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Police Press Release for November 17, 2016


Homicide (UPDATE) - Brooklyn

On Friday, November 4, 2016 at approximately 6:42 p.m., Anne Arundel County Northern District Officers responded to the area of Levin Road and Alley 16 for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from trauma to the upper body lying in the alley.  Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and pronounced the male deceased.

Anne Arundel County Homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate the death as an apparent homicide.  The victim was identified as Trayvon Dashawn Briscoe, a twenty-one year old male from the 200 block of West Meadow Road, Brooklyn, Maryland.  Mr. Briscoe’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the exact cause and manner of death.


On Saturday, November 5, 2016 the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on Trayvon Briscoe.  Mr. Briscoe’s cause of death was ruled multiple gunshot wounds with the manner being homicide.  Since the evening Mr. Briscoe was fatally shot, homicide detectives have been working diligently in developing witnesses to the incident and collecting evidence to support eyewitness accounts.  As the investigation progressed, a suspect in the murder was developed and identified as Nikko Diamonte Talley, a 22 year old male from the 100 block of West Edgevale Road in Brooklyn, Maryland. 

On November 15, 2016, homicide detectives secured an arrest warrant charging Nikko Talley with the following crimes relating to the murder of Mr. Briscoe:  First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, Firearm Use in a Felony Crime of Violence and Reckless Endangerment.

During the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 16, 2016 homicide detectives with the assistance of the Northern District Tactical Patrol/Narcotics Unit, Homeland Security and Intelligence, the Fugitive Apprehension Team and the Special Operations Division conducted a large scale operation in the Brooklyn area with the execution of multiple search warrants.  During the execution of the search warrants, Nikko Talley was located in the 200 block of Woodoak Court in Glen Burnie and taken into custody without incident.  As detectives scoured through the multiple residences evidence related to the shooting death of Mr. Briscoe was recovered.  He is currently being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center on no bond.

Even with a suspect in custody, this is a very fluid and active investigation the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731.  If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

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