Tolulope Oluwakorede Adetayo

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Tolulope Oluwakorede Adetayo on August 12, 2021, on a warrant for Threat of Mass Violence obtained by county police on August 8, 2021.

According to the warrant, on August 8th, Adetayo called a local hospital, spoke with a call taker, and stated she planned to blow up (explosion) the hospital. The call taker asked Adetayo to repeat herself, at which point she said she was going to blow up the hospital. Detectives were able to identify Adetayo as the suspect through their investigation.

On August 12th, deputies determined that Adetayo could be located at an address in the 3500 Block of Hubbard Rd. in Landover, MD. When deputies arrived, a resident answered, allowing them to enter the home. Deputies were told that Adetayo was not there; however, they were given consent to search. During the search, Adetayo was located hiding in the hallway closet. Adetayo was removed, served the warrant, placed into custody, and safely transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD, without incident.

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