Friday, February 8, 2013

Deputies Arrest Felony Assault Suspect

Upper Marlboro, MD…  The Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest yesterday of Avery Lewis on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault, obtained by County Police District III detectives on January 4, 2013.

According to the warrant, Lewis was near the intersection of Kent Town Dr. and Firehouse Rd. in Landover, MD, when he approached 2 male victims and announced a robbery attempt. The warrant further states that Lewis demanded money from both victims, was denied, and subsequently sprayed mace into the eyes of the victims. Lewis then searched the pockets of both victims before fleeing the scene.

Deputies investigating the whereabouts of Lewis were led to the 5800 block of Allendale Dr. in Landover, MD, where he was located and arrested without incident.

District III detectives were notified of Lewis’ arrest, and he was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections – charged with First and Second Degree Assault, Use of a Chemical Device with Intent to Injure, and Robbery.

For more information contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Press Information Office at 301-780-2773.


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