Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests.
First Degree Murder
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Selvin Salazar of Wheaton, MD who was wanted on a warrant for First Degree Murder that was obtained by the Prince Georges County Police on January 25, 2015. According to the warrant, County Police obtained information that tied Salazar directly to the February of 2013 murder of Meyder Bladmir Yuman. On January 27, 2015 County Police learned that Salazar was being released by US Marshals from the US Federal Courthouse in Greenbelt, MD. They notified Sheriff’s deputies who took custody of Salazar and transported him to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections (DOC) for processing.
Salazar is also charged with Murder Second Degree, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Handgun on Person.
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Markeith Garris of Hyattsville, MD, who was wanted on an arrested warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by County Police on January 19, 2015. According to the warrant, Garris got into an argument with a relative over a television set; when a second relative tried to intervene Garris threw a cup of gasoline on the person he was arguing with, setting him on fire. The victim suffered burns over several parts of his body. Deputies attempted multiple times to locate Garris and left their contact information. Garris called the Sheriff’s Office and after speaking with deputies, turned himself in to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections (DOC) for processing.
Garris is also being charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Reckless Endanger.
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