John Ercell Staton

John Ercell Staton

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of John Ercell Staton, 49, of Newburg. Staton currently has four outstanding warrants: failure to appear for a second-degree assault; failure to appear for violating probation; theft under $1,000; and violation of probation relating to a theft charge. Staton is 5’8”, 200 lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes.

Warrant officers have been looking for Miller since September. Anyone with information about John Ercell Staton’s whereabouts is asked not to approach him, but rather call the CCSO Warrant Unit at (301) 932-2222.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit

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