Arrest Made for Open Warrant for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle; Other Offenses - News Release


City of Takoma Park Police Department

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March 24, 2014 (11:38 am)


Chief Alan M. Goldberg of the Takoma Park Police Department announces the arrest of Omari Jelani Colson, 22, of Washington, D.C. for an open warrant for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and theft over $1,000.

On March 22, 2014, at approximately 2:50 am, Takoma Park Police were patrolling the area of New Hampshire Avenue and Holton Lane when an officer observed a subject, Colson, make an illegal u-turn. It was revealed that Colson had an open warrant through Anne Arundel County for the charges referenced above.

Colson was arrested and transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit without incident.

** A photograph of Colson is not available at this time **


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