UPPER MARLBORO, Md (WJZ) — The Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of a man wanted for first-degree assault.
Michael Dawodu was arrested on Wednesday on a warrant obtained by County Police Domestic Violence Division.READ MORE: Two Days After Mandate Went Into Effect, The Vaccination Status Of Thousands Of City Employees Remains Unknown
According to the warrant, Dawodu entered a home in 10800 block of Kingsmere Court in Upper Marlboro.
At the location, Dawodu is alleged to have strangled his estranged wife, pointed a handgun at her and left the scene.
Sheriff’s Deputies investigated several locations and queried multiple criminal databases in search of Dawodu.READ MORE: Jonathan & Diana Toebbe Plead Not Guilty To Espionage Charges
They learned that he was homeless and had fled the area and was in Douglassville, Georgia.
Sheriff’s Deputies notified the Douglassville Georgia Sheriff’s Office.
Dawodu was arrested during a traffic stop by Georgia Deputies and transported to the Douglassville, Georgia County Jail where he will remain in custody until extradition back to Prince George’s County.MORE NEWS: State Agencies Say Labor Shortages Are Impacting Processing Times For Unemployment Claims
Dawodu is also charged with second-degree assault.