Anne Arundel County Police Department Homicide Unit detectives investigating this case were able to develop information linking 22 year old Dequeone Demetrius Oates to the murder of Alex Tyshown Little, Jr. Based on this information, an application for a statement of charges was presented to a District Court Commissioner and a warrant for 2nd degree murder was issued.
On Friday, November 29, 2013 at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Metropolitan Police Department, along with detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department Special Enforcement Section, located and arrested 22 year old Dequeone Demetrius Oates in the 1900 block of Ridgecrest Court S.E., Washington, D.C. Oates is currently being held in Washington, D.C. pending extradition.
This is still a very active investigation. There is no additional information being released at this time. The exact motive for this incident has not been established, but detectives have been able to establish that this was not a random act of violence.
If any jurisdiction or individual has information about the above incident, please contact: Detective J.Martelle #1032 of the Homicide Unit at (410) 222-3463; or Metro Crime Stoppers.
Dequeone Demetrius Oates, 22 year old male; [blackout]1300 Blk Downing Street, N.E[/blackout]., Washington, D.C. 20018