MURDER USA: Cops charged Dillon Nicholas Augustyniak with the murder of Steve Wilson during a
robbery in new home at a development
HANOVER, MD. – A developer’s new home salesman who was murdered in Wednesday, Dec. 5,
Anne Arundel Police report that on Wednesday, December
The victim was identified as Steven Bernard Wilson, 33, of Captain John Brice Way, Annapolis, Md.
The victim was a
sales and marketing representative working out of the model home located at a
Ryan Homes development. Evidence at the scene indicated the death of Mr. Wilson
was the result of a homicide.
Anne Arundel County Homicide responded to the scene along
with the Evidence Collection Unit. Several searches were conducted of the model
home, surrounding areas with the assistance of Air and K-9 Units.
Police completed a canvass of the area around the murder scene
and report that they found multiple articles of evidence as the search
continued through the night.
Police say that numerous tips came in on a hot line and helped
them with the investigation which led to the arrest of Dillion Nicholas Augustyniak,
18, of 7810 Clark Road Unit A-14, in Jessup, Maryland. The accused lives not
far from the scene of the murder.
Anne Arundel Police reported that on Thursday, December 6, 2018, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on Steven Wilson. The OCME ruled the cause of his death as a gunshot wound with the manner of death as a case of homicide.
As homicide detectives worked throughout the day and nights following the murder on Dec. 5, 2018, interviewing witnesses and examining the recovered evidence, Dillion Nicholas Augustyniak was developed as a suspect.
Homicide detectives secured an arrest warrant for Augustyniak,
and with the assistance of the Special Operations Section search warrants were
executed linking the suspect to the murder of Wilson.
On Friday, December 7, 2018 at approximately 12:52 a.m., the
Fugitive Apprehension Team assisted by the Baltimore Police Department located
Dillon Augustyniak in the 2100 block of Ramsey Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Augustyniak
was taken into custody without incident and charged by Detective Myers for the
murder of Steven Wilson with First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Theft $1500.00
to under $25,000.00 and Firearm use in a Felony Crime of Violence. Augustyniak
was held without bond in the Anne Arundel County jail.
Police say that Wilson was chosen at random to rob and that alleged criminal act led to him being murdered by Augustyniak during
Police say that even though an arrest has been made this is a very active and fluid investigation Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If anyone with information wishes to remain anonymous, they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 orMetro Crime Stoppers.