowie Tuesday afternoon.

Police have not revealed the identity of the person they are investigating.

Melvin Avon Thomas Jr., 23, was shot and wounded as he walked out of the community center at 13022 8th St at around 5:45 pm Tuesday, according to Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Police.

Thomas was taken by companions to the Lanham Doctors Community Hospital, where they dropped him off and fled without identifying themselves.

Man shot multiple times at Bowie community center

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 23-year-old man is in stable condition after he was shot multiple times Tuesday evening at a community center in Bowie, Md.

According to Maryland National Capital Park police, the shooting happened at around 5:45 p.m. on the ground of the Huntington Community Center.

The man was shot multiple times and driven to the Doctors Community Hospital by friends or other associates. The people who drove him left before the police arrived.

Police later identified the suspect as Melvin Avon Thomas Jr. of Bowie. He has been transferred to MedStar Washington Hospital Center where he is in stable condition.

A person of interest has been identified in connection to the shooting, but police say no arrests have been made.

The center, which is on the 13000 block of 8th Street, is on Maryland National Capital Park land.

Man convicted of Pizza Hut robbery in Bowie

GREENBELT, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Temple Hills man was found guilty in federal court Tuesday of an armed robbery at a Pizza Hut in Bowie, Md.

Gary Hancock Jr., 37, was convicted of robbery, brandishing a firearm during the robbery and being a felon in possession of a gun and ammunition in connection to the May 2013 robbery.

According to federal prosecutors, Hancock robbed the Pizza Hut on the 1200 block of Crain Highway in Bowie. They say he entered the store, pointed a handgun at an employee and demanded a safe be opened.

When the employee said he could not open the safe, prosecutors say Hancock demanded money from the cash register. The employee gave him the money and Hancock fled the store on a motorcycle.