According to a press release dated January 25, 2013, the Office of the Sheriff, Prince George’s County, Maryland reported the arrest of Andre Hamilton on an arrest warrant. The warrant, obtained from the New Carrollton Police Department in December, 2012, was issued for Attempted First Degree Murder.
The arrest warrant specified that on November, 28, 2012, the accused assaulted a male in the 5400 block of 85th Avenue, New Carrollton, Maryland. Witnesses reported observing the accused use a handgun to shoot the victim, firing three times prior to leaving the scene.
Prince George’s County Sherriff’s deputies investigated the suspect’s whereabouts and were directed to the 1500 block of Chillum Road in Chillum, Maryland where he was located and arrested by Prince George’s Sherriff’s deputies without incident. Charges include the following:
- Attempted first degree murder
- Use of a firearm in the commission of a crime
- First degree assault
- Reckless endangerment
After the arrest, he was taken to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections. The New Carrollton Police Department was notified of the arrest.
More information about the arrest and detainment is available by contacting the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Press Information Office at (301) 780-2773.
Due to the seriousness of crimes such as those this man has been charged with, prosecutors and law enforcement personnel are required to obey strict rules regarding investigating, charging, and prosecuting assault and attempted murder crimes.
If you have been charged with a serious crime in the state of Maryland or in the Washington D.C. area, the criminal defense attorneys, and former prosecutors, at Alpert Schreyer can help. Call us at (866) 444-6363 for a confidential consultation.