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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Upper Marlboro, MD… The Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/ Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Jonathan Harris of Oxon Hill, MD on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery that was obtained by Bowie State University Campus Police on December 23, 2014.

According to the warrant on December 17th, in the 14000 block of Jericho Road in Bowie, MD, Harris and another suspect went into a dorm room and forced two individuals to turn around at gun point. While the victims were turned away the two suspects robbed them of two laptops, wallets, an IPOD Touch II, and a PlayStation 4. The suspects stuffed the items into a backpack and exited the building via a stairwell. The warrant further states that a campus police officer saw the two males matching the description of the robbery suspects. When the officer approached them the suspect carrying the backpack ran into the woods and dropped the bag.  The suspect was later identified as Harris.   
  
Upon receiving the warrant, the Deputies’ investigation determined that Harris could be located in the 1300 block of Iverson Street in Oxon Hill, MD. The deputies went to the residence and Harris was taken into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County, MD Department of Corrections for processing.

Harris was also charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, Firearm use in a Felonious Violent Crime, and Theft over $1,000 but under $10,000.
For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.

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