Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Deputies Arrest Felony Assault Suspects

Upper Marlboro, MD…  The Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrests of Jeremiah Cornish and Shawn Cowans last Tuesday on related arrest warrants for First Degree Assault obtained by County District IV Police Detectives on August 16, 2013.

According to the warrants, Cornish and Cowans were in the 600 block of Audrey Ln. in Oxon Hill, MD, on August 9, 2013, when they knocked on the male victim’s front door and subsequently pointed black handguns at him. Both Cornish and Cowans forced their way into the residence, handcuffed the suspect and forced him to sit on the couch. As the suspects walked through the residence, the victim believed he was being robbed.

Cornish and Cowans ultimately un-cuffed the victim after walking through the residence, and advised them that they had two hours to leave the property. The suspects fled the scene in a black Dodge Charger. No motive for the assault is indicated.

Deputies investigating Cornish and Cowans’s whereabouts went to the area of Audry Ln. and Neptune Ave. in Oxon Hill, MD, where they noticed both suspects exiting a Dodge Charger, and apprehended them without incident.

District IV detectives were notified of the arrests and both suspects were transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections – charged with First Degree Assault.

For more information contact the Press Information Office at 301-780-7354.

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