Criminal Investigation Division Homicide Unit & Fugitive Apprehension Team Update

This is a Press Release from the Anne Arundel County Police Department

On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at approximately 4:53 p.m., the Anne Arundel County PoliceDepartment responded to the 300 block of Highland Drive, Glen Burnie, Maryland for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds lying in the parking lot. Fire Department personnel attempted life-saving procedures but the male was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim was positively identified as Antwon Elijah Queen, a twenty-year-old male from the 500 block of BalticAvenue, Brooklyn, Maryland.

A second adult male victim was discovered in a room located within an apartment complex also in the 300 block of Highland Drive. Fire department also pronounced the male victim deceased on the scene. The victim was positively identified as Antwan TroyBriggs, a twenty-four-year-old male with no fixed address. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, March 25, 2019 to determine the exact causes and manners of their deaths. Anne Arundel County Homicide Detectives and Evidence Technicians responded to the scene where numerous items of evidentiary value were collected. A comprehensive canvass of the area was conducted where several witnesses were located and interviewed. Preliminary information suggests this was a targeted incident and not a random act of violence.

The OCME performed autopsies on Mr. Queen and Mr. Briggs. The OCME determined the cause of death for each was multiple gunshot wounds with the manner being a homicide. Homicide detectives continued working throughout the days and nights following up on all leads. Multiple witnesses were interviewed where a description of the suspect and suspect vehicle was developed. On Monday, March 25, 2019, the suspect vehicle was located in the 8000 block of Sexton Road, Pasadena, Maryland. A search warrant was executed on the vehicle where suspected evidence related to the murders ofMr. Briggs and Mr. Queen were located on the outside and inside of the suspect’s vehicle. As detectives pieced together the physical evidence combined with the witness statements a suspect was developed. Homicide detectives working in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office secured arrest warrants for two subjects involved in the murders of Mr. Briggs and Mr. Queen. Homicide Detectives charged Edwin Javier Hurtado-Valdez, a nineteen-year-old male from the 3700 block of TeachStreet, Brooklyn Maryland, with two counts of First and Second Degree Murder, two counts of First and Second Degree Assault, and Firearm Use in a Felony Violent Crime. The second suspect was identified as Cambrea May Lynn Sieck, the wife of Edwin JavierHurtado-Valdez. She is an eighteen-year-old female also from the 3700 block of TeachStreet, Brooklyn, Maryland. Information was developed she assisted the suspect with secreting evidence and helping him flee the area after having knowledge he was involved in the double murder. Cambria Sieck was charged with two counts of accessory after the Fact. The two wanted suspects are believed to be in the company of one another at this time. The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous and anyone coming in contact with them should call 911 immediately.

Update

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Fugitive Apprehension Team brought Hurtado-Valdez back to Anne Arundel County from Texas. There is no further update.

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