Upper Marlboro, MD…The Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division has arrested Norman Tate of District Heights, MD on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault. The warrant was obtained by the Prince George’s County Police Department on July 11, 2014.
According to the warrant, on July 10, 2014, Tate and a male victim were engaged in a telephone argument. During the conversation, both males agreed to meet in the 8300 block of Old Marlboro Pike in Upper Marlboro, MD. When the victim arrived to the location, Tate approached and began striking the victim’s vehicle with a crowbar while holding a knife in the other hand. The warrant further states, the victim exited his vehicle in an attempt to stop Tate and a physical altercation ensued. When the victim attempted to retrieve the crowbar, Tate cut the victims arm and hand. Tate fled the scene prior to the police’s arrival.
On July 11, 2014, Warrant/ Fugitive deputies received the arrest warrant for Tate and began an investigation into his whereabouts. On July 22, deputies observed Tate driving a vehicle on Pennsylvania Avenue in District Heights, MD. Deputies initiated a traffic stop and positively identified Tate. He was arrested without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.
Tate is also charged with Second Degree Assault.
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