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Monday, June 27, 2016

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report
Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:
   Armed Robbery Suspect Extradited


Sheriff’s deputies extradited John Newson to Prince George’s County, MD on June 10, 2016 from the Hazelton Federal Correction Institution in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia. Newson, who is from Glenn Dale, MD, was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery issued by the District Court of Prince George's County on May 14, 2015.

According to the warrant, on May 07, 2015, in the 7400 block of Annapolis Road in Hyattsville, MD, at a local gas station, Newson allegedly approached a man employed at the gas station, pointed a handgun at him and ordered him to open the cash registers and lay down on the floor. In fear for his life, the victim removed approximately $500.00 from the registers and gave Newson an unknown number of lottery tickets, after which he fled.

Newson is also charged with Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault, Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime, Handgun on Person, Handgun in Vehicle and Theft less than $1000.

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Steven Wright of Oxon Hill, MD, on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery obtained by the County Police on May 6, 2016.

According to the warrant, on May 04, 2015, in the 500 block of Wilson Bridge Drive in Oxon Hill, MD, Wright and four other suspects called to have a pizza delivered. According to the warrant, Wright allegedly placed the order planning to rob the delivery person. The warrant further states that when the delivery man arrived, Wright is alleged to have pointed a gun at him, demanding his property and money, including the pizza. The suspects fled the scene.

Upon receipt of the warrant, deputies made several attempts to locate Wright, including leaving their contact information with a family member who advised Wright to turn himself in. Wright arranged to meet with deputies and was taken in to custody without incident.  He was transported to the Upper Marlboro Department of Corrections for processing.


Wright is also charged with Robbery, First and Second Degree Assault, and Theft less than $1000.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested #PGSO


Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Darshieda Thompson, of Seat Pleasant, MD on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder obtained by the Seat Pleasant Police on June 20th, 2016.

According to the warrant, on June 18th, Thompson was in the 6400 block of Greig Street in Seat Pleasant, MD when she became involved in a verbal dispute over a cell phone.  According to the warrant Thompson allegedly grabbed a knife and stabbed a man in his hand. The victim fled the apartment along with his teenage son and left in his vehicle. Thompson is alleged to have pursued them in her SUV and intentionally rear-ended their vehicle before fleeing the scene.

On the day the warrant was issued deputies determined that Thompson was at the location in Seat Pleasant listed on the warrant. When deputies went to the address Thompson opened the door and was informed of the warrant. She was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Thompson is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, Dangerous Weapon with Intent to Injure, and Malicious Destruction of Property.

Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Dometries Cobb, of Seat Pleasant, MD on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by the County Police on June 20th, 2016.
                                                                  
The Warrant states that on June 19th, Officers were approached in the area of Addison Road South and Duel Place by a man who advised them of a shooting in the 6600 block of Greig Street in Seat Pleasant, MD. Officers were able to locate the crime scene and a witness who stated Cobb and her brother had a physical altercation when Cobb pulled out a gun and shot the victim, her brother, once in the abdomen before leaving the scene.

On June 20th, a warrant for Cobb was received and deputies’ investigation determined that Cobb could be located at the address of the incident in Seat Pleasant, MD. Upon arrival at the location Cobb answered the door and was advised of the warrant and taken into custody. She was transported to the Prince George’s County Regional Processing Unit in Hyattsville without incident.

Cobb is also charged with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, and Firearm use in a Felonious Violent Crime.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested #PGSO

 Sheriff’s Deputies arrested D’Andre Layne, of Laurel, MD on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder obtained by County Police on May 23rd, 2016.

According to the warrant, on May 19th, county police responded to a report of gunshots in the 9200 block of Cherry Lane in Laurel, MD. Upon arrival police met with a victim who had been shot in the hand and another who was suffering lacerations from shattered glass. One victim said that while stopped at a stop sign two people ran across the street and started shooting at them. The warrant further states that a victim recognized one of the shooters as someone from the neighborhood known as “Dre”.

Upon receipt of the warrant, deputies began an investigation that led them to believe that Layne was at a location in Virginia. After reaching Virginia law enforcement, deputies were notified by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office that Layne was in custody. Layne was transported to the local jail and extradited back to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Layne is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Use of an Assault Weapon with a Magazine.

Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Freddie Ruiz, of Hyattsville, MD on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by the County Police on June 14, 2016.

The Warrant states that on June 13th, Ruiz became involved in an argument via phone after which he drove to a residence in Takoma Park, MD where he pointed a gun at the person with whom he’d argued. Ruiz is alleged to have also pointed the gun and fired above the head of another person at the residence who began to argue with him. According to the warrant Ruiz pointed the gun back at the first victim, he then pointed the gun and fired a second shot up in the air and waved the gun back and forth before leaving the scene.

On June 14th, a warrant for Ruiz was received by the Sheriff’s Office and deputies were notified by authorities that he had attempted to purchase a firearm locally the day after the incident. Deputies’ investigation determined that Ruiz could be located in the 2000 block of Hayden Road in Hyattsville, MD. Upon arrival at the location they advised the resident that they had a warrant for Ruiz who was located at the residence. He was placed into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County District I Police Station without incident.

Ruiz is also charged with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, and Firearm use in a Felonious Violent Crime.


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