Tuesday, December 16, 2014

1st Degree Assault Suspect Arrested

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division reported the arrest of George Williams of Laurel, MD on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault that was obtained by Baltimore City Police on November 21, 2014.

According to the warrant, on November 21st Williams was involved in an argument with a coworker that escalated to the point of Williams striking the coworker with a hammer several times, including in the head. The warrant states that another coworker grabbed Williams and knocked the hammer from his hand. Williams was able to break free from the coworker, whereupon he grabbed the hammer and fled. The warrant further states that the victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for wounds to his head and hands.

Upon receiving the warrant on December 9th, the Deputies’ investigation determined Williams’ whereabouts as an address on South Laurel Drive in Laurel MD.  When warrant deputies went to the location Williams opened the door and identified himself and was then taken into custody without incident.  He was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Hyattsville, MD.

Williams is also charged with Second Degree Assault and Use of a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to Injure.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.

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