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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:

Attempted Second Degree Murder Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Arthur Johnson of Washington, D.C, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for Attempted Second Degree Murder obtained by the Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Intervention Division on April 03, 2015.

According to the warrant, on the same day the warrant was obtained, in the 7000 block of Martin Luther King Highway, Landover, MD. Johnson is alleged to have approached a vehicle occupied by his ex-girlfriend and a male companion. Johnson began to harass and threaten them. During the altercation, Johnson is alleged to have produced a handgun, which he fired at the vehicle as the woman drove away, flattening both front tires. Johnson fled the scene.

On April 3rd, Sheriff’s deputies attempted to locate Johnson multiple times in an attempt to serve the warrant and left their contact information. When those attempts were unsuccessful, the warrant was reassigned to the Warrant Division Fugitive Apprehension & Surveillance Team (FAST). On April 10, FAST Deputies located Johnson at a residence in the 5000 block of Walker Mill Road, Capitol Heights, Md.  When they arrived at the location, deputies noticed someone on the back porch whom they believed to be Johnson. The individual was positively identified as Johnson, who was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Johnson is also charged with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, Firearm use in a Felonious Violent Crime and Handgun on Person.

                                      First Degree Assault Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested William Adams of Upper Marlboro, MD, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault that was obtained by County Police on April 02, 2015.

According to the warrant, on March 28, 2015, Adams and his son were engaged in an argument that turned physical at a residence located in the 13000 block of Amberfield Court in Upper Marlboro, MD. Adams retrieved a handgun which he pointed in the air. The warrant states that Adams slammed him against the wall, grabbed him by the throat, put the gun to his head and said “I should have killed you.” Adams then allegedly pointed the handgun into the victim’s chest. The warrant further states that when the victim tried to leave the residence, Adams hit him in the back of the head, which caused multiple scratch marks to his neck.

On March 10, 2015, FAST Deputies located Adams at the address of the incident. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.

Adams is also charged with Second Degree Assault, Firearm use in a Felonious Violent Crime and Handgun on person.

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

                                                                                                                                                    

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