UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — The Office of The Sheriff’s Warrant and Fugitive Division announced the arrest of Tolulope Oluwakorede Adetayo. Officials said she had a warrant for Threat of Mass Violence.
According to authorities, on Aug. 8, Adetayo called a local hospital and spoke with a call taker. She stated that she planned to blow up the hospital. The call taker asked the suspect to repeat herself, which she did, and said again that she was going to blow up the hospital.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed In Southwest Baltimore
Through investigation, officials were able to identify Adetayo as a suspect.READ MORE: Maryland Residents Starting To Get Booster Shots After CDC Announcement
On Aug. 12, duties found Adetayo at an address in the 3500 block of Hubbard Road in Landover. Once on the scene, deputies were told that the suspect was not there but they were given consent to search.
During the search, deputies found Adetayo hiding in a hall closet. She was removed and placed into custody.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.1K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Sunday
She was taken to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD, without incident.