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Martinsville murder suspects arrested in Roanoke

ROANOKE – In the early morning hours of May 16th, Martinsville Police investigators received information about a possible location of Brandon Thomas and Adrian Watkins in Roanoke, Virginia. The US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Roanoke Police Department were contacted and immediately went to the location and arrested both individuals without incident. Both Brandon Thomas and Adrian Watkins are being held without bail in Roanoke and arrangements are being made to transport them back to Martinsville City Jail. The Martinsville Police Department would like to thank the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Roanoke Police Department, Virginia State Police, Henry County Sheriff’s Office and the public with their assistance in bring both individuals safely into custody. The case continues to be under investigation. If anyone has any information regarding this crime, contact Sergeant Ratcliffe at 276-226-0218 or Crime Stoppers at 276-63-CRIME. More information will be released when available; however for now, no further information will be released.

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