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Monday, April 8, 2013
Sheriff Specialized Services Team/Bladensburg PD Arrest First Degree Burglary Suspect
Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Specialized Service Team (SST) Deputies, assisting the Bladensburg Police Department Criminal Investigation Division (CID) arrested Eric Ehimo on March 26, 2013, for a First Degree Burglary arrest warrant received by the Office of the Sheriff on March 23. The joint operation included execution of a search warrant obtained on March 25 by the Bladensburg Police at a location in the 4200 block of 58th Avenue in Bladensburg, MD.
According to the warrant, on or about March 13, 2013 Ehimo did break and enter an address in the 5800 block of Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD and stole property valued at more than $1,000 but less than $10,000.
Chief Charles Owens, chief of the Bladensburg Police Department said, “We believed this individual was involved in a number of burglaries in our community and that he presented a danger. Ensuring a safe entry and arrest was my first priority; working with the Sheriff’s Specialized Service Team was our best opportunity to assure that outcome.”
According to Chief Owens, property obtained at the location has been identified from a number of burglaries in Bladensburg. “With this and other related arrests, I believe we have put a dent in an expansive burglary ring and multiple “Breaking and Entering” crimes which seriously impact the quality of life for the citizens of my city.”
Prince George’s County Chief Assistant Sheriff Darrin Palmer said, “Working with other local law enforcement has been a source of great success for the Sheriff’s Office. We are always ready to assist and pleased by the outcome of this operation for Chief Owens, his team and the citizens of Bladensburg
For more information contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Press Information Office at 301-780-2773.
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