ACCOKEEK/FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (WJZ) — Police in Prince George’s County have made two arrests after a string of package thefts in Accokeek and Fort Washington.
Police arrested Brenna Stewart, 22, and Edita Hynson, 23, in connection to at least five package thefts in Accokeek and Fort Washington on Tuesday and Wednesday.READ MORE: Baltimore Fifth Grader Wins National Competition Asking Contestants To Give Economic Advice To President Joe Biden
A resident called 911 Wednesday around 5:15 p.m. to report a package that had been stolen from outside their home.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Shot In South Baltimore Thursday Afternoon, Police Say; 4th Child Shot In City In Past Week
A detective who was already investigating a string of package thefts responded and was able to locate the suspects’ car on Mattawoman Way in Accokeek.
The detective called for additional officers to respond and conducted a traffic stop.MORE NEWS: LifeBridge Health Administers Its First J&J COVID Vaccines Thursday
Detectives are still looking into whether the women committed additional package thefts.