Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Warrant Squad Arrests Arson/Threat Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD... The Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest yesterday of Cameo Whitley on an Arson/Threat warrant obtained by the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) on May 10, 2012.

According to the warrant, on April 12, 2012, Whitley threatened to set fire to a home in the 6900 block of Adel Street in Capitol Heights after a verbal dispute with another man. In addition, the warrant indicates that Whitley was observed pouring a liquid with an ignitable odor onto the front exterior of the home before fleeing the area.

Whitley was arrested at Sheriff’s headquarters while inquiring about another case. A query made by an on duty deputy identified Whitley’s open warrant and he was taken into custody and transported to the County Detention Center where he is being held on a $5,000.00 bond. The Fire Department Detective was notified of the arrest.

Whitley is also charged with Reckless Endangerment and Attempted First Degree Arson.

For more information, contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Information Office at 301-780-8637.

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