Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:
Sheriff’s Deputies extradited David Francis back to Prince George’s County on December 13th from South Portland, ME. Francis was wanted on an arrest warrant for First Degree Murder obtained by the County Police on November 29, 2016.
On December 7, 2005, Francis was alleged to have shot and murdered a male victim in the 200 block of Unicorn Place in Capitol Heights, MD. The warrant further did not indicate a motive for the murder.
Deputies picked Francis up from the Cumberland to transport him to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections.
Francis is also charged with Second Degree Murder, First and Second Degree Assault.
Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect Arrested
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Briana Arechiga of Bladensburg MD who was wanted on an arrest warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by County Police on December 13, 2016.
According to the warrant, on December 10th, Arechiga went to the residence of a male acquaintance in the 4000 block of 55th Ave in Hyattsville, MD hoping to have a conversation. The man initially refused to open his door but did so after several calls from Arechiga. When the man and another female left the home, Arechiga is alleged to have gotten into her vehicle and driven towards the two as they jumped out the way. The warrant further states that Arechiga reversed the vehicle and drove towards the male victim who was standing on the side walk. The warrant also states the man jumped on the hood of the car and held on until Arechiga slammed on brakes. The man lost his grip and Arechiga drove away.
On December 16th 2016, Sheriff Deputies located Arechiga at a residence in the 4000 block of 51th Street, Bladensburg, MD, where they took her into custody without incident and transported her to County Police CID for questioning.
Arechica is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, and First and Second Degree Assault.
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