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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Upper Marlboro Man Arrested for Attempted Arson

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Officials from the Office of the Prince George’s County Fire Marshal arrested and charged an individual with two felonies related to an incident that occurred on December 16, 2013.

On December 17, 2013, Prince George's County Fire Investigators charged and arrested Markus DeAngelo Callends, DOB 6/8/1994, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, with 1st Degree Attempted Arson and Reckless Endangerment.  The incident occurred at a grocery store at 12100 Central Avenue in Bowie, MD, where the suspect is reported to have doused himself and other products in the store with an ignitable liquid and attempted to ignite but failed.

1st Degree Attempted Arson is a Felony and carries a penalty of up to $50,000 and 30 years in jail if found guilty.  Reckless Endangerment is a Felony and carries a penalty of up to $5,000 and 5 years in jail if found guilty.

Markus DeAngelo Callends was remanded to the Department of Corrections and being held on $100,000 Bond.

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