Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested At BWI Airport: Police


An attempted murder suspect from Hagerstown wanted in West Virginia was arrested at BWI Airport Sunday morning, said authorities. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch File Photo)

Patch manager Deb Belt wrote this story.

HANOVER, MD — An attempted murder suspect wanted in West Virginia was arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, according to Maryland Transportation Authority Police.

Officers arrested Zachary A. Butler, 34, of Hagerstown, on Sunday morning. He was sought by West Virginia authorities on charges of attempted murder, burglary and domestic assault, MDTA Police said.

About 10 a.m. Sunday, officers at BWI were notified that an attempted murder suspect could be traveling to the airport.

Roughly an hour and 30 minutes later, investigators identified Butler as the driver of a suspect vehicle at the airport's lower-level roadway.

An MDTA news release said Butler was taken into custody and then to the Jennifer Road Detention Center without incident.

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