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Charles County Sheriff’s officers, with the assistance of the US Marshals Task Force, located Rayvon Anthony Walls, 30, of La Plata, who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred in March in La Plata. On March 21,at 11:55 a.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Kent Avenue for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation showed the suspect was arguing with his girlfriend inside a car. As the victim drove away, the suspect fired a shot toward the victim, striking her car. The victim was not injured. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Walls, but he avoided arrest. He was located on September 14 at a residence in La Plata. During the execution of a search warrant of the residence, officers found a stolen firearm. Walls was charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, illegal possession of a firearm, and other related charges. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center with no bond.
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 www.ccso.us.
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