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Friday, August 18, 2017

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:

First Degree Assault Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested John Elliot of District Heights, MD, on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by the County Police Department on August 4, 2017.

According to the warrant, on June 17th 2017, at a store in the 7000 block of Marlboro Pike in District Heights, MD, Elliot approached an unknown man accusing him of jumping the line. While in line, Elliot is alleged to have struck the man repeatedly with an unknown object, after which Elliot fled the scene.

On August 9th, Sheriff’s Deputies determined that Elliot could be located in the 6500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in District Heights, MD. Deputies went to the location where Elliot answered the door and was informed of the warrant for his arrest. He was placed into custody and transported to Prince George's County Police District III Station Regional Investigation Division for questioning and later transported to the Department of Corrections.

Elliot is also charged with Reckless Endangerment and Second Degree Assault.

Sex Offense Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Chantal Sullivan of Lanham, MD on a warrant for Third Degree Sex Offense that was obtained by the County Police on July 21, 2017. 

According to the warrant, on July 17th,, 2017, at a residence in Lanham, MD, Sullivan engaged in sexual contact with a minor. According to the warrant, on August 10, 2017, Warrant/Fugitive Division Deputies located Sullivan at the address of the incident where they were allowed entry. Sullivan was arrested and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.    

Sullivan is also charged with Fourth Degree Sex Offense.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.    

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:
 
Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

Brent Lowther of Waldorf, MD was arrested on an arrest warrant for Kidnapping obtained by the County Police on May 3, 2017.

According to the warrant, on May 1st, police responded to the 10700 block of Indian Head Highway in Fort Washington, MD for a reported citizen armed robbery. Once scene, the police spoke with the victim who stated that he was delivering pizza when he was approached by two suspects. He said that one of the suspects pointed a gun at him and demanded his property which he gave them. The warrant further states that they attempted to take the victims vehicle but when neither could operate a manual transmission, they forced the victim drive them down the street before exiting the vehicle. Lowther was later identified.

Upon receipt of the warrant, Sheriff’s Deputies’ investigation led them to multiple addresses before Lowther was located in the 3200 block of Swann Road in Suitland, MD where he was arrested without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Lowther is also charged with Attempted Armed Carjacking, First Degree Assault, Armed Robbery, Firearm use in a Felonious Violent Crime, Assault Second Degree, Attempted unlawful taking of a Motor Vehicle, Attempted Rogue and Vagabond, and Theft less than $1,000.

Robbery Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Derrik Nsiah of Bowie, MD on an arrest warrant for Robbery that was obtained by the Montgomery County Police Department on July 29, 2017.

The Warrant states that on July 28, 2017, at a restaurant in the 13800 block of Outlet Drive in Silver Spring, Nsiah was involved in a customer dispute. He approached and asked a female employee for a full refund. When she offered a partial refund Nsiah is alleged to have reached over the counter as if to remove money from the cash register; he was unsuccessful. The warrant further states that Nsiah allegedly swung his hand and struck the victim in her arm, after which, he left the scene. The warrant indicates that there was a witness to the incident.

Upon receiving the warrant, Deputies went to an address in the 9900 block of Chessington Way in Bowie, MD. As they arrived, they spotted Nsiah exiting his vehicle whereupon he was advised of the warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.


Nsiah was also charged with Second Degree Assault.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:
 
Attempted Second Degree Murder Suspect Arrested

Nelis Martinez-Ponce of Washington D.C. was arrested on an arrest warrant for Attempted Second Degree Murder obtained by the County Police on April 25th.

According to the warrant, on March 27th, Martinez-Ponce was at a bar in the 2300 block of University Boulevard when he approached a man and demanded his property. When the man refused, Martinez-Ponce stabbed him causing a wound across his back. Another man intervened and was also stabbed. Both men were transported to the hospital with serious injuries; Martinez-Ponce fled the scene before police arrived.

Upon receipt of the warrant, Sheriff’s Deputies’ investigation determined that Martinez-Ponce could be located at an address in Buffalo, New York. Deputies coordinated with the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and Martinez-Ponce was apprehended by the local United States Marshal’s Task Force. He was transported by deputies back to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections and processed without incident.

Martinez-Ponce is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Armed Robbery, Robbery, Violent Crime, Assault Second Degree, Theft less than $1,000, and Reckless Endangerment.

Sex Abuse of a Minor Suspect Arrested

Juan Galla of Upper Marlboro, MD was arrested on July 27th. He was wanted on an arrest warrant for Sex Abuse of a Minor obtained by the County Police on July 27th.

The warrant states that on June 29th, police responded to Child Protective Services for the report of sexual child abuse that had occurred multiple times. A forensic interview was conducted with Galla being identified by the victim. A detective from the county police took out a warrant for his arrest.

An investigation by Sheriff Deputies determined that Galla could be located in the 14000 block of Candy Hill Road in Upper Marlboro, MD. Deputies went to the location; Galla answered the door, was informed of the warrant, placed into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County, MD Department of Corrections without incident.

Galla is also charged with Sex Offense Second Degree, Sex Offense Third Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Perverted Practice.

 For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.