Police Recover Stolen Firearm On Scene Of Single Vehicle Crash Involving Suspected Impaired Driver In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police News Release

Police Get higher Stolen Firearm On Scene Of Single Car Crash Involving Suspected Impaired Driver In Prince George’s County

(FORESTVILLE, MD) – Maryland State Police recovered a loaded stolen firearm whereas on the scene of a single car crash involving a suspected impaired driver in Prince George’s County this weekend.

The accused is acknowledged as John Michael Mannequin, 40, of White Plains, Maryland. Mannequin is charged with firearm possession with a felony conviction, loaded handgun in car, possession of a regulated stolen firearm and totally different felony bills.  Mannequin was unharmed inside the crash and is in the meanwhile being held on the Prince George’s County Detention Center.

On Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 12:01 a.m., troopers from the Forestville Barrack responded to a single car crash inside the area of Route 301 and Timothy Division Drive in Brandywine. Upon their arrival, troopers found a silver Nissan coping with southbound inside the northbound lanes on Route 301 and wedged in direction of the guardrail. The driving power, later acknowledged as Mannequin, was found unconscious inside the driver’s seat. As quickly as awoke by emergency medical personnel, he refused medical treatment on the scene.

A potential set off search produced a stolen handgun loaded with an 8-round journal and one spherical inside the chamber beneath the passenger seat. In the midst of the investigation, troopers realized the gun was reported stolen in 2020 by the use of the Brighton Township Police Division in Pennsylvania.  Police moreover found a brass knuckle/knife combination, and illegal medicine inside the car. Mannequin was arrested with out incident and transported to the Forestville Barrack for processing.

Troopers from the Forestville Barrack responded to the scene. EMS personnel from Prince George’s County Fireside Division moreover responded for assist. The investigation continues…

John Michael Mannequin


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