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La Plata Shooting Suspect Located and Arrested

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address.

LA PLATA SHOOTING SUSPECT LOCATED AND ARRESTED THIS MORNING: On Sept. 17 at 7:30 a.m., members of the CCSO Warrant Unit, along with patrol officers and detectives located and arrested James Jvon Butler, 28, of La Plata, at a motel in Waldorf where he had been hiding. Butler was wanted for attempting to murder an acquaintance on Sept. 16. Butler was transported to the Charles County Detention Center where he will be charged with attempted first-degree murder.

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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 tipsubmit.com. 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 ccso.us.

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