Attempted Second Degree Murder Suspect Arrested
Nelis Martinez-Ponce of Washington D.C. was arrested on an arrest warrant for Attempted Second Degree Murder obtained by the County Police on April 25th.
According to the warrant, on March 27th, Martinez-Ponce was at a bar in the 2300 block of University Boulevard when he approached a man and demanded his property. When the man refused, Martinez-Ponce stabbed him causing a wound across his back. Another man intervened and was also stabbed. Both men were transported to the hospital with serious injuries; Martinez-Ponce fled the scene before police arrived.
Upon receipt of the warrant, Sheriff’s Deputies’ investigation determined that Martinez-Ponce could be located at an address in Buffalo, New York. Deputies coordinated with the Capitol Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and Martinez-Ponce was apprehended by the local United States Marshal’s Task Force. He was transported by deputies back to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections and processed without incident.
Martinez-Ponce is also charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Armed Robbery, Robbery, Violent Crime, Assault Second Degree, Theft less than $1,000, and Reckless Endangerment.
Sex Abuse of a Minor Suspect Arrested
Juan Galla of Upper Marlboro, MD was arrested on July 27th. He was wanted on an arrest warrant for Sex Abuse of a Minor obtained by the County Police on July 27th.
The warrant states that on June 29th, police responded to Child Protective Services for the report of sexual child abuse that had occurred multiple times. A forensic interview was conducted with Galla being identified by the victim. A detective from the county police took out a warrant for his arrest.
An investigation by Sheriff Deputies determined that Galla could be located in the 14000 block of Candy Hill Road in Upper Marlboro, MD. Deputies went to the location; Galla answered the door, was informed of the warrant, placed into custody and transported to the Prince George’s County, MD Department of Corrections without incident.
Galla is also charged with Sex Offense Second Degree, Sex Offense Third Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Perverted Practice.
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