Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested
Sheriff’s deputies arrested Travis McDade of District Heights, MD, on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder obtained by the County Police on March 8, 2016.
According to the warrant, on December 21st, 2015, police responded to the 1200 block of Balboa Ave in Capitol Heights, MD where they saw a victim who appeared to be suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim said that he heard a knock at the door and when he opened it an unknown man started shooting at him. Emergency personnel transported the victim to the hospital to receive treatment for his injuries and a witness was able to positively identify McDade as the person with the gun.
Deputies’ received the warrant, on March 8th, and during their investigation discovered that McDade was scheduled to appear in court on April 1st for an unrelated matter. Deputies went to the court room and, McDade’s case was completed they took him into custody and transported him to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.
McDade is also charged with First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault and Handgun on Person.
First Degree Arson Suspect Arrested
Sheriff’s deputies arrested Stacee Reed of Beltsville, MD, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for First Degree Arson that was obtained by Office of the Fire Marshal on November 10, 2015.
According to the warrant, on November 9, 2015, Fire Department and County Police Officers responded to 11000 block of Twinlakes Drive in Beltsville, MD, for a domestic dispute involving a fire inside an apartment. The warrant states that Reed used tape and a plastic bag to cover up the smoke detector prior to setting the carpet on fire, after which he fled the scene.
On April 8, 2016, Domestic Violence Intervention Division (DVID) deputies responded to another domestic dispute involving Reed in the 5000 block of Suitland Road in Suitland, MD. Deputies from the warrant squad responded to the scene when they recognized Reed’s name on the radio. Reed was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Department of Corrections for processing.
Reed is also charged with First Degree Malicious Burning, First and Second Degree Assault, and Reckless Endangerment.
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