2012 Second Degree Murder Suspect Extradited
Sheriff’s deputies extradited Jose Orellano-Marquez of Laurel, MD, on an arrest warrant for Second Degree Murder obtained by the Laurel Police Department on November 15, 2012.
According to the warrant, on November 15th, 2012, Orellano-Marquez was in the 800 block of Fairlawn Avenue in Laurel, MD where he is alleged to have choked an acquaintance after yelling “I’m going to kill you”. The warrant further states that after losing consciousness the victim fell to the ground.
Deputies received information that Orellano-Marquez was being held at the Southampton County Jail in Courtland, VA after being pulled over for speeding. They went to the facility where they took custody of Orellano-Marquez, and transported him without incident to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.
Burglary First Degree Suspect Arrested
Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kenneth Edwards of Landover, MD on an arrest warrant for First Degree Malicious Burning that was obtained by Office of the Fire Marshall on April 9, 2016.
According to the warrant, on April 9, 2016, Public Safety Communications (PSC) received a report of a vehicle fire in the 7600 block of Muncy Road. When fire emergency personnel arrived on the scene to extinguish the fire they received a different PSC call for a person suffering from burn injuries on Greenleaf Road, less than 500 feet away. The warrant states that when emergency medical personnel went to render aid, the person needing assistance was Edwards who admitted that he had set fire to the vehicle in retaliation for a fight that had occurred earlier that night.
On April 15, 2016, deputies went to the address on Greenleaf where a resident granted them entry; they spoke with Edwards who advised them that he had doctor’s appointments related to his burns. Deputies agreed to maintain contact with Edwards while he continued treatment. Edwards provided updates on his medical status and made arrangements to turn himself in on April 27th. He was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.
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