Escapee Marcquez James in Custody
August 8, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SWAT officers assigned to the Special Response Team Friday arrested escapee Marcquez James, 27, after he ran inside the Wal-Mart at 3458 Dickerson Pike.
Officers located James inside the store where he was attempting to change clothes in order to avoid capture.
James was arrested on July 19th for misdemeanor possession and evading arrest. As he was being moved to the Criminal Justice Center by DCSO personnel he fled on foot.
At the time of his escape, James was free on bond for allegedly stealing a woman’s cell phone. He arranged to meet her to purchase her phone, but when she handed it to him, he drove off in a black Infiniti without paying. James is a suspect in similar cell phone thefts.