Monday, August 6, 2012

Police Make Quick Arrest in Murder in Temple Hills

Darrel Sales, 18
6100 Block Kildare Court
Ft. Washington, MD

The Prince George’s County Police Department has arrested 18-year-old Darrel Sales for the murder of 18-year-old Anthony Boatwright in Temple Hills.

On August 6th, at approximately 12:15 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 5000 block of Temple Hill Road for a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found Boatright, of the 5800 block of Foote Street, NE, in Washington, DC, lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. Boatwright was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation revealed Boatwright and Sales happened upon each other on the side of the road and got into an altercation.  The investigation found Sales shot Boatwright and fled the scene.  Patrol officers set-up a perimeter and found Sales not far from the crime scene.

Darrel Sales of the 6100 block of Kildare Court in Ft. Washington, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to to submit a tip online.

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