Two Men Arrested in Connection with Recent Takoma Park Crimes

Two Maryland men are facing multiple charges related to four separate incidents that occurred in Takoma Park in September and October, according to Chief Antonio DeVaul.

Abu Davis, 19, of Silver Spring and Alusine Brown, 21, of New Carrollton were arrested for armed robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, first degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and theft.

The two are accused in the following incidents, according to a community advisory:     

  • An armed robbery on Sept. 23 that occurred at approximately 6 p.m. in the 7300 block of New Hampshire Avenue
  • An armed robbery on Sept. 24 that occurred at approximately 5 p.m. in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue
  • An armed carjacking on Oct. 8 that occurred at approximately 9:25 a.m. in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue, and
  • An attempted armed robbery on October 15 that occurred at approximately 9:50 p.m. in the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue.

“Through investigation, detectives were able to identify Davis and Brown as being responsible for the incidents that occurred on September 23rd and 24th. Detectives were also able to identify Davis as one of the suspects responsible for the carjacking that occurred on October 8th, and for the attempted armed robbery that occurred on October 15th,” the advisory reads.

Davis was arrested on Oct. 28 and Brown was arrested on Nov. 3. Both Davis and Brown are currently being held without bond, and other charges may be pending.

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