Francis Adeyinka Akande

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Francis Adeyinka Akande on August 7, 2021, on a warrant for First Degree Rape obtained by county police on August 6, 2021.

According to the warrant, on July 23, 2021, a victim walked into a local police station to report that Akande sexually assaulted them at a residence in the 4200 Block of Kaywood Dr. in Mount Rainier, MD. The victim reported dancing at a party when Akande forced them against the wall and began to perform sexual acts without consent.

On August 7th, deputies determined that Akande could be located at an address in the 4200 Block of Russell Ave, in Mount Rainier, MD. When deputies arrived, Akande answered the door, allowing them to enter the home. He was served the warrant, taken into custody, and safely transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Akande is also charged with Second Degree Rape, First Degree Assault, Second-Degree Assault, and Fourth Degree Sexual Contact without consent.

For more information, contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-8637.