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Police: Man caught touching self near neighborhood pool


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police have arrested a man who they say masturbated near a neighborhood pool.

Kevin Derrick Hoggard, 51, of the 11400 block of Deep Wood Drive, has been charged with two counts of indecent exposure.

On June 23, employees at a neighborhood pool told police that a man was masturbating in the upstairs window of a home located 25 feet from the pool.

Police say witnesses saw the same man naked and masturbating outside of the home on Tuesday, June 17.

Hoggard remains in custody at the Department of Corrections.


Kayakers rescued from Patuxent River


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) --
"The 911 call was received for a kayaker in distress in the Patuxent River and frankly that's all we knew," says Chief Marc Bashoor, with the Prince George's County Fire Department.

Finding the kayakers was the first task rescuers faced. A man and woman had gone into the Patuxent River off Queen Anne Road, but had drifted about five miles upstream.

"The female tipped out of the kayak was able to get back in, then was pinned against a tree at some point," says Bashoor. The man was still in the kayak at that time, but the conditions of the water were not in their favor.

Md. police search for suspects in armed carjacking


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Prince George's County Police Department is looking for four people in connection with an armed carjacking that happened in Bowie, Md. on May 31.

Police said the incident happened at 2:20 a.m. when four suspects jumped out of a silver or possibly gold Nissan Murano while the victim was parking his white Dodge Charger on Faraway Court.

According to authorities, one of the suspects was armed and took the victim's wallet and car keys. Police said the four suspects then took off in their car and the victim's car. The victim was not injured.

Police said they caught two of the suspects involved on surveillance video using the victim's credit card shortly after the incident.

Police: Man confessed to 6 movie theater bottle bombings


UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 20-year-old Bowie man has been arrested for manufacturing and using bottle bombs at Prince George's County and Fairfax County movie theaters.

Police say Manual Joyner confessed to six bottle bombings at movie theaters in the metro area. He was arrested Saturday in the Bowie area outside a Home Depot where he worked.

Police say he set off bottle bombs in Tysons, Alexandria, Silver Spring, Largo and at Arundel Mills Mall. They say cell phone records trace him to some of the locations. They also say records on the Fandango website show he was the only person to purchase tickets for all the shows.

Man killed in late night house fire in Bowie


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- An investigation is underway into a late night house fire in Bowie that has left one man dead.

Assistant Fire Chief Paul Gomez, spokesman for the Prince George's County Fire Department, says crews were called to the 6400 block of Grendel Place around 10:17 Wednesday night for a report of a house fire. Firefighters were met with massive flames on multiple floors of a single family home.

According to Assistant Chief Gomez, crews were forced to evacuate the house when the extreme heat caused stored ammunition to explode. He says the ammunition is not connected to the victim's death.

The man's body was found on the second floor of the structure, says Gomez. It appears no one else was at home at the time of the incident. The victim's identity will not be released until next of kin can be notified.

Police: Man dressed as woman robs Md. bank


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County police need your help identifying a suspect wanted for a bank robbery in Bowie.

Shortly after noon on May 23, the suspect walked into a bank in the 4300 block of Collington Road, approached a teller and demanded cash after implying he had a weapon.

The teller complied and the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say they believe the suspect is a man dressed as a woman.

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One rescued from car on flooded road


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- One person has been rescued by Prince George's County Fire and Rescue crews after being trapped on a flooded road.

The rescue happened on Governor's Bridge Road where a Range Rover was stuck in the water. One person was inside the vehicle.

Streets across the DC area are flooded and closed. Please drive with caution and turn around. Do not attempt to cross a flooded street or road.

WUSA9 photojournalist Mark Bost is on the scene. Follow him on Twitter @obedienttither

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