2014 Armed Robbery Suspect Extradited
Sheriff’s deputies extradited Melvin Saunders to Prince George’s County, MD on July 7, 2016 from the Prince William County Detention Center located in Manassas, Virginia. Saunders, who is from Washington D.C, was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery issued by the District Court of Prince George's County on December 17, 2014.
According to the warrant, on December 07, 2014, Saunders allegedly robbed a 7-11 convenience store, in the 6000 block of Oxon Hill in Oxon Hill, Md. The warrant states that Saunders ran behind the counter, grabbed male victim employee of the store, pointed a handgun, demanded money, and fled the scene.
Saunders is also charged with Robbery, First Degree Assault, Theft less than $1,000, and Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime.
First Degree Assault Suspect Arrested
Sheriff’s deputies arrested Andre Harris of Lanham, MD, on an arrest warrant for First Degree Assault obtained by the County Police on May 23, 2016.
According to the warrant, on March 19, in the 8000 block of Lakecrest Drive in Greenbelt, MD, Harris allegedly forced entry into a female victim’s home where he choked her. The warrant states the former couple had arranged an opportunity for Harris to collect some of his belongings, and further states that Harris attacked the victim in the presence of a minor.
On July 5, Deputies located Harris in the 7000 block of Martins Court in Lanham where he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to Hyattsville Department of Corrections for processing. Harris is also charged with Second Degree Assault.
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